Science

Will the Super Bowl Affect Fans’ Political Views? Bet on It.

Damian R. Murray, a psychologist at Tulane University, studies how various social circumstances and life events affect people’s political views. For instance, he found recently, becoming a parent makes a person grow more socially conservative. On the eve of the Super Bowl, he sat down for an interview with The New York Times to discuss

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Business

After LIV Golf, What Will Be the Next Saudi Sports Bet?

When the Saudi Arabian-backed LIV Golf series announced an agreement to join with the PGA Tour on Tuesday, it shocked deal makers across the sports world. “It’s been a mix of stunned and in disbelief,” Alex Michael, a managing director at the investment bank LionTree, told DealBook about the general reaction. Industry insiders quickly moved

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Business

Amid Ukraine Stress, Oil Merchants Wager on an Iran Deal

Ought to a deal occur, and if the oil that’s now saved is dumped on the marked shortly, that might pull costs down, Mr. Bronze mentioned. However over time, he added, the world would want the Iranian oil. Different analysts, although, say that world markets could wind up being oversupplied later within the yr. Merchants’

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Business

The Week in Enterprise: A Large Wager on Gaming

What’s Up? (Jan. 16-22) Microsoft Strikes a Deal Microsoft on Monday introduced plans to buy the video game company Activision Blizzard for nearly $70 billion, its largest deal ever. The corporate stated the acquisition would assist it compete within the so-called Metaverse, the nascent digital world the place some technologists consider we’ll quickly reside second

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Business

Behind the Powell Decide: A Guess the Economic system Has Room to Develop

President Biden’s determination to renominate Jerome H. Powell to move the Federal Reserve displays the president’s perception that regardless of excessive inflation, America’s financial system nonetheless has an extended method to go to ship robust features to ladies, Black and Hispanic People and low-wage employees making an attempt to climb into the center class. Mr.

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