Tagged: america

Is $100,000 middle class in America?

There’s a prolonged pause when I ask Lyft driver Gaby Osegueda if her family is middle class. Her smile fades as she thinks about it for a while. “Yeah, I think so. I don’t even...

America’s $6.7 billion marijuana habit

The marijuana industry is at a crossroads. Voters have approved recreational marijuana measures in eight states plus the District of Columbia. When these laws become fully implemented in the next few years, more than...

America’s stock market is slowing down

There’s a new trend in trading: going slow. The Chicago Stock Exchange this week outlined plans to adopt what it calls a Liquidity Taking Access Delay (LATD), a 350-microsecond delay for those who trade against resting...