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Financial Daily Dose 5.6.2020 | Top Story: California Sues Uber and Lyft Over Alleged Violations of State’s New Gig-worker Protection Law

BY: Michael D. Reif | May 6, 2020

California has sued ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft over alleged violations of a new state law that requires companies to treat gig workers as employees “if they control how workers perform tasks or if the work is a routine part of the company’s business” – NYTimes and WSJ and Bloomberg and Law360 Airbnb will cut … Continue reading

Financial Daily Dose 12.13.2019 | Top Story: US Announces Phase One Trade Agreement With China, But No Confirmation From Chinese

BY: Michael D. Reif | December 13, 2019

The US and China have reportedly reached an initial agreement on the “final terms of a phase one trade deal, moving both countries closer to signing a pact that” the White House originally announced in October and averting new December tariffs. Under those terms, the U.S. would “slash the overall rate on the tariffs . … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | November 26, 2018

A recap of Black Friday 2018—big, but not quite as insane as in years past – NYTimes and Bloomberg Amidst all of that Black Friday and general holiday craziness, the White House released a blockbuster report issued by a collection of 13 federal agencies on Friday warning that, if left unchecked, global climate change could … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | October 18, 2017

Representatives of the US’s biggest stock exchanges have questioned the SEC’s plan to change how markets work by altering the current “maker-taker” system and imposing new transparency and conflict-of-interest rules on platforms run by brokerage firms – WSJ Breakingviews on the ongoing jockeying between Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley through the lens of Q3 numbers … Continue reading