What We’re Reading – Week of 06/16/2017

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


VIX (volatility on the S&P 500) is now a multi-billion dollar market.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Bill Gross says “all markets are increasingly at risk” as the real economy isn’t keeping pace with financial assets.

Investment Outlook via Bill Gross


The Verge has historical look at the birth of the iPhone; an appropriate thing to review on Father’s Day weekend.

Article via The Verge 


Drones are no longer just toys or expensive weapons.

Article via The Economist ($)


Get ready for genetically edited foods.

Article via Washington Post


Has McKinsey developed the solution for the “skills gap” in the labor market?

Article via Financials Times ($)