Business

Donald Trump Says ’96 Million’ Are Looking for Work

By Rob 0
Donald Trump’s first press conference as president-elect will be best-remembered for his jeering at the press and vague dismissals of financial and ethical impropriety. But buried inside the taunting and dissembling was a Trump moment that stands out as a kind of microcosmic footnote—subtle yet representative of his ability to scramble the news cycle with Read More

George Soros lost nearly $1 billion after Donald Trump election: reports

By Selene 0
New York: George Soros lost nearly $ 1 billion as a result of the stock-market rally spurred by Donald Trump’s surprise presidential election, the Wall Street Journal reported. But Stanley Druckenmiller, Soros’s former deputy who helped him score $ 1 billion of profits betting against the British pound in 1992, anticipated the market’s recent climb Read More

The Revolt of Working Parents

By Rob 0
“There is no way you can be a good mother while achieving what I aspire.” “Let’s face it. It’s a man’s world. The woman always stays home with the child.” “It’s hard to do this job with two kids.” These are just a few phrases working mothers reported hearing from their supervisors when discussing promotions Read More

How to Train a Worker

By Rob 0
People sometimes talk about education as though it’s something that ends. High schools, colleges, grad schools: They commence, they conclude, and then you just work. But in an economy in which automation and globalization are rapidly changing and even eliminating certain jobs, American workers and companies might come to see education not as a life-stage, Read More

The Perfectly Normal Ways Trump Can Enrich Himself as President

By Rob 0
Along with the many unprecedented problems they create, Donald Trump’s conflicts of interest, as with so many other things, illustrate in striking fashion an existing flaw in American democracy. The problem is corruption: the potential for elected officials to take actions that benefit themselves, their family, their friends, or their business associates rather than the Read More

Why ‘Teflon-like’ global markets are resisting the bears

By Selene 0
London: The rise of Donald Trump. Looming European elections. A jump in inflation. A less accommodative Federal Reserve. In recent months, markets haven’t just climbed a wall of worry spanning geopolitical risks to the end of a multi-decade bull run in bonds, they have vaulted over it. US stocks have defied warnings of impending doom Read More