What We’re Reading – Week of 10/12/2018

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


An employee is leaving Google and he still thinks it is going to win the “Cloud Wars.”

Medium post by Amir Hermelin


Sears Holdings, a 132 year old retailer and one-time American icon, will likely declare bankruptcy this weekend.  Eddie Lampert is still a billionaire, but he made a big mistake with this one.

Article via Bloomberg


Crazy stuff really is happening out there.  If this deal happens, the WeWork founders will likely have made one of the best sales of all time.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


What happened to initial public offerings (IPOs)?

Article via The Atlantic


In India, efforts are underway to prevent a water crisis.

Article via BBC News