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What We’re Reading – Week of 02/05/2016

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.

 

Bill Gross says low interest rates aren’t working.

Outlook via Janus

 

Why can’t Apple figure out television?

Article via Slate

 

1% of doctors account for 32% of paid malpractice claims.  Should we use data to weed out dangerous physicians?

Op-Ed via Wall Street Journal ($)

 

Toxic loans weigh on global growth.  Will China write-off its bad loans or let them languish?

Article via New York Times ($)

 

Meanwhile in Venezuela— shades of the Weimar republic as people have to carry stacks of notes to make purchases – and more is being printed!

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)

 

Does ChemChina’s acquisition of Syngenta mean China is about to embrace GMOs after years of reluctance?

Article via Reuters

 

Jeremy Grantham expects a bubble in asset prices to reinflate thanks to low oil prices helping the economy and continued easy monetary policy.

Investment Outlook via GMO