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Financial Daily Dose 8.5.2020 | Top Story: Top Story: Ford Removes CEO Jim Hackett After 3 Years on the Job

BY: Michael D. Reif | August 5, 2020

Major shakeup at Ford, where CEO Jim Hackett is out after a three-year stint in which he “achieved mixed results” but didn’t impress Wall Street enough to keep his job. Ford has installed COO James Farley, a Toyota alum who’s been at Ford since 2007, in the top spot as Hackett’s replacement – NYTimes and … Continue reading

Financial Daily Dose 6.16.2020 | Top Story: Supreme Court Issues Landmark Decision Protecting LGBTQ and Transgender Workers

BY: Michael D. Reif | June 16, 2020

On Monday, the Supreme Court delivered a surprising and monumental win for LGBTQ and transgender Americans, ruling 6-3 that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 applies to protect “gay and transgender workers from workplace discrimination.” The “vastly consequential” decision extended workplace protections to the millions of workers in states where, until yesterday morning, “it was … Continue reading

Financial Daily Dose 6.9.2020 | Top Story: NBER Declares US Entered Recession in February

BY: Michael D. Reif | June 9, 2020

No one—truly, not even the most casual economic observer—should be shocked by yesterday’s official declaration from the National Bureau of Economic Research that the U.S. is in a recession that officially began in February. But we’ll all dutifully report that designation anyway, along with the fact that the “longest expansion on record” [records, mind you, … Continue reading