Below you will find the articles on economics, investing, and finance that we found most interesting for the week.
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Bank balance sheets are very opaque. Bloomberg has the story of how one bank trader doubled down on toxic debt while his bank was accepting a government bailout.
Bethany McLean has written an excellent overview of the rise and fall of Valeant.
Can Monsanto save the planet?
You can add George Soros to the chorus of somewhat bearish voices.