Football has already been transformed by big money – but the businessmen behind Man City are trying to build a global corporation that will change the game forever.
Welcome to What We Learned This Week, a digest of the most curiously important facts from the past few days. This week: Millennials are doomed, Cracker Barrel is the best chain restaurant and Waze is slowing everyone down.
The UN'S Philip Alston is an expert on deprivation — and he wants to know why 41 million Americans are living in poverty.
Why cryptocurrency will always be political.
As Senate Republicans passed their tax plan in the early morning hours of Dec. 2, everyone asked the same question: Would it make my taxes go up or down?
When I couldn't make ends meet as a freelancer, I started delivering food to hungover teenagers.
Why millennials are facing the scariest financial future of any generation since the Great Depression.
Three months after Hurricane Maria, the island is still in crisis. Puerto Ricans know their future depends on more than mending what Maria destroyed.
With so much data residing in this era, AI might not know what a "normal" market actually looks like.
The farcical scramble inside one of the world’s dirtiest banks to conceal incriminating information.
This begs the question: Is there any kind of methodology or predictability to the way art appreciates in value?
There are plenty of reasons for outrage coming out of Washington, DC, these days, but this week the divided region found a common enemy: an outrageously expensive highway toll.
Algorithms made him a Wall Street billionaire. His new research center helps scientists mine data for the common good.
Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook stand astride the world of business today, but their market cap is dwarfed by the Dutch East India Company's at the height of tulip mania.
"The first black president in American history was a disaster for black wealth," authors of the think tank report wrote.
Donald Trump's first year in office can best be seen as an all-out assault by the rich against the rest.
The cryptocurrency was supposed to replace the finance industry. Instead, it has replicated it.
If we were to give everyone a minimum basic income, would that improve our lives for the better or actually make it worse?
The numbers show that rich countries are reducing their emissions while poor countries are not. But behind those numbers lies an ugly truth.
A health check of financial system says reforms have not gone far enough and notes similarities to US before its 2008 crisis.
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