Your Weekend Reading: Another Mad, Mad Week for Elon Musk
What you’ll want to read this weekend
Lyft fired the starting gun for its much-hyped IPO, revealing big increases in revenue and losses. Some drivers will get the chance to buy shares in one of the hottest, and potentially most expensive, sales of the year.
After one of the most storied careers in financial markets, Bill Gross has a few surprises left. In an exclusive interview with Bloomberg Television, the bond legend talks about deficits, higher taxes on the rich and his Asperger’s diagnosis.
U.S.-China talks risk shutting out the rest of the world, Bloomberg Businessweek reports. The end of one trade war may trigger others.
Lost in transfusion: A startup injected older people with younger donors’ blood plasma in a bid to slow aging. Then the FDA weighed in.
Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, is making a $17 billion bid for immortality. And in Sweden, this CEO wants you to work out with him.
What you need to know next week
- March is shaping up to be pivotal for the world economy.
- The annual meeting of China’s National People’s Congress begins.
- A Virginia federal judge is scheduled to sentence Paul Manafort.
- We’ll find out if a hot U.S. jobs market has cooled.
- International Women’s Day and Carnival are celebrated this week.
What you’ll want to see in Bloomberg Graphics
America’s West discovers a new moneymaker. For the past 100 years, Colorado’s Grand Valley rode the wave of commodity prices—from uranium to natural gas. Now, the region is staking its survival on another natural resource: the great outdoors. Skiing, hiking and other outdoor pursuits contribute more to the national GDP than mining, oil and gas.
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