A review of the economic platforms of Israel’s largest political parties running for the Knesset shows that they all ignore socioeconomic reforms like inheritance taxes or climate change
Eytan Avriel is a co-founder of TheMarker, the business newspaper of the Haaretz Group. He is also the chief editor of TheMarker.com.
The private equity fund lost big in its deal to sell Psagot Investment House because financial services is a competitive market; It did much better when it sold the dairy monopoly Tnuva
Israel's media industry likes popular and cheap talk shows, and the public is the loser
Despite Israel’s many economic and political ills, dollars are pouring into the country. Analysts says the trend isn’t likely to reverse anytime soon
The government is amassing huge long-term debt that will have to be repaid via higher taxes on the next generations
Haaretz-TheMarker has learned that people arriving on private planes were not required to enter quarantine facilities, and at least one has been found to be infected
Climate change, social media topped the DLD conference agenda, but the tech is controlled by the U.S. and China
The law that grants benefits to immigrants and returning Israelis is only of help to a handful of the very rich. When the benefits run out, the billionaires run away
Its plan to tax the upper middle class to pay for a giant social-welfare plan discredits the idea of helping the needy
That’s what she would like you to think, but on socioeconomic and other issues there are striking differences – and they don’t favor Shaked
And what will happen when he retires
The story of the Hollywood producer is the story of how money, charm and connections get things done in Israel
The total capital of this moneyed mass rose by an unprecedented 30 percent in the last year – and economic and social inequality in Israel grew as well
Polls show that people’s feelings about the economy are shaped by their politics — and the right-wing majority thinks Bibi & Co. have delivered
Yedioth Ahronoth publisher Arnon Mozes is so powerful that even after the attorney general announced his intention to indict him, nobody’s so much as mentioning his name
Akirov, Mozes, Adelson or Maimon: Behind every party in the race hides a Mr. Moneybags who contributes funds or effort to the cause. Here’s the lineup
Standard & Poor’s analysis is about whether the government can repay its debt, but it says almost nothing about the country’s economic, political and social performance, or lack thereof
Veteran VC funds are closing, executives are being replaced or looking for work, and U.S. funds might be readying to abandon Israel altogether. The whole model may be broken
And how Roman Abramovich conquered the top spot with no time left on the clock
Israel's political and corporate leadership keeps saying they want a capitalist economy, but when a crisis erupts, everyone clamors for a return to kibbutz socialism
The drug maker's profit warning wiped out $14 billion in value, but the overall confidence in the system is priceless
In 2007, there were 173 millionaires on the list of Israel's 500 richest - today only 17, simply because the others have almost all become billionaires
Banks Supervisor Hedva Ber has refused to investigate how the banks failed to collect on tycoon Eliezer Fishman’s massive debt
Moshe Kahlon's generous program of benefits has one catch: There's no money to pay for it — except by raising taxes later
The more competitive and sophisticated the market is, the more businesses will identify and exploit people’s biological and psychological frailties
Each year, a mysterious hand removes an amendment that would make the billionaire and other tycoons report income to the Israeli Tax Authority.
Harvard researchers just released some revelatory findings about the power of protest. But does that also apply to a country without a history of mass protest like Israel?
The president was talking about Japan and China, but Israel is also an example. Time to rethink policy?
The evidence so far from the talks between the PM and Yedioth Ahronoth publisher Arnon Mozes doesn't prove bribery, but it does point to antitrust violations, which are just as serious.
The world's going to be in hot water if we have to rely on forecasts from the World Economic Forum, which are usually egregiously wrong.