What We’re Reading – Week of 12/22/2017

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.



The chip industry has turned into a big game of “Let’s Make a Deal.”

Article via New York Times ($)


Investors shell out $700 million for coins with “no purpose.”  When will it be revealed that in many cryptocurrency cases the emperor has no clothes?  Only time will tell (but possibly today based on the 40% price drop of several of them).

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


India gets fit with the help of American-style gym chain Talwalkers.  Meanwhile yoga is more popular in the U.S. than in India.  Go figure.

Article via Bloomberg


You know the system is broken when even experts can’t reconcile their healthcare bills.

Article via CNBC


Will “mixed reality” reinvent how we all interact with technology?

Article via Rolling Stone