Uber's Not A Transportation Company: Fly Charts

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And don't miss Andrea Felsted on the German discounters coming for Walmart: "Ironically, the fight isn't just about price. While those at the discounters might compare with entry-level groceries at traditional supermarkets, quality is often on par with their mid-tier ranges. And in the U.K., Aldi and Lidl have won over more-affluent customers with their premium products, from lobster to macaroons."

Correction: An earlier version of the "Printing Money" chart said "billion" instead of "trillion."

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Max Nisen is a Bloomberg Gadfly columnist covering biotech, pharma and health care. He previously wrote about management and corporate strategy for Quartz and Business Insider.

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