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  1. the money game
    Gary Gensler on Crypto, SPACs, and RobinhoodThe new SEC chief may have taught courses on the blockchain at MIT, but he’s not planning to give bitcoin a free pass.
  2. the money game
    The High Priest of Cryptopia Regrets NothingIan Freeman could have been a bitcoin billionaire. Instead, he could go to prison for the rest of his life.
  3. millennials
    Will ‘the Great Wealth Transfer’ Trigger a Millennial Civil War?Boomers will bequeath more than $30 trillion by 2045. Some millennials will become beneficiaries of high housing costs and stock prices. Others won’t.
  4. business
    Bezos, Musk Didn’t Pay Federal Income Tax Some Years: ReportProPublica obtained raw IRS data on the tax returns of some of America’s wealthiest people and found they paid almost no taxes at all.
  5. encounter
    Litquidity Capital Is the Meme King of Wall StreetTalking to the anonymous banker chronicling our weird, get-rich-quick economy.
  6. money
    A Unified Monetary Theory of Beeple and BidenIn a system rigged by the rich, outsiders have to make their own volatility.
  7. money
    I’m Rich Now. It’s Weird.Confessions of an overnight tech millionaire.
  8. money
    You’re Not Crazy. Money Is.Welcome to the non-fungible, memeified, cryptodenominated, degenerate future of finance.
  9. money
    The NFT LedgerFrom memes to arts to farts, here are notable collectibles that have been bought and sold this year.
  10. money!
    How to Find Your Missing Stimulus ChecksIf you didn’t get the first or second one, there’s good news: You might still! The bad news is that you’ll have to go through the IRS.
  11. 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.
  12. strike
    Nearly 800 Philly Nurses Strike Over Staffing ShortagesAfter months on the front lines of the pandemic, nurses are now battling their employers, too.
  13. the economy
    We’re Paying for Coronavirus Stimulus by Printing Money. And That’s Fine!Congress should learn to stop worrying and love monetizing the debt.
  14. money
    Steve Mnuchin, American WinnerThe Treasury Secretary embodies the plutocratic principle that a crisis is a terrible thing to waste.
  15. vision 2020
    No Marketing Budget Could Sell a Product As Bad As Bloomberg 2020But a less egotistical billionaire may one day put Bloomberg’s blueprint for plutocracy to better use.
  16. vision 2020
    No, Democrats Didn’t ‘Go After the Wrong Guy’ in Las VegasBloomberg’s wallet was as big a threat to other candidates as it was to Bernie, who is the career non-Democrat who best fits today’s Democratic Party.
  17. vision 2020
    There Is a Case for Bloomberg. It’s Just Bleak As Hell.Democrats are mulling a big gamble on the power of extraordinary wealth to bend our democracy to its will.
  18. vision 2020
    Could Bloomberg’s Billions Boost the Odds of a Contested Convention?If multiple candidates steam towards Super Tuesday, Bloomberg’s massive spending on that and later dates could make forming a majority tough.
  19. vision 2020
    Bloomberg and Steyer Reveal That Billionaires Are Underinvesting In PoliticsBillionaires can afford to spend far more on politics than they have been. Bloomberg and Steyer are showing them that democracy is a bargain.
  20. vision 2020
    How Bloomberg Could Shake the 2020 Race on Super TuesdayThe billionaire probably can’t win the nomination, but his monstrous spending could create big problems for survivors of the early state contests.
  21. vision 2020
    Bloomberg Poll Bump Shows That Money TalksHis unprecedented ad spending is getting everyone’s attention, but he’s got some high unfavorability numbers, too.
  22. vision 2020
    There’s Still No Clear Case for Bloomberg’s ElectabilityOne scenario has a Democratic Party panicking and nominating a billionaire they don’t particularly like who isn’t particularly electable.
  23. the epstein enigma
    Why Would MIT Need Jeffrey Epstein to Get Money From Bill Gates?MIT reportedly relied on Epstein, one of the world’s most toxic middlemen, to contact two famous philanthropists — which just doesn’t add up.
  24. games
    The Varsity Blues Scam Shows Paying Athletes Is Cheaper Than Bribing CoachesWhat’s surprising about the college admissions scandal is the going price for college admissions.
  25. the city
    Sprint to Eliminate Cash Bail Raises Tough ChoicesLawmakers and DAs are at odds over who can be held in jail before trial, as Governor Cuomo presses to pass a bill by April 1.
  26. ipo
    Lyft, Which Lost Almost $1 Billion Last Year, Files to Go PublicThe rideshare app’s public offering is the first big one of 2019.
  27. ilhan omar
    The Christian Right, Not AIPAC, Drives the GOP’s Pro-Israel StanceWhether or not Ilhan Omar’s claim of vast AIPAC power has anything to do with anti-Semitism, it’s just not accurate, and helps her enemies.
  28. friendly fraud
    Senators Look Into Facebook’s Predatory Game DesignChildren were inadvertently spending hundreds or thousands of dollars and Facebook saw no issue with it.
  29. 2020 elections
    Note to Michael Bloomberg: Money Can’t Buy You LoveNot even Bloomberg has enough money to make him a viable Democratic presidential candidate.
  30. crypto
    Bath Salts to Bitcoin: John McAfee’s Bizarre Crypto HustleHow the early internet guru turned international fugitive became crypto’s spokesman.
  31. 2018 midterms
    Republicans Are Spending Last-Minute Money in Supposedly ‘Safe’ DistrictsIt’s one thing to spend late money on fresh new opportunities. Spending it on an escalating number of weak points is not how you win an election.
  32. the lottery
    If You Win the $1.6 Billion Mega Millions, Take the Annuity — Not the CashThe annuity comes with big tax advantages. Over 30 years that would amount to 20 percent more money in your pocket.
  33. 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.
  34. q&a
    How Well-Meaning Liberals Paved the Way for TrumpIn Winners Take All, Anand Giridharadas offers a broader history of how America’s wealth inequality and charitable giving grew in tandem.
  35. 2008
    Steve Bannon on How 2008 Planted the Seed for the Trump Presidency“That lit a match, and the explosion was Trump.”
  36. 2008
    Sheila Bair on What Hasn’t Changed Since the Great Recession“The financial system we have is basically the financial system we had in 2008.”
  37. 2008
    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.
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    Apple Is a Trillion-Dollar CompanyThat could buy a lot of iPhones.
  39. the national interest
    Corruption, Not Russia, Is Trump’s Greatest Political LiabilityThe president isn’t draining the swamp — he’s monetizing it. And Democrats need to make that clear in the midterms.
  40. swampland
    501 Days of Trump & Co. Stealing America BlindA constant drip of corruption. And this is just what we know so far …
  41. games
    Baseball’s Very Tepid Offseason Is Finally OverWhy was there so much less free-agent activity this year? Moneyball.
  42. select all
    Somehow, Twitter Made MoneyThe site’s first profit ever.
  43. the swamp
    The Misadventures of Steven Mnuchin and Louise LintonThe mascots of Trump-era “glamour.”
  44. select all
    Do You Really Know What Bitcoin Is?Here, our super-simplified explanation — and what to know about the cryptocraze roller coaster.
  45. select all
    Jeff Bezos Is the Richest Person in the World AgainHe has $90 billion, which is a lot, according to economics.
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    What Does Bill Gates Have to Live for Now That He’s Not the World’s Richest Man?Jeff Bezos has become the world’s richest man, as well as the world’s richest person who looks like a jacked J.K. Simmons.
  47. select all
    Diddy Breaks His Legendary Silence on That Viral Photo of Him Looking at MoneyCase closed.
  48. The Last of the New Jersey BondsmenFor criminal-justice advocates, bail reform has been a long sought victory; but for people like Ron Olszowy, it means the loss of a way of life.
  49. from the archives
    How Much New Yorkers Make, Then and NowLooking back at the nosiest issues New York ever published.
  50. select all
    Chuck Johnson’s WeSearchr Is Having a Bit of a MeltdownWith Chuck Johnson and Pax Dickinson parting ways, it’s worth asking: Who’s funding all this ultraright content?
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