Friday's economy & business stories


Elon Musk meets Bolsonaro ahead of Brazilian election

Photo of Jair Bolsonaro on the left and Elon Musk
President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro (left) and billionaire Elon Musk. Photos: Andressa Anholete and Dimitrios Kambouris for The Met Museum/Vogue via Getty Images
Brady Dale
May 20, 2022 - Economy & Business

DISH's crypto investments aim to expand its 5G reach

Photo illustration of Chris Ergen of Dish Network
Photo illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios. Photo: Courtesy Dish Network

Longtime digital exec Meredith Artley out at CNN

CNN
Dan Primack
May 20, 2022 - Sports

American investors keep scoring European soccer teams

In this illustration, a soccer ball is kicked by someone wearing sports gear and socks with money printed on them.
Illustration: Rebecca Zisser/Axios

The power of pure luck

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

The crypto-pocalypse comes for MiamiCoin

Illustration of a palm tree over a yellow sun-like quarter
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Jerome Powell is living rent free in my head

Illustration of Jerome Powell using psychic powers.
Photo Illustration: Lindsey Bailey/Axios. Photo: Win McNamee via Getty Images

iPhone maker Foxconn enters U.S. electric vehicle manufacturing industry

Mechanic lying underneath smartphone, doing repairs.
Illustration: Megan Robinson/Axios
Dan Primack
May 19, 2022 - Technology

Twitter unveils "crisis misinformation policy" to slow down viral tweets

Illustration: Rebecca Zisser/Axios

McDonald's discloses buyer in Russia as it exits country

McDonald's store in Moscow.
Photo by Sefa Karacan/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

U.S. antitrust regulators eye private equity

Illustration of a blueprint of a gavel surrounded by formulas.
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Kohl's says takeover offers are due soon

Illustration of a retail building covered in sale stickers
Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios

New jobless claims start to climb again

Now hiring sign
Now hiring signs are displayed in front of restaurants in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, on March 19. Photo: Stefani Reynolds / AFP via Getty Images
Hope King
May 19, 2022 - Economy & Business

Company behind $6 strawberry cuts prices after opening indoor farm

Illustration of a golden strawberry.
Illustration: Allie Carl/Axios

What stagflation means and what Biden could do about it

Illustration of a dollar sign covered in cracks with pieces of tape over the cracks.
Illustration: Megan Robinson/Axios
Sara Fischer
May 19, 2022 - Technology

Scoop: Campbell Brown to oversee new media partnerships team at Meta

Photo courtesy Meta

White House prods agencies to focus on skills in hiring

Illustration of the white house on the back of a dollar with a now hiring sign hanging from it
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Workers' leverage is here to stay

Raised fist with little raised fists in it
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Blunt advice from badass Axios women

Clockwise, from top left: Aja, Sara, Dominique, Mel