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Financial Daily Dose 9.17.2019 | Top Story: WeWork to Delay Planned IPO Until at Least October

BY: Michael D. Reif | September 17, 2019

Shared office-space company WeWork, which had committed to moving forward with its planned IPO this week despite recent turmoil, appears likely to postpone the offering until at least October in an effort to shore up its sinking valuation – Bloomberg and NYTimes and WSJ and Barron’s Additional reaction (market and otherwise) to Sunday’s attacks on … Continue reading

Financial Daily Dose 7.15.2019 | Top Story: FTC Fines Facebook $5 billion Over Privacy Violations

BY: Michael D. Reif | July 15, 2019

Late Friday, the Federal Trade Commission hit Facebook with a $5 billion fine for the social media company’s range of privacy violations over the past few years – NYTimes and Wired and WSJ and Bloomberg The amount is massive, yet the sheer size and power of Facebook is enough that the general consensus is that … Continue reading

Financial Daily Dose 7.10.2019 | Top Story: US Softens Some Huawei Restrictions

BY: Michael D. Reif | July 10, 2019

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced yesterday that the US will, mere weeks after blacklisting Huawei altogether, allow some American companies to keep doing business with the Chinese telecom company. The reversal appears to be part of the White House’s move to restart trade talks with China – NYTimes and WSJ and Law360 More on what … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | January 19, 2018

Amazon has narrowed its list of HQ2 contenders to 20 finalists – NYTimes and WSJ and Bloomberg and MarketWatch NYSE owner Intercontinental Exchange is looking to do the as-yet inconceivable: bring some order to cryptocurrencies. The plan, announced yesterday, is to launch a data feed that pull info from cryptocurrency exchanges around the world and … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | November 15, 2017

The latest on the economic woes on Venezuela, including the status of the country’s bonds and the foreign investors that they’ve attracted (and who are now selling) – NYTimes and WSJ A recent slump in the junk-bond market prompted some Wall Street watchers to warn about a broader bear turn in the markets.  The Journal, … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | May 3, 2017

Italy’s Alitalia has filed for bankruptcy yet again, the third filing in less than a decade, and it’s home country looks far less likely to bail out the troubled carrier this time around – NYTimes and Bloomberg Apple’s revenue grew to $52.9 billion in Q1, but the one percent drop in iPhone sales as compared … Continue reading

Your daily dose of financial news

BY: Michael D. Reif | April 25, 2016

This weekend’s Fair Game pulled out the old slide rule and got mathy on us, looking at the proliferation of companies these days reporting results “not based on generally accepted accounting principles” in an effort to “steer investors instead to massaged calculations that produce a better outcome.”  How massaged? Try turning losses into profits, often … Continue reading