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Your Money Is No Good Here
AS MORE AND MORE businesses go “cashless”—that is, they accept only electronic forms of payment—questions inevitably arise about the impact it will have on the “unbanked.” It’s a bigger issue than you might think. The latest FDIC survey estimates th
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Unfinished Business
IN MARCH 1961, JOHN DAVENPORT, a venerable writer who for years sat on Fortune’s erstwhile “board of editors,” wrote a nearly 6,000-word feature for the magazine titled, “In the Midst of Plenty.” Its premise was straight-forward: Although poverty in
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VR Gets Real In The Or
Doctors and medical students are increasingly using virtual reality to prepare for surgery.
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On Macron vs. the Gilets Jaunes
AMID THE ERUPTION of indignation and violent demonstrations in this months-old Gilets Jaunes (yellow vests) movement, few in France are surprised by the rejection of President Emmanuel Macron’s intellectualized method of governing and the wider Frenc
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When Workers And Investors Share The Wealth
Being stingy with pay and benefits can boost profits in the short term. But companies—and their stocks—may do better when they’re generous.
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The Ghosn Show
One of the most talented automotive executives of his generation is behind bars in Japan. What now for the alliance he forged?
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Tackling ‘Tough Tech’
Unlike many venture capitalists, Katie Rae is a fan of startups that take on big and complicated problems.
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Beautiful And Sustainable
Big players in one of the planet’s most polluting industries are finally getting serious about their environmental responsibilities.
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Hot Under the White Collar
Around the globe, prosecutors seem to have a growing appetite for holding corporate leaders accountable. What’s driving the shift?
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The Dean Of Dallas Design
Billionaire Tim Headington is trying to breathe more life into downtown Dallas by giving it a hipper aesthetic.
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Why Business Must Step Up To Shape The Next Industrial Revolution
Technological disruption threatens to create a gap between business’s priorities and society’s. Here’s how business leaders can harness the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” for everyone’s benefit.
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Forget Pie In The Sky, Drones Are Saving Lives
Drones may one day make your life easier by delivering pizza, but today—in Rwanda—they are already playing a vital role in emergency medical services.
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The Shrinking Middle Class
THE VAST MAJORITY OF AMERICANS consider themselves “middle class.” No one can quite agree, though, on what that means. Richard Reeves, along with colleagues at the Brookings Institution, has cataloged no fewer than a dozen economic formulas that see
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3 How We Can Fix It
RAISE WAGES (OR SHOULD WE?) BY PHIL WAHBA IF THE BIG PROBLEM with low-wage jobs is that they don’t pay enough to live on, the answer seems obvious: Mandate wage raises. Many local governments such as Chicago and Oakland and Seattle have done just t
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Biochipping: Sci-fi No More
INJECTING CHIPS INTO HUMANS IS NOT ONLY POSSIBLE, IT’S ALSO INCREASINGLY LOOKING LIKE A PRACTICAL BUSINESS APPLICATION THAT MEANS NEVER LOSING YOUR KEYS OR FORGETTING YOUR PASSWORDS AGAIN.
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2 How We Got Here And Why
Our neighborhoodsarefailingus. Dying business corridors hurt the middle class. THE SOUTH Shore neighborhood boasts a lakeside park with commanding views of Chicago’s skyline. It’s only a 25-minute commute by train from the downtown Loop. It features
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1 The Current State Of Affairs
TRAILER PARK LIVING IN TECHTOPIA BY MICHAL LEV-RAM WHEN UMBELINA Martinez’s family first came to the United States decades ago, from Michoacan, Mexico, they settled in a three-bedroom house in Redwood City, Calif. It wasn’t all theirs; 25 people li
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Beantown Booms, and Apple Wins an Emmy
BOSTON IN THE FINALS • The stars will align for Boston as its NFL, NBA, and MLB teams each make their respective finals. The New England Patriots will meet the Vikings in Super Bowl LIII. (We made the same prediction last year, but we’re sure of it
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The Death and Life of Value Investing
The growing dominance of technology companies has forced some of the world’s most successful investors—including Warren Buffett himself—to reexamine their assumptions. Here’s how they’re handling this adapt-or-die moment.
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Nelson Peltz’s Twin Challenges
The famed activist investor thought his Trian hedge fund could work its magic on a pair of troubled stalwarts, General Electric and Procter & Gamble. They proved to be two bridges too far.
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Space Mining Comes Down To Earth
MINING ASTEROIDS for either the minerals they contain or the water they hold isn’t some outlandish fantasy. In an interview three years ago, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson said that Earth’s first trillionaire would be “the person who exploits the
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Safety Meets Strength
Rising interest rates and geopolitical tensions are creating new threats to global growth. The best move for investors? Buying companies that are strong enough to control their own destiny, no matter what the economy does.
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1 Tricia Griffith
POLICY SHIFT SHE HAS RISEN FROM THE CLAIMS DEPARTMENT TO THE CORNER OFFICE, WHILE TURNING THIS 81-YEAR-OLD INSURER INTO A MODEL WORKPLACE FOR THE 21ST CENTURY—AND A GROWTH POWERHOUSE. HOW PROGRESSIVE’S LEADER IS REWRITING THE RULES OF UNDERWRITING.
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Get Ready for Reentry
The long U.S. bull market may not be over yet, but you can no longer count on the stratospheric returns of years past. Here’s how to set up your portfolio for continued growth—and a soft landing.
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Where Smart Money Goes When the Going Gets Tough
Our panel of investing experts hasn’t been fazed by the market’s recent bumpy ride. Here’s where they’re spotting profitable opportunities.
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Facebook Faces Existential Threats
Despite two record-setting quarters for revenue, Mark Zuckerberg’s social media behemoth had a very bad 2018 from a PR perspective. If Facebook doesn’t address these challenges quickly, 2019 could be even worse.
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Punches, Delivered
In the crowded field of food delivery, startups DoorDash and Postmates have built a potent rivalry.
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The Art of the (Reluctant) Deal
Many of the global crises that emerged in the past two years will be partially solved by pragmatism, as the real risk of economic catastrophe serves as a wake-up call.
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Netflix’s Oscar Factory
The Silicon Valley video giant has invested billions in original content. In Roma, it finally has a Best Picture contender.
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Michelle Gass Is Cracking The Code At Kohl’s
BIG-BOX RETAILERS HAVE TRIED FOR A DECADE TO PROTECT THEIR REVENUES FROM THE ONSLAUGHT OF E-COMMERCE—AND HAVE MOSTLY FAILED. BUT MICHELLE GASS MAY HAVE FOUND A WINNING FORMULA. (SPOILER: IT INVOLVES MAKING NICE WITH AMAZON.)
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