Strategy 2020-03-05T14:30:00Z
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Right now, the hottest economic battles are over the minimum wage and income inequality. But in 10 years we could be fighting over data inequality.

Soon, marketers might pay consumers directly to watch an ad, instead of working with advertisers. How will we resolve that power imbalance?
Opinion 2020-03-04T22:00:10Z
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Super Tuesday made it crystal clear: Joe Biden is the Democrats' best option to beat Trump

Joe Biden has a coalition of voters that can not only lock up the Democratic nomination, but also beat Trump in the general election.
Opinion 2020-03-04T17:31:12Z
Joe Biden Super Tuesday 2020

Biden was the Democratic establishment's savior on Super Tuesday, but he's still a dangerously flawed candidate

Mainstream Democrats chose Biden as their white knight. Now they better hope he becomes everything he's never been as a candidate, and in a hurry.
Opinion 2020-03-03T20:31:23Z

The Fed's move to cut interest rates to soften the economic blow from the coronavirus was a panic move, which is why the market's positive reaction was short-lived

The Federal Reserve did its best to blunt the potential economic blow from the coronavirus by slashing interest rates, but it's unlikely to be enough.
Opinion 2020-03-03T18:48:54Z

The Federal Reserve's coronavirus-driven interest rate cut was exactly the right move

The Federal Reserve's decision to cut interest rates in response to worries about the coronavirus will help cushion the US economy from the shock.
Transportation 2020-03-03T16:12:14Z

I hate working from home but my company's coronavirus policy is forcing me to. Here's how I'm staying sane.

Distractions are plentiful and there's no free coffee, but I'm determined to have a productive week.
Opinion 2020-03-03T15:23:45Z

Bernie Sanders and Mike Bloomberg may seem wildly different, but their political styles actually have a lot in common

Bernie Sanders and Mike Bloomberg want you to know they're very different, but they actually both have a "my way or the highway" political style.
Politics 2020-03-03T14:30:00Z

A top economist has a radical plan to change the way Americans vote: weighted voting

Only 50% of the US voting-age population turns out on election day. Top economist, Dambisa Moyo, has a plan to help save American democracy.
Opinion 2020-03-03T00:01:14Z

To effectively respond to the coronavirus, we all have to step up and fulfill our civic duty

Everyone — young and old, media and policymakers — needs to do their part to combat the spread of the coronavirus and keep people healthy.
Opinion 2020-03-01T15:23:00Z

Both Republicans and Democrats are ignoring a growing danger to our economy and national security: the national debt

The federal deficit and the national debt are growing, which threatens to undermine the economic success and national security of the US.
Opinion 2020-03-01T14:46:00Z

Democrats attacking Pete Buttigieg's lack of experience are making a critical mistake

Democratic rivals calling out Pete Buttigieg's lack of political experience beyond being the mayor of South Bend are making a mistake about leadership.
Opinion 2020-03-01T13:23:00Z

The stock market's coronavirus-driven drop shouldn't be a surprise

The ingredients for a stock market sell off were already there, but the coronavirus fears helped trigger the drop.
Opinion 2020-02-29T16:17:00Z

Simply firing CEOs won't fix the deeper cultural problems in tech industry

The tech industry has a culture problem and just firing CEOs who misbehave won't solve the underlying issue.
Opinion 2020-02-29T15:16:00Z

Trump needs to stop making the coronavirus about himself

For the good of our collective health, when it comes to the coronavirus Trump needs to be less reality show and more reality.
Opinion 2020-02-29T13:15:00Z

The world's massive debt pile is making a coronavirus shock especially especially dangerous right now

The world is holding a record amount of debt, which could make the economic shock from coronavirus that much more severe.
Strategy 2020-02-28T20:28:05Z

Professor Scott Galloway says young people should take advantage of the dip in the market to invest in companies temporarily impacted — like Carnival Cruises

"Unregulated monopolies and firms subsidized by the US government are the only companies young people should invest in."
BI Prime Opinion 2020-02-25T18:05:50Z

It was always pointless to short Tesla — and that's still true, even with the stock at epic highs

Following a recent, epic rally that's taken Tesla to nearly $1,000 per share, the short case has returned, despite traders getting burned.
Opinion 2020-02-25T16:41:09Z

Don't fear a Bernie Sanders nomination, Democrats. He's well suited for a street fight with Trump.

Sanders fits right in with the wild, loud, and unreasonable era defined by the Trump administration and the rise of angry populism.
Opinion 2020-02-23T15:38:00Z

America's appetite for avocados is helping to fuel the Mexican cartels, but giving up guacamole isn't the solution

Mexican cartels are extorting avocado farmers, but Americans shouldn't stop buying the fruit — they should fix their gun laws instead.
Opinion 2020-02-23T14:36:00Z

Democrats are going to lose to Trump unless they start to ignore his scandals and focus on the issues Americans care about

Democrats continually focus on the various scandals related to President Trump instead of the issues. That's a losing formula.
Opinion 2020-02-23T13:17:00Z

Wall Street has a new slogan for why stocks keep going up as the world falls apart: 'Nothing Matters'

Good credit is just as good as junk and stocks always go up no matter what happens. Buy the dip. Nothing matters.
Opinion 2020-02-22T15:06:00Z

It's clear the US economy is giving average American workers the short end of the stick

No matter how you break it down, US economic growth is slowing and less of the nation's income is going to average American workers.
Opinion 2020-02-22T14:04:00Z

Mike Bloomberg and Donald Trump's shared love of executive power makes them strongman soulmates

Like Trump in the White House, Bloomberg used his time as mayor power to push through policies — often illegal — that he decided were a good idea.
Opinion 2020-02-22T13:41:00Z

To achieve wide-ranging criminal justice reform, we need to overhaul how we think and talk about social justice and crime

The way people talk about people in the criminal justice system is dehumanizing and wrong. We need to change that.
BI Prime Opinion 2020-02-22T13:00:00Z

Bill Gates can buy any car he wants — but maybe Elon Musk should care it's a Porsche and not a Tesla

Bill Gates recently bought an all-electric Porsche Taycan, prompting a feisty response from Tesla CEO Elon Musk. The situation says a lot about both.
Opinion 2020-02-20T13:51:23Z

A weak part of the US economy that has been stuck in a 'recession' is about to make a comeback

Manufacturing has been one of the weakest parts of the US economy over the past year. But strong home sales and weak inventories will change that.
Opinion 2020-02-19T15:27:16Z

The fundamental problem with Bloomberg is that he believes billionaire nonsense

Bloomberg has a history of believing lies billionaires tell themselves to make their wealth, power, and business relationships seem beyond reproach.
Opinion 2020-02-18T19:51:46Z

America's diplomatic corps is being depleted under Trump, and that could cause serious problems for US foreign policy

The number of foreign service employees is at lowest point of the Trump administration as the number of challenges the US faces continues to grow.
Opinion 2020-02-17T13:00:00Z

Tesla's biggest problem with self-driving cars is that it actually has to sell them to customers

Tesla is trapped, having created great products that consumers want and love, but also watching as competitors design all-new businesses.
Opinion 2020-02-16T13:28:00Z

The coronavirus could cripple China's economy for longer than Wall Street wants to believe

China's economy can't snap back from the coronavirus as fast as it did after SARS because it's growing more slowly and the banking system is a mess.
Opinion 2020-02-15T16:07:00Z

Secretary of State Pompeo's attacks on the media threaten freedom of speech around the world

The US is supposed to stand for the freedom of the press and speech around the world, but Secretary Pompeo's attacks on the media undermine that idea.
Opinion 2020-02-15T13:31:00Z

Bernie Sanders is going to coast to the nomination unless some of the moderate Democratic candidates wise up and drop out

If moderate Democrats are worried about Bernie Sanders against Trump, then they need to consolidate around Pete Buttigieg, Joe Biden, or Amy Klobuchar.
Strategy 2020-02-14T21:15:04Z

NYU professor Scott Galloway says that Los Angeles is about to become the 'land of the undead' as Amazon and other big tech take over the entertainment industry

"82% of households in the US are on Amazon ... what happened in retail is about to happen in entertainment media."
Opinion 2020-02-13T13:42:10Z

The latest progressive economic policy is designed to stabilize the US labor market — and it looks a lot like the military

The US already pays for labor in the military by offering a competitive wage. A jobs guarantee would look similar, but focus on more than defense.
Opinion 2020-02-12T18:01:47Z

The Equifax hack proved China is trying to steal your stuff — and America's political dysfunction is letting them take it

OPINION: If our political system weren't so broken, companies like Equifax might actually have security in place to prevent a Chinese military hack.
Opinion 2020-02-12T15:10:48Z

Drop out, Joe Biden. New Hampshire proves you are done.

Biden flopped disastrously in Iowa and New Hampshire. If he wants to keep Bernie Sanders from the nomination, he should pull the plug on his 2020 run.
Opinion 2020-02-10T18:38:30Z

The New Hampshire primary probably won't tell us who will be the Democratic nominee, but that might be a good thing for the party

Speculation over the outcome in New Hampshire is at a fever pitch, but the primary results may tell us less than you'd think.
Opinion 2020-02-09T16:18:00Z

Critics have called a wealth tax 'un-American,' but the idea is as old as the American Revolution

Increasing taxes on the wealthy was the favored method of raising revenue among the Founding Fathers and we could learn from those ideas.
BI Prime Transportation 2020-02-09T14:04:00Z

Investors who have been stunned by Tesla's stock-price surge need to keep a key vulnerability in mind

Investors have discounted Tesla's total exposure to the still-tiny electric vehicle market and have argued that it deserves a tech valuation.
Opinion 2020-02-09T13:38:00Z

If the economy is good, why do so many big American companies look so unstable?

OPINION: Half of corporate investment-grade bonds are one notch above junk, and a lack of investment in productivity could be to blame.
Opinion 2020-02-08T15:16:00Z

The domination of tech giants like Uber and Facebook isn't a problem — it's part of a natural cycle

The consolidation of innovation among a few firms is an acceptable and desirable way for the economy to develop.
Opinion 2020-02-08T13:35:00Z

Trump doesn't really respect members of the military. He uses them as props.

Trump loves to bask in the reflected glory of veterans, but he has no use for them once they don't conveniently fit in with his preferred narrative.
Opinion 2020-02-08T13:32:00Z

Trump can't win reelection by hiding behind the economy

Trump is trying to use good economic data to hang on to his spot in the Oval Office, but the US economy isn't working for many Americans.
Strategy 2020-02-07T21:39:16Z

NYU Professor Scott Galloway says the Iowa caucus is 'damaging and irrational,' and calls for the caucuses to be reordered or eliminated

"So, who has influence over the most influential people in the world? Old white people. Specifically, about 171,000 of them."
Strategy 2020-02-06T14:45:00Z

'Being poor in America is a full-time job': The astronomical cost of banking while poor

Payday lending is a predatory industry that penalizes vulnerable Americans in exchange for huge profits. Here's how we can break this vicious cycle.
Opinion 2020-02-05T13:31:18Z

The Iowa fiasco exposes the need for Democrats to get rid of the caucuses and overhaul the presidential nomination process

The Iowa caucus was a mess. It's time to move towards open primaries in every state and a different order for future presidential primaries.
Opinion 2020-02-04T19:55:21Z

The worst part of the Iowa caucus mishap wasn't the delay, it was the freak out

I am sorry we had to wait less than 24 hours for Iowa caucus results. Maybe calm down and go get a coffee or something?
Opinion 2020-02-03T21:09:21Z

The Iowa caucuses are a chance for Americans to show the world that US democracy still works

While the details of the Iowa caucuses may confused non-Americans, the first votes in the 2020 presidential race reaffirm our commitment to democracy.
Politics 2020-02-03T14:45:00Z

Will Democrats embrace neoliberalism, or will they give us a candidate for the people?

James Kwak argues that the Democratic Party's four-decade descent into neoliberalism has imperiled the world. Is it too late to turn the party around?
Opinion 2020-02-02T17:18:33Z

WeWork is the perfect example of why employees should not expect our workplaces to meet every physical, social, and spiritual need

Former WeWork CEO Adam Neumann said millennials want "more from their work than just a job." But the company's collapse shows why that is a bad idea.
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