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Echo Show 2 review

With the original Echo Show, Amazon added a new dimension to the smart speaker. To critics, the device was little more than a station tablet. For Amazon, however, the product unlocked a new vertical in the rapidly expanding category. The day to usefulness wasn’t always clear, but the potential certainly was, as Amazon and the […]

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Opportunity Zones and shared prosperity: Emerging principles from Cleveland

By Rachel Barker, Alan Berube Since their enactment in the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Opportunity Zones have attracted significant interest as a potential major source of untapped capital to revitalize America’s struggling neighborhoods and communities. A growing number of local leaders are eager to turn this buzz into investment that delivers economically inclusive […]

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Baijiu 101 for Bartenders

Ming River Inc.’s chief marketing officer, Simon Dang, and educational director, Derek Sandhaus, sat down with Chilled for a Q&A about baijiu. Baijiu is a very popular spirit globally, but may be misunderstood here in the states. What do bartenders need to know about baijiu? Baijiu (pronounced “bye-j’yo”) means “white spirits” in Mandarin. It’s a […]

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Private Equity is all about growth now, not cost-cutting: Stephen Pagliuca

Stephen Pagliuca, co-chairman of Bain Capital, feels its India private equity business has reached an inflection point, such as the $1-billion-plus investment in Axis Bank. During his recent trip to mark the fund’s tenth anniversary in India, Pagliuca spoke to ET’s Arijit Barman about his outlook for India and the world. His mantra — align […]

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Real Time Economics: How Long Can the U.S. Economic Expansion Last? ‘Effectively Indefinitely.’

This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. Good morning. Today we look at extraordinary U.S. economic growth, rising bond yields, collateral damage in emerging markets, why U.S. worker wages might take a step back in September, and the continuing demise of the shopping mall. […]