Monthly Archives: September 2018

Axios Edge: Brexit — Trade war — Scooters

The world’s smallest violin is playing for the owners of English Premiership soccer teams.

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The We’re Not Drunk, We’re Multibillionaires Edition

Slate Money on Billion Dollar Whale, multibillion-dollar heists, sovereign wealth funds, and the trade war with China.

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Impact investment: Private equity puts its money where its mouth hasn’t been

Impact investing would seem an unlikely business for avaricious private equity funds. But many are embracing what they see as a new opportunity. Should we be sceptical or see private equity’s buy-in as proof of the impact investment concept?

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Tilray’s valuation has gone insane

What you’re seeing here is something between a bubble and a random number generator.

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Axios Edge LAUNCH EDITION!

The tech giants’ accountability crisis continues

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The Shaky Ground Edition

Slate Money on the financial collapse 10 years later, how it brought on fracking, and a look at the future of the markets.

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How Goldman Sachs facilitated the heist of the century

“Billion Dollar Whale,” the gripping new book from the WSJ’s Bradley Hope and Tom Wright, details the way that Jho Low, grifter and social climber extraordinaire, managed to steal billions of dollars from the people of Malaysia He couldn’t have … Continue reading

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The Kaep Caper Edition

Slate Money on Nike and Kaepernick, Les Moonves and Warner Bros., and Modi’s failed cash crackdown.

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Amazon’s unstoppable stock

What’s worth more — a company that sells $250 billion of stuff every year at a profit margin of 22%, or a company that sells $200 billion of stuff every year at a profit margin of 3%?The answer: It’s surprisingly … Continue reading

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What we’re reading: The University of Chicago’s bogus billionaire

Far from being a billionaire, Stevanovich hasn’t even managed to meet his existing pledges to his alma mater.

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The High-Stakes Negotiation Edition

Slate Money on new NAFTA negotiations, the state of legal weed, and a look at new labor proposals before the holiday.

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