What We’re Reading – Week of 08/18/2017

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


Does longer CFO tenure lead to better results?  It seems logical in a world where so many businesses myopically focus on short-term results.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Is Whole Foods chicken still special?  Not really.

Article via Bloomberg


Moody’s says covenant quality is near a historical low, while yield premiums have also fallen to record lows.  Are we near the end of the junk debt cycle?

Article via Financial Times ($)


ETFs don’t always hit their benchmark – that’s an important consideration as the world floods into them.

Article via Bloomberg