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Week 2: Large But Not In Charge, Socially Aware Investing and AP Photography NFTs

Jan 12, 2022 - Max Osbon ( 7 mins to read)

Briefing: The S&P 500 does not allow unprofitable companies into the index, so we took a look at the current list of the top ten unprofitable US companies. Six of those companies are in the Nasdaq Index. | A recent survey related to corporate leadership showed that the general American public wants better quality jobs and better wages. | Associated Press will begin selling photography NFTs on M...


Ice Skating at the Boston Common

Jan 12, 2022 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

Located in the center of the Boston Common, the magic of the Frog Pond is apparent as you stroll up. Open from December to March, depending on how cold the winter is, you can take a spin around the pond—or just watch skaters zoom by. Bring your own skates or rent some at the concession stand. Lessons for all ages are available, and there are cute seal-shaped skating aids for children. Open seven days a week, the weekends and holidays are the busiest. While you wait your turn, there’s a café a...


Time Out Market’s Après Bar

Jan 5, 2022 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

Snuggle up with warm cocktails at Time Out Market's Après Bar. The Fenway establishment has transformed the bright blue van parked outside its patio into a wonderland of warm beverages. Conveniently located right beside The Rink at 401 Park, presented by REI, the Après Skate Bar will be serving up hot cocktails and cold beer to folks stepping off the ice (and people who don’t even bother lacing up those skates) on weekends throughout the winter. Saturday and Sundays from 11am—9pm


Week 1: Byron Wien’s Predictions and The Great Robotics Rollout

Jan 5, 2022 - Max Osbon ( 6 mins to read)

Happy New Year and Welcome to Week 1 of 2022! Briefing: Byron Wien released his annual markets surprise list highlighting global energy challenges as a recurring theme. | We have seen the first proofs of concept of a diverse set of robotic workers ready for everything from grills to warehouses. | The Oculus headset outsold the Xbox for the first time marking a major milestone in VR and metav...


Curling at The Liberty Hotel

Dec 22, 2021 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

Grab your coat and make the most out of this chilly weather by heading over to the Liberty Hotel. The luxury West End spot is opening up its outdoor courtyard for curling this winter. Every Saturday and Sunday until January 30, the ritzy hotel will be taking reservations for its curling package, which includes: One hour of rink time; a scoring card with playing instructions; a carafe of Dutch hot cocoa; a snack spread of Wagyu sliders and cookies; and either a bottle of prosecco, a bottle of ...


Week 51: Inspiring Workers, Giving and Gratitude

Dec 22, 2021 - Max Osbon ( 4 mins to read)

Inspiring workers: wages and labor participation There’s a lingering question in the US around unemployment, and many wonder how long we can have both a shortage of workers and a relatively high unemployment rate. In the US, we peaked at 158.7mm workers in February 2020, just before the onset of COVID. Today we are back to the 155.1mm US worker level, just a few million short of the all-time...


The Holiday Market at Snowport

Dec 15, 2021 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

The Holiday Market at Snowport is a European-style winter market which hosts more than 60+ small businesses in the heart of Boston's Seaport neighborhood, one of the city's most popular shopping destinations. The outdoor market will be open daily from 11:00am-8:00pm through January 2, 2022.


Week 50: Terra Luna, Stablecoins and Quad Witching

Dec 15, 2021 - Max Osbon ( 5 mins to read)

Briefing: The Quad Witching is tomorrow, Friday the 17th, and it typically brings volatility in the weeks leading up. It's a reminder of the massive derivatives market and its effect on market prices. | Stablecoins received a shout-out at the Federal Reserve Press Conference. | The most interesting emerging stablecoin is $UST powered by Terra Luna out of South Korea. Quad Witching - Friday, ...


The Nutcracker Presented by Boston Ballet

Dec 8, 2021 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

Take time for joy with your family and friends at New England’s most beloved holiday tradition. With brave toy soldiers, dancing snowflakes, and a tree that grows to the sky, The Nutcracker conjures the childlike wonder in us all. The Nutcracker marks Boston Ballet’s return to the Citizens Bank Opera House, and the shared magic and excitement of this heartwarming production feels more meaningful than ever as the curtain rises again. Join us in dreaming of sugarplums, candy canes, and the b...