What We’re Reading – Week of 06/30/2017

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


Years after the financial crisis, European banks are still being bailed out.

Article via Financial Times ($)


In China, big brother is really watching you via facial recognition.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Nike finally had to capitulate and work with Amazon demonstrating the retailer’s growing clout over brands.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Big data can tell mortgage traders an amazing amount about borrowers.

Article via Bloomberg


As the iPhone reaches its 10th anniversary, it is interesting to look at where Nokia (who was the largest handset manufacturer in the world for 14 years, before the iPhone upset the apple cart) is now.

Article via Bloomberg


Speaking of smartphones, can they be used to diagnose and treat mental illness? Tom Insel thinks so.

Article via The Atlantic