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Why Amazon has no profit—and why it works

Amazon has a tendency to polarize people. On one hand, there is the ruthless, relentless, ferociously efficient company that’s building the Sears Roebuck of the 21st century. But on the other, there is the fact that almost 20 years after it was launched, it has yet to report a meaningful profit. …

The 25 Companies Investing The Most In America's Future

A new report out today from Diana Carew and Michael Mandel at the Progressive Policy Institute details the 25 big businesses — dubbed “investment heroes” — that are placing the biggest bets on America.<p>Despite the rise of China, India and Brazil and the controversial trend toward more tax-advantaged …

The State Of The American Consumer's Finances In 12 Slides

As Business Insider's Elena Holodny points out, the data shows the highest earners in the United States "bouncing back nicely" after the recession, contributing to a growing wealth gap.<p>What else does the Fed say? You can see the data, watch a video about its findings ... or scroll down for the …

Humans Could Be In The Middle Of A Huge Evolutionary Transition

Human life expectancy has already increased from about 45 at the start of the 20th century to 80 today. Because of advancements in technology, which will affect natural selection, Last suggests life expectancy could increase to 120 as early as 2050 — a concept known as radical life extension.<p>In …

What Leaders Can Learn From Narcissists, Manipulators, and Psychopaths

Inc.com columnist Minda Zetlin explains how dark qualities can bring you personal success.