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What We’re Reading – Week of 06/10/2016

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.

 

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.

Article via Bloomberg

 

Bethany McLean has written an excellent overview of the rise and fall of Valeant.

Article via Vanity Fair

 

Can Monsanto save the planet?

Article via Fortune

 

You can add George Soros to the chorus of somewhat bearish voices.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)