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  • These First-Year MBAs Are Trying to Solve America’s Food Waste Problem

    Americans throw out almost a third of their food annually—the equivalent of more than $160 billion—while almost 15 percent of U.S. households struggle to put enough food on the table. Add to this the continuing depletion of our limited natural resources for fuel and fertilizer, and what you have is a business opportunity to redirect landfill-bound waste to people in need and to businesses that can do something productive with it.

  • Dearest Seller: Your Home Is Like a Red, Red Rose

    Joel Goyette and Margaret Cooley walked into the open house for a two-bedroom 1920s Craftsman in Berkeley, California, and knew they’d found their dream house. So did 10 other couples.

  • Aramco Planner Al-Saadan to Head New Finance and Strategy Unit

    Saudi Arabian Oil Co., the world’s largest crude exporter, appointed Abdallah Al-Saadan as its new senior vice president for finance and said it is expanding the role to include corporate strategy.

  • Nobelist Robert Merton Rejoins MIT Sloan School of Management From Harvard

    Robert C. Merton , winner of the 1997 Nobel Prize in economics, said he will rejoin the faculty of the Massachusetts of Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management to focus on training students in quantitative finance.

  • Smart Money Seizes Fischer ’98 Notes Amid Emerging Contagion

    In October 2001, Stanley Fischer traveled to the London School of Economics to speak on the lessons of his seven years battling turmoil in emerging markets as the International Monetary Fund’s No. 2 official.

  • Yellen Leads Fed Damned Every Way by Emerging Market Angst

    Janet Yellen is discovering that when it comes to providing monetary stimulus, the Federal Reserve is damned by emerging markets when it does and damned when it doesn’t.

  • Bernanke’s Unprecedented Rescue Unlikely to Be Repeated

    As Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke shuts the door to his office for a final time in two days, he can say he took actions that were the first or the biggest of their kind in the central bank’s 100-year history. Some will probably also be the last.

  • Microsoft Said to Be Preparing to Make Satya Nadella CEO

    Microsoft Corp.’s board is preparing to make Satya Nadella, the company’s enterprise and cloud chief, chief executive officer and is discussing replacing Bill Gates as chairman, according to people with knowledge of the process.

  • Google’s Moto Sale Casts Doubts on Microsoft’s Nokia Plan

    Google Inc.’s sale of Motorola Mobility holds a clear lesson for Microsoft Corp.’s acquisition of another smartphone maker, Nokia Oyj: Be a hardware or software company, not both.

  • What 2013 Taught Economists About Infant Mortality and Austerity

    In 2013, a graduate student discovered a flaw in a spreadsheet, renewing the debate about austerity and debt. Emerging economies tanked, and Bitcoin boomed. In the U.S., unemployment fell and the Federal Reserve started to scale back its bond-buying program. Research focused on inequality and jobs gap between the highly skilled and everyone else. The Affordable Care Act began.

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