Weekly Briefing No. 89 | Global Macro Malaise, Litecoin’s Rise, Disrupting Connecticut

Weekly Briefing No. 89 | Global Macro Malaise, Litecoin’s Rise, Disrupting Connecticut

This week, summer sparks continue to fly on several fronts. Here are the ones that caught our attention: Global macro traders need to get a clue; Bitcoin’s civil unrest is Litecoin’s gain; Connecticut disrupted? AI fact vs. fiction; Payments emojis are no joke; United’s repo scheme; Company of Note: Everplans

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Weekly Briefing #05: Meet the $40 billion Wall Street revenue killer: John Bogle.

Weekly Briefing #05: Meet the $40 billion Wall Street revenue killer: John Bogle.

Meet the $40 billion Wall Street revenue killer: John Bogle. Who’d want to buy a no-brain mutual fund that merely matches the market? That’s the dismissive question Wall Street lobbed at Vanguard for years. Now it’s the Valley Forge, Pa.-based fund giant — and its founder, John Bogle — who are getting the last laugh.

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Weekly Briefing #04: Relax M&A bankers, you aren't going to be Uberized just yet.

Weekly Briefing #04: Relax M&A bankers, you aren't going to be Uberized just yet.

Relax M&A bankers, you aren’t going to be Uberized just yet. This Bloomberg article tore through bankers' inboxes on Thursday. And while we think Axial is an interesting platform to connect “small” buyers and sellers of businesses, it's not Tinder, which is geared towards, how shall we say it, short-term transactions...

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