Topic: Business & Finance

RCEP Explained: Visualizing the World’s Biggest Trading Bloc

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) covers 30% of global GDP and population. Here's everything you need to know about it.

A Homeless Amazon Warehouse Worker in New York City Tells Her Story

"Jeff Bezos has no idea that his workers are homeless, especially in New York, and I'm not the only one."

Ranked: The Biggest Companies in the World in 2021

The 100 biggest companies in the world were worth a record-breaking $31.7 trillion as of the end of Q1, up 48% year-over-year.

Experts From Ford, Toyota and Hyundai Outline Why Automakers Are Pouring Money Into Robotics

We spoke with Max Bajracharya of Toyota Research Institute, Mario Santillo of Ford and Ernestine Fu of Hyundai Motor Group about their companies’ unique approaches to robotics.

How I Built a $1 Million Business Making Slime

Seizing the Middle: Chess Strategy in Business

To control the game, one tries to control as much of the board as possible. At the outset, using your pieces to seize the middle of the playing field is a great strategy, because it gives you the...

Mansplainers at Work? Here’s How to Deal When You Go Back to the Office

For most women, mansplaining has long been a backdrop of navigating the world.

Inflation Isn’t Everywhere

The cost of important things like child care, rent and health care has barely budged during the last year.

The Amazon That Customers Don’t See

Each year, hundreds of thousands of workers churn through a vast mechanism that hires and monitors, disciplines and fires. Amid the pandemic, the already strained system lurched.

The Perfect Number of Hours to Work Every Day? Five

Research shows that five work hours a day can improve productivity and bolster wellbeing. There’s only one thing holding companies back

Meme Investing

I remember when a friend of mine told me five or six years ago that he had bought some Dogecoin. I thought “what is he doing?” and dismissed it as something silly and or crazy. Dogecoin was...

Do Banks Fuel Climate Change?

Do banks fuel climate change?

"Industry Secrets" Roundup [Thread]

Thread by @TrungTPhan: Been rounding up Reddit posts that reveal "industry secrets". Here are some great ones 🧵 1/ Live Events "At any concert you attend, the best sound will be directly in front...

How ‘The Bastard of the Internet’ Built a Wildlife Trading Empire

Phan Huynh Anh Khoa capitalized on Vietnam’s digital development — and Facebook’s negligence.

OMG Jeff Bezos Has Asked Me to Be His Accountant!

this billionaire is turning over a new leaf

BlackRock Buying Houses Isn’t to Blame for the Chaotic Housing Market

The boogeyman isn’t who you want it to be.

Cryptocurrency Is in a New Wild West Phase. Things Are Really, Really Weird

There's a flood of new tokens. Billions are on the line. Anonymity is commonplace. Everyone—creators, investors, hackers, promoters—is cashing in.

“Amazon Go Back”: Meet the Indian Merchant Waging War on Jeff Bezos

Praveen Khandelwal has built a name fighting against e-commerce. Now, he’s launching his own online marketplace.

Companies Losing 100’s of Billions - Global Chip Shortage

The Mystery of the $113 Million Deli

It made headlines around the world: a New Jersey sandwich shop with a soaring stock price. Was it just speculation, or something stranger?

How to Commit to the Few Right Things

Since the start of the year, I’ve spent a lot of time speaking with friends and people I meet online about a common, difficult decision: in an ocean of interesting opportunities, how do I pick the...

Bitcoin Is Actually Traceable, Pipeline Investigation Shows

The F.B.I.’s recovery of Bitcoins paid in the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack showed cryptocurrencies are not as hard to track as it might seem.

The Rise and Fall of Planet Hollywood

Thirty years ago, the biggest celebrities on earth opened a chain restaurant. For a few years, it was the hottest ticket in town. Then it went bankrupt. Twice. The brains behind this pop-culture...

Crypto Isn’t About Money. It’s About Fandom

And that’s why we will fight about it forever.

Companies Are Finally Getting Rid of Dumb Work Perks

Work-from-anywhere policies spell doom for in-house DJs, yoga teachers and corporate food providers

Inside Jeffrey Epstein’s Bond With Leslie Wexner, the Victoria’s Secret Billionaire

Of the many mysteries that still surround the life and crimes of the notorious financier, the source of his wealth, and thus his power, might be the greatest. His long-standing business ties with...

Farewell, Millennial Lifestyle Subsidy

The price for Ubers, scooters and Airbnb rentals is going up as tech companies aim for profitability.

The Secret IRS Files: Trove of Never-Before-Seen Records Reveal How the Wealthiest Avoid Income Tax

ProPublica has obtained a vast cache of IRS information showing how billionaires like Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and Warren Buffett pay little in income tax compared to their massive wealth —...

Forget a Four-Day Work Week. How About Seven?

Companies have spent years experimenting with ditching ‘fixed’ weekends altogether – with surprising results

The Government Is Here to Help Small Businesses — Unless They’re Cooperatives

The Small Business Administration’s rules prevent it from helping most employee- and consumer-owned cooperatives, even though Congress specifically asked it to. The result? Co-ops are largely cut...

Meet the Guys Selling Memes as NFTs — For a Price

Connor Flanigan and Greg Cervenak are brokering an auction for Numa Numa Dance, Crazy Nastyass Honey Badger, and Two Pretty Best Friends.

Hong Kong Parking Spot Sells for $1.3 Million, Setting Record

Hong Kong’s luxury home market has seen record-breaking transactions as buyers’ confidence comes back.

The World Economy the New Geopolitics of Global Business

China and America dominate like never before | Leaders

Inflation: A new era?

Prices are rising in many major economies, the FT examines whether inflation is back for good

The Countries That Rich People Are Leaving

Small-Town Homes, Big-City Prices: Welcome to the Everywhere Boom

Sky-high housing prices have always been a problem in urban areas. Now, people are being priced out all over

The ‘MeWork Generation’ and the 2 Metrics That Define Them

Meet the executives who burn millions daily and enrich themselves while creating no real value

The Empty Office: What We Lose When We Work From Home

The long read: For decades, anthropologists have been telling us that it’s often the informal, unplanned interactions and rituals that matter most in any work environment. So how much are we...

The NFT Market Has Collapsed, Oh No

Does anyone remember March 2021, when some techbros and artists were convinced that NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) were going to change the world? Well hi, it’s now June 2021 and the bubble has burst....

Bill Gates' Next Generation Nuclear Reactor to Be Built in Wyoming

Billionaire Bill Gates' advanced nuclear reactor company TerraPower LLC and PacifiCorp (PPWLO.PK) have selected Wyoming to launch the first Natrium reactor project on the site of a retiring coal...

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