What We’re Reading – Week of 12/13/2019

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


Long common in the West, water wars are heading to the East.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Nuclear power, a low-carbon energy source, is shunned by the West.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Paul Volcker says we need to “keep at it” in his final essay.

Article via The Financial Times ($)


Silicon Valley is listening via your smart speakers.

Article via Bloomberg ($)


Large index funds aren’t voting for more shareholder rights very often.  That should surprise no one as they have no incentive to.

Article via New York Times ($)