What We’re Reading – Week of 09/29/2017

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.



A handful of winners generate the bulk of the stock market’s returns. 

Article via The New York Times ($)


As costs fall, DNA startups attract capital.

Article via Financial Times ($)


Hospital groups invest outside the hospital to stay competitive.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Is regulation the biggest risk for big tech companies?

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Amazon is really just following the Sears playbook.

Article via The Atlantic


Let’s carve up European sovereign debt risk into tranches and create a “safe” bond.  Haven’t we seen this movie before in the mortgage market?

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)