(Not) boring finds for this week – February 21, 2018
Bloomberg shows us past startling sell-offs; Norway’s sovereign wealth fund votes against executive pay at Alphabet; Amazon wades into health care waters; and the U.S. craft beer industry is brewing economic success.
Bloomberg takes us for a “quick walk down bad memory lane” as a reminder that volatility is a staple feature in the markets.
The Financial Times News podcast – Norway fund takes lead on executive pay (6:58 min)
Last year Norway’s $1 trillion oil fund voted against pay proposals at Alphabet, JPMorgan, and Volkswagen—joining a growing chorus of institutional investors calling for more restraint on overly excessive and complex executive pay.
Is there anything Amazon won’t do?
On craft beer in the U.S., and how the regulatory environment plays a big role in shaping competitive dynamics.