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Samantha Sharf

Wall Street Journal

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Past articles by Samantha:

Babies Are Expensive—This Amazon Credit Card Helps Me Ease the Sting

An unbeatable 5% back at Amazon and Whole Foods makes this card hard to argue with for new parents → Read More

The Best Places For Business And Careers 2019: Behind The Numbers

Forbes has tracked the business climates of the largest metro areas for over two decades. → Read More

How To Reopen The Housing Market

Virtual tours, temperature checks, open windows and masks. → Read More

WeWork Unraveling Continues With New Layoff Round

This marks the third round of layoffs at the office rental firm since November. → Read More

WeWork Cofounder Adam Neumann Sues One-Time Ally SoftBank Over Abandoned $3 Billion Buyout

The WeWork co-founder and former CEO filed suit against the conglomerate founded by Masayoshi Son, once his most powerful cheerleader, in the Delaware Court of Chancery Monday night. → Read More

WeWork Chiefs Tell Employees They Have An ‘Obligation’ To Stay Open During Coronavirus Pandemic

In positioning its services as vital, WeWork may be trying to convince lawmakers that it is an “essential business.” → Read More

Convene And The Wing To Close Locations Due To Coronavirus

Both shutdowns are set to last at least until April 1. → Read More

Zillow Founder Rich Barton Is A Billionaire One Year After Taking Back The Company

Almost a year to the day since founder Rich Barton returned as CEO, a surge in Zillow’s stock price has made him a billionaire. → Read More

Will The Tragic Mysteries Surrounding Robert Durst Finally Be Solved?

As he prepares to stand trial for murder, Durst could find his younger brother—who inherited everything, and helped grow the real-estate giant Durst Organization—testifying against him. → Read More

Airbnb Sues Miami Real Estate Developer It Once Gave Rights To Its Name

In 2017, Airbnb and the developer announced plans for a 324-unit apartment complex in Kissimmee, Florida. It was supposed to be the first in a series of developments branded Niido Powered by Airbnb. → Read More

How We Ranked The Best States For Business 2019

Forbes factors in 40 metrics from 17 sources to determine the ranks across the six main areas. → Read More

The Best States For Business 2019: North Carolina And Texas On Top

North Carolina has the best business climate in the U. S. and tops Forbes’ Best States for Business ranking for the third year in a row. → Read More

The Best Places For Business And Careers 2019: Seattle Still On Top

The Seattle economy grew 8.7% last year or 7% net of inflation, three times the rate of the median U. S. city. → Read More

Airbnb Arbitrage: How Professional Hosts Are Filling The Unicorn’s Call For Quality Rentals

Money is pouring into the business of home-stay arbitrage. Making it pay off will be the hard part. → Read More

WeWork’s Adam Neumann Is Out, As Reality Catches Up To A High-Flying Startup

WeWork co-founder and COE Adam Neumann stepped down under pressure Tuesday. → Read More

Donald Trump May Be Falling In Love With Greenland. Taxpayers Beware.

When reports surfaced last week that the president asked advisers to look into buying what is the world’s biggest island, many assumed it was a bizarre joke. → Read More

Never Mind ‘We’: The Next Unicorn To IPO Is Firmly Controlled By Just One Man

For an organization dedicated to community, WeWork has handed a stunning amount of power to CEO Adam Neumann. → Read More

WeWork Files IPO Plan, Showing First Half Losses Grew 25%

WeWork released its Form S-1, setting up the shared-office startup for one of the biggest IPOs of the year. → Read More

Women's National Soccer Team Celebrates Victory On Billionaire Rick Caruso's Controversial Yacht

Stars including Crystal Dunn, Ali Krieger and co-captain Alex Morgan posted Instagram stories from the boat showing a night time cruise past the Statue of Liberty. → Read More

Yes, Millennials Really Are Buying Homes. Here’s How.

They found a 1,600-square-foot brick bungalow with three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a 0.12-acre yard—ample space for their dog and a hot tub. → Read More