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Financial Daily Dose 7.29.2020 | Top Story: Tech Titans to Testify About Antitrust Concerns Today

BY: Michael D. Reif | July 29, 2020

Much more on what to expect from Big Tech’s “Big Tobacco Moment” on the Hill today, at which Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple’s CEOs will endeavor to make the case that their massive companies don’t “stifle[] rivals and harm[] consumers” – NYTimes and WSJ and Bloomberg and MarketWatch An extra challenge for Apple’s Tim Cook, … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | January 28, 2019

The longest government shutdown in US history is over.  For now . . . – Law360 and Marketplace Nissan’s Carlos Ghosn problems now extend to the United States, where the Securities and Exchange Commission has opened a probe into the accuracy of the company’s financial disclosures and internal controls – Bloomberg and NYTimes and WSJ … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | October 2, 2018

More on the rather shocking departure of John Flannery from GE, the Board that didn’t want to give him any more leash for his turnaround plans, and the future of the embattled corporate giant under Larry Culp – NYTimes and WSJ and Bloomberg A Canadian-focused take on the last-minute deal that preserves a Mexico-Canada-US trade … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | September 26, 2018

What to expect as the FOMC breaks today – NYTimes and WSJ and Bloomberg Some day-later reaction to the abrupt departure of Instagram’s founders from the Facebook family – NYTimes and WSJ Hiding somewhat in the shadows during the rise of virtual currencies over the past year or two has been blockchain, the ledger technology … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | September 25, 2018

Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger have resigned over the direction of their app, which Facebook acquired in 2012. The pair has reportedly been frustrated of late by the increasing intervention of Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, “who has become more reliant on Instagram in planning for Facebook’s future” – Bloomberg and NYTimes and WSJ Sears … Continue reading