Rank #1: Rolling Back Bank Regulations
The Trump administration is proposing to revise and change financial regulations put in place after the Great Recession. House Republicans want to go even further.
Jun 16 2017
Rank #2: When Shopping Malls Become Ghost Towns
What happens when giants like Macy’s, Sears and J.C. Penney close hundreds of shops, leaving empty shopping malls throughout the country.
Apr 14 2017
Rank #3: The State of American Jobs in the Age of Amazon
The e-commerce giant unveiled plans for a self-service, brick and mortar grocery store, disrupting the retail world once again.
Dec 09 2016
Rank #4: Hating on Uber
From claims of sexual harassment to allegations it stole self-driving technology, the company and its CEO are having a tough couple of months.
Mar 03 2017
Rank #5: Rising Stocks and the Trump Effect
Wall Street seems unfazed by the issues that have surfaced in the Trump administration — but even as stocks reach record highs, should Americans brace for a drop?
Mar 10 2017
Rank #6: What's Next for Trump and Congress
After the failure by Republicans to replace or repeal Obamacare, they're moving quickly to score a political win, and they're focusing on overhauling the nation's tax code by November. There's a lot do in a little amount of time, and even Trump's legislative director has admitted it's an aggressive schedule.
But that is just one of many items on Congress' to do list that includes must several must-pass pieces of legislation like funding the government and raising the debt ceiling.
Aug 04 2017
Rank #7: Trump Tax Cuts on the Horizon
With a repeal of Obamacare slowing down and a trillion dollar infrastructure plan up in the air, tax reform might the promise Donald Trump can make good on this year.
Feb 17 2017
Rank #8: Eight Months In, What Trump Has Been (Un)Doing
The President has been criticized by some for not fulfilling his agenda, but he has been busy, at least when it comes to reversing the actions of previous presidents.
Sep 08 2017
Rank #9: Stock Market Crashes Happen. It’s Your Response That Matters
Thirty years ago, the Dow Jones fell more than 22%, the worst one-day percentage drop in history. What lessons can we learn about investing today?
Oct 20 2017
Rank #10: The Economy Obama Leaves Behind
A look at the economic successes and failures of the Obama Administration, eights years after inheriting one of the country's worst recessions.
Jan 13 2017
Rank #11: Worst Kept Secret in College Basketball?
This week, federal prosecutors hit the world of college basketball with allegations of bribery, corruption and fraud. Is this just the tip of the iceberg?
Sep 29 2017
Rank #12: Hey Facebook, You've Got Some Explaining to Do
Facebook is under fire for selling ads to entities connected to Russia. It's not the only issue confronting the company. How will users, politicians and Mark Zuckerberg react?
Sep 22 2017
Rank #13: #MeToo and Wall Street’s ‘Black Hole’
An investigation into sexual harassment cases handled by the body that oversees workplace misconduct of securities brokers found a troubling track record.
Apr 20 2018
Rank #14: Getting Uber Back on Track
Can new C.E.O Dara Khosrowshahi correct the course of the embattled ride-share company?
Apr 27 2018
Rank #15: The Crisis Before the Financial Crisis
Ten years before the 2008 financial crisis, there was another one: Long-Term Capital Management. The lessons not learned and why it matters today (hint, it involves Russia).
Aug 17 2018
Rank #16: How Trump's Economic Policies Are Playing Out
From small farms to car factories, the president's economic policies are having an effect. How will they influence voters during the primary season?
May 25 2018
Rank #17: One Man’s $100 Billion Vision for the Future
SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son has a bold vision for the future. Are we ready for it?
Jan 11 2019
Rank #18: The Financial Crisis and the Boom in U.S. Oil Production
Ten years after the start of the Great Recession, a new book looks at how American fracking is changing the global economy.
Sep 14 2018
Rank #19: The Sackler Family, Its Wealth and Opioids
The Sacklers are one of the richest families in America. A significant part of that wealth comes from the family business, Purdue Pharma, maker of the painkiller, OxyContin.
Oct 27 2017
Rank #20: What You Should Know About Bitcoin and Other Digital Currencies
They're setting record prices and getting a lot of scrutiny. So is now the time you should start paying more attention? New York Times digital currency writer Nathanial Popper explains.
Jan 05 2018