What We’re Reading – Week of 10/14/2016

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


India invests to keep the trains running on time.

Article via Wall Street Journal($)


John Hempton says Twitter needs a “Carl Icahn type” buyer.

Blog via Bronte Capital


America’s tech boom doesn’t create enough jobs.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Why most women will never own a smartphone in India.  America has its problems, but stories like these remind us why it’s still one of the best economies on the planet relative to others.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Over 10% of those on Obamacare will lose their plan next year.

Article via Bloomberg


Can online lender Marcus become a big enough business to matter for Goldman Sachs?

Article via Fast Company