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  1. business
    A Major Union Election Will Go Ahead at AmazonWorkers in Alabama will vote on organizing with the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union beginning on Monday.
  2. the group portrait
    Running Zoom on ZoomHow the company’s executives managed a period of explosive growth while working from their own platform.
  3. amazon
    Jeff Bezos to Step Down As Amazon CEOAndy Jassy, who leads Amazon’s massive cloud-computing team, will take over as CEO in Q3. The world’s richest man will stay on as executive chairman.
  4. encounter
    The Mysterious Cryptocurrency Magnate Who Became One of Biden’s Biggest DonorsTalking political bets with 28-year-old CEO Sam Bankman-Fried.
  5. extremely online
    The Capitalist Case for Overhauling TwitterWe know it’s terrible for society. But it’s also a terribly run company.
  6. wall street
    The Final Boss Is CapitalismWho manipulates the manipulators? Not Reddit.
  7. wall street
    Backlash Spreads After Apps Crack Down on GameStop TradingLawmakers and Robinhood traders were united in their ire.
  8. stonks
    How Redditors Beat Hedge Funds at Their Own Game(Stop)Get rich or lol trying.
  9. fat cats
    The Trump Administration Let Boeing Settle a Killer Case for Almost NothingOne of the most lenient corporate criminal deals ever was quietly cut during the president’s final weeks in power.
  10. the money game
    What Explains Bitcoin’s Resurgence?Written off for dead by many after falling 90 percent, the cryptocurrency is back at all-time highs. Believe it or not, a lot has changed.
  11. president trump
    In Twist Ending, Trump Presidency Revealed to Be Morality TaleBy putting victory above all else, the greedy old man lost what he valued most.
  12. 1%
    Is Peloton’s CEO a Cat? An Investigation.Don’t get rich. It makes you weird.
  13. silicon valley
    ‘Beginning of the End’: Scott Galloway on Antitrust Lawsuits Against FacebookFirst the government came after Google, now they want to break apart Mark Zuckerberg’s company. It’s part of a trend.
  14. games
    How Sports Leagues Are Gearing Up for Another Weird SeasonEveryone is hoping for vaccine-enabled normalcy in 2021, but some sports are better positioned than others to wait things out.
  15. late capitalism
    America Has Central Planners. We Just Call Them ‘Venture Capitalists.’Venture capitalists guide significant portions of industrial development by using their vast wealth to subsidize their favorite money-losing firms.
  16. the top line
    The Stock Market and the Tale of Two RecoveriesStocks have been falling as a new COVID wave hits. But there is also a lot of economic good news too.
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    The World’s Best BureaucratAs chairman of the Federal Reserve during the pandemic, Jerome Powell has managed to do something almost unimaginable in Washington: a good job.
  18. buyer’s market
    Leisure Travelers Will Miss Business TravelersTheir high fares make your low fares possible. And if their high fares don’t come back, yours will go up.
  19. the top line
    The Pandemic Has Men Shaving Less, But Not WomenProctor & Gamble sales — and beards — have grown during the pandemic.
  20. games
    The Fans Can Go to Games Again. Will They?The stadiums are open, but fans aren’t exactly rushing through the doors.
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    Disneyland Is Likely to Stay Closed for MonthsCalifornia might be right that theme parks ought to be shut until the epidemic abates. But there is a huge effect on employment.
  22. the top line
    Donald Trump Isn’t Broke. He’s a Very Rich Guy Who Doesn’t Pay Enough Taxes.Some people are reading Trump’s taxes — or the New York Times’ account of what was in his taxes over the last 20 years — much too literally.
  23. the top line
    Nikola Says It’s Not the Next TheranosSometimes, when a product seems cool enough, people don’t ask the right questions.
  24. the top line
    The Fitness Industry’s Pandemic Winners and LosersBusiness is booming for online class providers and golf courses, while gyms and apparel companies are in a tough spot.
  25. tiktok
    Oracle to Partner With TikTok in the U.S. After Microsoft Deal Is RejectedThe partnership comes two days before Trump’s deadline for a deal to remove control of the video-sharing app from its Chinese-owned parent company.
  26. the top line
    Softbank Found Another Dumb Way to InvestNaturally, the tech behemoth that lost billions on WeWork has found a new, weird thing to do with its investors’ cash.
  27. business
    A Solid Jobs Report Makes Imminent Stimulus Even Less LikelyDiving into Friday’s numbers, which show the economy recovering at a decent clip.
  28. buyer’s market
    Here’s Why Airlines Are Ending Change FeesWhile there won’t be fees for altering your travel plans, you’ll probably have to choose higher fares or cheap, inflexible tickets.
  29. the top line
    Target Is Having a Pretty Good PandemicWhy big box retailers like Walmart and Target have done especially well under COVID.
  30. buyer’s market
    The Post Office Has a Financial Problem, Not a CrisisThere are business questions underlying many of the political questions that surround the USPS.
  31. 100-person poll
    100 Psychics on What Their Clients Want to Know About 2020Who will win the election? Will Trump go to prison? Can you tell if I have COVID-19? And more questions about these uncertain times.
  32. the top line
    Americans Are Shopping As Much As They Were Pre-PandemicThe nature of consumer spending is still far from normal, however, and without another stimulus, retail sales may start to contract again.
  33. the top line
    Coronavirus Will Kill Lots of Shopping MallsMall owners seem to be aware of this, and they are trying to figure out what the next act looks like.
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    If Uber’s Food-Delivery Business Isn’t Profitable Now, When Can It Be?Huge growth is based on charging customers less for delivery than drivers get paid to provide it.
  35. intelligencer chats
    The Economy Is Slightly Less Bad Than a Few Weeks AgoThere’s some good news in Friday’s jobs report, but it is also likely to make a congressional deal even more difficult.
  36. the top line
    Why Disney’s Plan to Release Mulan Online for $30 Pleases Wall StreetCOVID-19 may be ravaging the movie industry, but it’s also presenting opportunities to think outside the box office.
  37. coronavirus
    Household-Name Companies That Have Filed for Bankruptcy Because of CoronavirusLord & Taylor is the latest. Here are the rest.
  38. tiktok
    What’s Going on With Trump’s TikTok Ban and the Microsoft Deal?As TikTok users continue to hold their looped breath, Microsoft is again trying to acquire the app after dealing with some Trump-prompted confusion.
  39. the top line
    Coronavirus Has Changed How We Drink CoffeeWhat has been bad for Starbucks has been good for Folgers.
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    Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg Aren’t in the Same BoatAmazon is extremely popular – and doesn’t meet the definition of a monopoly. Facebook is a different situation.
  41. the top line
    Don’t Give Up on Offices Quite YetEven companies like Google that are well suited to remote work understand the value of in-person interactions.
  42. real estate
    How Much Is COVID-19 Hurting NYC Real-Estate Values?The news for Gotham homeowners is not great — but also not catastrophic.
  43. the top line
    Why the Stock Market Is Soaring Even As the Economy FaltersHere, some good explanations for why stocks would appear to shrug off the very serious economic problems the virus has caused this summer.
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    If This Is How Disney World Operates in a Pandemic, How Could Schools Operate?Limited capacity may be possible at theme parks and retail stores, but it probably won’t work at schools.
  45. intelligencer chats
    America Needs Another Bailout. Is Congress Up to the Task?Ultimately, fiscal policy can only go so far in mitigating the economic effects of the coronavirus.
  46. the top line
    The Economy Won’t Be Recovering Anytime SoonIndicators that recently looked promising are stalling once again.
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    How Ski Resorts Hope to Operate Under COVID-19 This WinterSkiing is a naturally low-risk activity, but concerns about sudden lockdowns and traveling to, getting up, and eating on the mountain remain.
  48. the top line
    COVID-19 Is Changing Many Things — But Not Apartment RentsEven during this extremely unstable time, the cost to rent a home has so far remained surprisingly stable.
  49. covid-19
    Disney World Is Reopening. Some Workers Are Worried.The Disney’s flagship theme park reopens this weekend. But has the company done enough to protect workers from the coronavirus?
  50. the top line
    Brooks Brothers’ Problems Began Before the CoronavirusThe formal-attire business isn’t what it used to be.
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