James B. Stewart

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As more people stay home to protect themselves from coronavirus, they’re spending less money, and that could continue to hurt global and local economies.

Stagecoach and Coachella are delayed. What does that mean for the entertainment economy?

As more people stay home to protect themselves from coronavirus, they’re spending less money, and that could continue to hurt global and local economies.

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Michael Milken was known as the “the junk bond king” of Wall Street. He inspired Michael Douglas’ character, Gordon Gecko, in the 1987 film “Wall Street.”

How Michael Milken turned his life around after going to prison

Michael Milken was known as the “the junk bond king” of Wall Street. He inspired Michael Douglas’ character, Gordon Gecko, in the 1987 film “Wall Street.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The entertainment industry asks the question: what's the matter with kids today?  They used to go to movies. Now what are they doing?

Hollywood Asks, "What's the Matter with Kids Today?"

The entertainment industry asks the question: what's the matter with kids today? They used to go to movies. Now what are they doing?

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