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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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  • newWill the Next Recession Be Worse Than the Great Recession?
    Martin Fridson, ForbesThe global volume of debt carrying negative yields now stands at $17 trillion. Under the circumstances, it hardly qualifies as a bold prediction that bond investors will incur substantial losses at some point down the road. Neit…
    - 12 hours ago, 15 Sep 19, 12:02am -
  • newA Generation of Economists Helped Get Us Into This Mess
    Jared Bernstein, VoxThe American economy has some serious, structural problems and the economists are partly to blame.
    - 12 hours ago, 15 Sep 19, 12:02am -
  • newIn Debate, Democrats Steer Clear of Economy

    In Debate, Democrats Steer Clear of Economy

    Byron York, The Washington ExaminerIn the last few weeks, Democratic presidential candidates have focused on fears of a recession, accusing President Trump of recklessness in handling the nation's economic affairs.
    - 12 hours ago, 15 Sep 19, 12:02am -
  • newDon't Drive Americans Back Into the Arms of Cigarettes

    Don't Drive Americans Back Into the Arms of Cigarettes

    Sally Satel, USA TodayOn Wednesday, the Trump administration announced its intention to ban all non-tobacco flavored e-cigarette vapes from the market. The impetus for the news, which came directly from the Oval Office, was the release of preliminary…
    - 12 hours ago, 15 Sep 19, 12:02am -
  • newIs This Lucrative College-Free Job Too Good to Be True?
    Paul Tough, The AtlanticA few years ago, a strange phenomenon began to appear in polls that asked Americans for their opinions about higher education: People's responses suddenly started to diverge along partisan lines. Democrats have continued to de…
    - 12 hours ago, 15 Sep 19, 12:02am -
  • newForgotten Plan That Could Spark Stocks And Reelect Trump

    Forgotten Plan That Could Spark Stocks And Reelect Trump

    John Tobey, ForbesThings are not going well, and President Trump has turned defensive. Ironically, that unnatural position could get him to resurrect his win-win infrastructure plan that he shelved for political reasons, now past.
    - 12 hours ago, 15 Sep 19, 12:02am -
  • newThe Unserious Virtue Signaling of Warren's Wealth Tax

    The Unserious Virtue Signaling of Warren's Wealth Tax

    James Pethokoukis, The WeekWhy does Elizabeth Warren want to hit America's 75,000 richest families with a $3 trillion wealth tax? Ostensibly to pay for stuff. Stuff that would supposedly create "an economy that works for everyone," as she puts it. An…
    - 12 hours ago, 15 Sep 19, 12:02am -
  • newStop Pushing Poor People to Save More for Retirement
    Andrew Biggs, MarketWatchIt's a fact: low-wage workers don't save much for retirement. States are aiming to fix that. But here's a question: is it really a problem that needs to be fixed? How hard should we push the poor to save for retirement?
    - 12 hours ago, 15 Sep 19, 12:02am -
  • newCA's New Regulation Misses Chance to Define Type of Worker
    Phillip Sprincin, CJThis week, the California legislature passed Assembly Bill 5, which defines so-called gig economy workers as employees instead of independent contractors. Though aimed at transportation-network companies (TNCs) Uber and Lyft, the…
    - 12 hours ago, 15 Sep 19, 12:01am -
  • newIs Aging a Disease That Can Be Treated?
    Jackie Cooperman, Worth MagazineDavid Sinclair, codirector of the Center for the Biology of Aging at Harvard Medical School, is optimistic. If we increase the quality of information our genes are receiving, he argues, we can increase health and lifes…
    - 12 hours ago, 15 Sep 19, 12:01am -
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  • Breakingviews TV: Jack Ma exit

    Breakingviews TV: Jack Ma exit

    The iconic co-founder of China's e-commerce titan, Alibaba, has stepped down and handed the reins to his successor. Pete Sweeney and Robyn Mak talk about what this means for the company, and what challenges await its next generation of leaders as gro…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 10:14am -
  • Breakingviews TV: M&A exchange

    Breakingviews TV: M&A exchange

    Hong Kong’s stock exchange wants to merge with its British peer, which is itself pursuing a $27 billion deal with data provider Refinitiv. As Peter Thal Larsen explains, the last-ditch attempt to snag London’s perennial takeover target seems unli…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 1:27pm -
  • Breakingviews TV: Apple on air

    Breakingviews TV: Apple on air

    The iPhone maker’s annual product launch included a $5 TV offering that undercuts pricier Netflix and Disney. It won’t make much impact on a near-$1 trillion company that mostly makes its money from selling phones – but it sets an intriguing pr…
    - 4 days ago, 11 Sep 19, 1:26pm -
  • Breakingviews TV: Ford clunker

    Breakingviews TV: Ford clunker

    The automaker’s bonds fell after Moody’s cut its credit rating to junk. Weak profitability is old news, though, says Antony Currie, and Ford still has net cash. But heavy capital spending needs could force it to reduce the dividend, which may exp…
    - 5 days ago, 10 Sep 19, 1:44pm -
  • Breakingviews TV: Italy update

    Breakingviews TV: Italy update

    Italy’s corporate and political establishment gathered for the annual Ambrosetti conference as legislators prepared to confirm a new odd-couple government in Rome this week. Rob Cox and Lisa Jucca beam in from the sunny shores of Lake Como.
    - 6 days ago, 9 Sep 19, 10:40am -
  • Breakingviews TV: Hong Kong hit

    Breakingviews TV: Hong Kong hit

    The city's leader Carrie Lam is formally withdrawing a controversial extradition bill which set off months of anti-government protests. Pete Sweeney and Robyn Mak talk about what this latest concession means, as well as the economic impact of the unr…
    - 9 days ago, 6 Sep 19, 12:00pm -
  • Breakingviews TV: We overdid it

    Breakingviews TV: We overdid it

    WeWork has reason to slash its IPO valuation, given the shared-office outfit’s lofty last funding round. But as Robert Cyran explains, the move would tarnish management’s credibility without addressing business model concerns, suggesting the comp…
    - 10 days ago, 5 Sep 19, 1:54pm -
  • Breakingviews TV: Drug money

    Breakingviews TV: Drug money

    Pharma companies that contributed to America’s opioid crisis could end up paying $100 billion in settlements – but it may not be well spent. Robert Cyran eyes the mistakes made over tobacco payments in the 1990s, and suggests a better way to gene…
    - 11 days ago, 4 Sep 19, 1:08pm -
  • Breakingviews TV: Water washout

    Breakingviews TV: Water washout

    Oil and gas companies are usually in the crosshairs on climate risk. But the water industry is a big greenhouse-gas emitter, and droughts and floods are a major source of corporate risk and opportunity, Antony Currie explains. Time for banks and inve…
    - 12 days ago, 3 Sep 19, 1:05pm -
  • Breakingviews TV: Lost Seoul

    Breakingviews TV: Lost Seoul

    Samsung heir Jay Y. Lee could be headed back to jail after South Korea’s Supreme Court ruled that a bribery case against him should be reviewed anew by a lower tribunal. Robyn Mak explains what it means for the world’s biggest smartphone maker.…
    - 16 days ago, 30 Aug 19, 10:25am -

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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

  • Asia leads investment banking fee growth over decade
    In the past decade, banks in Asia have seen the most aggressive growth in investment banking fees, followed by those in the US. Meanwhile, Europe lags behind, as Kat Van Hoof reports.
    - 26 days ago, 20 Aug 19, 7:08am -
  • Citi EMEA CEO keeps a close eye on the bigger picture
    Coming up to the half-year mark of his tenure as CEO of Citigroup’s EMEA operations, David Livingstone talks to Kat Van Hoof about prioritising client satisfaction, keeping up with digitisation and anticipating future opportunities created by big s…
    - 30 days ago, 16 Aug 19, 5:34am -
  • Vasakronan takes Australian route to issue fully digital bond
    When Swedish real estate company Vasakronan decided to venture outside the local bond market, it chose to issue in Australian dollars and go fully digital – a strategy that netted it new international long-term investors, as Kat Van Hoof reports.
    - 32 days ago, 14 Aug 19, 12:28pm -
  • Citi proves there is life left in M&A mega-deals
    The death of global M&A activity is very much exaggerated, say Mark Shafir and Cary Kochman of Citi, which has advised on four of 2019's mega-deals. They explain why to Edward Russell-Walling.
    - 34 days ago, 12 Aug 19, 7:20am -
  • Why green bonds are hitting red lights
    Africa’s first ever corporate green bond, which was issued earlier in 2019, has fuelled hopes of a new opportunity in emerging markets. But some observers are more cautious, citing Western risk aversion, illiquidity and a lack of guidance. Can thes…
    - 46 days ago, 31 Jul 19, 7:38pm -
  • Africa's capital markets get fit for the modern age
    Africa has the world's richest concentration of commodities and natural resources, yet remains its poorest continent. This contradiction has intrigued the capital markets community for decades. Is Africa doomed to remain the land of promise, or can i…
    - 58 days ago, 19 Jul 19, 10:14am -
  • Natixis head of corporate banking prioritises green finance
    Natixis’s CIB head talks to Kat Van Hoof about the bank’s drive for innovation in sustainable finance, building a global network and staying relevant by fostering intimate relationships with select clients.
    - 61 days ago, 16 Jul 19, 5:45am -
  • Nomura shows SSA strength in Europe
    Nomura's expertise in the SSA sector saw it play a key role in issuances by Iceland, Italy and Austria, to notable effect. Edward Russell-Walling reports.
    - 61 days ago, 16 Jul 19, 5:04am -
  • Engie’s renewables charge electrifies bond markets
    A commitment to an environmentalist agenda has made French utility Engie the world’s leading corporate issuer of green bonds. David Wigan reports.
    - 62 days ago, 15 Jul 19, 12:13pm -
  • Mozambique pins hopes on gas transformation
    Mozambique has endured a difficult few years, with GDP growth slowing and natural disasters devastating parts of the country. However, major developments in its gas industry provide hope of better times to come. John Everington reports.
    - 67 days ago, 10 Jul 19, 11:38am -

The Big Picture

  • new10 Sunday Reads

    10 Sunday Reads

    My easy like Sunday morning reads: • This Pizza Pays a Living Wage: Fast-casual chain &Pizza wants to become the most progressive fast-food employer in the U.S. (Bloomberg Businessweek) • It Is Very Bad That Our President Reportedly Lied About Tr…
    - 5 hours ago, 15 Sep 19, 6:55am -
  • newThe Debate

    The Debate

    It was boring. The whole world tuned in… And then the whole world tuned out. This is why Roger Ailes succeeded, he knew it was all about showbiz, and the only person on stage who seemed to know this was Julian Castro. Yes, he was the big winner of…
    - 6 hours ago, 15 Sep 19, 6:00am -
  • newThe Mandalorian

    The Mandalorian

    This comes out in two months — Guess I am subscribing to Disney Plus . . .   The Mandalorian Official Trailer (2019) Disney, Star Wars Series HD   After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star Wars universe. “The…
    - 18 hours ago, 14 Sep 19, 6:00pm -
  • MIB: Lord John Browne, CEO of BP

    MIB: Lord John Browne, CEO of BP

    This week, we speak with Sir John Browne, executive chairman of L1 Energy and chairman of the supervisory board of Wintershall DEA. As group chief executive of BP from 1995 to 2007, he led the company through a period of major expansion. Browne studi…
    - 1 day ago, 14 Sep 19, 9:00am -
  • 10 Weekend Reads

    10 Weekend Reads

    The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Danish Blend coffee, grab a seat on the sofa, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads: • How David Swensen Made Yale Fabulously Rich (Bloomberg Businessweek) • The Endgame for the Bull Market in…
    - 1 day ago, 14 Sep 19, 6:55am -
  • Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 9.13.19

    Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 9.13.19

    Succinct Summations for the week ending September 13th 2019 Positives: 1. Jobless claims fell 15k w/o/w from 219k to 204k. 2. Home mortgage purchase apps rose 4.0% w/o/w for a second straight week. 3. Home mortgage refinance apps rose 5% w/o/w, highe…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 4:00pm -
  • How Short Selling Was Invented

    How Short Selling Was Invented

    Happy Friday the 13th! I don’t know how I missed this but its quite fascinating.       Source: NPR TranscriptThe post How Short Selling Was Invented appeared first on The Big Picture.
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 9:00am -
  • 10 Friday AM Reads

    10 Friday AM Reads

    My end of week morning train reads: • How rock-bottom bond yields spread from Japan to the rest of the world: Japan’s impact is felt keenly in American and European corporate-credit markets. (The Economist) • How to make your retirement savings…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 6:55am -
  • 1961 Porsche 356 (Gendarmerie version)

    1961 Porsche 356 (Gendarmerie version)

    How would you like to get pulled over by this cute little “Gendarmerie” speedster? If you were exceeding the posted speed limits in Austria sometime in the late 1950s/early 60s, thats what would catch you. Today, Austria uses 911s to catch speede…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 6:00am -
  • American Factory

    American Factory

    Source: Netflix     NPR: The Planet Money movie reviews desk is normally a pretty sleepy place. There aren’t a lot of blockbusters about economics. But we sure woke up when we recently watched American Factory, now streaming on Netflix. It’…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 6:00pm -

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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