Among the 121m hopefuls who buy lotto tickets annually, one group is woefully underrepresented: the young’uns.
Evelyn Hockstein/For The Washington Post via Getty Images To tip, or not to tip — that is the question. In a new NBER working paper, researchers analyzed more than 40m Uber trips during a 4-week span in 2017 and looked at how much riders tipped, and how these tips varied based on a multitude of […]
FlyCleaners, an on-demand laundry and dry cleaning service with tens of thousands of paying customers, has left a swath of New Yorkers wondering what happened to their clothes.
At the age of 21, Akosua Asare developed alopecia, a condition where the immune system attacks hair follicles, leading to hair loss. Eventually, the damage was so severe that she was forced to shave her head completely bald. It was then that she discovered the transformative aesthetic power of wigs. In 2017, the young entrepreneur […]
For many investors, tech stocks are a staple of a well-balanced investment portfolio. But just how prevalent are some of the more established players? The investment research platform eVestment recently analyzed long-only portfolio holdings from 6,053 active equity strategies in Q1 of 2019 and compiled a list of the most commonly owned stocks in the […]
Earlier this month, a company called LTSE — Long-Term Stock Exchange — got SEC approval to be the country’s 14th national equity exchange. But the new exchange, designed to encourage long-term investment and help startups go public, faces an uphill battle against mega-exchanges. The rise of XL-sized exchanges In the 1900s, most major US cities […]