Inside Amtrak’s Dying Long-Distance Train Services

Inside Amtrak’s Dying Long-Distance Train Services

Long-distance passenger routes in the U.S. may be riding on borrowed time. Amtrak wants congress to untie its hands and allow it to cut its longer, unprofitable routes, essentially halting service to rural communities. The company’s management sees opportunity...
What a 19-Hour Nonstop Flight Can Teach us About Jet Lag

What a 19-Hour Nonstop Flight Can Teach us About Jet Lag

  Singapore to Newark, Auckland to Doha, Perth to London, the three longest flights in the world, for now. I’m here at New York’s JFK Airport about to board a nonstop flight to Sydney, Australia. It’s one of three research flights being run by...
Boeing vs. Airbus: Why Aviation’s Biggest Rivalry Is in Flux

Boeing vs. Airbus: Why Aviation’s Biggest Rivalry Is in Flux

  This is Boeing’s 737 MAX, and this is its rival, the Airbus A320neo. These planes are at the center of the biggest rivalry in the aviation industry. (pleasant orchestral music) They’re both competing for the same market and are mostly used on...
How a $100 Billion Fund Is Changing Investing

How a $100 Billion Fund Is Changing Investing

  These days, everyone’s talking about WeWork. This fall, WeWork scrapped a planned IPO and ran dangerously short of cash. The office space startup turned to SoftBank for a rescue deal that saw its valuation, once as high as $47 billion, fall to under $8...