The National Guard and the labor market and supply chain

Employers in the United States are suffering from an unprecedented labor shortage. Supply chains are facing a slowdown. Politicians are looking at every opportunity to keep the economy moving, and one option is the US military. The National Guard has filled in loopholes to help with Covid testing, healthcare and the distribution of personal protective … Read more

Carbon capture, flaring and disclosures

Oil giant ExxonMobil, once the most valuable company in the United States, is struggling for its future. Over the summer, investors forced a change in Exxon’s board of directors. Since then, the company has been accelerating plans for its green economy hub, which includes carbon capture and storage. Carbon capture is the process of capturing … Read more

How Intel plans to be top chipmaker again, beating TSMC and Samsung

For decades, Intel has been the world’s leading maker of the world’s most advanced chips. Lately, the company hasn’t been able to keep up with the pace of change that co-founder Gordon Moore has predicted for the tech industry. Moore’s Law predicted that the density of transistors capable of containing the chip would double approximately … Read more

One-bedroom rental for $1,000 per month in Bronx, New York

Lori Mooney’s one-bedroom apartment appears to have been clipped straight out of a magazine. Or rather, thousands of them. This 40-year-old in the Bronx, New York, covers every surface of her 525-square-foot living space—from the kitchen floor to the curtains on her windows—with stickers from magazine clippings. It was a “visual assault,” Mooney told CNBC … Read more