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Financial Daily Dose 9.6.2019 | Top Story: A Preview of Today’s U.S. August Jobs Report

BY: Michael D. Reif | September 6, 2019

Jobs Report Friday! Here’s what to look for in the numbers – WSJ and Bloomberg and NYTimes The White House has rolled out its “long-awaited plan” to return federal mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to the private sector. The proposal takes the form of a 49-recommendation approach that’s “unlikely to find an eager … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | March 1, 2018

As has been buzzed about for several months, music-streaming startup Spotify has officially filed [directly] a prospectus for its listing on the New York Stock Exchange – NYTimes and WSJ and Bloomberg Bill Ackman’s 5-year battle (and $1 billion bet) against Herbalife is officially over. Pershing Square’s total losses in the venture aren’t known, but … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | October 2, 2017

Travis is still kicking around at Uber, and he made that quite clear late last week by using his “outsize voting rights” to name two directors to the 8-member board ahead of a vote to reduce Kalanick’s voting power at the company – NYTimes and WSJ Equifax’s top legal officer, John J. Kelley, finds himself … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | April 27, 2017

NAFTA? Try “Nah ta” that, if some in the White House have their way – NYTimes and WSJ and Bloomberg  [The key phrase there being some – NYTimes and WSJ and Bloomberg] Wells Fargo’s Board Chair, Stephen Sanger, did survive his reelection vote the other day. Barely. But Breakingviews thinks he should think awfully hard … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | April 24, 2017

The Euro has happily surged to a five-month high on news that Emmanuel Macron will join Marine LePen in France’s May 7 presidential runoff – Bloomberg The Times gives us an intriguing long read on Uber’s Travis Kalanick, the controversial CEO whose vision has helped propel the ride-hailing company even as his no-limits approach has … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | April 21, 2017

The City of Cincinnati is suing Harbour Portfolio Advisors—“one of the nation’s largest sellers of foreclosed homes”—for skipping out on housing code violations and for targeting buyers with “predatory and unconscionable” contracts-for-deed and other similar arrangements – NYTimes While we’re at it, federal and state regulators took aim yesterday at mortgage servicer Ocwen Financial with … Continue reading