1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.”
  4. 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.
  5. coronavirus
    This Will Get WorseThe grim math of a coronavirus future.
  6. 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.
  7. intelligencer chats
    Is There Any End in Sight to Coronavirus’s Economic Carnage?A major recession isn’t inevitable, but continuing worldwide disruption is.
  8. coronavirus
    Coronavirus Is Imploding Global Financial MarketsAll kinds of indicators are flashing red, indicating that the disease will wreak major damage to the economy.
  9. business
    Inside the Fossil-Fuel Industry’s Plan to Profit From Climate ChangeI went to one of Shell’s private meetings and took notes.
  10. 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.
  11. buyer's market
    So What Should I Do About Coronavirus Now?Besides just waiting.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. language
    Why Do Corporations Speak the Way They Do?The pernicious spread of garbage language.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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?
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. the economy
    Trump Tax Cuts Gave $18 Billion Bonus to Big Banks in 2019Last year, our “populist” president’s signature legislative achievement made Wall Street’s titans immensely richer.
  31. the top line
    Casper Will Go Public, Offering the Latest New and Exciting Way to Lose MoneyDon’t call Casper a mattress company. Casper, which filed paperwork to go public on Friday, says it is “a pioneer of the Sleep Economy.”
  32. the top line
    Sad CEO Wants Tariffs That Hurt Other Businesses, Not His OwnHe has his reasons for making the argument he does. But the wider context is important: Overall, tariffs create more losers than winners.
  33. carlos ghosn
    The Wildest Details From Carlos Ghosn’s Daring Escape From JapanThe former auto executive flew out of Osaka in a black box with holes drilled in it so he could breathe.
  34. the top line
    Maybe They Were Out to Get Carlos Ghosn. That Doesn’t Mean He Isn’t a Criminal.The former Nissan and Renault executive believes that Japan’s stated reasons for pursuing him are just a pretext. He could be right.
  35. the top line
    3 Big Economic Trends of the 2010sSlow, steady, and perhaps more sustainable growth defined the decade.
  36. business
    The World’s 500 Richest People Increased Their Wealth by $1.2 Trillion in 2019That’s a 25 percent increase in wealth for the 500 richest people in the world.
  37. hirings and firings
    Boeing Finally Ousts Hapless CEO for 737 MAX DebacleNow, an attitude of genuine contrition and transparency will be crucial to rebuilding Boeing’s century-old reputation for reliability.
  38. the top line
    The House Impeached Trump, and the Stock Market Did Not Crash. Sad!Despite Trump repeatedly warning that impeaching him would lead to a stock-market tumble.
  39. buyer's market
    Why Paying More for Fitness Is Part of Peloton’s PropositionA $2,000 exercise bike you’ll keep using is a better value than a $200 one that you’ll use five times before turning it into a clothing rack
  40. business
    Boeing’s 737 Max Was an Epic Error. So Why’s the Company’s Stock Still Going Up?The flawed airliner was one of the biggest business mistakes ever. But don’t underestimate the power of financial engineering.
  41. the top line
    A Partial Trade Deal With China Mitigates One More Trump-Economy RiskThe most important thing about the “phase one” trade agreement announced Friday by U.S. and Chinese officials is what won’t happen.
  42. the top line
    The Lessons of Away’s Weird Company CultureA hardass CEO isn’t necessarily a problem. But don’t let things get out of hand.
  43. paul volcker
    Paul Volcker Was Right About InflationImitators may have overlearned his lessons, but the former Fed chair took necessary steps to right the economy.
  44. the top line
    No, New York Is Not Getting an Amazon Headquarters AnywayThere have been an awful lot of unwarranted victory laps in the last few days by opponents of the original deal.
  45. business
    President Trump Is Wrong — Toilets Are Good Now“People are flushing toilets ten times, 15 times, as opposed to once,” the president said. But low-flow toilets have come a long way.
  46. intelligencer chats
    What Does Today’s Positive Jobs Report Mean for Trump’s Reelection?Intelligencer staffers discuss the political implications of the humming economy, and why wage growth isn’t keeping up with the broader picture.
  47. buyer's market
    It’s Not Your Imagination — This Holiday Season Is Unusually RushedThis Christmas is coming just 27 days after Thanksgiving, which is the shortest gap possible. That has both personal and commercial implications.
  48. buyer's market
    Black Friday Isn’t Just a Day. It’s a State of Mind.Black Friday is increasingly just an umbrella term for any kind of shopping in late autumn that entails some semblance of getting a deal.
  49. buyer's market
    Disney Says It’s Hiking Park Ticket Prices for Your Own GoodI just paid $194 for a one-day pass. But here’s what I got for it.
  50. the top line
    WeWork Should Learn Something From Marriott and HiltonIt’s not impossible to build a successful real-estate company that owns little or no real estate.
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