Why $195 Million Was A Disappointing Price

Shown by a Christie’s auction this week of an an Andy Warhol Marilyn Monroe silkscreen, pricing a painting can be unpredictable.

What Password Sharing Really Means

While our password sharing had been ignored by Netflix, now they’ve become very aware that they have a free rider problem to solve.

How Broadway Shows Catch a Cost Disease

A basic part of Broadway economics is the “cost disease” that plays “catch” from higher wage industries that benefit from more productivity.

How Bowie Bonds Connected Music and Finance

Using securitization as an upfront payment to musicians for future royalties, Bowie Bonds were a Wall Street innovation.

Social Media’s Hidden Cost

Ranging from individuals to the entire economy, the cost of social media generally and of Facebook specifically ripples in many directions.

Where Video Games Are More Than Play

Seemingly about young gamers and providers China’s video game restrictions were really a message about its economic system.

Why Starbucks Is Like Fortnite

Whether looking a Pumpkin Spice Latte from Starbucks or a LeBron James skin from Fortnite, we would see the impact of limited editions.

An Epic Disagreement Between Apple and Fortnite

In the Epic v. Apple legal battle, the court may have to decide whether to upset the power that Apple has through its app store.

How Reese’s Pieces Are Like Ray-Bans

With tectonic shifts in the TV and film business, movie product placement has remained a dependable marketing tool.

What We Don’t See in a Movie Theater

For a century, movie theater innovation repeatedly attracted us just when it appeared that we would stay home.