What We’re Reading – Week of 07/03/2015

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


Short selling is a lonely business, especially during a long bull market.

Article via New York Times ($)


Hawaii highlights the promise and problems of renewable energy.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Judge Mehta’s opinion on why the Sysco-U.S. Foods deal should be blocked was made public this week.  The parties exchanged an amazing 14.8 million documents during the case.  

Opinion via U.S. District Court for Washington D.C.


Steve Romick dares to invest differently and it works (with occasional periods of frustration).

Speech by Steve Romick


Texas wants its gold back from New York.

Article via Bloomberg


Jason Zweig has some sage words on consuming financial news while not being consumed by it.

Blog by Jason Zweig


Japanese robot maker Fanuc is quietly taking over the world of manufacturing.

Article via Nikkei Asian Review