What We’re Reading – Week of 03/16/2018

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.



Ten years after the Bear Stearns crisis, nobody thinks it would happen again.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


For one retired couple in a small town in Michigan, playing the lottery (and winning) became a business.

Article via Huffington Post


How Amazon became corporate America’s nightmare.

Article via Bloomberg Businessweek


Replacing decrepit water infrastructure means sky high bills for customers.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Forbes had an interview with ABB’s Ulrich Spiesshofer about factory automation and artificial intelligence.

Article via Forbes


CFIUS intervened in Broadcom’s attempt to acquire Qualcomm.  Will we see a more activist U.S. stance against all foreign mergers going forward under the Trump administration?

Article via San Diego Union Tribune