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Brooke Masters

Brooke Masters

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How to crack the economics of EV charging

Breaking the cycle of frustrated drivers and unprofitable charge points is doable

15.05.2024 20

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Divestment is not as easy as it may seem

As campus protests rage, passivity over their financial holdings has left universities and other institutions in a bind

06.05.2024 30

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Green-eyed CEOs should beware the lure of higher pay

As the banking crisis showed, higher remuneration can prompt tunnel vision and outright misbehaviour

17.04.2024 20

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Shoplifting, self-checkout and the limits of AI

A shortlived retail crime wave is a warning about the unintended consequences of automation

03.04.2024 40

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Things are looking up for first-time buyers in the US

From lower commissions to falling mortgage rates, purchasing property may become easier

20.03.2024 20

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Are things going backwards for women on Wall Street?

Those with the chops to make it to senior management in banking may not want to sit around and wait their turn

04.03.2024 3

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Could a US pensions revolution be on the cards?

IBM’s decision to reinstate its defined benefit scheme makes good business sense — other companies should follow

21.02.2024 20

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US bank regulation needs to enter the digital age

The danger of destabilising runs on lenders is only going to increase as instant payment systems proliferate

24.01.2024 8

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What happens if the trustbusters win?

Enforcers need to come up with a plan for boosting competition to Big Tech

10.01.2024 50

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The business case for looking after staff mental health

Banks now see that offering support to those struggling is a good way to woo and retain workers

27.12.2023 7

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Green pledges mean nothing if you can’t get the permits

Local rules are a major drag on American efforts to decarbonise

13.12.2023 10

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US Supreme Court cases risk weakening standards

Efforts to curb regulators will be destabilising for government and business

05.12.2023 20

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Black Friday bonanza could lead to a festive hangover for retail

Record online sales in the US may have raised company hopes but the picture remains murky heading into Christmas

29.11.2023 4

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Who is watching the watchdog when it comes to FDIC behaviour?

If the agency tolerated alleged sexual harassment and loutish boozing in house, no wonder it has struggled to control the bankers

15.11.2023 40

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The dangers of succeeding a star CEO

What can Morgan Stanley’s Ted Pick do after James Gorman?

01.11.2023 7

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US cheapskates dampen high-end liquor’s party spirit

Drinks groups mistook a pandemic bump for a long-term shift

18.10.2023 10

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Chief executives really need to lengthen their attention spans

Their horizons are now often shorter than those of the shareholders they work for

04.10.2023 10

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JPMorgan’s decision to settle over Epstein was a long time coming

As the lawsuits dragged on, the more executive time they consumed and the worse the details looked

27.09.2023 8

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Sex, lies and magical thinking about CEO behaviour

The departure of Bernard Looney is another example of how boards are stepping up their scrutiny

16.09.2023 10

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