It's an ugly moment, but if you look closely, monopolies are beginning to lose a few fights.
Apple CEO Tim Cook and Google CEO Sundar Pichai are demanding their minions in the Senate protect them. Will they? We'll see this week.
In a comical trolling of elite America, plaintiff lawyers are suing Yale, MIT, Columbia, Duke, et al for price-fixing. The suit reveals how American…
Open Thread: Let's Talk Inflation...Welcome to 2022. Today’s open thread topic is inflation. Inflation, and product shortages, are a common theme for BIG. I’ve been warning of shor…
What did we get done last year? What will happen in the coming year? And how did BIG do?
Concentration is increasing prices and keeping them high. The ammunition duopoly and the "Great Ammunition Shortage" is just one example.
A fire at ASML, the critical semiconductor equipment monopolist, may have destroyed key capacity. And semi stock TSMC went up! This is an example not of…
Higher prices aren't just a result of supply chain chaos or government spending. Inflation is being driven by the pricing power and higher profits of…
Leadership does make a difference as Wall Street aims for lots of small transactions instead of a few mega-mergers.
Community bankers ask regulator Rohit Chopra to block Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple from finance. And they pushed something called "banking…
Clogging up the ports is a $150 billion business, but a bipartisan bill to re-regulate the sector is moving through Congress. Why is Congress about to…
Open Thread: Why Are Voters Souring on Joe Biden?Last week’s discussion on crypto was phenomenal, and I turned it into a piece that caused a stir in the crypto world. I’m really enjoying these …