What We’re Reading – Week of 08/25/2017

Below you will find the articles on economics, investing, and finance that we found most interesting for the week.

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


Momentum and value both work, but they are cyclical.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Identity thieves are hijacking cell phone numbers to go after online assets.  Are phone companies the weak link in two-factor authentication?

Article via New York Times ($)


The business of artificial intelligence: what it can (and can’t) do for your business.

Article via Harvard Business Review


The dark secret at the heart of artificial intelligence: no one really knows how it works.

Article via MIT Technology Review


The reach for yield returns as investors pour into pre-crisis era credit products.

Article via Financial Times ($)


The Atlantic has an inside look at Alphabet’s most ambitious artificial intelligence project – Waymo’s self-driving cars.

Article via the Atlantic