What We’re Reading – Week of 06/20/2014

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


Your next co-worker may be a robot.

Article via Financial Times ($)


Let the unintended consequences begin.  Exit fees for bond funds to prevent disorderly markets?  The Fed is thinking about it, says the FT (Yellen later said it would be in the SEC’s domain).

Article via Financial Times ($)


American businesses could save $300 billion annually by focusing on worker health.

Article via Forbes

Report via Vitality Institute


Nobel prize winner Robert Shiller’s latest thoughts on Cyclical Adjusted Price to Earnings (CAPE) ratios and how sectors can become over and undervalued.

Working Paper by Bunn and Shiller


Water is something we usually take for granted, but it has become an increasingly scarce resource in some places as Coca-Cola discovered this week in India.

Article via The Guardian


Drukenmiller and Warsh penned an excellent op-ed on the asset-rich income-poor recovery.

Article via WSJ ($)