Saturday's economy & business stories


TSA screens highest number of air travelers since start of pandemic

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) workers screen passengers at O'Hare International Airport on November 08, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois.
Transportation Security Administration workers screen passengers Nov. 8 at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images

The beauty industry overlooks rising Latina demand

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Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios

Meet the modern crypto venture capital

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Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios
Axios
Nov 20, 2021 - Podcasts

The decline of business travel

Ex-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes testifies in her own fraud trial

Elizabeth Holmes. Photo: Yichuan Cao/NurPhoto via Getty Images

A billionaire's crypto win

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People take pictures of a copy of the U.S. Constitution during an auction at Sotheby's last night. Photo: Yuki Iwamura/AFP via Getty Images

Infrastructure investors see new bill as encouragement

Illustration of a construction barrier and traffic cones in front of a broken up dollar bill.
Illustration: Megan Robinson/Axios

The Information launches new long-form features section

The Information’s founder and editor-in-chief Jessica Lessin. Photo: Bobby Longoria/Getty Images for SXSW

SEC changes the rules for activist investors

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Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios
Dan Primack
Nov 19, 2021 - Science

Sierra Space raises $1.4 billion at $4.5 billion valuation

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Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Biden's top bank regulator nomination at risk after tense hearing

Saule Omarova, nominee for Comptroller of the Currency, at a confirmation hearing on Nov. 18.
Saule Omarova, nominee for Comptroller of the Currency, at a confirmation hearing on Nov. 18. Photo: Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images

Supply chain troubles aren't going anywhere

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Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

A milestone in delivery by drone

Thanksgiving inflation: Cost of turkey feast up 14%

Axios
Nov 19, 2021 - World

Greece to add restrictions on unvaccinated as COVID cases jump

People visit the Archaelogical Musuem in Athens, on the International Museums Days, on May 18, 2021.
The Archaelogical Musuem in Athens, Greece. Photo: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP via Getty Images
Rebecca Falconer
Nov 19, 2021 - World

India's Modi to repeal farm laws that sparked massive protests

 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi presents his national statement on day two of COP26 at SECC on November 1, 2021 in Glasgow, Scotland.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: Alastair Grant/Pool/Getty Images