What We’re Reading – Week of 11/14/2014

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


The IEA says North American shale can’t solve the world’s energy problems over the long-term.

Executive Summary of IEA Report via IEA

IEA World Energy Outlook Slide Presentation via IEA


Oil producers look to reduce drilling expenditures in the near-term.

Article via Financial Times ($)


The Russian central bank seems to be running out of ammo and desire to defend the Ruble.

Article via Forbes


Economic factors are driving Muslim women into the workforce at a fast pace.  This should have positive implications for economies in the Middle East that welcome the dividend from additional human capital.

Article via Financial Times ($)


Amazon “buries the Hachette” by settling with the large book publisher after flexing its market muscle.

Article via The Guardian


It sounds like an oxymoron, but there can be pricing power in generic drugs.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)