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How shareholders jumped to first in line for profits

Apr 25, 2022
A business theory helped put profits for shareholders ahead of other corporate interests.
Milton Friedman, one of the most influential economists of the 20th century.
PBS

Why do we care about Tesla?

Oct 25, 2018
After years of posting heavy operating losses, the electric car maker Tesla has made it into the black. On Wednesday, the company reported earning more than a $300 million profit in the July to September months. We hear a lot about Tesla, even though it holds a tiny share of the auto market. So, does […]
A Tesla showroom stands in the Meatpacking district in Manhattan on June 6, 2018 in New York City.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Why do we care about Tesla?

Oct 25, 2018
After years of posting heavy operating losses, the electric car maker Tesla has made it into the black. On Wednesday, the company reported earning more than a $300 million profit in the July to September months. We hear a lot about Tesla, even though it holds a tiny share of the auto market. So, does […]
A Tesla showroom stands in the Meatpacking district in Manhattan on June 6, 2018 in New York City.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Claw machines: The most enjoyable way to get scammed

Kai Ryssdal talks with Phil Edwards from Vox about the money behind those cranes.

The value of hacked data

Feb 5, 2015
Some data is worth more to hackers than credit card numbers.

Your Wallet: Profiting on passion

How do you make money off your passion?