Tag Archives: Waymo

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | July 26, 2018

Catching up on a busy financial scene after a few days away.  Let’s get to it . . . Fiat Chrysler chief Sergio Marchionne has died at age 66, three weeks after suffering complications after shoulder surgery. Marchionne took over Fiat in 2004 and engineered its takeover of Chrysler in 2009, returning the combined auto … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | February 12, 2018

As we hold our breaths at the opening bell to see if last week’s volatility continues, we consider the impact of computer-driven index funds on that market rollercoaster – NYTimes The Journal, meanwhile, is wondering whether past market corrections can help us decipher what we can expect next – WSJ The Uber/Waymo courtroom battle is … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | December 14, 2017

As widely expected, the Fed affirmed the general strength of the US economy today by raising the benchmark interest rate again today—the 5th raise since the financial crisis – NYTimes and WSJ and Bloomberg Also from the FOMC announcement yesterday: Dr. Yellen’s not the biggest bitcoin fan in the world – Bloomberg The latest on … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | May 15, 2017

A series of cyberattacks featuring ransomware rocked the world this weekend, and the aftershocks “could linger” for a while –  NYTimes and WSJ and Bloomberg and Law360 Here’s how investigators combine new technology with “old-school sleuthing” to pursue the cybercriminals behind it all – NYTimes Also, the hackers’ demand for ransom payments in bitcoin helped … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | February 24, 2017

Breakingviews opines on the danger of placing too much stock [literally] in the post-election market rally [especially for the White House itself] – NYTimes China is reportedly shuffling up its economic team ahead of the second term for President Xi Jinping – WSJ and NYTimes Meet Lightspeed Venture Partners and the history lesson that explains … Continue reading