Thanks to the Federal Reserve's low-rate religion, big S&P 500 companies such as Boeing and AT&T have spent the last decade gorging on debt, some recklessly. But instead of heading towards bankruptcy, they're now being propped up by the government
The fifth-richest person in the world has been quietly turning an entire Hawaiian island into a wellness experiment. Now Oracle founder Larry Ellison has been drafted into the fight against the coronavirus, a critical test of whether data can indeed save us
WeWork looks like it might die of coronavirus, but its oldest and largest competitor, Switzerland-based IWG, is well-positioned to survive the outbreak—and thrive in its aftermath. That should be no surprise. After all, IWG's founder, Mark Dixon, has seen this movie before
Between the WeWork debacle and the coronavirus, the markets have deemed his $100 billion Vision Fund largely worthless. But the world's most important investor over the past three years, SoftBank's Masayoshi Son, has other assets, a track record—and a plan
Eric Yuan is helping millions of people survive social distancing by giving away his videoconferencing tool, Zoom, for free. The move is earning him much respect, and when the pandemic has passed, the billionaire's business will likely be stronger than ever. But in the midst of a global crisis, can his app withstand a 610 percent spike in traffic virtually overnight and the scrutiny of prime time?
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Baillie Gifford didn't see the pandemic coming, but a positive attitude toward the overpriced momentum stocks in its $245 billion portfolio turned out to be perfect for life under lockdown
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