Monthly Archives: April 2018

Index Funds Are Not the Problem

Blaming the big funds for excessive CEO pay is as ridiculous as the pay itself.

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Silicon Valley’s Latest Revolution: Cutting Out Wall Street

The tech world doesn’t need IPOs anymore, and that’s turning the finance industry on its head.

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The #Brands Edition

Slate Money on brands, airspace, and authenticity.

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Nota bene: Why New York won’t get congestion pricing

It’s politically possible, but only at substantial fiscal cost.

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Ask for More

Could this Berkeley website have found a new model for sustainable local news?

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Why the Starbucks Racial Bias Training Is More Than Just Good PR

Without an open, inclusive environment, the company can’t make money.

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The Sovereign Debt Reminiscences Edition

Slate Money on Rusal sanctions, lawyers, and credit default swaps.

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Nota bene: Josh Brown is failing

Once you realize that you’re not attracting any women as candidates, then perhaps it becomes time to start questioning your whole media empire.

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The Mind the Gap Edition

Slate Money on a trade war with China, the wage gap, and New Zealand.

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Nota bene: Guilt trips

Every so often, after eating too much pizza or chocolate cake, I’ll feel guilty and remorseful, and I’ll want to make up for it by eating something healthy.

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The case for Mark Zuckerberg’s heroic exit from Facebook

Zuckerberg’s resignation would open up the possibility of a world-changing and reputation-enhancing second chapter, not only for him personally but also for Facebook the corporation. More important, those changes would clearly benefit the planet as a whole.

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