1. business
    The Company Taking Over YouTube Advertising Just Got a Pile of MoneyMasterClass, an educational start-up selling access to the stars, just raised $100 million — meaning their YouTube pre-rolls aren’t going anywhere.
  2. the top line
    Walmart Had a Great First Quarter — and Has Good News About the Whole Economy“Call it relief spending,” said the company’s CEO, “as it was heavily influenced by stimulus dollars.”
  3. carlos ghosn
    The Law Might Be Catching Up With Carlos GhosnTwo Americans who allegedly aided Carlos Ghosn’s escape from Japan were arrested, suggesting the businessman may not be out of the clear yet.
  4. out of stock
    Due to Coronavirus, These Products Are Suddenly Impossible to FindConsider yourself lucky if you’ve been able to buy a bike, kettlebell, or webcam during the pandemic.
  5. buyer's market
    Here’s How to Square a Rising Stock Market With the Dire EconomyIt depends a lot on what story you are telling.
  6. the top line
    Why Do Food Delivery Companies Lose Money?One common theory is that they are planning to raise their prices someday. I think something else is going on.
  7. buyer's market
    Who’s Booking Hotel Rooms Right Now? Vacation Optimists.People are hoping that the worst will be over in a few months. And if it’s not, they have an out.
  8. the top line
    There’s Deflation, But You’re Probably Not Enjoying Lower PricesThe government’s preferred measure of prices is way down. That’s not the story for most consumers during lockdown though.
  9. the top line
    Why There Are Still So Many Empty Shelves at the Grocery StoreSome key dynamics have changed since March, but there are still acute shortages — particularly in the meat aisle.
  10. the top line
    Here’s Where the Jobs Crisis Is Hitting HardestAmerica’s current economy misery isn’t spread evenly.
  11. buyer's market
    Disney Is a Fascinating Case Study for the Coronavirus’s Economic EffectsAcross the company’s many businesses, the impact from the pandemic ranges from dire to positive.
  12. the top line
    Federal Government to Airlines: Keep Flying Those Empty PlanesAs part of the industry bailout, airlines are supposed to continue service to every U.S. city in their networks.
  13. buyer's market
    Drinking More Wine During the Lockdown? You’re Not AloneAlcohol sales are up in the crisis — but not all makers are benefiting.
  14. coronavirus
    Elon Musk Rips ‘Fascist’ Quarantine Orders“This is not democratic. This is not freedom. Give people back their goddamn freedom,” Musk said on a Tesla earnings call.
  15. the national interest
    The Fatal Calculations of the Economists Steering Our Public HealthArthur Laffer, Lawrence Kudlow, and Stephen Moore have been wrong about everything for decades, but still have an enduring influence.
  16. the economy
    How Oil Prices Can Go NegativeAnd when you’ll be able to see savings at your local gas station.
  17. rituals
    Where Have All the Flowers Gone?Under social distancing, flowers are one of the few mourning rituals that can still be observed. But the coronavirus has also made them hard to find.
  18. intelligencer chats
    Why Hasn’t the Stock Market Crashed Even More?Wall Street is well off its pre-pandemic highs, but it is also showing a guarded optimism about the recovery.
  19. buyer’s market
    Luxury Hotels Are Nearly Empty. Budget Hotels Still Have Customers.“It’s mostly local,” says one general manager. “Maybe someone in the family wants to quarantine or stay away from family.”
  20. the economy
    The Companies That Stand to Profit From the PandemicNot everyone suffers when the GDP and Dow collapse.
  21. the top line
    Here’s Why So Many Planes Are Still Flying, Nearly EmptySchedule reductions haven’t lined up with the drop in demand amid COVID-19, as obstacles like logistics, DOT obligations, and algae get in the way.
  22. the top line
    How a Riskier World Has Me Rethinking My InvestmentsMy strategy had long been to buy and hold for the long term. That changed – in part, anyway – earlier this month.
  23. panic
    For Wine Stores, Coronavirus Has Brought a ‘Fire Hose’ of CustomersOne wine shop owner talks about how busy the past week has been, and how it could all suddenly change for the worse.
  24. coronavirus
    An Economist Has Offered a Theory of Toilet Paper HoardingThe run on toilet paper amid coronavirus fears created a “temporary shock to a stable supply chain.”
  25. intelligencer chats
    Will Markets Ever Adjust to the Coronavirus Era?Incredible volatility has defined the last few weeks. More certainty about the disease’s course will provide much-needed clarity.
  26. coronavirus
    This Will Get WorseThe grim math of a coronavirus future.
  27. buyer's market
    U.S. Airlines Are Alarmed About a Coronavirus Slump — Some More Than OthersIt’s going to be a rough year for them, even in the more optimistic scenarios regarding the U.S. outbreak.
  28. intelligencer chats
    Is There Any End in Sight to Coronavirus’s Economic Carnage?A major recession isn’t inevitable, but continuing worldwide disruption is.
  29. coronavirus
    Coronavirus Is Imploding Global Financial MarketsAll kinds of indicators are flashing red, indicating that the disease will wreak major damage to the economy.
  30. business
    Inside the Fossil-Fuel Industry’s Plan to Profit From Climate ChangeI went to one of Shell’s private meetings and took notes.
  31. the top line
    Coronavirus Is Hitting Travel Companies Hard — But Nobody Knows How Hard, YetDeclining travel is both a symptom and a cause of broader economic problems.
  32. buyer's market
    So What Should I Do About Coronavirus Now?Besides just waiting.
  33. the top line
    The Stock Market Is Plunging Because of Bigger Coronavirus FearsThe market is starting to price in two big concerns: supply-chain disruption and the chance of a global pandemic.
  34. the top line
    What Morgan Stanley Is Getting by Buying E-TradeThe lesson here for retail-brokerage clients is to figure out whether they are keeping too much money in cash.
  35. language
    Why Do Corporations Speak the Way They Do?The pernicious spread of garbage language.
  36. buyer's market
    Skiing Is More Expensive Than Ever, and Also Cheaper – If You Plan RightAs the ski industry has become more consolidated and more corporate, it has copied pricing strategies from the airline and hotel industries.
  37. intelligencer chats
    Are Markets Underrating the Coronavirus Threat?The outbreak has all but ground China to a halt, but so far the Western financial world isn’t panicking.
  38. the top line
    Why Elon Musk Is Raising Billions in Cash for TeslaIf Musk’s instinct in 2018 was to buy shares when the price was low, it makes sense that Tesla is now selling stock when the price is high.
  39. buyer's market
    It’s Time to Get Rid of NYC’s Rental Broker Fees for GoodNew York City is expensive enough, and there are better ways to compensate real-estate agents.
  40. the top line
    Tesla Stock Is Way Up and Nobody Really Knows WhyThe price chart for Tesla shares has lately looked like a hockey stick. Are Elon Musk fans driving the action or is something else going on?
  41. buyer's market
    How I Learned to Let Go of My Baggage — LiterallyThere are actually a lot of advantages to checking your luggage. And airlines have done their share to make it a better choice.
  42. the economy
    The Markets Don’t Know What to Make of Coronavirus YetThe volatility in the markets reflects uncertainty about how widespread the coronavirus outbreak will be, and how long it will last.
  43. the top line
    Here’s Why Wuhan Coronavirus Has U.S. Airlines Leaving ChinaFor a variety of political and practical reasons, all three of the major global U.S. airlines are suspending their flights to mainland China.
  44. the top line
    Why a Le Creuset Dutch Oven Is Worth Every PennyI love my Le Creuset pots and pans, and I guess I was an early adopter, since I bought my first one before Instagram existed.
  45. buyer's market
    Here Are Two Things Apple Is Doing RightThe stock has been going up — and the company’s latest report shows why investors were correct to be optimistic.
  46. huawei
    The Trump Administration’s War on Huawei Isn’t Going WellThe U.K.’s decision not to ban it from its 5G network is another blow to the White House’s pressure campaign.
  47. the top line
    Why the Stock Market Is So Worried About CoronavirusHistory suggests that outbreaks like the one in China can have negative effects that go well beyond their death tolls.
  48. the top line
    Why Away Has Named Two CEOs — and Why It Won’t WorkThe luggage-maker wants to project that founder Steph Korey is in charge — but also that she is not in charge. It’s not a recipe for success.
  49. netflix
    Netflix Beat Wall Street Forecasts. So Why Did Its Stock Fall?Intensifying competition in the U.S. and questions about cash flow raise existential questions for the streaming giant.
  50. business
    Does Trump’s New Trade Deal Really Accomplish Anything?Intelligencer staffers chat about the significance of the preliminary agreement between the United States and China.
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