What We’re Reading – Week of 07/11/2014

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.



There was in interesting profile of famed value manager Bill Miller in the WSJ last week.  Wall Street loves a comeback.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


The Federal Reserve minutes were out this week.  Normalization of Fed policy and how to achieve it seemed to be the salient theme of the minutes.

Minutes via Federal Reserve


European financial worries rear their head again.  The culprit this time: Espirito Santo, a bank in Portugal.  Sadly, not much has really been fixed with the European financial system despite lurching from crisis to crisis.

Article via Reuters


Billionaires Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Sheldon Adelson don’t share the same politics, but they do share some opinions on immigration reform.  Congress should try to work out a compromise instead of letting a broken system stand.

Op-Ed via New York Times ($)