Archive: Starbucks

Why Some Market Events Aren’t “Priced In”

By Olivia Strobl on September 16, 2022

Crypto Market Musings The long-awaited Ethereum Merge occurred September 15th at around 3 AM ET. As of this writing, ethereum is down around 8% following the Merge. The Ethereum blockchain has now moved from a proof of work consensus mechanism to proof of stake. Let’s break down what this means. In order for the blockchain to work, a large number of computers need to verify transactions.
Seattle in the early 1990s was booming. And no sector was growing faster than aerospace. But Seattle was also midwifing the birth of a new kind of coffeehouse. Starbucks reimagined the experience of a damn good cup of coffee. It struck a deep and broad chord. Starbucks stores…

Keeping an Eye Out for Startups That Automate Work

By Vin Narayanan on March 8, 2022

The labor market is tight. The American economy added 678,000 non-farming jobs in February as the unemployment rate fell to 3.8%. New jobless claims are at their lowest levels since the start of the…

News Fix: Legalizing Pot Increases Snack Food Sales

By Vin Narayanan on March 9, 2019

Researchers have made it official. Legalizing pot increases snack food sales. But for some reason, food companies are ignoring the data.