Thursday, May 30, 2024

Inquiring minds

The older I get, the less I know. Each month our magazine gives a few hints, but the curious are never satisfied. So if you can answer these questions, would you please contact me?

Which is a better life: deal junkie or tenured professor?

Is anyone surprised that Bojangles’ stock has declined 15% since its May IPO, including underwriters Bank of America, Wells Fargo and Jefferies?

Why doesn’t the UNC System hire Nido Qubein as president?

Have you ever met someone who is glad they do not have health insurance?

Will the North Carolina Global TransPark look like a smart idea in 2025?

Why do hospital rooms need to look more like Hiltons than Super 8s?

Who should pay for the Duke Energy coal-ash cleanup?

Wouldn’t a $500,000 annual wage cap on nonprofit CEOs, including university presidents, be smart policy?

Is it better to have 135 N.C. craft breweries or 500 jobs at a MillerCoors beer plant in Eden?

Am I the only person who foolishly uses the same password on a dozen-some Internet accounts?

Can you name a more influential North Carolina business leader who keeps a lower profile than Fred Klein?

Shouldn’t Mr. Richardson protect his star linebacker, saying, “Luke, you’ve had a great run, but it’s time to take that office job?”

Isn’t this competition to be the state’s leading community bank, involving Bank of North Carolina/Rick Callicutt vs. Yadkin Bank/Scott Custer, bringing back memories of early McColl/Crutchfield days?

Will downtown Raleigh or suburban Ballantyne in south Charlotte be a more popular locale in 2025?

Why does it cost 16% more to send a kid to day care in North Carolina than to UNC Chapel Hill?

How do you route a transmission line through North Carolina’s foothills without degrading the region’s beauty?

What kind of person steals from a senior citizen?


David Mildenberg
David Mildenberg
David Mildenberg is editor of Business North Carolina. Reach him at

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