Features by Raghu Manavalan

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Oct. 15 in New York City. Stocks remain on a downward trajectory amid growing fears of Ebola and a global slowdown.

How fear plays a role in our finances

It was the first reaction many people had when the stock market dropped this week.
Posted In: psychology, Science, fear

China's growing, but not fast enough for some

Its run as global economic driver is starting to slow.
Posted In: world, China, Investing

Startup hopes to make art investment more inclusive

Arthena's platform lets buyers own a piece of a collection for relatively little.
Posted In: art, investment, museums

A requiem for fallen Columbia House

The music distributor was responsible for one writer cultivating her own tastes.
Posted In: Columbia House, Music, bankruptcy

The Arts Shrink will see you now

KCET's Corbett Barklie advises creatives on how to make a living.
Posted In: Arts, creativity, career

Autonomous weapons and the eventual robot uprising

Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and others signed a letter to ban, yes, killer bots.
Posted In: drones, weapons, ai

Building tiny homes for the homeless

South Los Angeles resident Elvis Summers explains how and why he builds his shelters.
Posted In: homeless, homelessness, houses

Americans are taking fewer vacation days

It's a relatively new problem, says Project: Time Off director.
Posted In: vacation, productivity, employees

HBO Now's impact on 'Game of Thrones'

"Game of Thrones" is the most pirated show in existence. Will HBO Now help or hurt?
Posted In: house of cards, HBO, Game of Thrones, tv, streaming, netflix


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