On the menu today: Epic Games v. Apple, Alec Gores’s SPAC Machine, Walmart’s secret gaming service, and Clay Christensen’s early take on the iPhone.
The Capital Note
On the menu today: the chip shortage has raised the stakes for Taiwan, U.S. GDP soars, and Verizon throws in the towel on digital media.
On the menu today: the coming (maybe) capital-gains-tax disaster, a GameStop winner, Boris Johnson’s green dream, Biden’s green dream, and ‘sleepminting.’
On the menu today: tax, Big Tech and influencing the debate, Playboy’s NFT play, Dogecoin and the deli, the chip crunch, and Veblen goods.
On the menu today: Arms Holdings acquisition, Taiwan’s exports balloon, a hedge-fund behemoth warns of a SPAC bubble, and Biden’s semiconductor subsidy.
On the menu today: the Chamber of Commerce’s hedge, pruned, Coinbase, crytoptimists, combining the essence of two old crises to make a new one, and inflation.
On the menu today: Coinbase’s crypto correlation, another tech IPO, consumer borrowing stalls, and a look back at the Bitcoin white paper.
On the menu today: corporatism in action, trusting China on the environment, the rise of retail investors, coffee and interstates.
On the menu today: the history of Nuance’s Dragon brand, J&J vaccine halted, Jack Ma capitulates, and W. Brian Arthur on ‘Economics in Nouns and Verbs.’