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Market concentration and low competition has become the new normal in America

by Daniel Shin Dec 17, 2019
NYU finance professor Thomas Philippon argues that U.S. markets are no longer as free and competitive as they were a few decades ago.
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Michigan bans flavored e-cigarettes

by Tracey Samuelson Sep 5, 2019
San Francisco banned the sale of e-cigarettes earlier this year. Now Michigan becomes the first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes.
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Is the government ready to regulate the tech industry?

by Kai Ryssdal and Sean McHenry Aug 30, 2019
At a town hall discussion moderated by Kai Ryssdal, the answer seemed to be "no."
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Why your safe deposit box might not be as "safe" as you think

by Kai Ryssdal and Daniel Shin Jul 22, 2019
Stacy Cowley, business reporter for the New York Times, says a combination of negligence and lack of regulation has led to hundreds of people losing millions of dollars in valuables.
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Facebook's new cryptocurrency prompts regulation concerns

by Justin Ho Jun 18, 2019
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Who protects you from making a bad purchase... on your smart speaker?

by Molly Wood Apr 29, 2019
Today's voice assistants and smart devices can act like salespeople who knock on your door.
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Delays plague China's video games industry

by Jennifer Pak Mar 21, 2019
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Menthol ban would undo years of marketing to African Americans

by Erika Beras Nov 16, 2018
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