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  1. the money game
    Last Sane Man on Wall StreetNathan Anderson made his name exposing — and betting against — corporate fraud. But short selling in a frothy pandemic economy can be ruinous.
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    What Happened to America’s Quarters?You’ve got ’em all.
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    A Tinder Revenge StoryThe revolutionary dating app made a lot of people rich. Co-founder Sean Rad didn’t feel rich enough.
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    5 Things to Know About This Red-Hot Inflation NumberThe Consumer Price Index rose 7 percent — the highest in four decades. Here are some real-world implications.
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    This Year’s Economy Will Come Down to Wednesday’s Inflation ReportOne way or another, we’re at the beginning of the end stages of the pandemic-era financial and monetary policies.
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    Washington, D.C., Has an Insider-Trading ProblemWhy are Fed governors trading as they move markets? Why is Nancy Pelosi speculating on Tesla shares?
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    Jack Dorsey’s Silicon Valley Grudge Match Has Only Gotten WeirderThe former Twitter CEO and his archnemesis Marc Andreessen are still dunking on each other.
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    Striking It Rich in the Meme-Coin Casino“I think this is all stupid and absurd. But I’m not going to complain.”
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    First the Constitution – Now a Super Bowl AdA decentralized, crowdfunded crypto group is raising $20 million to hawk NFTs during America’s most-watched event.
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    The Federal Reserve Just Declared War Against InflationYou might not know what “tapering” means — but it is Jerome Powell’s main tool to fight higher prices.
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    Women’s Wages Are Now Growing Faster Than Men’sThe pandemic created a “she-cession” — a deep dive in the economic data suggests that it might be ending.
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    Here’s What You Can Blame for Everything Being So ExpensiveAt 6.8 percent, inflation is running higher than it has in 40 years. These three factors go a long way to explaining why.
  13. cryptocurrency
    Crypto Gets Its Day With CongressIt was a coup for an industry still seeking legitimacy and recognition. Not everything went smoothly, though.
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    Why Wall Street Thinks Omicron Might Be Good NewsA JPMorgan report suggests the variant could “accelerate the end of the pandemic.” Stocks, of course, are soaring.
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    The Future of the Internet May Be Happening in Miami. So Where’s Facebook?NFT-mad Art Basel in Miami has become a frenzied search for the digital future. Just don’t mention Mark Zuckerberg.
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    Anyone Want to Buy a Yacht for $115 Million in Crypto?That was just one of the deals on offer as crypto-mania swept over Art Basel in Miami.
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    There’s a New Crypto Land Grab Going OnA lot of people are suddenly betting that, in the metaverse, .eth addresses will be the new .com. So what is amazon.eth worth?
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    Crypto Fans Lose U.S. Constitution to a BillionaireHedge fund manager Ken Griffin won an ultra-rare copy of the Constitution for $43.2 million, outbidding a group of over 17,000 crypto enthusiasts.
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    Wall Streeters Are Scouting Condos and Yachts Ahead of Record Bonus Season“Then we got a Maserati, and then we got a Ferrari, and then we bought a new boat. Because you’re living your life.”
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    How Joe Biden Is Deciding Who Will Lead the Federal ReserveWill he replace Jerome Powell with Lael Brainard, the candidate favored by AOC, Elizabeth Warren, and others?
  21. just asking questions
    An Obama Economic Adviser on Biden’s Big Inflation Problem“I’ve long thought Washington was doing too little, but it has now overcorrected and done too much,” says Harvard’s Jason Furman.
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    How Gary Vaynerchuk Became an NFT Guru — and Lord of His Own MetaverseNFTs weren’t just something he could collect; they knotted all the threads of his career.
  23. just asking questions
    Why Facebook’s Metaverse Is Dead on ArrivalScott Galloway thinks Mark Zuckerberg is exactly the wrong person to build an alternate reality.
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    Revolt of the Goldman JuniorsCrushed by pandemic workloads, Wall Street’s youngest want more money and better conditions. But mostly more money.
  25. encounter
    Lina Khan Isn’t Worried About Going Too FarThe FTC’s very young new boss thinks corporations such as Facebook are abusing their power. To fight them, she’s consolidating some clout of her own.
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    Why Your Group Chat Could Be Worth MillionsIf you turn it into a DAO, that is. But what’s a DAO? It’s a little bit cryptocurrency, a little bit gamer clan, a little bit pyramid scheme.
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    What’s the Deal With Donald Trump’s SPAC?After a surprise announcement, a Trump-linked stock skyrocketed — tripling in price and drawing in waves of retail investors.
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    Why the ‘Big Short’ Guys Think Bitcoin Is a BubbleAre they onto something huge again — or just fighting the last war?
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    This 18-Year-Old TikTok Star Wants You to Start Trading With 500x LeverageJust another example of the kind of fishy financial advice kids are hearing on the platform.
  30. tech
    How Miami Seduced Silicon ValleyAwash in coders, crypto, and capital, the city is loving — and beginning to shape — its newest industry.
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    What Can the U.S. Learn from China’s Crackdown on Crypto?“It’s telling that the world’s most robust economy says, ‘Big tech is a danger and we need prevent what has happened in America from happening here.’”
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    NYC Crypto Conference Jolted By Rumor of Feds Serving Subpoena to PanelistA speaker might have been served before going onstage Monday at Mainnet, as the cryptosphere awaits regulation from SEC chair Gary Gensler.
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    Why Trouble at a Chinese Real-Estate Company Led to a U.S. Stock Market PlungeWall Street seems to be wrapping its head around just how fast things are changing in Xi’s China. Evergrande’s woes are emblematic of those changes.
  34. silicon valley
    Book Excerpt: Peter Thiel’s Untold College StoriesHis ideology dominates Silicon Valley. It began to form when he was an angry young man.
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    A Very, Very Crypto Insider-Trading ScandalDid an executive at the world’s largest NFT marketplace front-run his customers?
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    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.
  37. the law
    Elizabeth Holmes’s Last PitchThe onetime Silicon Valley star faces her greatest challenge — convincing a jury that she is not to blame for a massive fraud.
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    The Big SPAC CrackdownSPACs have seen a massive two-year boom, resulting in a wave of companies going public. That might be coming to an end.
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    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.
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    The Insane, Ongoing Saga of a $600 Million Crypto TheftA Heidegger-quoting hacker might be the good guy or the bad guy. The answer depends on whether he hands over the key to a $140 million account.
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    Why Does the World’s Largest Crypto Exchange Keep Losing CEOs?It’s not even clear who is running Binance’s U.S. arm now.
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    The Not-So-Happy Story of the World’s Biggest SPACBillionaire hedge-funder Bill Ackman and a gang of retail investors on Reddit were both very excited about a deal. Now, no one is.
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    What’s the Deal With the Spike Lee Crypto Ad?Coin Cloud, the little-known crypto ATM company Lee’s pitching, doesn’t even operate in New York — where the ad was shot.
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    When Ransomware Hackers Tried to Ruin Summer on Martha’s VineyardThe island’s main ferry service was thrown into chaos by a cyberattack. Could the long-awaited post-vaxx high season be saved?
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    Why a Failing New Jersey Deli Is Valued at $100 Million: A TheoryIt doesn’t make sense by any normal standards. But maybe it’s part of a larger game?
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    Cryptocurrency Markets Crashed By 50 Percent. What’s Next?Look out below?
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    A Bitcoin Billionaire on When to Sell vs. HODL and Dogecoin ‘Nihilism’Mike Novogratz built his fortune on Wall Street and then went all in on what he sees as a crypto revolution. So how are things looking now?
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    Crypto’s Big, Billionaire-Making Day on Wall StreetCoinbase’s Nasdaq debut made various Silicon Valley execs and VCs — along with investor Kevin Durant — very happy.
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    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.