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What We’re Reading – Week of 12/02/2016

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.

 

The U.S. is now a net exporter of natural gas.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)

 

Dallas stares down a Texas-sized threat of bankruptcy.

Article via New York Times ($)

 

Addiction treatment for affluent adolescents: Affluenza Anonymous.

Article via Bloomberg

 

Bloomberg offers an inside look at Renaissance Medallion, one of the world’s most successful quantitative funds (only open to employees as investors).

Article via Bloomberg

 

Another cautionary tale on ETNs.  Most people who owned these probably didn’t even know they could be redeemed.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)

 

When the risk/reward is skewed so asymmetrically against investors, you are bound to have a month like November for bonds. 

Article via Bloomberg

 

How to hide $400 million: an anecdotal look at the shady world of offshore finance.

Article via New York Times ($)