What We’re Reading – Week of 04/24/2015

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


Costco has nearly vanquished the interchange fee in their recent deal with Visa and Citigroup.

Article via Bloomberg


Inflation expectations are rising.

Article via Bloomberg


France’s best baguette maker says he couldn’t do the job if he worked the state-mandated 35-hour work week.  No wonder Europe is a mess!

Article via Financial Times ($)


It’s earnings season and the impact of the strong dollar is taking its toll on multinationals’ sales and profits.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Robots are replacing low-paid human harvesters.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)