Archive for September 13th, 2017

Adam Smith and Karl Marx disagreed about almost everything. The invisible hand of the market versus public ownership of the means of production, the free exchange of goods and labor versus dictatorship of the proletariat. It would be difficult to think of a wider philosophic gap than the chasm that separated their thinking.
But they agreed on at least one thing: The risk that constant repetition of mundane tasks common to old-style manufacturing could lead to deep worker alienation and intellectual stultification. The human need for constant mental stimulation that they both recognized is…

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New Yorkers generally can’t agree on anything, so when the city collectively comes down hard on your business plan, it might be time to consider a pivot

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And so it begins. The promised truce among wireless carriers is over.

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The big airlines all thought this was a good idea.

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To get a clearer picture of income inequality across U.S. households, consider adjusting your choice of statistical measures.

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Compensation for top officials has included no accountability for legal costs, which could be substantial after the company’s huge data breach.

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At least 300,000 borrowers will become delinquent on their loans when banks initiate foreclosure proceedings after Hurricane Harvey.

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<p></p><p>U.S. stocks traded slightly lower on Wednesday, slipping from record highs set in the previous session.</p>

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<p>How could this happen? Other than how to protect themselves that's the question on everyone's mind about a security breach that could put as many as 143 million Americans at financial risk for the rest of their lives.</p><div><br></div>

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<p>U.S. stocks opened mostly lower on Wednesday, slipping from record highs set in the previous session.</p>

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Sure, it’s expensive, but that is entirely the point, argues Brett Arends.

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U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly weaker open on Wednesday after Wall Street closed at record highs in the previous session.

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Sure, it’s expensive, but that is entirely the point, argues Brett Arends.

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Ten years after the financial crisis exploded, is the government finally going after the individual bankers who helped cause it?

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Apple quietly increased the price of two models of the 10.5-inch iPad Pro and iPad Pro 12.9 by $50.

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