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F. SCOTT FITZGERALD FAMOUSLY WROTE, “The very rich … are different from you and me.” And he didn’t mean that in a good way. To paraphrase the author, whose themes often touched on the corrosive effects of extreme wealth, the superaffluent are soft an
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SOMETIMES IT TAKES A GROUP of economists to confirm reality. Last year, a team of German academics released a study on the effects of major financial crises on politics, examining 800 elections over 140 years in 20 advanced economies. They found that
In April 2013, when the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh crumbled and killed more than a thousand garment workers, Western clothing executives were chastened. They were the ones, after all, who’d been pressuring Bangladesh’s apparel factories to che
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Beijing is heading down a questionable path we’ve seen before: Japan’s
One day you're a millionaire, the next day you're not.
To figure out the true price of a business degree, you have to factor in the opportunity cost | “I wouldn’t want to wonder in 10 years if not having the MBA was holding me back”
Nations are imposing tariffs on steel and biodiesel, and fleets are shrinking | “China had a great run, but it’s over”
Modi is installing an almost cashless system that will expand banks’ deposits | “We are sitting almost idle. There are no buyers”
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Infrastructure spending may not be the best move now | The economy “needs slight tweaks, not big-bang changes”
Investors see a burst of growth, bigger deficits, and more inflation | Waiting for details “on what the actual numbers are”
IN OUR GLOBALIZED, TECHNOLOGY-DRIVEN world, we have convinced ourselves that the route to excellence and progress lies in specialization. Consider entrepreneur Peter Thiel’s recent argument that workers should make a lifelong commitment to a single c
1 CHANCES ARE YOU’LL SEE ONE THIS FALL Health savings accounts, which let you pay medical bills with pretax dollars, are surging: 72% of large employers offered them in 2016, up from 40% in 2010, says the National Business Group on Health. Employers
DEAR MONTCLAIR, N.J., I’m sorry you didn’t land on this year’s list of the 50 Best Places to Live in America. True, you weren’t even eligible in 2016, since MONEY’s annual ranking alternates between the current focus on small cities (places with popu
GLOBALIZATION IS USUALLY DEFINED as the free movement of people, goods and capital. It’s been the most important economic force of modernity. Until the financial crisis of 2008, global trade grew twice as fast as the global economy itself. Yet, thank
And, despite what Trump said in the debate, it isn’t likely to save miners’ jobs either
Mitchell Compton II’s success was starting to freak him out. He cofounded the San Diego-based Coconut Beach, which sells a line of coconut chips and drinks, and debuted the products at a natural-foods trade show in March 2015. Orders came in rapidly;
Canadians are investing in violence-plagued Guerrero state | “We’re very involved with our security folks”
One of the first enterprises Buffett is allowing to use the Berkshire Hathaway brand name is a real-estate brokerage.
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Jim Satterfield's Firestorm Solutions franchise helps companies develop plans to deal with workplace violence, natural disasters and other crises.
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ONE ENTREPRENEUR helped start a trading platform that’s taking on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq. Another executive oversees North American ride-sharing operations for Uber, the world’s most valuable unicorn. A third runs a $3.2 billion Inter
FORTUNE is a business magazine, not a political one, and we know our readers like it that way. But it’s hard to escape the fact that this year’s U.S. presidential election is the biggest business story running. That’s why we took space in our May 1 i
Companies in emerging markets stand out for their leverage | “Excessive private debt is a major headwind against” global growth
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