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    • Boy in the Bubble

    • By: Matthew Herper, Nathan Vardi
    • Narrated by: Ken Borgers
    • Length: 20 mins
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    As the biotech market boils over, prodigy Vivek Ramaswamy is engineering a flurry of deals that rescue drugs forgotten by the big firms. It might make him a billionaire at 30.

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    • Free Market Philanthropy

    • By: Susan Adams
    • Narrated by: Daniel May
    • Length: 17 mins
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    GoFundMe is changing the way people give money to causes big and small, but it is not a charity or a foundation. It’s a highly profitable company with a brilliantly simple business model.

    "Free Market Philanthropy" is from the November 8, 2016 issue of Forbes.

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    • Tax-Free Transfer

    • By: Ashlea Ebeling
    • Narrated by: Kristin Kalbli
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Before payment processor Square went public in November, Sarah Friar, the Goldman Sachs alum who serves as its chief financial officer, put 1 million of her shares in a grantor retained annuity trust. Eric Friedman, cofounder and chief technology officer of Fitbit, stuck 2.4 million shares in a GRAT before the fitness-tracking phenom’s June IPO. And William Wang, founder and majority owner of HDTV-maker Vizio, which has filed to go public, set up two GRATs this year.

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    • Upholding International Law

    • By: Paul Johnson
    • Narrated by: Ken Borgers
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Under the languid and feeble Obama Administration U.S. power and influence have continually contracted. NATO has become ineffectual. Terrorist groups such as ISIS have advanced from strength to strength.

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    • Confused

    • By Rurik McKaiser on 10-08-18

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    • Hungry Dragon: How China's Richest Billionaires Are Buying American

    • By: Liyan Chen
    • Narrated by: Ken Borgers
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Chinese firms have inked 896 deals and poured $43 billion into the U.S. since 2000. Leading the charge are many of China’s 242 billionaires, who made the bulk of their fortunes in the Middle Kingdom but are investing in America’s future.

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    • Innovation Rules

    • By: Rich Karlgaard
    • Narrated by: Daniel May
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Marc Benioff, founder and CEO of Salesforce, is a leading figure in SiliconValley. With his pirate’s beard and football tackle’s body, Benioff looks intimidating. You expect him to be the kind of guy who barks out orders and fires laggards on a whim. That’s why Benioff’s onstage interview at the FORBES CIO Summit was a surprise. The Salesforce CEO talked about…Buddhism and yoga.

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    • Let America Reinvent Itself

    • By: Paul Johnson
    • Narrated by: Daniel May
    • Length: 5 mins
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    One of the essential characteristics of the US is its capacity to reinvent itself while remaining true to its essentials: freedom, individualism, love of justice and equality of opportunity.

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    • How to Make $1 Billion in Your Spare Time

    • By: Kate Vinton
    • Narrated by: Daniel May
    • Length: 19 mins
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    Practicing dermatologists Katie Rodan and Kathy Fields have built a remarkable $1.1 billion fortune with two hugely successful skin care brands - and a whole lot of cringe-worthy marketing methods.

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    • More Horrors to Come

    • By: Paul Johnson
    • Narrated by: Daniel May
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The refugee issue has deep historical roots that go back to the 14th century.

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    • When Excess is a Virtue

    • By: Paul Johnson
    • Narrated by: Daniel May
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The mental infection known as “political correctness” is one of the most dangerous intellectual afflictions ever to attack mankind. The fact that we began by laughing at it - and to some extent, still do - doesn’t diminish its venom one bit.

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    • Waiting for a New Deal

    • By: Paul Johnson
    • Narrated by: Daniel May
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The referendum campaign on Britain’s membership in the EU has been marked by confusion, contradictions and a great deal of lying. The confusion is particularly evident in the U.S. government’s stance. The White House and Congress, along with prominent individuals, urge Britain to remain in the EU, but at a lower level quiet voices urge quitting.

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    • Bow to Your Billionaire Drone Overlord: Frank Wang's Quest to Put DJI Robots into the Sky

    • By: Ryan Mac, Heng Shao, Frank Bi
    • Narrated by: Ken Borgers
    • Length: 23 mins
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    Frank Wang Tao has never been arrested. He pays his taxes on time. And he rarely drinks. But on the eve of a January sit-down – his first public interview this year with a Western publication – the Chinese national who happens to be the world’s first drone billionaire found himself on the wrong end of American authorities.

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    • Vivat Regina!

    • By: Paul Johnson
    • Narrated by: Daniel May
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The Queen of England recently broke the record for the country’s longest-reigning monarch. She displaced Queen Victoria, the previous title owner.

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    • The Son-in-Law Also Rises

    • By: Steven Bertoni
    • Narrated by: Daniel May
    • Length: 29 mins
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    The secret weapon of the Trump campaign: his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, who created a stealth data machine that leveraged social media and ran like a Silicon Valley startup. The inside story of the biggest upset in modern political history.

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    • A Bold Look At Moore's Law

    • By: Rich Karlgaard
    • Narrated by: Ken Borgers
    • Length: 5 mins
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    We've grown so accustomed to living in the world of Moore's Law that we forget we're dealing with one of the most explosive forces in history.

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    • Innovation Rules

    • By: Rich Karlgaard
    • Narrated by: Daniel May
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Bertie Charles Forbes launched this magazine 99 years ago. He was 37 years old but already a seasoned business journalist. At 14 he left school to become a printer’s devil, setting type for a local newspaper. By 16 he was a reporter in Aberdeen, and by 21 he had moved to Johannesburg, South Africa and eventually landed a job writing for the Rand Daily Mail. At 24 B.C. sailed to New York and established himself as a business and financial scribe for Hearst newspapers.

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    • How Docker Escaped Near-Death to Become Software's Next Big Thing

    • By: Alex Konrad
    • Narrated by: Ken Borgers
    • Length: 9 mins
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    As anointments go, this one was big. Just minutes after Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella finished his keynote at his annual developer conference in late April, the leader of the world’s biggest software company handed the stage to a mild-mannered figure in a dark blazer and a T-shirt with his company’s whale logo on it. Ben Golub, the 47-year-old CEO of a startup called Docker, told the packed crowd how surprised he was that his unpolished new product has become such a big deal to Microsoft while still a toddler: “It occasionally stumbles; it occasionally spits up and keeps those closest to it up at night.”

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    • The Coffee Cult

    • By: Susan Adams
    • Narrated by: Daniel May
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Dutch Bros. is turning its millennial "bro-istas" into wealthy franchisees.

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    • Inside Israel's Secret Startup Machine

    • By: Richard Behar
    • Narrated by: Daniel May
    • Length: 24 mins
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    The Israel Defense Forces' clandestine Unit 8200 isn’t just the mythical cybersecurity and spy squad. It’s probably the best school for entrepreneurship in the world, spawning hundreds of game-changing tech startups. Here’s a definitive look inside.

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    • How Katy Perry Became America's Top Pop Export

    • By: Zack O'Malley Greenburg
    • Narrated by: Ken Borgers
    • Length: 17 mins
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    My black Mercedes is weaving through Rome’s heavy traffic at dusk when a strange voice calls my cell with instructions straight from a John le Carré novel: Exit the vehicle immediately. Walk toward the Colosseum, about half a mile away. And then call back when you approach an arch.

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