Tag Archives: USMCA

Financial Daily Dose 11.22.2019 | Top Story: WeWork Cuts Nearly 20% of Global Workforce

BY: Michael D. Reif | November 22, 2019

The first cuts from WeWork hit this week, and they’ll take the form of 2,400 employees around the world—some 20% of the struggling company’s workforce – NYTimes and WSJ and MarketWatch and CNBC Chinese officials have invited American negotiators to participate in a new round of in-person talks “as both sides are struggling to strike … Continue reading

Financial Daily Dose 11.15.2019 | Top Story: New Jersey Targets Uber Over “Independent Contractor” Worker Classification

BY: Michael D. Reif | November 15, 2019

Sending a shot across the bow of the gig economy, New Jersey is seeking nearly $650 million from Uber for “years of unpaid employment taxes for its drivers, arguing that the ride-hailing company has misclassified the workers as independent contractors and not as employees.” Uber says it’s challenging the state’s findings, but Jersey’s not alone … Continue reading

Financial Daily Dose 5.31.2019 | Top Story: Fed Eyeing Global Stability in Future Rate-cut Decisions

BY: Michael D. Reif | May 31, 2019

Fed vice chair Richard Clarida, in comments to the Economic Club of NY on Thursday, hoped to calm turbulent markets by noting that central bank officials would indeed consider lower-than-desired inflation along with “global economic and financial developments” as part of any decision to move away from its current “patient stance” and “toward cutting interest … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | November 13, 2018

We seem to be in whipsaw territory, as a tech selloff on Monday spread into a “broad retreat” that led to the Dow tumbling 600 points – WSJ and Bloomberg and MarketWatch GE also took it on the nose, with new CEO Larry Culp’s rare CNBC interview apparently only further shaking confidence in the company’s … 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