CAMBRIDGE, MA—Emphasizing that the late billionaire was only having sex with consenting adults at the time, Harvard officials said Friday that the nearly $9 million Jeffrey Epstein gave to the university was received during a brief recovery period...
Felix SalmonHarvard Officials Say $8.9 Million Donation From Jeffrey Epstein Was From Brief Recovery Period When He Wasn’t A Pedophile
Central bank-backed digital currencies would pave the way for revolutionary change
Felix Salmon"unleashing competition in this new architecture would be truly disruptive,” writes the man who was CEO of Citigroup during a period where it had to be bailed out by the government and who saw its stock price decline by 90%
Felix SalmonA very weird straw-man column from @notrobwalker, who seems to think that a tech backlash must come only from some kind of spontaneous mass consumer boycott. Rather than consumers demanding and receiving government action and regulation.
Helen Hudson will tell you what the 15th Ward was like when she was a girl. In the 1950s and early ’60s, the Syracuse neighborhood was home to thousands of predominantly black residents who had settled in the growing upstate New York city during and...
Coming into the Q2 earnings season, there were concerns in the market about the impact of the stronger U.S. dollar, slower global economic growth, and trade tensions on companies in the S&P 500 with higher international revenue exposure.
The former vice president and his wife made millions through speeches and books after he left office, according to tax returns his campaign released Tuesday.
Felix SalmonHelp me with this math, plz:
-Biden earned $15.6 million just in 2017 and 2018
-He gave away less than $1.3 million to charity
-His net worth is less than $8 million
Something isn’t adding up
A billionaire hedge fund honcho has carved a personal driveway in a West Village sidewalk -- and hasn’t paid a dime for the brazen annexation of public space.
Felix SalmonThis is the most NYC story you’ll read today. Guy slaps an “Active Driveway” sign on his back door (which leads to a staircase, not a parking garage) and tows away anybody who parks in front of his house.
Investors expect even lower growth and inflation; this isn’t the way it’s supposed to work.
Felix Salmon“In the spring of 2018, when the C.B.O. modeled tax cuts and spending increases that had been agreed to the preceding winter, it forecast that higher deficits would result in higher interest rates: 3.7% on 10-year Treasury bonds in 2019.”