What We’re Reading – Week of 12/09/2016

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


Changing stripes: how Adidas got cool again.

Article via Buzzfeed


The Financial Times profiles Qualcomm CEO, Steve Mollenkopf.

Article via Financial Times ($)


Are we out of big ideas?  Probably not, but it is still an interesting question.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


From idea to market in 25 days; how fast fashion works at Zara.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


What the Dakota Access Pipeline is really about.

Aritcle via Wall Street Journal ($)


Merrill brokers get a pay cut if they don’t provide referrals to Bank of America.  So do you really think all those referrals will be in the best interests of clients?

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Ruth Porat is bringing financial discipline to Google’s far flung projects.

Article via Bloomberg