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Meet Jesse Cohn, the Gordon Gekko for Millennial Brahs

Attention C.E.O.’s of America: Do not ignore him

A Daunting Task

James Daunt, the bookstore buccaneer, wants to save Barnes & Noble

Why WeWork WeTanked

It is arguably the greatest business flameout of the past decade. How did a company lose $20 billion in valuation in four weeks?

How to Charm the Chinese

They are “natural capitalists” who like people who are appreciative of them. Everything our president doesn’t do

Money Talks, Bullshit Squawks

A former Deutsche Bank rookie tries to make sense of the business babble on the 44th floor

Bad Blood and Big Money

A trial in London shows bankers in the worst possible light

La Dolce Vita dei Media

Is Gianni Agnelli’s grandson taking a page from Jeff Bezos?

Vice Gets Squeezed

Shane Smith convinced Rupert Murdoch and Disney that his company was, as the kids say, the sh!t. Until it wasn’t. How did Vice blow it—and trash billions in valuation?

No One Spikes These Stories

How Substack became home to big-name journalists who felt “the Youngs” in newsrooms were putting wokeness ahead of important ideas

Let’s Fire the H.R. Department

Something good has to come from the coronavirus

Towering Inferno

666 Fifth Avenue was supposed to put the Kushners on the New York map. It’s been a devil of a headache

The Emperor’s New Paintings

A would-be Robinhood for art investment is flogging shares in masterpieces by Warhol and Kusama for as little as $20. One catch? Investors will never see the art

Beau Monde

American widower battles French tycoons over possession of the left-leaning French daily that was supposed to be owned by its journalists

Big Bucks for Little Zuck

Nick Clegg vowed to reduce wealth inequality. Now Britain’s former deputy prime minister is shilling for Facebook

Mission Control

Elon Musk is plotting to launch 42,000 satellites. Why?

What Women Want

Women make the first move on today’s trendiest dating app. Is Bumble too woke for its own good?

The Lost Boys of Crypto

Wealth is a vague afterthought for the guys in flip-flops making millions trading in crypto-currency. Their end goal? Upending the system

Sonic Boom

Everyone from Bob Dylan to the Beach Boys is selling their catalogues in multi-million-dollar deals. Is classic rock the new blue chip?

Burning Down the House

As Soho House heads toward an I.P.O., the members’ club for the creative set may see any remaining air of exclusivity go up in flames

Burning Benjamins

Meet the MeWork generation, a new class of American billionaire making fortunes despite running companies into the ground

Prophet of the Golden Bull

How did a Bible-reading, Trump-supporting 65-year-old woman become Wall Street’s hottest stock picker?

Trust Busters

When Goldman Sachs partners want a divorce, they turn to this little-known and highly aggressive firm

For Meta or Worse

Big Tech is becoming the government. Can anyone rein in Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Co.?

Break It Like Beckham

If you want to learn how to run a fashion business that loses $62 million or to make a $100,000 fish-and-chips sandwich, you’ve come to the right place …