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14 11, 2019

Big Tech and Big Data

2019-11-14T09:17:26-05:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Investment, Publications|

Over the past year large tech companies that traffic data faced significant scrutiny from the Federal Trade Commission, the Department of Justice, and the Congress. Their inquiries were largely redundant and led to interdepartmental infighting (e.g. the FTC officially complained about the Justice Department’s overlapping work). At their core these were anti-trust investigations, which utilized [...]

1 11, 2019

Are Rare Earth Metals not so Rare?

2019-11-14T09:00:55-05:00November 1st, 2019|Categories: Featured, Investment, Publications|

  A large focus of the trade dispute between China and the United States has been rare earth minerals (“REMs”), a group of molecules increasingly important to the world economy. First discovered in 1803, REMs are now central in many technological applications, from computers and phones to automobiles and defense. Before the 1990’s the United [...]