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What We’re Reading – Week of 09/09/2016

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.

 

Are “fairness opinions” worth the paper they are printed on?

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)

 

Don’t have $10 million to deposit?  Don’t expect top level service from J.P. Morgan anymore.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)

 

There’s something fishy about a giant aluminum stockpile in Mexico.  Sometimes the truth is stranger than fiction when it comes to global trade.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)

 

China tries its hand at state-backed venture capital.

Article via New York Times ($)

 

Ben Carlson has a brief overview of one of the great psychology books of all time, Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini.

Blog Post via A Wealth of Common Sense