Ray Dalio is convinced the world order is changing. For 50 years the founder of Bridgewater Associates, the world’s biggest hedge fund, has operated as a global macro investor. Now, he thinks we have to be ready for surprises not seen in our lifetimes.
The Moneyist joins the Best New Ideas in Money Festival to answer some of the most difficult financial questions facing individuals, from estate planning and inheritances to nightmarish divorces.
|To change the world, we may need to change money first. Best New Ideas in Money podcast explores innovations that rethink how we live, work, spend, save and invest. Each week, MarketWatch reporter Charles Passy and economist Stephanie Kelton talk to leaders in business, tech, finance and government about the next phase of money's evolution, and meet real people whose lives are being changed as these new ideas are put to the test.|
With many companies considering remote and hybrid work, commercial real estate–and office buildings in particular–are at an inflection point. And what happens to the office can ripple throughout the overall economy.
A megaproject expert explains why most bridges, tunnels and concert halls go dramatically over budget and schedule. One solution? 'Pixar planning'
Sometimes the best ideas are those hiding in plain sight. That may be the case with trees and forests.
For a brief period in the 1920s, Americans’ income taxes were a matter of public record. What was behind this policy — and could it happen again?
A new technology allows us to simulate parts of the human body. We look into the potential of digital twins — and the risks.
See past coverage from Best New Ideas in Money
In our previous editions of "Best New Ideas in Money", we explored the next phase in our financial evolution: the innovations that are rethinking money and unlocking exciting new possibilities.
Author Joanne Lipman joins us to discuss her new book, .
Sports cards and other collectibles are hotter than ever — and the pandemic has played a part.
How 3D-printing walls, adding backyard dwellings and turning malls into homes could help build more housing.
Recession fears? Layoff panic? MarketWatch editors offer tips on how to set yourself up for success, even during tough times.
It's tough being the Federal Reserve, which is often held responsible for both containing inflation and supporting the economy during a downturn. But what if we made the Fed's job easier?
This week, we’re revisiting an episode on how our wastewater can be reused as a new form of sustainable energy.
A new book looks into the rise of social-media influencers — and concerns about how this influence is being wielded.
For years, sports gambling was illegal in most of the United States. Now, a majority of states have it. Who’s really winning and who’s losing?
The big money story behind two blockbusters.
Psychedelics are coming to market and Wall Street wants in. Plus, how legalizing magic mushrooms in Oregon will look.
Colleges and universities are facing declining enrollment and questions from employers about the workforce preparedness of recent graduates. Some say a standardized test might be the answer.
What lies ahead in 2023? From the labor market to the housing market, ADP Chief Economist Nela Richardson joins Stephanie and Charles for a look at the economy of the new year.
This week, we’re revisiting an episode on new solutions in affordable housing, from a public-ownership rental option to co-housing.
This week, we’re revisiting an episode on how sabbaticals crossed over from academia to the corporate world.
As a historic year in the economy and markets concludes, we highlight some of the most impactful (in our opinion) policies, programs, and ideas in money this year, and explore what it might mean for 2023.
New York restaurateur Danny Meyer tried to scrap tipping. It didn’t work.
Adam Smith is one of the most influential icons of economic thought. In her new book, Harvard scholar Glory Liu explains how Smith rose to fame—and what we got wrong about him along the way.
Employers are increasingly relying on temporary visas to meet labor demands. Here's what some experts are saying about how to expand and reform existing programs.
The U.S.-born population is shrinking, and that may spell trouble for the economy. Could more high-skilled immigration help?
This week, we’re revisiting an episode on how the Buy Nothing movement is shaking up the local gift economy.