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Wells Fargo settles with 50 states, Aphria rejects hostile takeover & Tesla’s new board members
Dec 31, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Wells Fargo settles claims with all 50 states, pot company Aphria rejects a hostile takeover from Green Growth, and Tesla introduces new board members —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/watercoolesthq/support
The end for department stores, Instagram update & McDonald’s breakfast
Dec 28, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Name brand department stores are be on the brink, Instagram rolls out a horizontal update and people were pissed, and McDonald’s breakfast seems to be backfiring —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/watercoolesthq/support
Markets rebound, holiday sales soar & JD.com buyback
Dec 27, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: the DOW rises 1,000 points, holiday sales are highest in 6 years, and JD.com announces share buyback —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/watercoolesthq/support
Government shutdown looms, Softbank invest in Fair & Apple vs. Qualcomm
Dec 21, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: the government shutdown looks like a done deal, Softbank plans investment in Fair, and Qualcomm is going after Apple in Germany —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/watercoolesthq/support
Fed raises rates, Altria invests in Juul & Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline to join forces
Dec 20, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Fed raises rates and markets plummet, Altria invests in Juul, and drug maker’s Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline partner up —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/watercoolesthq/support
SpaceX lands $500M, Tilray goes global & Kroger launches autonomous delivery
Dec 19, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: SpaceX lands $500M in funding at $3.5B valuation, Tilray goes global, and Kroger announces the first autonomous grocery delivery service —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/watercoolesthq/support
Google expands NYC footprint, stock markets continues freefall & 1MDB isn’t going away
Dec 18, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: Google expands its NYC footprint, stock markets continue to tumble, and Malaysia files formal charges against Goldman related to 1MDB —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/watercoolesthq/support
LVMH to buy Belmond, Johnson & Johnson coverup & Tesla funding secured
Dec 17, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: LVMH will buy Belmond for $3.2B, Johnson & Johnson accused of massive coverup, and Tesla issues bonds to raise funds —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/watercoolesthq/support
Apple’s expansion, Robinhood becoming a bank & farm bill passes
Dec 14, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Apple chooses location for expansion, Robinhood expands into checking accounts, and farm bill passes congress. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/watercoolesthq/support
Tencent’s IPO, Elliott takes stake in Pernod Ricard & China hacks Marriott
Dec 13, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Tencent’s IPO was meh, Paul Singer’s Elliott Management takes stake in Pernod Ricard, and China state hackers are said to be responsible for a Marriott hack of 500M customer’s info. —- Support this podcast:…
Daimler AG goes electric, Google’s CEO faces congress & Verizon admits defeat
Dec 12, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Daimler AG is buying $23B in battery cells to ramp up electric car production, Google’s Sundar Pichai faces congressional hearing, and Verizon takes goodwill impairment charge on Yahoo and AOL. —- Support this podcast:…
China bans iPhone sales, Brexit deal falls apart & Tivity Health buys Nutrisystem
Dec 11, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: China grants Qualcomm’s injunction against Apple, Brexit deal falls apart, and Tivity Health buys Nutrisystem. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/watercoolesthq/support
Altria buys stake in Cronos, Uber files for IPO & OPEC production cuts
Dec 10, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Altria invests $1.8B in Cronos, Uber files for an IPO, and OPEC agrees to oil cuts. Plus, will you ever actually be “good enough.” —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/watercoolesthq/support
Markets go haywire, Lyft files for IPO & OPEC discusses cuts
Dec 7, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: another wild day for markets, Lyft files for an IPO, and OPEC contemplates production cuts. Plus, we pour one out for Bernie Madoff’s victims. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/watercoolesthq/support
Facebook email leak, Huawei CFO arrest & Nomura blames quants
Dec 6, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: a trove of internal Facebook emails were leaked, Huawei’s CFO arrested in Canada, and Nomura says that quants are the reason for the recent market sell-off. Plus, maybe this 300 year old book can help you understand the markets, but…
Wells Fargo glitch, markets plummet & Thomson Reuters layoffs
Dec 5, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Wells Fargo’s glitch caused customers lose their homes, markets shook by trade war jitters, and Thomson Reuters plans layoffs. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/watercoolesthq/support
Shell ties exec pay to carbon footprint, GlaxoSmithKline buys Tesaro & Qatar drops out of OPEC
Dec 4, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Shell will tie its executives pay to the company’s carbon footprint going forward, GlaxoSmithKline buys Tesaro for $5.1B, and Qatar announces it is leaving OPEC. Plus, get your Bill Gates on. —- Support this podcast:…
US-China trade truce agreed upon, Starwood hack & USMCA signed
Dec 3, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: the US and China reached a truce in the ongoing trade war that will allow for further negotiations, hotel giant Starwood was hacked last week, and US, Mexican, and Canadian leaders agreed to a new trade deal. Plus if a CEO with ADHD…
Deutsche Bank office raided, Bayer cuts 12,000 jobs and sells off brands, and PBR is saved.
Nov 30, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Deutsche Bank’s HQ raided as part of money laundering investigation, Bayer announces 12k job cuts as it exits the animal health market in wake of Monsanto take over„ and PBR is saved. Plus bros named Chad decide which investment bank…
The Fed is dovish, Altria takes a stake in Juul, and Jeep creates The Gladiator.
Nov 29, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Fed’s Powell is dovish, Altria looks to take a large minority stake in Juul, and Jeep re-enters the midsize truck market with ‘The Gladiator.’ —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/watercoolesthq/support
Papa John deal sours, “The Match” exceeds expectations, and the “Turkey 5”
Nov 28, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Trian backs out of Papa John’s deal, Tiger Woods new gig, and Amazon reports its biggest opening to holiday shopping season ever, while announcing a new health care software. Plus, how to stick it to a boss who steals your ideas. —-…
GM layoffs, United Technologies restructuring & Third Point and Campbell’s settle
Nov 27, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: GM announces 14k layoffs, United Technologies will split its businesses, and Dan Loeb and Campbell’s come to terms. Plus, it still sucks to be poor. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/watercoolesthq/support
Oil continues to fall, GAP plans store closures & Black Friday sales hit all time high
Nov 26, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: oil continues its plummet, the GAP plans to close hundreds of stores, and Black Friday sales hit an all time high. Plus, red flags to look for during an interview. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/watercoolesthq/support
Markets see massive sell off & Walgreens and Humana join the healthcare race
Nov 21, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: Markets fell drastically yesterday and Walgreens and Humana are looking to join forces. Plus, what we’re thankful for this year. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/watercoolesthq/support
Nissan Chairman arrested, BuzzFeed adds paywall & SocGen pays massive settlement
Nov 20, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn arrested, BuzzFeed not above begging for donations, and Societe Generale settles its $1.3B tab with the US Government for violating sanctions. Plus, is the Price is Right method the key to the dreaded…
BlackBerry is back, Beyond Meat IPO & VW is going electric
Nov 19, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: BlackBerry buys cybersecurity firm, Bill Gates backed Beyond Meat files for IPO, and VW is making a huge push into electric vehicles. Plus, nobody gives a damn about the real you. —- Support this podcast:…
PG&E shares plummeting, Facebook and Microsoft team up & earnings reports are in!
Nov 16, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: shares of PG&E are plummeting amid wildfire threat, Facebook and Microsoft team up, and more earnings. Plus, nobody gives a damn about your job title. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/watercoolesthq/support
Snap is facing SEC subpoena, Dell sweetens deal & Bain closes $1B fund
Nov 15, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: the SEC and DOJ are sniffing around Snap HQ, Dell sweetens proposed deal that would take the company public, and Bain Capital closes $1B fund. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/watercoolesthq/support
EU and UK near Brexit deal, oil continues free-fall & Waymo close to self-driving car service
Nov 14, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: the EU and UK are near a Brexit deal, oil fell to its lowest point in a year, and Alphabet’s Waymo says it is very close to self-driving car services. Plus, should you use a personal device as your work phone? —- Support this podcast:…
It’s the end of the world as we know it, Diageo divests brands & Yanks to bid on YES
Nov 13, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: the Dow fell 600 points and we’re all going to die, Diageo divests 19 of its brands for $550M, and the Yankees organization plans to buy the remaining 80% of YES that it doesn’t own. Plus, are non-competes kosher? —- Support this…
Fed plans more bank deregulation, Alibaba’s singles day hits record & #MergerMonday
Nov 12, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Fed announces additional plans for deregulation, Alibaba’s Singles Day smashes sales record, and SAP buys Qualtrics. Plus, tech consultants are the new Don Drapers of the world.. —- Support this podcast:…
Tesla names independent chairman of board, Google to add jobs in NYC & Monsters sues Coke
Nov 9, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Tesla names independent chairman of board, Google to add jobs in NYC, and Monsters sues Coke. Plus, Bloomberg releases controversial best B-School list. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/watercoolesthq/support
US election’s economic impact, Papa John’s is totally screwed & Aegean files for bankruptcy
Nov 8, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: US elections will impact economy, Papa John’s spent a ton of money distancing itself from Papa John & Aegean files for bankruptcy following massive scandal. Plus, who pays for those ‘I Voted’ stickers? —- Support this podcast:…
Goldman Sachs announces partners, Comcast to release cord cutter set-top box & Vice plans job cuts
Nov 8, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: Goldman Sachs announces 69 new partners, Comcast plans to release a set-top box aimed at cord cutters & Vice plans to cut 15% of its workforce. Plus, a hacker posing as Elon Musk has already taken a bunch of suckers for $180k worth of…
Amazon HQ2 cities set, US elections & Lowe’s closing down stores
Nov 6, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Amazon HQ2 will be split between two cities, US elections will impact economy & Lowe’s plans to close 51 stores. Plus, some autumn reading recommendations from the masters of the universe. —- Support this podcast:…
Jobs report beats expectations, meet GM’s e-bike & Iran sanctions kick in
Nov 5, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: the Labor Department’s job report had a lot of good news, GM announces two new e-bikes & US sanctions on Iran go into effect. Plus, FIRE is kinda bullsh*t. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/watercoolesthq/support
Goldman banker pleads guilty in 1MDB case, Googlers walkout & Apple’s shares plummet
Nov 2, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Goldman banker pleads guilty in 1MDB case, Googlers walkout to protest workplace sexual harassment & Apple’s shares plummet. Plus, forget your credit score … what’s your customer lifetime value? —- Support this podcast:…
GM offers voluntary severance, Fed approves new banking deregulation & the market’s terrible October
Nov 1, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: GM offers voluntary severance to 18k employees, Fed approves new banking deregulation, and the market’s terrible October has finally come to an end. Plus, inflation … as measured by Panda Express’ orange chicken. —- Support this…
Amazon’s woes, GE cuts dividends & Apple’s big announcement
Oct 31, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Amazon valuation has fallen 25% since September, GE will cut its dividend to 1 cent, and Amazon rolls out new Macs and iPads ahead of holiday season. Plus, don’t take costume advice from Megyn Kelly for your office halloween look. —-…
UK announces digital tax, German Chancellor Angela Merkel will not seek re-election
Oct 30, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: UK announces 2% digital tax geared toward tech giants, German Chancellor Angela Merkel will not seek re-election, and Jet.com will deliver Blue Apron meal kits. Plus Goldman and JPMorgan change recruiting practices. —- Support this…
IBM makes largest acquisition ever, Epic Games gets major investment
Oct 29, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: IBM to buy Red Hat for $34B, Epic Games, the maker of Fortnite lands $1.25B funding round, and marketing agency Legends wins right to sell 2028 Olympic sponsorships. Plus, if you aren’t cheating, you aren’t trying … right? —- Support…
Altria recalls it’s vape product after FDA pressure, Big Name Tech Stocks drop after markets close
Oct 26, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Marlboro maker and tobacco giant Altria announced that they are pulling their vape products off the market thanks to pressure from the FDA, Tech stocks dropped after hours as Alphabet, Amazon, and Snap earnings and forecasts didn’t…
Stock markets tumble, Tesla made a profit (I repeat, Tesla made a profit)
Oct 25, 2018 • 2 min
n today’s Minutes: stocks markets fell, with all major US indices down more than 2%, Tesla rakes in $311M in profit, and an Adidas exec is found guilty of wire fraud for his part in a wide-reaching college hoops scandal. Plus, Goldman Sachs published its…
CATERPILLAR’s poor forward looking projections led to an overall down day for the market.
Oct 24, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: US indices dropped as much as 2% today on the back of Caterpillar’s poor forward looking projections, despite the fact that their top line earnings beat estimates. Refinery29, a digital media company that has come on the scene of late,…
Richard Branson steps down as chairman of Virgin Hyperloop, Netflix will increase debt load, and Gol
Oct 23, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Richard Branson steps down as chairman of Virgin Hyperloop, Netflix will increase debt load via a $2B bond offering, and Goldman Sachs will get into the wealth management business for mere peasants. Plus, don’t worry, you’re not the…
JPMorgan is going to Cali, Cleveland-Cliff’s CEO goes off the rail, and Moody’s cuts Italy’s rating
Oct 22, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: JPMorgan plans to open a fintech hub in Silicon Valley, Cleveland-Cliff’s CEO goes off the rails on earnings call, and Moody’s cuts Italy credit rating to one step above junk. Plus, we’ve got some good news if you’re a terrible…
Oil has been in a freefall, Mnuchin drops out of Davos in the Desert, and Novartis buys Endocyte
Oct 19, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: oil is in in a free fall just weeks after experts believed it could hit $100, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was the latest headliner to pull out of the Future Investment Initiative Summit aka Davos in the Desert, and Novartis…
Deutsche Bank traders found guilty in Libor rigging case, Constellation Brands’ CEO to step down
Oct 18, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Deutsche Bank traders found guilty in Libor rigging case, Constellation Brands’ CEO to step down, and the US plans to withdraw from postal treaty. Plus, a crash course in legal weed. —- Support this podcast:…
Uber eyes $120B IPO valuation, Audi hit with massive fine, and Netflix does its best to make FANG gr
Oct 17, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: bankers are pitching Uber on a $120B IPO valuation, Audi is hit with a $930M fine associated with diesel-gate, and Netflix beats earnings by a mile. Plus, all the cool kids are buying Sears right now. —- Support this podcast:…
US budget deficit hits 6-year high, Fidelity gets into the institutional crypto game, and Twilio buy
Oct 16, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: the US budget deficit hits $779B, Fidelity will begin managing crypto for institutional clients, and Twilio will buy SendGrid for $2B. Plus, where you should be investing $10k right now.. —- Support this podcast:…
Gary Cohn is out here living his best life, Saudi Arabian stock market slumps as pressure mounts, an
Oct 15, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Gary Cohn will take a role as an adviser to a blockchain startup, Saudi Arabia’s stock market slumps as questions remain about missing journalist, and Sears will enter Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Plus, why you’re not hearing back about…
US report indicates China is not manipulating currency, Apple buys chip manufacturer, and Walmart wa
Oct 12, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: the Treasury found no evidence that Beijing was manipulating its currency, Apple is paying $600M for a portion of Dialog Semiconductor, and Walmart is planning a foray into original entertainment. Plus, what not to do when you quit a…
Bloodbath in US equity markets, Smile Direct Club’s massive funding round, and a Korean esport cable
Oct 11, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: equity markets got absolutely crushed on Wednesday, Smile Direct Club raises $380M, and OGN, a South Korean epsorts cable network is shooting its shot in the US. Plus, our resident work mom is back to answer your pressing drug test…
Westmoreland coal files bankruptcy, Google is dropping Pixel 3, and Snap is falling down a slippery
Oct 10, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: Coal mining company Westmoreland filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, Google is dropping the 3rd version of its phone Pixel, and Snap stock has dropped to its lowest value ever as it tries to become profitable. Plus, mortage rates are…
Goolge+ is shut down, LinkedIn buys Glint, and Microsoft invests in Grab
Oct 9, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Google+ shutters after report of security breach that affected 500k users, LinkedIn buys employee engagement service Glint for undisclosed amount, and Microsoft invests $200M in Grab. Plus, it’s time to disconnect from the “always on”…
Unemployment rate drops again, SoftBank and Saudi Arabia will team up again, and La Croix faces a la
Oct 8, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: unemployment rates drop to 3.7%, Saudi Arabia plans to invest $45B in SoftBank’s second Vision Fund, and La Croix is being sued for including synthetic ingredients in its natural sparkling water. Plus, being the Excel ninja of your…
Treasury bonds soar and send the market downward, Square dives deeper into banking activities, and A
Oct 5, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: 10 Yr Treasury bond yields have reached multi-year highs as increased Fed rate hikes and an overall strong economy give investors more confidence, Jack Dorsey’s payment service, Square, will start allowing users to pay for items over…
Honda plans to invest in GM’s AV ambitions, Hortonworks and Cloudera will merge, and Highfields Capital will shut its doors to outside money
Oct 4, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Honda will partner with GM to develop autonomous vehicles as part of a $2.5B deal, Hortonworks and Cloudera will come together in a $5.2B merger, and Highfields Capital is the latest hedge fund to shut its doors. Plus, men slack off…
FDA raids JUUL HQ, Toys R Us is back from the dead, and Tencent Music plans massive US IPO
Oct 3, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: FDA raids JUUL HQ seizing thousands of marketing documents, Toys R Us cancels bankruptcy auction and plans comeback, and Tencent Music is planning a $30B US IPO. Plus we’re taking and answering your career questions. —- Support this…
GE parts ways with CEO Flannery, Nafta 2.0 is a go, and Facebook names new head of Instagram
Oct 2, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: GE parts ways with CEO Flannery in a surprise move, Nafta has been redrafted and renamed, and Facebook names Adam Mosseri to lead Instagram. Plus Slacking off has never been so productive. —- Support this podcast:…
Elon Musk and the SEC reach deal, 50M Facebook accounts were hacked, US and Canada closing in on NAFTA deal
Oct 1, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Elon Musk and the SEC settle suit, 50M Facebook accounts were hacked, and US and Canada are closing in on a NAFTA deal. Plus Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce, puts on a clinic in how not to reply to an email. —- Support this podcast:…
The SEC sues Tesla and Elon Musk, Petrobras will pay $853M settlement related to bribery charges, and Boeing wins massive Air Force contract
Sep 28, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: the SEC sues Tesla and Elon Musk over his “funding secured” tweet, Petrobras will pay the US and Brazil a collective $853M to settle bribery charges, and Boeing wins $9B Air Force contract over Lockheed. Plus Jeff Bezos wants you to…
The Fed raises interest rates again, Uber to pay massive settlement, and Stripe’s value continues to climb
Sep 27, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: the FOMC will raise the Federal Fund Rate a quarter of a percent, Uber will pay $148M as part of a data breach settlement, and Stripe’s latest round values the company at $20B. —- Support this podcast:…
Michael Kors buys Versace, Qualcomm files lawsuit against Apple, and Arby’s owner buys up Sonic.
Sep 26, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Michael Kors has announced a plan to buy Versace for $2.1B and rename the company “Capri Holdings,” Qualcomm is suing Apple - claiming the latter stole Qualcomm’s chip design and gave it to Intel to make cheaper hardware, Arby’s owner…
Sirius inks a deal for Pandora, Snap and Amazon partner up, and Marathon and Andeavor merge to become the U.S’ largest Oil refiner.
Sep 25, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Sirius XM is buying music streaming service for $3.5B, SnapChat and Amazon agree on a partnership allowing users to buy items they see in Snaps through Amazon, The US’ has a new largest Oil Refiner, and if you thought getting replaced…
Comcast “wins” bid for Sky, China calls off trade negotiations until after mid-terms & we can all learn a thing or two about leadership from George Washington
Sep 24, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Comcast wins auction for Sky in weekend bidding war with Fox, China calls off trade negotiations with US as tariffs are set to kick in, and we can all learn a thing or two about leadership from George Washington. —- Support this…
Wells Fargo plans more job cuts, Fox and Comcast will settle Sky bidding war with auction & Amazon announces slew of new products
Sep 21, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: Wells Fargo will cut 26k jobs over the next 3 years, Fox and Comcast will settle their bidding war for Sky with an auction, and Alexa is about to infiltrate your life. Plus, here’s how not to quit. —- Support this podcast:…
Denmark’s largest bank embroiled in massive money laundering scandal, Tilray’s wild day & Amazon to open thousands of cashierless stores
Sep 20, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Denmark’s largest bank faces allegations of fraud on a massive scale, Tilray rises as much as 94%, and Amazon plans to open up to 3k cashierless stores. Plus, the pressing economic question of our time is finally answered. —- Support…
The DOJ launches investigation into Tesla over Musk tweets, credit card class-action ends with massive settlement & Postmates raises $300M
Sep 19, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: the Department of Justice launches an investigation into Elon Musk and Tesla, major credit card companies settle on $6.2B payment to merchants suing over fees, and Postmates raises whopping $300M. Plus, ain’t nobody got time for…
Trump goes nuclear in trade war, Amazon is investigating internal leaks & Saudi Arabia invests $1B in Tesla competitor
Sep 18, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: the Trump administration plans to implement tariffs on $200B worth of goods, Amazon is sniffing out internal snitches who are tipping of sellers on how to make more sales, and the Saudi government just invested $1B in a Tesla…
SpaceX will send a civilian to space, Staples buys Essendant for $482M & Marc Benioff buys Time magazine
Sep 17, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: SpaceX will send a civilian to space in its BFR, Staples will buy Essendant, the massive supplier of office supplies for $482M, and Marc Benioff, the founder of Salesforce will purchase Time magazine for $190M. Plus, are cord-cutter TV…
Goldman Sachs’ shakes up leadership, iHeartMedia buys HowStuffWorks & Walmart acquires Cornershop
Sep 14, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: Goldman Sachs’ incoming CEO announces new leadership team, iHeartMedia will buy HowStuffWorks for $55M, and Walmart acquires Cornershop for $225M. Plus, it’s time to make weekday lunch great again. —- Support this podcast:…
Apple’s presser doesn’t disappoint, FDA threatens JUUL & Turnover Thursday
Sep 13, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Apple announces three new phones and new watch at annual conference, FDA threatens JUUL and other flavored e-cig makers for marketing to children, and C-Suites are lonely places —- Support this podcast:…
Jimmy Buffett does the most Jimmy Buffett thing ever, Hurricane Florence is on its way & Hudson’s Bay divests European assets
Sep 12, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Jimmy Buffett is getting into the cannabis industry … obviously, Hurricane Florence is about to wreak economic havoc on the US, and Hudson’s Bay merges European assets. Plus, finally, the stablecoin we’ve all been waiting to invest in.…
Stellar to acquire Chain & Justin Kan’s latest startup raises $65M
Sep 11, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Stellar will acquire Chain for an estimated $200M and Justin Kan secures $65M from a16z for his latest startup. Plus, you might want to sit down for this … the third leading cause of death in the workplace is homicide. —- Support this…
Jack Ma announces succession plan, Tesla is going up in smoke & President Trump threatens more tariffs
Sep 10, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: Jack Ma will step down as chairman of Alibaba next year, Elon Musk is under fire for smoking weed on the Joe Rogan podcast, and President Trump threatens additional tariffs on China. Plus, why you should let Kanye help you get your…
US DOJ finds North Korean hacker, CBS is working on Moonves exit package, and MasterClass raises $80M
Sep 7, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: The US Department of Justice tracked down a North Korean hacker responsible for the Sony data breach in 2014, CBS has offered $100M to former-CEO Les Moonves who is currently under allegations of sexual harassment, and MasterClass who…
Crypto gets more bad news, Twitter shares fall during Congressional hearing & Fox invests in streaming startup
Sep 6, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: Goldman Sachs announces plans to table crypto trading desk, Twitter shares fell as much as 6% during Jack Dorsey’s hearing, and Fox will invest $100M in e-sports streaming startup, Caffeine. Plus, does facial hair have a place in a…
Amazon hits $1T market cap, Nike shares drop on new ad campaign backlash & ING hit with record fine
Sep 5, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Amazon becomes second company to hit $1T market capitalization, Nike shares fall 3% as #NikeBoycott takes hold, and ING will pay an $899M fine. Plus, why don’t markets give a f*ck about all of this bad news? —- Support this podcast:…
Coca-Cola purchases Costa coffee for $5.1B, Ford will stop importing the Chinese-manufactured Focus & Dunkin plans to invest $100M in its stores.
Sep 4, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: Coca-Cola will close its largest acquisition to date, Ford is cancelling plans to import the Chinese-manufactured Focus, and Dunkin plans to invest $100M in its stores. Plus, should we feel bad for paying next to nothing for…
Trump threatens to leave the World Trade Organization & D-Day for scooter operators in California
Aug 31, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Trump threatens to leave WTO if the organization doesn’t shape up and scooter startups find out their fate in California. Plus, don’t eat before 6:30 PM at Wells Fargo. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/watercoolesthq/support
Amazon is feeling the Bern, SurveyMonkey to IPO & Dick’s Sporting Goods had a rough quarter
Aug 30, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Amazon and Bernie Sanders are publicly sparring over employee wages, SurveyMonkey publicly files for an IPO, and Dick’s sales fall on self-imposed gun restrictions. Plus, don’t take financial advice from Mychal Kendricks. —- Support…
Yahoo still scans user emails, Aston Martin plans to go public & Yum China rejects buyout bid
Aug 29, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Yahoo still scans its more than 200M email accounts to facilitate marketer targeting, Aston Martin will go public with a valuation of more than $6B, and Yum China rejected a $17B buyout. Plus, Robinhood announces a slew of new security…
US and Mexico reach NAFTA agreement, Toyota to invest in Uber & farmer bailout
Aug 28, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: the US and Mexico have reached an agreement on parts of NAFTA, Toyota will invest $500M in Uber at a $72B valuation, and the Department of Agriculture will make $4.7B in aid available to farmers. Plus, never, ever say these things in…
Tesla will remain public & IG gets back to its university roots
Aug 27, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: Elon Musk announces that Tesla will remain public and Instagram will try to attract college students with private virtual communities. Plus, Microsoft’s Clippy is back … kinda. —- Support this podcast:…
Wendy’s sells stake in Arby’s, Teva’s generic EpiPen wins approval & Doordash lands another massive funding round
Aug 17, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Wendy’s will sells its stake in Arby’s parent company for $450M, Teva wins approval to produce generic EpiPen, and Doordash lands $250M funding round. Plus, US employees are really, really bad at using PTO. —- Support this podcast:…
Corona maker Constellation goes big on weed beer, Qatar offers aide to Turkey, SEC issues a subpoena to Tesla
Aug 16, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Corona beer maker Constellation is investing $4B in Canopy Growth a weed company, Qatar pledges to lend Turkey $15B to help its Lira crisis, and the SEC issued a Subpoena to Tesla to investigate Elon Musk’s tweets of having “funding…
Tinder employees sue IAC and Match, Coke buys stake in BodyArmor & Alphabet will invest in Oscar Health
Aug 15, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: early Tinder employees are suing IAC and Match for $2B, Coca-Cola is buying a stake in Kobe Bryant’s Gatorade competitor, and Alphabet plans to invest $375M in Oscar Health. Plus, never take career advice from Omarosa. —- Support this…
Andreessen Horowitz to open celeb-led fund, VF Corp. will sell Lee and Wrangler denim brands & Netflix CFO to step down
Aug 14, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Andreessen Horowitz will open a celeb-led fund geared towards people of color, VF Corp. plans to sell Wrangler and Lee denim brands, and Netflix CFO David Wells plans to step down. Plus, next time you’re busy, just remember, it could…
Turkey’s economic situation worsens, Monsanto loses major lawsuit & Citgo at risk due to Venezuelan ties
Aug 13, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: after the US imposed tariffs on Turkey, the lira tumbled vs. the dollar, Monsanto will have to pay $289M in cancer suit, and Citgo shares at stake in a suit targeting Venezuela. Plus, never forget, your company could have another you…
Deutsche Bank continues to cut costs, Samsung announces Echo competitor & Adidas boosted by World Cup
Aug 10, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Deutsche Bank continues its cost cutting efforts, Samsung announces Galaxy Note 9 and an Echo competitor, and Adidas crushes earnings after winning World Cup. Plus how much millennials need to make to be “happy.” —- Support this…
Slack secures $400M in funding, SEC probes Musk’s tweet & Congressman arrested on insider trading charges
Aug 9, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Slack secures $400M in funding at a $7B valuation, the SEC will probe Elon Musk regarding the truthfulness of his infamous tweet, and Congressman Chris Collins was arrested and charged with insider trading. Plus it’s easier than ever…
Elon Musk plans to take Tesla private, LA Rams owner buys remainder of Arsenal & NewTV raises $1B
Aug 8, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Elon Musk tweets that he is planning to take Tesla private, Stan Kroenke, the owner of the LA Rams buys the remaining portion of the Arsenal soccer team that he didn’t already own, and Meg Whitman led NewTV raises $1B. Plus how to set…
New York-Uber showdown, Zillow buys mortgage lender & Pepsi CEO to step down
Aug 7, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: the New York City Council is ready to approve a cap on new licenses for ride-hailing services, Zillow is buying Mortgage Lenders of America, and Indra Nooyi is stepping down as CEO of Pepsi. Plus how cleaning out your inbox can change…
Starbucks will begin accepting bitcoin, Heineken goes all in on China & Beijing escalates trade war
Aug 6, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Starbucks teams up with Microsoft and ICE to allow consumers to pay with bitcoin, Heineken partners with China Resources Beer, and Beijing plans to impose tariffs on $60B worth of US goods. Plus Paul Krugman explains economics while…
Apple hits $1T market cap, Brookstone files for bankruptcy, and Warner Music buys Uproxx
Aug 3, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: Apple is the first US firm to hit a $1T market cap, Brookstone files for bankruptcy again, and Warner Music buys Uproxx. Plus what MoviePass’ woes mean for you. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/watercoolesthq/support
Well Fargo’s huge fine, Tesla reports earnings, and Siemens makes large acquisition
Aug 2, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Wells Fargo faces a massive fine, Tesla reports earnings that met most expectations, and Siemens acquires Mendix. Plus Fidelity will begin offer two zero fee index funds. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/watercoolesthq/support
Facebook uncovers fake political accounts, MoviePass raises prices and reduces movies, and Chipotle screws up, again.
Aug 1, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Facebook deleted over a dozen fake Instagram and FB accounts used for political misinformation, after having to take out emergency loans earlier this week to stay in business MoviePass announces a raise in prices, and after a nice…
Nokia and T-Mobile make a $3.5B deal, US Foods buys 5 businesses from Services Group of America, and American Express was caught charging customers higher rates
Jul 31, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Nokia and T-Mobile agreed to a deal to make the world’s largest 5G network deal, US foods bought one, two, three, four, five food businesses from Services Group of America for $1.8B, and American Express made deals with foreign…
WeWork China raises $500M, MoviePass briefly runs out of money & BP buys BHP’s US assets
Jul 30, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: WeWork China raises $500M to expand to additional cities, MoviePass secures an emergency loan after briefly running out of cash, and BP buys BHP’s US onshore assets for $10B. Plus, never, ever use LinkedIn’s new voice messenger. —-…
Walmart ends partnership with Synchrony, Slack buys Atlassian’s chat platform & Amazon hits record profit
Jul 27, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Walmart ends its two-decade store-card partnership with Synchrony, Slack will buy Atlassian’s Hipchat, and Amazon hits record profit despite lower than expected revenue. Plus, how does Facebook’s bloodbath affect your personal…
Facebook’s bloodbath, 23andMe teams up with pharma giant & Waymo and Walmart announce partnership
Jul 26, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Facebook misses revenue projections and shares plummet, 23andMe and GSK will enter $300M partnership, and Waymo will partner with Walmart and others to help shuttle shoppers. Plus, why cash shouldn’t rule everything around you. —-…
Ford makes big investment in autonomous vehicles, eBay and Square are teaming up & Lululemon names new CEO
Jul 25, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: Ford consolidates its autonomous vehicle groups and makes a massive investment in the technology, eBay and Square are teaming up to provide small business loans, and Lululemon names Calvin McDonald as CEO —- Support this podcast:…
Tesla asking for refunds, Pinterest closing in on $1B in ad revenue & Nike planning to bump pay
Jul 24, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Tesla is asking for refunds from some of its suppliers, Pinterest is quickly closing in on $1B in ad revenue and plans to IPO in 2019, Nikes plans to bump pay for 10% of workforce in effort to end pay inequality. Plus, what EBITDA…
State Street to buy Charles River Systems, Eventbrite files for IPO & Fiat Chrysler CEO steps down
Jul 23, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: State Street will buy Charles River Systems for $2.6B, Eventbrite has filed a confidential IPO, indicating its intention to go public, and Fiat Chrysler CEO steps down amid ailing health. Plus, how to implement work jargon into your…
Comcast drops of out bidding war for Fox, Wells Fargo messed up … again & a cannabis producer’s IPO
Jul 20, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Comcast will drop out of the bidding war for Fox, instead focusing on SkyTV, Wells Fargo will reimburse clients for products they didn’t want or need, and Tilray is the first ever cannabis producer to IPO. Plus, if unemployment is so…
EU hands down record fine to Google, Facebook vows to police certain fake news & Prime Day boosts non-Amazon retailers
Jul 19, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: the EU hands down a $5.1B fine to Google for its business practices in the mobile phone market, Facebook will begin policing fake news that promotes violence, and Prime Day boosts non-Amazon retailers too. Plus, we take you “Behind…
Walmart-Microsoft partnership, Jay Powell addresses Congress & Texas Instruments’ CEO steps down.
Jul 18, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Walmart and Microsoft will partner to take on Amazon, the Fed Chair addresses Congress, and Texas Instruments’ CEO steps down. Plus, what your Venmo transactions say about you. —- Support this podcast:…
Meet Goldman Sachs’ new CEO, Amazon outage & FCC threatens Sinclair-Tribune deal
Jul 17, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Goldman Sachs will name David Solomon as CEO, Amazon goes down on Prime Day, and the FCC threatens Sinclair-Tribune deal. Plus, full coverage of Amazon Prime Day deals. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/watercoolesthq/support
Netflix dethrones HBO, the US lifts ban on ZTE & US bank earnings reports
Jul 16, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Netflix collected more Emmy nominations than HBO, the US lifts its ban on ZTE after the company paid its fine in full, and US banks begin a barrage of Q2 reporting. Plus, it’s time to start looking more closely at your phone bill. —-…
Papa John steps down … again, the US Justice Department appeals AT&T-Time Warner decision & Johnson & Johnson settles cancer case
Jul 13, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: John Schnatter steps down as chairman of Papa John’s after dropping a racial slur, the US Department of Justice is appealing a court decision allowing the AT&T-Time Warner deal to proceed, and Johnson & Johnson settles ovarian cancer…
Broadcom to acquire CA Technologies, ABC and ESPN will broadcast Overwatch & Dunkin Donuts is getting a new CEO
Jul 12, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Broadcom will acquire CA Technologies for just under $19B, ESPN and ABC will air Overwatch in primetime, and Dunkin Donuts is getting a new CEO. Plus, Papa John teaches us how to not act on a conference call. —- Support this podcast:…
Tesla announces Shanghai factory, MediaMath raises $225M & Postmates expands
Jul 11, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Tesla announces plans for a massive new factory in Shanghai, MediaMath raises $225M and attains unicorn status, and Postmates will expand to 100 new cities. Plus, we tackle how not to quit your job and lifestyle creep. —- Support this…
Uber partners with Lime, Starbucks will phase out straws & Timehop was hacked
Jul 10, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Uber will partner with Lime in a $335M deal, Starbucks plans to phase out all single use straws by 2020, and 21M Timehop users were hacked. Plus, there are only 3 times when an emoji is acceptable in work email and why are today’s…
Sonos files for IPO, the Winklevoss twins hire NYSE CIO & the trade war’s next front
Jul 9, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Sonos has files for an IPO, Gemini, the Winklevoss twins’ crypto exchange hires the NYSE CIO, and Russia plans to impose retaliatory tariffs on US. Plus, robots are coming for your white collar job and the products Americans associate…
Juul’s massive valuation,Tesla hits Model 3 goal & Canada strikes back in trade war
Jul 2, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: Juul raises $1.2B to make vaping cool again, Elon Musk and Tesla hit their goal of producing 5k Model 3’s in one week, and Canada strikes back against US with $13B in tariffs. Plus, the case for bringing back the AIM away message. —-…
Amazon buys PillPack, Deutsche Bank with a major stress test FAIL, and Ray Dalio is stepping back at Bridgewater
Jun 29, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: Amazon will acquire online pharmacy company PillPack as it finally breaks into the Healthcare sector, Deutsche Bank failed a Stress Test performed by the Federal Reserve, and Investing Savant Ray Dalio announced he will be stepping…
Conagra buys Pinnacle, Lyft’s valuation doubles & Peloton’s acquisition
Jun 28, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: Conagra Brands will acquire Pinnacle Foods for $8.1B, Lyft’s valuation reaches $15B after raising $600M, and Peloton acquires music startup Neurotic Media. Plus, we try to kick our iPhone habit. —- Support this podcast:…
WWE’s new TV deal, Sequoia’s latest fund & London grants Uber a license
Jun 27, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: WWE inks a new TV deal with USA Networks and Fox Sports, Sequoia Capital has raised $6B of the $8B it is looking to secure for its latest fund and the city of London will grant Uber a 15-month license. Plus, we say goodbye to GE. —-…
Harley Davidson’s manufacturing changes, AT&T’s latest acquisition & Andreessen Horowitz launches crypto fund.
Jun 26, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: Harley Davidson plans to combat tariffs by moving production abroad, AT&T plans to acquire AppNexus for $1.6B and Andreessen Horowitz will launch a crypto fund. Plus, inside Amazon’s plan to allow poor performers to literally beg for…
OPEC increases output & Trump’s new tariff threats.
Jun 25, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: OPEC will increase oil output by about 1M barrels per day to bring prices down and Donald Trump is proposing additional tariffs on European car imports. Plus, we’ve got a look at the week ahead in business, economic, and markets news.…
Attack of the Internet Tax, AT&T gets into TV, Swiggy seeks to take over the food delivery game in India.
Jun 22, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: The supreme court ruled in favor of states to collect sales tax on internet sales within their jurisdictions, AT&T announced a limited TV service, and Food delivery company Swiggy received a $465M funding round, putting it over a $1B…
Mega healthcare venture assigns a CEO, Instagram introduces Long-form video, and Fox accepts Disney’s offer for purchase
Jun 21, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: JP Morgan, Amazon, and Berkshire Hathaway appointed a CEO to run its healthcare venture, Instagram rolled out Long-form video to its 1 billion followers, and Fox finally chose Disney as its suitor to the acquisition ball. Plus, we’re…
Bain acquires Varsity Brands, mobile data broker backlash & GE removed from Dow
Jun 20, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: Bain Capital acquires Varsity Brands in a deal worth $2.5B, mobile providers are pulling the plug on data brokers, and Walgreens will be replacing GE in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Plus, we’re dipping our toes in bringing you the…
SurveyMonkey to IPO, Google invests in JD.com & Square to allow crypto trading
Jun 19, 2018 • 1 min
In today’s Minutes: SurveyMonkey has confidentially filed for an IPO, Google plans to invest $550M in JD.com to combat Amazon, and Square got the greenlight to allow crypto trading in-app. Plus, Elon Musk’s latest email to Tesla employees might be cause…
Meet WarnerMedia, Apple and Oprah collab & Theranos CEO indicted
Jun 18, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: AT&T will rename Time Warner as WarnerMedia, Apple and Oprah plan to collaborate on Apple’s new streaming service, and Elizabeth Holmes is indicted on wire fraud charges. Plus, Moelis is not happy with bankers latest Excel hack. —-…
Etsy rises on fee increase, Ether isn’t a security & the World Cup is very, very expensive
Jun 15, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: Etsy’s stock soars on news that it will increase fees, the SEC announces that it will not categorize Ether as a security, and the World Cup is costing Russia about $11B. Plus, bankers spend a lot of time trying to predict who will win…
VW to pay massive fine, Toyota invests in Grab & Fed hikes interest rate
Jun 14, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: VW to pay 1B euro fine stemming from diesel-gate, Toyota makes a $1B investment in Grab, and the FOMC hikes the federal fund rate. Plus, WTF is the federal fund rate? —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/watercoolesthq/support
AT&T-Time Warner deal gets greenlight, Nintendo’s E3 news & Tesla job cuts
Jun 13, 2018 • 2 min
In today’s Minutes: AT&T-Time Warner deal gets greenlight, Nintendo announces Super Smash Bros. and Fortnite at E3, and Tesla plans to cut jobs amid Model 3 delivery delays. Plus, Google is planning to change the college search game. —- Support this…
Bitcoin’s latest woes, Mars buys vet operator & Domino’s latest marketing ploy
Jun 12, 2018 • 1 min
Today’s daily brief includes bitcoin’s latest plummet, the confectioner, Mars, will buy a vet operator for over $2B, and Domino’s Pizza ventures into construction. Plus, how to deal with stress and anxiety at work. —- Support this podcast:…
Verizon’s new CEO, G7 trade drama & US gives Chinese firm greenlight in Genworth deal
Jun 11, 2018 • 1 min
Today’s daily brief includes Hans Vestberg taking over as Verizon CEO, the G7 wrapped up but not without major drama, and US authorities will allow a Chinese conglomerate to take over Genworth Financial. Plus, tech bros finally get what’s coming to them…
McDonald’s management shakeup, Amazon to stream EPL & ZTE settles with US government
Jun 8, 2018 • 1 min
Today’s daily brief includes McDonald’s plans to cut layers of management as part of a $500M cost cutting initiative, Amazon won the right to stream 20 EPL games, and ZTE will settle with the US government for $1B. Plus the team shares their favorite TED…
Ritual raises $70M, L Catterton invests $200M in Honest Co. & Athenahealth CEO resigns
Jun 7, 2018 • 1 min
Today’s daily brief includes the latest on Ritual’s $70M funding round, L Catterton’s investment in Jessica Alba’s Honest Co., and the resignation of Athenahealth’s CEO amid sexual harassment allegations. Plus we contemplate if an MBA is worth it.…
UK government takes hit on RBS, MLB buys Rawlings & MyHeritage hack
Jun 6, 2018 • 2 min
Today’s daily brief includes the latest on the UK taking another massive loss on the sale of its stake in RBS, Major League Baseball plans to purchase the maker of its official ball, and MyHeritage, a popular genealogy site, uncovers a data breach…
Walmart sells Brazilian assets, Howard Schultz steps down & Microsoft buys GitHub
Jun 5, 2018 • 1 min
Today The Water Coolest covers Walmart taking a loss on the divestiture of its Brazilian assets, Howard Schultz will step down as Executive Chairman of Starbucks and Microsoft finally buys GitHub. Plus full coverage of Apple’s WWDC. —- Support this…
Unemployment rate, sports betting in Delaware & Facebook kills trending section
Jun 4, 2018 • 1 min
Today The Water Coolest covers the lowest unemployment rate in close to 18 years, Delaware plans to become the first state to legalize single-game sports gambling and Facebook will kill its “trending” section amid fake news controversy. Plus some Monday…
Deutsche Bank in trouble, Softbank invests in GM & steel and aluminum tariffs
Jun 1, 2018 • 1 min
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Walmart tuition assistance, Polaris buys boat manufacturer & Nintendo’s new Pokemon game
May 31, 2018 • 1 min
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Bayer-BASF deal, turmoil in Italy & JAB buys Pret
May 30, 2018 • 1 min
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Amazon Echo is a creep, Fiat’s recall & GDPR is alive
May 29, 2018 • 1 min
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Uber’s crash report, Rover raises $155M & Netflix tops Disney
May 25, 2018 • 1 min
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Uber’s “profit”, Paddy Power Betfair buys stake in Fan Duel & more Deutsche Bank layoffs
May 24, 2018 • 1 min
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New NYSE President, new Lowe’s CEO & Congress rolls back Dodd-Frank regulations
May 23, 2018 • 1 min
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Fortnite prize pool, GE sale & largest hedge fund startup to date
May 22, 2018 • 1 min
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Student loan payment as a perk, trade war on hold & Campbell’s CEO retirement
May 21, 2018 • 1 min
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Well, well, Wells; BJ’s going back in; Bain Capital Purchase
May 18, 2018 • 1 min
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SEC’s satirical crypto warning & Macy’s continued growth
May 16, 2018 • 1 min
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Panthers’s new owner, Bloomberg’s new Davos & tech companies doing it right
May 16, 2018 • 1 min
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Tesla’s re-org, CBS lawsuit & legalized sports gambling
May 15, 2018 • 2 min
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Barclay’s CEO hit with fine, C-Suite shakeup & more Xerox drama
May 14, 2018 • 1 min
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Goldman and Apple join forces, Robin Hood’s massive funding round & Anbang CEO sentenced
May 11, 2018 • 1 min
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Walmart takes majority stake in Flipkart, Recruit buys Glassdoor.com, Sears and Amazon team up
May 10, 2018 • 1 min
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Takeda finalizes Shire deal, Google’s I/O conference, Comcast wants Fox
May 9, 2018 • 1 min
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Merger Monday, Instagram stories will add music & Nestle will sell Starbucks coffee
May 8, 2018 • 2 min
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Xerox-Fuji deal gets complicated, Wells Fargo settles suit & unemployment rate drops
May 6, 2018 • 2 min
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