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Our editors bring you the most interesting reporting from this week in the world of business, finance, tech, and politics.

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Our editors bring you the most interesting reporting from this week in the world of business, finance, tech, and politics.

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The Yass Man

6/20/2024
Jeff Yass built Susquehanna into one of Wall Street’s most powerful trading firms. He’s also the libertarian billionaire enmeshed with TikTok—and betting on Trump. By Annie Massa See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:32:46

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The House of Arnault

6/18/2024
His company, LVMH, bought up many of the world’s major luxury brands. And he’s not finished shopping. By Brad Stone and Angelina Rascouet See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:33:50

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The Dirty, Deadly Forges of Sulawesi

6/7/2024
Nickel is pouring into the EV supply chain from an Indonesian industrial park with a history of fatal accidents. By Matthew Campbell and Annie Lee See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:43:24

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Fixing Pixar

5/29/2024
After duds and missteps, the animation studio is looking to Inside Out 2 to help it recapture the magic. By Thomas Buckley See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:21:12

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Genohype

5/14/2024
DNA testing didn't turn out to be the panacea we were promised decades ago, but that's OK—unless you're 23andMe. By Kristen V. Brown See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:27:00

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Tesla's Nordic Rebellion

4/25/2024
As unions take on Elon Musk, a small Swedish strike has big stakes By Anders Melin and Jonas Ekblom See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:23:18

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Sextortion

4/15/2024
Criminal gangs are posing as flirty girls on Instagram and Snapchat to torment high school boys, drain their bank accounts and push them to the edge. By Olivia Carville See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:35:52

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How Matzo Is Made

4/10/2024
At Streit’s matzo factory, production follows strict Jewish law. But the meaning of the Passover staple is still up for debate. By Deena Shanker See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:17

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Bluey, Take a Bow

4/2/2024
The Australian kids’ show has swept the world. But its future is in doubt By Devin Leonard See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:23

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An Empire Divided

3/19/2024
General Electric was in dire straits. The only way to save America’s quintessential conglomerate was to break it up. By Brooke Sutherland & Ryan Beene See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:21:39

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The Vincuñas and the $9,000 Sweater

3/8/2024
Thirty years of providing the world's finest wool to the fashion house Loro Piana has done almost nothing for the indigenous people of the Peruvian Andes. By Marcelo Rochabrun See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:14:48

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Everywhere All at Once

2/21/2024
A24 has an indie cult following and a $2.5 billion valuation. Can the film company scale its brand of hipster cringe? By Felix Gillette See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:28:36

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Can AI Unlock the Secrets of the Ancient World?

2/6/2024
Almost 2,000 years ago, a volcano preserved Herculaneum’s vast library of scrolls but left them unreadable. A volunteer army of nerds has been racing to decipher them. By Ashlee Vance and Ellen Huet See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:23:06

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That New Contract Smell

1/23/2024
Fresh off his historic victory in Detroit, UAW chief Shawn Fain is taking on Elon Musk, Donald Trump and labor’s green future. By Josh Eidelson and Gabrielle Coppola See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:32:48

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Pausing Menopause

12/19/2023
Scientists and startups are trying to figure out how to control a woman’s biological clock. If they do, it could also unlock the key to aging. By Kristen V. Brown See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:26:43

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The Legal Netherworld of Deepfakes

11/28/2023
On New Year’s Eve 2020, young women from a Long Island town were horrified to learn their photographs had been manipulated and posted online. When the law failed them, they tracked down the culprit themselves. By Olivia Carville and Margi Murphy See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:18

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Master of the Deep

11/15/2023
For years the world’s greatest deep-sea shipwreck hunter has battled governments and rivals over the ocean floor’s riches. He’s kept his identity a secret, until now. By Kit Chellel, Olivia Solon and Jonathan Browning See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:37:09

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Elon Musk's Brain Implant Startup Is Ready to Start Surgery

11/7/2023
The world’s richest person, boldest entrepreneur and most controversial CEO is moving forward with his grand ambitions for neural implants. Is he the one we want messing with our heads? By Ashlee Vance See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:27:11

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Foxconn's EV Drive

11/2/2023
Can the company that makes most of the world’s iPhones pivot to building electric cars in Ohio? By Reed Stevenson See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:24:58

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The Swiss Solution

10/18/2023
Sergio Ermotti is back at the helm of UBS—and looking to capitalize on the deal of a lifetime. By Marion Halftermeyer, Myriam Balezou and Alessandro Speciale, with Max Reyes See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:14:23