Monthly Archives: December 2018

Axios Edge: Impunity — Chutzpah — Derisking

“Corporations are people,” said Mitt Romney in 2011, famously, but if they are, they seem to have an impressive degree of impunity.

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The Liquid Assets Edition

Slate Money on Huawei and the trade war, ride-share companies and IPOs, and Harvard stocking up on water.

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Robinhood’s new checking account runs into legal trouble

It looks like a new checking account that pays 3% interest is not going to fly.

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Axios Edge: Trade war — UltraJunk — Chinese zombies

You might have missed the huge market rally last week.

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The Yellow Vests and Golden Passports Edition

Slate Money on Facebook in Europe, Sandberg and Harvard Business School, the “Yellow Vest” protests in France, and a look at the yield curve.

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Zuckerberg’s new enemy: European lawmakers

Mark Zuckerberg this year reportedly told Facebook officials that the company is at war. He’s right.

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Axios Edge: A win at the G20 — Earnings beats — Capitalism vs. democracy

The G20 summit in Buenos Aires exceeded all expectations.

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The Car Talk Edition

Slate Money on GM’s plant closures, Carlos Ghosn in hot water, Trump trash-talking the Fed, and whether or not we should care about Apple and Microsoft’s market caps.

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