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UK Plunges Towards Supply Chain Crisis Due to Staff and Transport Disruption

Shortage of workers and disruption cauused by Covid and Brexit push retail stock to 38-year low

Most People Still Don't Understand How Bad of an "Investment" a (New) Car Is

Food, Beer, Toys, Medical Kit. Why Is Britain Running Out of Everything?

Poor pay and conditions for HGV drivers and the loss of many thousands of EU workers are plunging the UKs supply chain into crisis

Andreessen Horowitz Raises $400 Million in Seed-Stage Fund

The VC firm already allocates money for seed investments, but a dedicated fund will help it marshal resources for early-stage founders.

How Sports Trading Cards Became a Multibillion-Dollar Asset Class

Federal Reserve Hints It Will Start Easing US Stimulus

The central bank's chairman says it could slow asset purchases this year but is in no rush to raise rates.

AskReddit: What Terrible Product Sells by the Millions?

Welcome to the Big SPAC Slowdown

The SPAC party on Wall Street is flaming out about as fast as it began.

Prices Are Rising, but Is It Inflation?

Rising prices have economists debating whether trouble is brewing, but a lot can be explained by the pandemic.

Rural America Is Gearing Up for a Generation of Change

Crop price deflation will no longer rule.

The Farmers Market Is Moving Online

"Farmers markets were really a counterproductive business model for a lot of farmers."

What's a Major Donor? A Fundraising Expert Explains

How much money it takes to attain this status varies according to the size of the nonprofit getting the gift.

Government Debt of Selected Economies as a Percentage of GDP

The Cotton Tote Crisis

You can get cotton bags pretty much everywhere. How did an environmental solution become part of the problem?

Nike's End of Men

“Hey! Check out this Nike ad!” This was my entry point into a new world. I transferred dorms because a clerical quirk sent me to the “Substance Free” building...

A Look at the Valuation of the Major Investing Factors

By Jack Forehand, CFA, CFP® (@practicalquant) — In my last article, I took a look at the overall market valuation and the relative and absolute valuation of value stocks using our market valuation...

Chart: U.S. Services Spending Climbs to Pre-Pandemic Level

Retail Survivors: The London Shops That Have Been Trading for Centuries

Four London retail survivors explain how they are faring after 18 months of unprecedented turmoil.

Which Companies Belong to the Trillion-Dollar Club?

The Death of Behavioral Economics

I've got some bad news. Behavioral economics is dead. Yes, it's still being taught. Yes, it's still being researched by academics around the world. Yes, it's still being used by practitioners...

Why Bill Gates Is Buying Up U.S. Farmland

What’s the Point of Hedge Funds?

20 Years of Price Changes in the United States

Productive Bubbles

Occasionally, financial speculation fastens onto transformational technologies that have the potential to create a genuinely new economy.

The Resilience of New York’s Black Homeowners

Black homeownership has declined in the city and nationally in the last 20 years, hindered by gentrification and inequitable lending policies.

Amazon Reportedly Plans to Open Its Own Department Stores

Is Amazon ready to replace the retailers it helped kill?

UK Court Sets Scene for $14 Billion-Plus Class Action Against Mastercard

A London court on Wednesday approved a 10 billion pound-plus ($14 billion-plus) class action against global payments processor Mastercard that claimants said could entitle 46 million British...

SEC Charges Netflix Insider Trading Ring

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DoorDash's "Ghost Kitchen" Could Help Restaurants Solve One of Their Biggest Challenges

Why There Are So Many Articles About Millennials Buying Homes

We spoke to the writers of these kind of articles, and asked the young homeowners who agree to take part to ask them, "Why?"

Forget Amazon. Chinese ecommerce sellers are taking on the world without it

CEO of ecommerce SaaS company says global platforms are actively courting Chinese sellers.

Why Warren Buffett Is a Model for His Billionaire Peers

The investor has already given half of his $100 billion fortune to charity and he has pledged to disburse nearly all of the rest.

Quants Are Rethinking Stock Trades in the Manic Reddit Era

(Bloomberg) -- Between record dip-buying and the roller coaster in Robinhood Markets Inc., the meme-stock army is running wild across Wall Street again -- making life harder for institutional pros...

Analysis: Afghan Central Bank's $10 Billion Stash Not All Within Reach of Taliban

The Rise of the California Back-House House Hacker

The California house hacker might be having a moment. New legislation, internet trends and Redditors are big reason why.

Survey: Do Financial Advisers Use Financial Advisers?

InvestmentNews Research asked financial advisers if they solicit advice from other advisers when it comes to planning their own retirement.

Ranking the Currencies That Could Unseat the Global Dollar

The dollar's share of global reserves has declined steadily for years. Will the euro, yuan, or bitcoin take its place at the center of global finance?

GME, AMC, and Other Meme Stocks: The Stock Market Is Still Weird

From literally pantsless CEOs to the Reddit mob’s muscle, we're still living in the meme-stock moment.

Use Pixar's Story Formula to Win Over Investors

A framework to make your pitch 10x more compelling in a few minutes

Sorry, Kids: House Prices Aren’t Going to Stop Going Through the Roof

HSBC analysis gives a good half-dozen reasons why buying a house will not get easier for years – which is very bad news for most British youngsters

What Makes a Market Transaction Morally Repugnant?

Many people find it morally impermissible to put kidneys, children, or doctorates on the free market. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and the Robert Koch Institute...

Zillow, Other Tech Firms Are in an ‘Arms Race’ to Buy Up American Homes

"iBuyers" are gearing up to grow massively in the coming years, with unforeseen consequences for the U.S. housing market.

Money, Power and Wall Street: Part One (Full Documentary)

The Globalisation of Ideas Will Be Different Than That of Goods

A new form of trade is reshaping our world, and it’s driven by the movement of bits and bytes, not goods, around the globe

Visualized: The Biggest Ponzi Schemes in Modern History

The Great US Ammunition Famine of 2021

How the US ran out of bullets amid a coronavirus pandemic.

Chart: China's Mobile Payment Adoption Beats All Others

Inside the Secretive, Semi-Illicit, High Stakes World of WhatsApp Mango Importing

Customs restrictions, high transport costs, and a short shelf life have made the world’s greatest mangoes — grown in Pakistan — difficult to come by in the U.S.

Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Michael Bloomberg Join Forces to Mine for Raw Materials in Greenland

The billionaires are searching for minerals used in electric vehicles.

Are Financial Crises Predictable?

How Beneficial Is the Financial “Democratization” Movement?

Is it better for a company’s shares to be owned by large investors or small investors, institutions or retail investors?

BioNTech Alone Could Lift German Economy by 0.5% This Year

The development and domestic production of a groundbreaking COVID-19 vaccine by German start-up BioNTech could boost economic growth in Europe's largest economy by up to 0.5 percentage points this...

How to Lose $20 Billion in Two Days

VCs Are Financing a Servant Economy

VC money is pouring into servant economy companies like grocery delivery that capitalise on human laziness. This needs to stop.

Wolfsburg, We Have a Problem: How Volkswagen Stalled in China

In late December 2019, managers at Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) headquarters in Wolfsburg realised they might have a serious problem in China, the company's biggest market and ticket to its electric future.

The Man Who Solved the Market by Gregory Zuckerman

Gregory Zuckerman tells the story of Jim Simons and the brainpower behind the Medallion Fund, the most successful hedge fund ever.

Reading the FT and WSJ from 100 years ago each week leading to 1929

This week, the Dow languishes near multi-decade lows and blue-chip stocks trade below book value.

The End of Industrial Society

The Industrial Revolution stopped before it was ever completed. The aftermath is not a clean and developed world, but lost knowledge and civilizational decline.

The Economics of OnlyFans (2020)

OnlyFans has become part of the zeitgeist recently. The rise of e-girls and the prospects of making millions make it a fun thing to gawk at in a

Why Condos Caught on in America

Following the deadly collapse of a condo high-rise in Florida, a historian of this kind of housing explains how it offers a sense of community that many people seek.

Companies Going Public in 2021: Visualizing IPO Valuations

There's a Way You Can Beat the Best Investors. You've Just Got to Know When to Sell

What a Plant-Based Future Could Mean for Farmers and Meatpacking Workers

A plant-based food system would be a win for animals and the environment. How workers would fare is less clear.

10 Reasons Why Stocks Fall

There are a million different reasons why stocks can fall

Rising Malnourishment: Global Food Prices Spike in Response to the Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in rising food prices around the world. Developing countries are particularly at risk - and progress made on global malnourishment has been reversed.

Why Young Chinese Are Embracing the Funeral Industry

For some Chinese, working with the dead is their best shot at a stable living.

Chart: Hair Exports From India Rise in 2020

11 Companies Basically Own Everything

Watchdog Research: Why Are Companies Using 10-K/as to Disclose Bad News in 2021?

How do companies sneak in bad news hoping the share price doesn't react and why are SPACs doing it so often lately?

What’s Driving the Stock, Bond & Housing Markets Right Now?

Author James Playsted Wood once wrote, "The thing that most affects the stock market is everything."The point rings true because there are so many factors that impact the markets.Just off the

Mapped: Which Country Is the Cheapest for Starting a Business?

What I Learned from Losing $200 Million

I’d lost almost $200 million in October. November wasn’t looking any better. It was 2008, after the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy.…

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