From finance and politics to tech and entertainment, these are the people who shaped 2018 in unexpected ways.
December 10, 2018 Issue
The Bloomberg View
The country misses the virtues he exemplified.
Twenty years ago, the ex-rebel rose to power in Venezuela and laid the foundation for today’s humanitarian crisis.
What was once America’s most valuable company is struggling under a heavy debt load.
A2 Milk Co. has struck it rich on the mainland selling infant formula from cows that produce only the A2 protein.
We Roam’s broken promises about a new life of remote work are an object lesson in the darker side of startup turnover.
The government has fiercely decried a Shenzhen scientist’s gene editing, in contrast to its push past ethical barriers in AI.
California’s rising temperatures and worsening droughts are accelerating the need for advanced modeling technology.
The opportunity zones in the new tax law are supposed to attract investment to low-income areas. But some of these neighborhoods aren’t exactly struggling.
Activist investors tell Europe’s phone companies to get out of the phone business.
JPMorgan’s CEO is dogged by protesters on stages and flagpoles.
To investors, Chairman Jerome Powell’s comments appear contradictory.
Duties add about $1.3 million to the cost of steel for a Detroit river cleanup.
Nationwide demonstrations threaten the president’s ability to enact his agenda and could set a precedent for European protest movements.
The U.A.E. has tried to project a more tolerant image.
The Israeli prime minister beat back an attempted parliamentary mutiny and maintains his wide popular support.