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Mark Gimein

Mark Gimein is Companies and Markets editor at Bloomberg.com, and lead writer for the Market Now blog and newsletter. He is a journalist with 15 years of experience covering the economy, and two time winner of Business Journalist of the Year awards.










Hard-working autocrat Vladimir Putin, headed to to the Kemerovo coal mines.

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Hard-working autocrat Vladimir Putin, headed to to the Kemerovo coal mines.

The Heroes of Autocratic Capitalism

Bloomberg’s Brian Bremner and David J. Lynch write about the triumph — at least for the moment — of state-supported capitalism. Russia and China have stymied the widespread expectation that they would somehow transition to full-fledged democracy. On the contrary,...

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