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Big Bucks or Bogus Betting Baloney?

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says there’s $400 billion per year of illegal sports betting in the U.S. alone. Seriously?

Nov. 20 2014 9:30 AMDrug BustFor 30 years, generic medications helped make health care cheaper. Why is their cost surging?
Nov. 18 2014 2:06 PMWalmart’s WeathermanHarsh winters can be bad news for retailers. That’s one reason they call in corporate meteorologists. 
Nov. 10 2014 5:49 PMLet Them Eat LunchAmerican workers don’t take enough breaks. That’s why every company needs a cafeteria.
Nov. 5 2014 5:10 PMUrban OnshoringHow to bring tech jobs back to the United States.
Oct. 29 2014 9:00 AMWhat’s Good for the GooseThe down in your winter jacket may not be cruelty-free. Key players in the outerwear industry want to change that.  
Oct. 22 2014 1:57 PMWalmart’s Affordable Care ActHealth care services for customers? Sure. Health insurance for employees? Not so much.
Oct. 14 2014 5:09 PMGoogle Thinks Amazon Is Its Biggest CompetitorHere’s why.
Oct. 9 2014 11:03 AMGreenberg’s FollyThe former CEO wants the government to pay up for saving AIG.
Oct. 2 2014 12:58 PMWhy Can’t States Do More to Protect Patients From Surprise Medical Bills?It’s complicated.
Sept. 30 2014 11:25 AMNaomi Klein Is WrongMultinational corporations are doing more than governments to halt climate change.
Sept. 26 2014 12:49 PMAmericans Have No Idea How Bad Inequality Really IsAnd if they did, they wouldn’t want European-style solutions.
Sept. 24 2014 3:57 PMA Fight Over Rooftop Solar Panels Could Decide America’s Energy Future
Sept. 22 2014 12:07 PMDivestment Isn’t the AnswerTo destroy demand for fossil fuels, universities can do a lot better than just selling some stocks.
Sept. 12 2014 10:47 AMIs It the Whiskey or the Oil?Why Scotland thinks it can survive as an independent country.
Aug. 29 2014 2:00 PMWho Gets to Be “Rich”?And why do most people seem to think they are “middle class”?
Nov. 19 2014 4:22 PMEmission StatementA carbon tax won’t happen anytime soon. Chevrolet just proved it should.
Nov. 14 2014 10:10 AMWould Walmart’s Prices Spike if They Paid Their Employees More?Watch this video to find out.
Nov. 7 2014 3:09 PMWhat Happens When a Disruptor Gets DisruptedThe war between auto dealers and TrueCar, a company that wanted to change car sales.
Nov. 3 2014 11:48 PMOff the MarketWe have stacks of research to explain why stocks rise and fall—but most of it is all wrong.
Oct. 27 2014 4:29 PMIn Search of Uber’s UnicornThe ride-sharing service says its median driver makes close to six figures. But the math just doesn’t add up.
Oct. 15 2014 2:42 PMIn Praise of AmazonJeff Bezos’ company is not the problem with American capitalism. It’s the solution to our economy’s ills.
Oct. 13 2014 6:30 PMThe Coal ParadoxThe current business case for carbon sequestration? Burning coal to make oil.
Oct. 7 2014 4:24 PMBuilding a Bigger BubbleWhat does the $24 billion NBA deal mean for the future of TV sports?
Oct. 1 2014 8:34 AMGoing PrivateTo undertake a massively ambitious energy project, you don’t need the government anymore.
Sept. 30 2014 10:44 AMBull---- MarketAmerica is overlooking a plentiful renewable resource: animal manure.
Sept. 25 2014 1:34 PMIs There a Doctor in This Uber?So you’re going into labor. Should you use a ride-sharing app to get to the hospital?
Sept. 22 2014 1:37 PMSubprime Loans Are Back!And believe it or not, that’s a good thing.
Sept. 18 2014 2:18 PMThe NFL Is Not a NonprofitSo why does it get to act like one?
Sept. 2 2014 7:36 AMIn Defense of AmazonI’m a writer, and my experience with this supposedly evil corporate behemoth has been fantastic.
Aug. 24 2014 11:18 PMThe Ice Bucket Challenge Isn’t Going AwayBut giving money to disease-specific charities is still a bad idea.

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