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What We’re Reading – Week of 01/20/2017

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.

 

 Trouble at the NIH imperils cancer patients.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)

 

There’s a $1 trillion pocket of worry in the mortgage market.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)

 

Wall Street research is conflicted due to fears about reduced “corporate access” if analysts share their negative opinions on a company.  The analysts are now compensated for being meeting schedulers. That’s probably not a recipe for good research!

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)

 

Shoe production is coming back to Germany with Adidas’s new high tech manufacturing line.

Article via The Economist ($)

 

The rise of the “super grid” for power transmission is upon us.

Article via The Economist ($)