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  • Music for babies ... that doesn't suck

    Music for babies ... that doesn't suck

    The rift between Taylor Swift and Spotify shows just how tough the music business is right now.Streaming songs for a small cut just isn't as lucrative as selling an entire album.But there's one small record label that is still thriving in the digit…
    - 15 Nov 14, 8:00am -
  • Boo! These five stocks are scary

    Boo! These five stocks are scary

    The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.It's trick or treat time ... W…
    - 31 Oct 14, 7:00am -
  • Pepsi to test homemade colas with SodaStream

    Pepsi to test homemade colas with SodaStream

    Want to make your own Sierra Mist at home? You soon may have the chance to do that.Pepsi (PEP) said on Friday that it will be working with do-it-yourself carbonated beverage company SodaStream (SODA) on a limited test of homemade Pepsi-branded sodas…
    - 24 Oct 14, 2:25pm -
  • All aboard! Railroad stocks soar on takeover talk

    All aboard! Railroad stocks soar on takeover talk

    The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.Shares of big U.S. railroad CS…
    - 13 Oct 14, 1:16pm -
  • Nadella blunder worse than any of Ballmer's

    Nadella blunder worse than any of Ballmer's

    The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.Los Angeles Clippers owner Ste…
    - 10 Oct 14, 1:47pm -
  • Zombie retailers: Sears, J.C. Penney plunge

    Zombie retailers: Sears, J.C. Penney plunge

    The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.Sears and J.C. Penney are two…
    - 8 Oct 14, 4:02pm -
  • It's good to be a Dow dropout

    It's good to be a Dow dropout

    The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.There are only 30 stocks in th…
    - 6 Oct 14, 1:53pm -
  • Hack attacks = big $ for cybersecurity IPO

    Hack attacks = big $ for cybersecurity IPO

    The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.The Nasdaq was in blood red mo…
    - 25 Sep 14, 1:38pm -
  • Citizens is not the Alibaba of banking

    Citizens is not the Alibaba of banking

    The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.More U.S. consumers have proba…
    - 24 Sep 14, 4:15pm -
  • Ebola drug maker's stock soars

    Ebola drug maker's stock soars

    The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.Sadly, there is still no cure…
    - 23 Sep 14, 1:26pm -

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  • newBreakingviews TV: Help wanted

    Breakingviews TV: Help wanted

    The recent U.S. bailout set a record at $2.2 trln. But there are only two dozen senior Treasury leaders to oversee the aid. Goldman Sachs has 410 partners to manage $1.9 trln in assets. Gina Chon explains why bankers may fill the gap as they did in t…
    - 10 hours ago, 1 Apr 20, 3:16pm -
  • newBreakingviews TV: Extra helpings

    Breakingviews TV: Extra helpings

    China’s Meituan Dianping expects a rough first quarter after Covid-19 closed restaurants. With the outlook hazy, the food delivery giant is highlighting its efforts to help alleviate the outbreak’s impact. Alec Macfarlane argues this could pay of…
    - 15 hours ago, 1 Apr 20, 9:48am -
  • Breakingviews TV: Wealth gap

    Breakingviews TV: Wealth gap

    Coronavirus will wreak havoc on the divide between America's rich and poor, but it’s black households that are particularly at risk. John Foley explains how the virus could exacerbate a wealth and income disparity that has barely improved in 50 yea…
    - 1 day ago, 31 Mar 20, 2:44pm -
  • Breakingviews TV: M&A pain

    Breakingviews TV: M&A pain

    Covid-19 has turned the tables on hedge funds buzzing round the 4.6 billion euro takeover of Germany’s Osram. Normally in such cases they would use a legal loophole to squeeze out a premium. Ed Cropley explains why this time they are left nursing h…
    - 2 days ago, 31 Mar 20, 9:31am -
  • Breakingviews TV: Revenue blues

    Breakingviews TV: Revenue blues

    It's hard to assess the impact of the coronavirus on the economy, or on markets. But suppose the $6 trillion drop in the value of S&P 500 Index companies in 2020 equates to their lost sales. That could imply a nine-month top-line drought, as Richard…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 20, 2:56pm -
  • Breakingviews TV: Capital idea

    Breakingviews TV: Capital idea

    Banks including UniCredit and ING will halt payouts, following pressure from European regulators. Scrapping dividends across the euro zone could support 300 bln euros of extra lending, says Liam Proud. Those who keep paying out, like UBS, will regret…
    - 3 days ago, 30 Mar 20, 8:47am -
  • Breakingviews TV: Mind the gap

    Breakingviews TV: Mind the gap

    The price of certain bond ETFs recently traded significantly lower than the value of their underlying assets – spooking jittery investors. But the newer ETFs are less the problem than the opaque bond market. Its old-fashioned structure needs a fix,…
    - 5 days ago, 27 Mar 20, 3:06pm -
  • Breakingviews TV: Leadership

    Breakingviews TV: Leadership

    After weeks, perhaps months, of lockdown, layoffs and lower net worth, our views about what sort of leaders are needed won’t be the same as they are today. Rob Cox discusses the ramifications this will have across society, including the selection o…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Mar 20, 10:44am -
  • Breakingviews TV: Deal chills

    Breakingviews TV: Deal chills

    Xerox's hostile $35 bln bid for HP has hit a roadblock. It's hard to convince investors to back a risky, debt-fuelled and unfriendly takeover in a time of global fear and uncertainty. Still, deals that made sense before Covid-19 should still make sen…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Mar 20, 2:24pm -
  • Breakingviews TV: Ever higher

    Breakingviews TV: Ever higher

    Governments are spending freely to fight the economic damage caused by the coronavirus. Public debt will rise relative to gross domestic product, but that will matter less than in the past. Swaha Pattanaik explains why when it comes to debt-to-GDP ra…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Mar 20, 9:51am -

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  • Finance, disaster, and you

    Finance, disaster, and you

    The Financier, an often-overlooked 1912 novel by the iconic American writer Theodore Dreiser, isn't just a page-turning morality tale about early American capitalism. It offers contemporary businesspeople valuable insights on hubris, risk, adversity…
    - 11 Feb 19, 1:00am -
  • Facing up to a four-generation society

    Facing up to a four-generation society

    Until now, few people routinely lived into their 90s. Welcome to the first four-generation world, where adults can expect to know their great-grandparents. The last similar shift, to a three-generation (3-Gen) world, transformed society completely.…
    - 1 Feb 19, 1:00am -
  • Why You Need to Pay More Attention to Indirect Taxes in 2019

    Why You Need to Pay More Attention to Indirect Taxes in 2019

    Three key trends that are shaping value-added and sales taxes. For more insight, read "It Pays to Keep Tabs on Indirect Taxes."
    - 21 Dec 18, 1:00am -
  • It Pays to Keep Tabs on Indirect Taxes

    It Pays to Keep Tabs on Indirect Taxes

    The speed and scale at which countries around the world are announcing changes to their indirect tax systems -- value-added tax (VAT), general sales tax (GST), customs duties, and excise taxes -- are giving even the biggest and best-resourced busines…
    - 17 Dec 18, 1:00am -
  • What happened after India eliminated cash

    What happened after India eliminated cash

    Two years ago, the Indian government abruptly wiped out most of the nation's currency in hopes of ending black money and curbing corruption. Has the experiment worked?
    - 7 Dec 18, 1:00am -
  • Why your next deal may be a partnership

    Why your next deal may be a partnership

    In response to various external and internal pressures, companies are pushing partnerships beyond their traditional limits. A recent PwC analysis of more than a quarter-century of global data shows that the combined number of alliances and joint ven…
    - 3 Dec 18, 1:00am -
  • How Financial Institutions Can Put Risk Management Back in the Driver's Seat

    How Financial Institutions Can Put Risk Management Back in the Driver's Seat

    Although beefing up risk detection and management practices has improved banks' ability to oversee and refine important elements, the approach has kicked the actual risk takers involved in day-to-day business out of the driver's seat. Here's how to…
    - 15 Oct 18, 1:00am -
  • Midsized Public Companies Are Going, Going...

    Midsized Public Companies Are Going, Going...

    They're not gone. But they are struggling as the market splits into behemoth platforms and a multitude of small, niche players that those platforms enable.
    - 4 Oct 18, 1:00am -
  • Back from the Brink?

    Back from the Brink?

    A new book argues that the global financial crisis that began in 2008 would have been much worse without American financial innovation.
    - 25 Jul 18, 1:00am -

The Banker: Markets

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  • newBBRG: Maybe Coronavirus Didn’t End the Bull Market
    Maybe Coronavirus Didn’t End the Bull Market Every rally or bust has large counter moves that may not be a real break from underlying trends. Bloomberg, April 1, 2020       Is the current externally driven crash a counter-cyclical rally, or doe…
    - 17 hours ago, 1 Apr 20, 8:30am -
  • new10 Wednesday AM Reads

    10 Wednesday AM Reads

    My no patience for April Fool’s Day and the rent is due morning train WFH reads: • Wolf: The tragedy of two failing superpowers (Financial Times) • Was That the Bottom? (Of Dollars And Data) • Airlines Had Huge Buyback Programs, but the Debat…
    - 19 hours ago, 1 Apr 20, 6:45am -
  • newBreaking Down the Stimulus Bill

    Breaking Down the Stimulus Bill

    The Anatomy of the $2 Trillion COVID-19 Stimulus Bill Source: Visual Capitalist       Terrific breakdown of the $2 trillion stimulus plan signed into law last week. The distribution looks like this: Individuals / Families $603.7 billion 30% Big Bu…
    - 19 hours ago, 1 Apr 20, 6:00am -
  • Ask the Technicians: Is This A New Bull Market?
    A number of media outlets, including Barron’s, CNN, and Marketwatch, have suggested that the 20% move off of the lows qualifies as a new bull market. Does it really? To find out, I reached out via email to many of the savviest technicians and str…
    - 2 days ago, 31 Mar 20, 10:30am -
  • 10 Tuesday AM Reads

    10 Tuesday AM Reads

    My Two-for-Tuesday morning train home reads: • This Is Not the Apocalypse You Were Looking For: Pop culture has been inundated with catastrophe porn for decades. None of it has prepared us for our new reality. (Wired) see also They Were Opposed To…
    - 2 days ago, 31 Mar 20, 6:55am -
  • 3 Out of 4 Americans Ordered to Stay Home

    3 Out of 4 Americans Ordered to Stay Home

    Click to see updated map of state and city “Shelter-in-Place” directives  Source: NYT     261 million people in at least 31 states, 82 counties, 18 cities, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico are being urged to stay home.  The post 3 Ou…
    - 2 days ago, 31 Mar 20, 6:00am -
  • MiB: The Science of Streaks
    Are streaks real? Does the hot hand really exit, or is it just our pattern recognition software run amuck? How has our thinking about the statistics behind lucky runs evolved over time? Those were the questions on my mind when I spoke with Ben Cohen…
    - 3 days ago, 30 Mar 20, 12:00pm -
  • Alpha is Truly ‘Fleeting’

    Alpha is Truly ‘Fleeting’


    - 3 days ago, 30 Mar 20, 9:30am -
  • 10 Monday AM Reads

    10 Monday AM Reads

    My shelter-in-place, back to work morning train reads: • “A plane from Shanghai arrived at JFK Airport in New York Sunday morning carrying an extraordinary load: 12 million gloves, 130,000 N95 masks, 1.7 million surgical masks, 50,000 gowns, 130…
    - 3 days ago, 30 Mar 20, 6:45am -
  • Stream This!
    Tonight: Mel Brooks double feature! Young Frankenstein & Blazing Saddles (so good!) pic.twitter.com/7QllqGG33y — Barry Ritholtz (@ritholtz) March 29, 2020     Of all the many things there are to complain about during this shelter-in-place pandemi…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Mar 20, 5:45pm -

TheStreet: Latest Headlines

  • Hershey Rejects $23 Billion Acquisition Offer From Mondelez

    Hershey Rejects $23 Billion Acquisition Offer From Mondelez

    Updated with additional details. Hershey's business may be looking too sweet to for one fellow food giant to ignore. Shares of the iconic chocolate maker were up 15% to $111.87 in afternoon trading Thursday following a report by The Wall Stree…
    - 30 Jun 16, 2:43pm -
  • Tiger Woods Is Falling Apart and so Is Nike Golf

    Tiger Woods Is Falling Apart and so Is Nike Golf

    With a surgically repaired back keeping golf's biggest spectacle Tiger Woods off the links, the Nike golf business he once put on that back is struggling. Nike reported this week that sales at its golf business plunged 8% to $706 million for the…
    - 30 Jun 16, 9:10am -
  • 'Mad Money' Lightning Round: You Should Own General Electric

    'Mad Money' Lightning Round: You Should Own General Electric

    Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. Here's what Jim Cramer had to say about some of the stocks during the Mad Money Lightning Round Wednesday evening: Dominion Resources : "I…
    - 30 Jun 16, 6:00am -
  • Deutsche Bank, Santander Fall After Another Fed Test Failure

    Deutsche Bank, Santander Fall After Another Fed Test Failure

    U.S. operations of Deutsche Bank and Santander  have again failed the Federal Reserve's stress test, leaving them unable to send cash back to their European parents and drawing a rebuke from regulators. The results leave Santander Holdings US…
    - 30 Jun 16, 5:56am -
  • Obama: Brexit Could Pose Threat to Global Growth

    Obama: Brexit Could Pose Threat to Global Growth

    Global growth could be under threat now that the U.K. has voted to leave the European Union, President Barack Obama has said. Speaking at a press conference in Ottawa, Canada, following a summit with the leaders of Canada and Mexico, Obama said, "Th…
    - 30 Jun 16, 4:03am -
  • Asia Stock Markets Mixed; Fitch Downplays Brexit Impact in Asia Pacific

    Asia Stock Markets Mixed; Fitch Downplays Brexit Impact in Asia Pacific

    Green outweighed red among Asian stock leader boards on Thursday as Fitch Ratings underlined the region's relative insulation from the Brexit storm by stating it had no immediate ratings impact on Asia Pacific banks and sovereign debt. The report, w…
    - 30 Jun 16, 2:10am -
  • Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: What a Relief! This Rally Has Legs

    Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: What a Relief! This Rally Has Legs

    Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. Tuesday was a relief rally, Jim Cramer told his Mad Money viewers Wednesday. Today's move, however, is a welcome change that is also likely per…
    - 29 Jun 16, 8:07pm -
  • Where to Invest Now? How About Multi-Family Real Estate?

    Where to Invest Now? How About Multi-Family Real Estate?

    With all that's going on in the world from Brexit to Zika, U.S. investors may want to consider keeping their money at home in multi-family real estate projects.   But not necessarily in publicly traded real estate investment trusts.   "Bu…
    - 29 Jun 16, 6:21pm -
  • Walmart Takes on Amazon Prime; Facebook Shakes Up Its News Feed -- Tech Roundup

    Walmart Takes on Amazon Prime; Facebook Shakes Up Its News Feed -- Tech Roundup

    In a challenge to Amazon.com Prime, Walmart said on Wednesday that it will offer a 30-day trial of ShippingPass, its two-day, unlimited shipping service. "Starting today, we're offering a free 30-day trial of ShippingPass, which gives you unli…
    - 29 Jun 16, 5:24pm -
  • Jim Cramer -- Buy Some Constellation Brands Before, After Earnings

    Jim Cramer -- Buy Some Constellation Brands Before, After Earnings

    Constellation Brands  shares, at around $159, are on a momentum ride to the stars, up 12% so far this year and 37% over the past 52 weeks. That's why TheStreet's Jim Cramer is particularly interested in the beer, wine and spirits purveyor's ear…
    - 29 Jun 16, 11:49am -

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