published Nov 3rd 2016, 9:21 am, by Stephen L. Carter (Bloomberg View) — There’s a theory in psychology that we root for underdogs because we perceive them as scrappy. They work harder than the other guys. For champions, it all comes easy. For the underdogs, it’s all struggle and sweat.
published Nov 10th 2016, 1:30 pm, by Rachel Evans and Sally Bakewell (Bloomberg) — Wall Street bankers racing to comply with a new rule designed to prevent another crisis are hoping Donald Trump’s victory will bring them a reprieve. The U.S. President-elect aims to “dismantle” the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform act,
published Nov 10th 2016, 1:40 pm, by Jennifer Jacobs and Kevin Cirilli (Bloomberg) — Donald Trump headed to Washington on Thursday as president-elect, a step toward taking the reins of a divided nation. His most prominent appointment, with President Barack Obama, lasted for an hour and a half in the Oval Office.
*thought this may provide an interesting historical perspective* published Sep 26th 2016, 7:45 am A week ago, I surprised myself by sitting through the entire Emmy Awards telecast without once switching channels. I was helped by the sheer quality of the work being honored (I’ve long stopped arguing that TV
published Nov 9th 2016, 8:53 pm, by Mihir Sharma (Bloomberg View) — Welcome, American liberals. Welcome to the special torment of discovering that you do not know your country. You thought, no doubt, you were exempt — immune from the shocks that liberals throughout the world have felt in recent
published Nov 9th 2016, 9:22 pm, by Christopher Langner (Bloomberg Gadfly) —Donald Trump has said much about rewriting trade agreements, prompting investors to steer clear of the likes of Brazil and Mexico in the aftermath of the U.S. election. But investors should pause before selling, or buying. If his words
published Nov 9th 2016, 6:00 am, by John McCormick and Mark Niquette (Bloomberg) —Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States in a stunning repudiation of the political establishment that jolted financial markets and likely will reorder the nation’s priorities and fundamentally alter America’s relationship with the
published Nov 8th 2016, 2:31 pm, by Mark Bergen (Bloomberg) —The latest Google drones have just started taking flight in the real world. But the team behind the technology is slowing down, trimming headcount and shelving initiatives as the experimental unit becomes the latest target of tightening budgets across parent company
published Nov 8th 2016, 12:46 pm, by Jessica Shankleman (Bloomberg) —Officials from almost 200 countries are gathering in Marrakesh, Morocco, this week for the first major summit since they agreed in December to curb greenhouse gas pollution and limit global warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius. The landmark deal
published Nov 4th 2016, 4:28 am, by Patrick Gower and Jeremy Hodges (Bloomberg) — The century-old Portland stone building of the U.K.’s Supreme Court stands on London’s Parliament Square, separated from the historic structures housing lawmakers and religious leaders by about 400 feet. The top court was founded seven years