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  1. amazon
    Georgia’s Amazon Bid Featured an ‘Amazon U’ and a Dedicated Amazon Transit CarWhat Georgia’s Amazon bid tells us about the state’s priorities.
  2. naked capitalism
    Fake ‘Unicorns’ Are Running Roughshod Over the Venture Capital IndustryA study finding that venture capital-backed companies are pervasively overvalued might be an existential threat to the venture capital industry.
  3. debit or credit
    More Restaurants and Cafés Refuse to Accept Cash — That’s Not a Good Thing“Just because you don’t have a piece of plastic, you can’t get a sandwich?”
  4. the top line
    The Dollar Keeps Getting Stronger. Here’s What That Means for You.It’s a feel-good story for the moment. But beware if current trends continue.
  5. business
    7-Eleven’s Alleged Collaboration on ICE Raids Is a Cautionary TaleWhat happens when unchecked corporate power pairs with a federal agency that targets vulnerable people? 7-Eleven employees paint an ugly picture.
  6. the top line
    Why Amazon and Google Chose New York Instead of a Place That Needs Them MoreRents already too high and subways too crowded. Did the tech giants consider a place like, say, Cleveland?
  7. long vs short
    Long vs. Short: Can Walmart Compete in Amazon’s World?The company’s stock is near an all-time high, but some investors are wondering if the optimism is warranted.
  8. the top line
    This Election Might Be Important to You—But It’s Not So Important to the EconomyWhile the midterms obviously have vast significance to the public, the markets are mostly yawning.
  9. spam phone calls
    FCC Says Carriers Have Until 2019 to Stop RobocallsThe FCC is just as sick and tired of constant spam calls as you are.
  10. the top line
    Amazon Tests a New Boundary: How Many Headquarters Can a Company Have?Amazon is basically in the process of opening satellite offices. But in this, it has created the feeling of a national lottery.
  11. oath breaker
    Verizon Renames Oath to Verizon Media GroupOath breaking.
  12. business
    How Mister Softee Got Driven Out of ChinaTurner Sparks brought the iconic New York ice-cream truck to Suzhou. It was a hit. Then the hammer fell.
  13. business
    Apple Has Completely Changed Up How It Reports iPhone Sales. Why?The world has changed a lot in the past ten years. The company has to find new ways to brag.
  14. the top line
    HBO Is Off Dish Network, for Now. Was Trump Right About the AT&T Merger?The Department of Justice argued the deal might hurt consumers. Now HBO is — for the moment anyway — off Dish Network.
  15. the economy
    Wage Growth Is Improving. Does President Trump Care?Where’s his tweet bragging about something that matters more to most Americans than what’s happening in the stock market?
  16. long vs short
    Long vs. Short: Does the New York Times’ Business Model Depend on Trump?The company has put up great growth numbers since November 2016, and its stock is soaring. Can it last?
  17. global tech
    To Woo Investors, German Start-ups Adopt Silicon Valley Mind-setsCultural stigma around failure has led many in Berlin’s tech industry to avoid risk-taking behavior. Now, they’re trying to adopt a new mind-set.
  18. the top line
    ‘Everyone’ Hates Chardonnay. So Why Is It Still America’s Best-selling Wine?The blockbuster beverage you won’t admit you love.
  19. the top line
    Elon Musk and Tesla Want You to Know They Are Normal NowJust another auto company mass-producing a profitable car.
  20. just asking questions
    Tech’s Biggest Enforcer Talks Facebook, Google, and What She’s LearnedMargrethe Vestager, the European Commissioner for Competition, talks about fighting back against tech’s largest and most powerful companies.
  21. technology
    Why Silicon Valley Finds It Hard to Say No to Saudi Arabian DollarsThere’s too much at stake for the tech industry to forswear the Kingdom’s money piles altogether.
  22. business
    Caterpillar’s Tanking Stock Shows How the Trump Boom Is Self-limitingThe company doing well — but might be doing better if the president weren’t messing so aggressively with global trade.
  23. decisions
    Did I Make a Mistake Selling My Social-Media Darling to Yahoo?Yahoo was negotiating to buy Facebook and Del.icio.us at the same time. Zuckerberg famously said no. Del.icio.us CEO Joshua Schachter said yes.
  24. business
    Are Other People’s Credit-Card Rewards Costing You Money?Amazon, Target, and other retailers are going to war against the high-end cards they argue are driving up prices for everyone.
  25. business
    Will Corporate America Dump Saudi Arabia Over Khashoggi?Trump may not want to punish them, but CEOs risk alienating customers, investors, and employees if they are seen as condoning the regime’s actions.
  26. business
    It Was Sears’s Time to GoThe retailer completed the circle of corporate life: it made lots of money for a long time, then competitors with different skills took its place.
  27. business
    How a CVS-Aetna Merger Might Actually Put Money in Your PocketCertain corporate combinations can produce real savings for consumers — and this vertically structured health-care deal is an example of that.
  28. global tech
    What Motivates China’s Entrepreneurs? A Conversation With Kai-Fu LeeTechnologist and venture capitalist Kai-Fu Lee talks WeChat, AI, and how the Chinese government finally encouraged entrepreneurship.
  29. just asking questions
    The Quick Rise and Even Faster Fall of Groupon, Through the Eyes of Its CEOAndrew Mason tours us through his wild rise and fall.
  30. business
    American Airlines Wants to Be Nice But Doesn’t Know HowHow much are warm fuzzy feelings from customers worth? Perhaps not as much as American is spending to try to elicit them.
  31. q&a
    Does Casey Gerald Know How to Fix America?The entrepreneurial activist thinks very big-picture in his new memoir.
  32. Is New York Cracking Down on Airbnb to Help Local Residents or Hotels?Supporters of new Airbnb regulation argue that it drives up rents, but opponents say the hotel industry–backed law will only deprive locals of income.
  33. We Are Still Living in the Ruins of the 2008 CrashTen years after Wall Street’s doomsday, how the financial meltdown broke the modern world and left us living in this one.
  34. Vice Media Was Built on a Bluff. What Happens When It Gets Called?For almost 25 years, Shane Smith’s plan was that, by the time the suckers caught on, he’d never be stuck owning the company he co-founded.
  35. candy hearts
    America’s Worst Candy Has Been Saved From ExtinctionNecco — and its strange, unappealing little candy wafers — will live on, thanks to a new owner.
  36. power
    3 New York City Women on the Power Moves That Changed Their CareersNew York City innovators on the risks they took that altered their professional trajectories.
  37. Trump Vows to Help Sanctioned Chinese Tech CompanyThe president says he will help the Chinese phonemaker ZTE, which is struggling after being banned from buying U.S. components.
  38. drama
    The CEO of United Airlines Is Allegedly Stealing SandOscar Munoz and his neighbors reportedly took sand from a public beach to build protective dunes in front of their homes.
  39. plane drama
    Glamorous Russian Plane Dramatically Spills 3 Tons of Gold Bars All Over RunwayDrama!
  40. culture
    ‘Don’t Get Caught Up in Men’ and Other Easy Business Advice From a Beauty MogulKa’oir on starting a beauty empire, making $30 million, and life with Gucci Mane.
  41. Wonka, Inc. Quarterly Report, by Patrick Muncie To: The Board of Directors and Shareholders of Wonka Chocolates and Confections, Inc. From: Charles “Charlie” Bucket, Chairman and […]
  42. CVS Finalizes $69 Billion Deal to Buy AetnaThe merger, if approved, could dramatically reshape the health-care industry.
  43. no man's land
    This Girl Scout Sold the Most Cookies in BrooklynPeople bought 1,514 boxes. Here, 8-year-old Amira Williams shares her business strategy.
  44. Is the Trump Administration Objecting to a Big Merger to Punish CNN?The government may have legitimate reasons to want divestiture of CNN. But Trump’s hostility makes it a threat to the First Amendment anyway.
  45. business
    Report: 21st Century Fox Considering Selling Much of the Company to DisneyDisney is reportedly interested in Fox’s movie studio and TV production capabilities, not its networks.
  46. the scoop
    The Cold, Hard Reality of Running a Celebrated Ice-Cream Shop“If anyone has a fantasy about it, they’re not aware of what it takes to do it.”
  47. mind the gender gap
    1 in 4 Think We’ll Be Able to Time Travel Before Reaching Gender EqualityAccording to a new report by the Rockefeller Foundation.
  48. Trump Announces $10 Billion Foxconn Plant in Paul Ryan’s DistrictThe plant will initially employee 3,000, with the potential to add 10,000 more jobs, and eat up billions in incentives.
  49. in bloom
    A Trip to the Tiny Washington Flower Farm That Has Become a Worldwide SensationFloret Flowers owner Erin Benzakein turned two acres of land into a business, a book, and a thriving brand.
  50. burning questions
    Has a Trump Slump Set in for New York’s Restaurant Customers?“There’s no question that consumer confidence has been lost by the political situation.”
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