Welcome back to Axios Edge, which you can always sign up for at In this week's 1,823-word issue (< 7 minutes): private markets, the Economist, Elizabeth Warren's fiscal debates, Ken Fisher, Brexit, Alipay, and more.

  • Erratum: I messed up Saad al-Hariri's title last week. He was the prime minister of Lebanon, not the president. Apologies.