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Ad blockers may benefit websites, users, and the market at large

Contrary to common assumptions, ad blockers may offer some benefits to companies, users, and the market at large. Millions of websites, including some of the...

Should you buy or sell a house during the pandemic

In an economy hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, impacts on the housing market aren't cut-and-dried. Demand for homes appeared to drop along with sales...

Drones could deliver packages more efficiently by hopping on the bus

One-click purchases and instant delivery have helped fuel the growth of e-commerce, but this convenience has come at the cost of increased traffic congestion,...

Facebook’s dominance is built on anti-competitive behavior

Facebook and its subsidiaries, including Instagram, account for 75% of all time spent on social media. In a new paper, Yale SOM economist Fiona...

Why did the stock market bounce back while COVID-19 cases kept rising

In the early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, stock prices plunged, but they have since regained much of their value. Why would stocks rise...

How big ideas survive financial crisis

When a financial crisis hits, small business dreams, retirement goals and countless other mainstays of the American economy can be dashed overnight. But for inventors...

How many jobs do robots really replace?

In many parts of the U.S., robots have been replacing workers over the last few decades. But to what extent, really? Some technologists have forecast that...

Why unemployment claims don’t capture the full economic impact of COVID-19

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to grow, few Americans have been left untouched. Even those lucky enough to stay healthy are facing economic uncertainty or,...

Best tips for a successful transition to remote work

Effective remote work hinges on a disciplined awareness of the remote experience, exceptional communication habits, and a willingness to embrace technology. While it can...

Mutual funds with lower tax burdens have higher returns, says study

After a wild couple of months of equity market volatility, many mutual fund investors are now cautiously exploring how best to rebalance their portfolios. As...