Tag Archives: HBO

Financial Daily Dose 10.9.2020 | Top Story: New Jobless Claims Top 800,000 Again As U.S. Recovery Stalls

BY: Michael D. Reif | October 9, 2020

Yesterday’s jobless numbers were down a bit from a week earlier but still topped 800,000 for the 4th week in a row. “Claims remain above the pre-pandemic peak of 695,000 and are higher than in any previous recession for records tracing back to 1967” – WSJ and Marketplace and NYTimes We’ve been talking in the … Continue reading

Financial Daily Dose 8.10.2020 | Top Story: Twitter Enters Fray in Pursuit of TikTok

BY: Michael D. Reif | August 10, 2020

With “Twit-tok” trending this weekend, you should be unsurprised to learn that Twitter has joined the group of suitors for TikTok, revealing that it’s held preliminary talks with the video-sharing app about a possible combo.  Still, Microsoft remains, by all accounts, the front-runner in the quest for TikTok – WSJ and Bloomberg Meanwhile, NPR is … Continue reading

Financial Daily Dose 9.24.2019 | Top Story: UK High Court Rules PM’s Suspension of Parliament Illegal

BY: Michael D. Reif | September 24, 2019

Prorogate this, Boris. In an “unprecedented” ruling, the UK’s supreme court deemed the Prime Minister’s Brexit-driven suspension of Parliament “unlawful, void and of no effect” this morning and called on the body to reconvene “as soon as possible” – Bloomberg and NYTimes and WSJ 178-year-old British travel company Thomas Cook went belly-up yesterday, stranding some … Continue reading

Copyright Suit Against HBO Tossed

BY: Carly Kessler | May 10, 2018

HBO escaped a copyright lawsuit on Tuesday May 1, after a New York federal judge dismissed claims filed against the network by a graffiti artist. Last July, Itoffee R. Gayle, sued the television network for featuring his artwork in the background of a scene from the network series “Vinyl.” The show centers on the 1970s … Continue reading