DESPITE its oft-professed pro-market orthodoxy, America has always had an unusually large non-profit sector. Americans gave $390bn to charity in 2016, with the bulk of contributions coming from individual donors. Historically, revenues at non-profits tend to track GDP growth. The recent tax reforms imply that despite strong economic growth, charitable contributions in America are poised […]
A new brain scan study has revealed exactly how positivity affects the brain (and it’s impressive).
Flight attendants can now give out airline miles to compensate passengers. But some employees’ first response was: ‘What if we’re taken advantage of?’
Did McDonald’s see this coming?
IN THEIR documentary “The Vietnam War”, Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, the directors, dwell on the flawed information that American politicians got from Indo-China. The generals on the ground focused on the “kill ratio”, or the number of enemies killed per American or South Vietnamese soldiers killed. That bore no relationship to victory—North Vietnam quickly […]
Why is this city still in the running?
With careful planning, you can create tax free income with a Roth IRA. You just have to ask the right questions and get a little lucky.
Oh, how society is in trouble.
Your mind may boggle.
THEY are not extinct, nor even on the endangered-species list. But company analysts, once among the most prestigious professionals in the stockmarket, are being culled. New European rules, with the catchy name of MiFID2, have just dealt analysts another blow. A study by Greenwich Associates estimates that the research budget may drop by 20% this […]