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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

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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

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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.

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December 14, 2020

Powell Joins the Fed Pantheon

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

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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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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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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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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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December 14, 2020

The Bloomberg 50

THE PEOPLE WHO DEFINED AN UNPRECEDENTED YEAR

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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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December 07, 2020

Musk's German Charm Offensive

The Tesla boss has won over many Germans, but labor senses a growing threat

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December 07, 2020

Lost on Main Street

The Fed’s program to save midsize businesses isn’t working, and it isn’t clear there’s an easy fix

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December 07, 2020

Finding Flights to Deliver Vaccines

The pandemic has vastly reduced airlines’ capacity to haul freight

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December 07, 2020

The Pot Lobby Seeks A New Prize

Hopes are high for federal drug reform under Biden, even if Republicans keep the Senate

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December 07, 2020

Corralling the Vatican's Golden Calf

Pope Francis’ quest to bring transparency to church finances is running into stiff opposition from an entitled Curia

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December 07, 2020

Chicago's Hard Choices

Mayor Lori Lightfoot pushed through an austerity budget, alienating some progressives

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December 07, 2020

Covid Strains Microcredit

The world’s poorest borrowers are struggling to keep up with the loans that fund their livelihoods

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December 07, 2020

Amazon's European Adventure Could Be Different From Google's

There are signs that the company and the European Union are working to avoid an antitrust showdown

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December 07, 2020

Did Airbnb Win The Pandemic?

The company’s ability to adapt to Covid puts it ahead of rivals and may have saved its IPO

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December 07, 2020

Welcome to Lithium Valley

A dusty stretch rich in deposits of the metal used to make batteries may host California’s next gold rush

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November 23 - 30, 2020

This Market Is for Noobs

Professional money managers aren’t beating the market. The novice trader next door might be

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November 23 - 30, 2020

Boom Times for Streaming, Not for Hollywood Jobs

That the Covid-19 pandemic has been a disaster for those who work in live entertainment is no surprise.

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November 23 - 30, 2020

LYSOL IS WORKING ON IT

THE SANITIZER MAKER IS CHURNING OUT MORE PRODUCT THAN EVER BEFORE. BUT WITH A PANDEMIC WINTER ON THE WAY, THAT’S STILL NOT ENOUGH

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November 23 - 30, 2020

Santa Has a Pandemic Plan

Thanks to Covid, kids are trading Santa’s lap for video chats and plexiglass shields

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November 23 - 30, 2020

The Final Hurdle Is Bureaucracy

An alphabet soup of regulators raises the prospect of vaccine chaos

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November 23 - 30, 2020

A Prince, a Financer... And A Very Private Bank

Prince Andrew’s friendship with David Rowland gave cachet to Banque Havilland, a Luxembourg lender that wooed sketchy clients in high places

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November 23 - 30, 2020

WHO'S a good business model? It's YOU! Yes it is! You're SUCH a good business model! Yes you are!

Locked-down Americans are pampering their pets like never before, and Chewy is reaping the benefits

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November 23 - 30, 2020

America Needs YOU to Track Covid-19

The government struggled to publish high-quality data on the virus, so the unofficial Covid Tracking Project stepped up

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November 23 - 30, 2020

A Covid Boost for Flu Fighters

Developers of influenza vaccines are benefiting from the focus on the coronavirus

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November 23 - 30, 2020

THE LONG HAULERS

The human and economic costs of Covid-19 will linger long after a vaccine has arrived

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November 16, 2020