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Playing Games With Stocks
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Playing Games With Stocks

The GameStop saga—can we call it an insurrection?—wants easy heroes and villains. Both are available.
 
The populist version of the story goes like this: a few thousand angry gamers, colluding via the now infamous WallStreetBets subreddit, brought at least one

The GameStop Saga Unravels Stakeholder Theory
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The GameStop Saga Unravels Stakeholder Theory

The GameStop saga shows some “equity” movements are more equal than others.

Stakeholder theory, the corporate version of social justice, attempts to install this hopelessly amorphous concept of “equity” in the business world. Equity, unlike equality, demands different treatment

An Austrian Frame of Mind
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An Austrian Frame of Mind

Professor Janek Wasserman, to his credit, is not a polemicist. His new book is indeed a leftist critique of the broad school of economic thought now colloquially referred to as “Austrian,” but it is not only that. It is also