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What We’re Reading – Week of 08/08/2014

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.

 

 How high is too high?  The debate over drug pricing rages on.

Article via Financial Times ($)

 

You have a point there FT editorial staff.  The U.S. should end energy protectionism.

Article via Financial Times ($)

 

To spin-off VMware or not? That is the question for EMC.

Article via Barron’s ($)

 

Walter Schloss wouldn’t find too many companies trading for less than working capital today.  This article from 1973 recounts some of his winners from back then.

Article via Fortune (HT Valuewalk)

 

File this one in the “all good businesses eventually become bad businesses” category.  Coke can’t sell Coke and is struggling to reinvent itself.

Article via Businessweek