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Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | February 12, 2019

The Fed made news when it backed off of its plan to keep regular rate hikes going in 2019, and the decision has done far more than just make Wall Street happy for a day.  Here’s a look at how the financial world has reacted to the Fed’s new tack – NYTimes Because economic data … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | January 10, 2019

A quick spin through the Fed’s December minutes shows that most Fed officials are set on slowing their previously regular rate hike schedule, only reinforcing the message that Fed Chair Powell delivered last week that the central bank will “assess economic conditions before considering additional interest rate increasing” – NYTimes and WSJ and Bloomberg and … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | September 25, 2017

The ‘book is backing off of a 2016-proposed stock reclassification that “would have solidified Mark Zuckerberg’s control over the social network” after a shareholder suit that would have seen Zuck on the stand in a Delaware courtroom this week. Facebook’s founder and CEO had pitched the plan as a way to allow him to maintain … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | October 19, 2016

China’s expected to announce Q3 economic growth of 6.7 percent this week—a number envied by any other country in the world but the sign of major slowdown there.  Dealbook looks at what, exactly, a less-gangbusters Chinese economy means for life there (and everywhere else) – NYTimes Looks like Twitter wasn’t the only acquisition target that … Continue reading