Monday, August 27

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The Mogul Who Made Justin Bieber

A profile of Scooter Braun.

Saturday, August 11

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Alan Greenspan on His Fed Legacy and the Economy

"Before I met Ayn Rand, I was a logical positivist, and accordingly, I didn’t believe in absolutes, moral or otherwise. If I couldn’t prove a proposition with facts and figures, it was without merit. In the midst of a conversation, she said to me, “Do I understand the thrust of your position? You are not certain you exist?” I hesitated a moment, and I said, “I can’t be sure.” And she then said to me, “And who, by chance, is answering that question?” With that little exchange, she undermined the philosophical structure I had built for myself. "
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Alan Greenspan on His Fed Legacy and the Economy

"Before I met Ayn Rand, I was a logical positivist, and accordingly, I didn’t believe in absolutes, moral or otherwise. If I couldn’t prove a proposition with facts and figures, it was without merit. In the midst of a conversation, she said to me, “Do I understand the thrust of your position? You are not certain you exist?” I hesitated a moment, and I said, “I can’t be sure.” And she then said to me, “And who, by chance, is answering that question?” With that little exchange, she undermined the philosophical structure I had built for myself. "
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Alan Greenspan on His Fed Legacy and the Economy

"Before I met Ayn Rand, I was a logical positivist, and accordingly, I didn’t believe in absolutes, moral or otherwise. If I couldn’t prove a proposition with facts and figures, it was without merit. In the midst of a conversation, she said to me, “Do I understand the thrust of your position? You are not certain you exist?” I hesitated a moment, and I said, “I can’t be sure.” And she then said to me, “And who, by chance, is answering that question?” With that little exchange, she undermined the philosophical structure I had built for myself. "

Sunday, August 5

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The Economics of Serial Dating: A Case Study

What one woman spends in a year.

Tuesday, July 31

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The Tax Haven in the Heart of Britain

The history of the The City of London Corporation, a “prehistoric monster which had mysteriously survived into the modern world.”

Monday, July 23

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Nickel and Dimed

On (not) getting by in America.

Thursday, July 19

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No Death, No Taxes

Libertarian, futurist, billionaire: a profile of Peter Thiel.

Monday, July 16

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His Man in Macau: Inside the Investigation Into Sheldon Adelson’s Empire

How did the gambling magnate and prolific super PAC donor amass his billions?

Friday, July 6

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A Brief History of Money

The evolution of currency as “a complete abstraction.”

Monday, July 2

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Saturday, June 30

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Getting Away with It

How Wall Street thoroughly dominated Obama’s economic policy.