Situational awareness: Even venture capitalists are beginning to sign on to so-called hipster antitrust: Alan Patricof is the latest to call for breaking up the tech giants. The Tianhong Yu’e Bao money market fund now has 588 million investors. Congestion pricing will officially arrive in New York in 2021. Next on the list: Los Angeles?

Quote of the week

"Aldeas Abandonadas, an estate agency specializing in such sales, last year sold about 40 villages, with foreign buyers accounting for 90 percent of the transactions. The company recently got a boost after Gwyneth Paltrow flagged one of its villages on her website as a good Christmas present." 

Charlie Devereux, Bloomberg, "Ghost Villages Are for Sale in Spain"