Plenty of Ways to Try for a Billion-Dollar Prize -
billion dollar bracket

Plenty of Ways to Try for a Billion-Dollar Prize

New York Times - 16 Mar 2014
It is a rite of spring — a pencil, a bracket, a few bucks invested in a pool in the pursuit of picking the Final Four teams and, eventually, the last one standing in the N.C.A.A. men's basketball tournament. None of us have dreamed of filling out the ...
billion dollar bracket

Gospels of Giving for the New Gilded Age

The New Yorker - 20 Aug 2018
At one point, he sits down with Laurie Tisch, an heir to a family fortune estimated at twenty-one billion dollars and the benefactor of a philanthropy—the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund—whose stated mission is “to improve access and opportunity ...
billion dollar bracket

Best Bet For Republican Governor: David Stemerman

Hartford Courant - 05 Aug 2018
This year, Connecticut's biggest challenge is its financial situation. Republicans must nominate someone who is fiscally savvy, brimming with new ideas and enthusiasm. He must be willing to put forward bold — but achievable —plans and be committed to ...
billion dollar bracket

American Consumers Perk Up the Retail Scene: 5 Solid Buys - 17 Aug 2018
Disposable personal income increased $167.5 billion, or 4.5%, in the second quarter, which followed a gain of $256.7 billion or 7% in the first quarter. The U.S. economy, in the meantime, added 157,000 new jobs in July and has risen for 94 successive ...
billion dollar bracket

Bitcoin, Ether Sink as 'Sense of Panic' Grips Crypto Investors

Bloomberg - 14 Aug 2018
It's still quite weak versus the U.S. dollar.” At the height of Ether's rally last year, the digital coin comprised 32 percent of cryptocurrency market capitalization, coming within striking distance of Bitcoin's 39 percent. Ether now makes up about 14 ...

What's New