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Is It All About Money?

Big shareholders are pushing companies to think about society and the environment. But there’s a new legal backlash

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Bloomberg Businessweek
December 28 - January 04, 2021

Opendoor's Costly Path to Success

As it goes public, the real estate startup is still feeling around for a way to stop bleeding money

4 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
December 28 - January 04, 2021

It's a V. It's a Baa. It's a Swoosh

From the prosaic to the poetic, economists vie to define the shape of the recovery

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Bloomberg Businessweek
December 28 - January 04, 2021

The Very Public Humbling of Jack Ma

He was set to raise $35 billion from Ant’s IPO. Then China showed him who’s boss

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Bloomberg Businessweek
December 28 - January 04, 2021

Messing With the Census

Trump could still manage to subtract millions of people—but his time is running out

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Bloomberg Businessweek
December 28 - January 04, 2021

That Hack Is the Sound of Inevitability

A massive data breach is a reminder that in all corners of cyberspace, the advantage is with the attackers

6 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
December 28 - January 04, 2021

Business at Its Best

With a big hand from the government, pharmaceutical companies delivered the vaccine that the world desperately needed. Here’s how something in 2020 went right for a change

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
December 28 - January 04, 2021

Feeding Frenzy

World Central Kitchen, founded by chef José Andrés, has helped millions of people through disasters. The pandemic brought a new challenge

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
December 28 - January 04, 2021

The Covid Escape Pass

Airlines and other industries are experimenting with digital equivalents of immunity certificates

7 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
December 21, 2020

how to heal a building

open the windows. stop the obsessive sanitizing. spread some good germs around. a building, like a person, is only as healthy as its microbiome

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Bloomberg Businessweek
December 21, 2020

The Customer Is King Again

Travel may not come back bigger, but it will be better

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Bloomberg Businessweek
December 21, 2020

The ZOMBIE Recovery

U.S. businesses staggering along on stimulus may collapse before a fresh round arrives

6 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
December 21, 2020

Should Google Be Its Own Watchdog?

The departure of a prominent researcher sparks conflict over AI ethics and race within the company

4 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
December 21, 2020

midtown misses you

new york’s business district is half-empty. every other big city has a similar problem. developer aby rosen is still planning a bright post-pandemic future.

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Bloomberg Businessweek
December 21, 2020

How GM Put the Mean in Green

It’s betting $27 billion on an electric vehicle push. Can its Hummer EV erase the nerd factor?

6 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
December 21, 2020

A Tale of Two Antitrust Battles

The U.S. government’s case against Facebook is bold; its case against Google, by the book

4 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
December 21, 2020

China's New E-Commerce Middlemen

Chinese tech companies look to partner with local leaders who help coordinate neighborhood purchases

4 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
December 21, 2020

Go burbward, young knowledge worker

The pandemic has meant that white-collar workers can suddenly live anywhere. That will have implications for pay—how does a 20% salary cut sound?—and could reshape the U.S.

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
December 21, 2020

Untangling Child Care In America

Expanding availability and lowering costs could deliver a $1.6 trillion boost to the U.S. economy

8 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
December 14, 2020

The Window Is Closing On Vaccine Makers

With early leaders so effective, it may be tougher for laggards to conduct trials

7 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
December 14, 2020

THE OIL BOYS OF ESSEX

Over a few hours in April, a trader called Cuddles and eight of his pals from outside London made $660 million—and turned global oil markets upside down

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
December 14, 2020

The Country That Learned To Live With Covid-19

As other nations locked down or let the coronavirus run rampant, South Korea found a middle way—and a road map for future pandemics

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
December 14, 2020

Robinhood's Unexpected New Rival

Webull, owned by a Chinese company, is breaking into the crowded zero-fee brokerage business in the U.S.

6 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
December 14, 2020

Powell Joins the Fed Pantheon

He’s being called the most transformative Fed chairman since Paul Volcker

6 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
December 14, 2020

Never Mind the IPOs—Rent's Falling

Money is washing through the tech sector, but some of its workers have left San Francisco

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Bloomberg Businessweek
December 14, 2020

Can Nike's Anti-Racism Ads Just Do It in Japan?

Its social justice playbook worked in the U.S. but may not translate to a less diverse nation

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Bloomberg Businessweek
December 14, 2020

How Medela Lost Moms

Medela invented the modern breast pump and led the cultural shift that made its use ubiquitous. Today’s mothers don’t seem impressed

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Bloomberg Businessweek
December 14, 2020

And Now, for My Next Trick …

WhatsApp makes practically no money now, but Facebook has plans to change that

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Bloomberg Businessweek
December 14, 2020

The Bloomberg 50

THE PEOPLE WHO DEFINED AN UNPRECEDENTED YEAR

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Bloomberg Businessweek
December 07, 2020

Scotland Makes Periods Less Painful

The country is the first in the world to offer free, universal access to sanitary products

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Bloomberg Businessweek
December 07, 2020