What We’re Reading – Week of 09/15/2017

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


How Kirkland Signature became one of Costco’s biggest success stories.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


China has a $200 billion high risk money market fund sponsored by Alibaba.  Maybe they didn’t learn much from the struggles of U.S. money market funds during the crisis?

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Are the markets enjoying a “false peace”?

Article via New York Times ($)


The empire reboots- Bethany McLean has a look at Microsoft as it tries to reinvent itself.

Article via Vanity Fair


Hospitals, once the belle of the ball, struggle as the early benefits of the Affordable Care Act wane.

Article via New York Times ($)