What We’re Reading – Week of 12/23/2016

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


Want to exercise more?  Try screen time.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


The Fed decision reverberates in Chinese money markets.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Rising mortgage rates are set to ripple through the mortgage market.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Hackers are stealing phone numbers to beat two-factor authentication.

Article via Forbes


CalPERS won’t be the last large pension fund to drop return expectations.  Even 7% might be aggressive in a world of near zero interest rates.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Bayer chief seeks to feed the world with Monsanto acquisition.

Article via Financial Times ($)


The inside story of Apple’s $14 billion tax bill from the EU.

Article via Bloomberg