A virtually unregulated class of companies that sells consumers' personal information to marketers is using new technology to dive deeper than ever—peddling quasi-legal lists of alcoholics, addicts, depressives, rape victims, and even "Hispanic payday loan seekers."
The Federal Reserve is scaling back its "signature" bond-buying program, signaling confidence that the economy no longer needs total life support. Markets are pooping themselves with joy, and the 2014 Hunger Games are apparently being canceled.
Adam Weinstein · 12/17/13 01:58PM
Ashford University's for-profit, mostly online b-school has officially relaunched as the Forbes School of Business®, with "guest lectures from Forbes contributors." Coincidentally, the Gawker Journalism School is in session. Enroll now by signing up for a free Kinja account.
What do Mark Zuckerberg, Ralph Lauren, Lloyd Bankfein, and Sheldon Adelson have in common? They're bazillionaires who'd like to stay that way. Here's how they do it.
Adam Weinstein · 12/12/13 02:21PM
How many months does the average full-time McDonald's, Starbucks, Gap, Target or Best Buy worker need to work in order to match what the CEO makes in an hour? Place your bets, then hit the link for knowledge. Depressing, awful knowledge.