Finance workers’ cocaine use surges amid burnout crisis: ‘It’s just going up and up’

When Jaime Blaustein was interviewed for his first job at Morgan Stanley in 2012, he was hooked on heroin. Blaustein’s drug use had spiralled throughout his university studies as he moved from drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana to using cocaine, crack cocaine and, eventually, heroin. By the time he graduated, despite five attempts at rehab, he was a … Read more

Opinion: The Federal Reserve is missing a crucial turning point in its fight against inflation because it believes in flawed data

The Federal Reserve can’t see the probable economic crash that is coming because it’s still looking into the rearview mirror, where it sees nothing but high inflation. The danger arises because the consumer price index and the personal consumption expenditure price index — the two most important inflation gauges — have a fatal flaw in … Read more

‘I would not have been able to do it without him’: I built a property portfolio with 23 units while we were dating. How much should I give to my fiancé in our prenup?

I’m about to marry a wonderful man. I built an investment portfolio of 23 units while we were dating. Now we’re questioning how to create a prenuptial agreement. Over the years, I have identified, purchased, and managed a rental-property portfolio across three buildings. These were purchased with my money, and I’m the sole owner on … Read more

Digimon Fans Still Exist—and They’re the Keepers of Its Future

In an era when everyone wants to peek behind the scenes at the development of their favorite games, it’s harder than ever to separate the final product from the news of its dev cycle. That’s especially true with Digimon Survive, the latest installment in the monster-collecting franchise that was announced in July 2018 for release … Read more

Games, Mysteries, and the Lure of QAnon

QAnon is so sprawling, it’s hard to know where people join. One week, it’s the false rumor that 5G cell towers spread disease, another week it’s Wayfair.com trafficking children inside unusually expensive furniture; who knows what next week will bring? But QAnon’s millions of followers often seem to begin their journey with the same refrain: … Read more