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What We’re Reading – Week of 04/10/2015

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.

 

Falling oil prices wreak havoc on recycling markets.  

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)

 

How does one prolong the arc of a company’s life?  Oracle is a good example according to Mark Leslie.

Article via First Round

 

Tech companies focus on revolutionizing farming.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)

 

Walt Mossberg’s Re/code reviews the Apple Watch. Their conclusion: it’s merely an extension of the iPhone instead of some incredible new category of device one must have.

Article via Re/code

 

The downside of being global is that sometimes you get caught in the middle of disputes between different countries about how to handle the same situation.  Just ask Citigroup about how hard it is to be a bond custodian in Argentina right now.

Article via Forbes

 

How the drought is changing California forever.

Article via Bloomberg