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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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Reuters: Breakingviews

  • newBreakingviews TV: Flabby activism

    Breakingviews TV: Flabby activism

    Starboard has produced a 197-page deck to support its opposition to Bristol-Myers’ $74 bln offer for Celgene. Antony Currie and Rob Cyran highlight the presentation’s contradictions and misplaced micromanagement that undermine Starboard’s case.…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Mar 19, 1:25pm -
  • Breakingviews TV: Heavy Lyft

    Breakingviews TV: Heavy Lyft

    The ride-hailing company seeks a valuation of up to $23 bln with its public offering. Lyft has first-mover advantage over Uber, but as Richard Beales explains, supervoting shares for the founders and no clear path to profitability pose tough question…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Mar 19, 1:21pm -
  • Breakingviews TV: K-pop idles

    Breakingviews TV: K-pop idles

    After scandal enveloped a member of South Korean boy band Big Bang, shares in the industry’s talent agencies plummeted this week. Robyn Mak and Jeffrey Goldfarb discuss how YouTube and Spotify should be able to help the popular music export pick up…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Mar 19, 11:45am -
  • Breakingviews TV: GE’s struggles

    Breakingviews TV: GE’s struggles

    March 14 - CEO Larry Culp says he’s hitting the reset button for the beleaguered conglomerate. But as Antony Currie and Tom Buerkle explain, selling assets and restructuring businesses will take time – and depend on avoiding problems that are bey…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Mar 19, 1:42pm -
  • Breakingviews TV: Peltz jackpot

    Breakingviews TV: Peltz jackpot

    Weed is getting a new kind of celebrity endorser. Trian’s Nelson Peltz will bring his consumer-products nous to Aurora Cannabis in exchange for options for a 2 percent stake. John Foley says this is a smokin’ deal for the activist, whose options…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Mar 19, 1:24pm -
  • Breakingviews TV: Tech rules

    Breakingviews TV: Tech rules

    Senators Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar have called for tighter antitrust enforcement of tech giants in their presidential campaigns. With pressure for action growing, Jen Saba says Silicon Valley would do better to work with regulators rather th…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Mar 19, 1:56pm -
  • Breakingviews TV: Boeing crash

    Breakingviews TV: Boeing crash

    The plane maker’s shares fell on Monday after the second fatal accident involving its new 737 MAX 8 model in six months. Even if the financial hit proves smaller than the market reaction suggests, Boeing’s prospects could still be impaired by the…
    - 9 days ago, 11 Mar 19, 1:04pm -
  • Breakingviews TV: Ladies first

    Breakingviews TV: Ladies first

    Gender equality hasn’t improved much in C-suites and boardrooms worldwide since the last International Women’s Day, but Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Bank sets a strong example to follow. Katrina Hamlin and Jeffrey Goldfarb discuss what the $46 bln com…
    - 12 days ago, 8 Mar 19, 2:11pm -
  • Breakingviews TV: Facebook 3.0

    Breakingviews TV: Facebook 3.0

    Boss Mark Zuckerberg wants to take the social network in a radical new direction focused around private, encrypted communications. That may address concerns over the firm’s data breaches, but as Jen Saba explains, it could undermine its ad-driven b…
    - 13 days ago, 7 Mar 19, 12:54pm -
  • Breakingviews TV: Carry trades

    Breakingviews TV: Carry trades

    Traders might complain about low volatility, but conditions are ideal for those who want to borrow cheaply and lend at higher rates. The carry trade has made a comeback, but if it unwinds sharply, it won’t just be speculators who get whacked, Swaha…
    - 14 days ago, 6 Mar 19, 1:02pm -

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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…
    - 37 days ago, 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.…
    - 47 days ago, 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."
    - 89 days ago, 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…
    - 93 days ago, 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

  • Japan’s banks set sights abroad
    Japanese banks are looking abroad in their quest for growth, and their south-east Asian neighbours in particular have seen an influx of investment. Kat Van Hoof reports.
    - 30 days ago, 17 Feb 19, 11:40pm -
  • Status report: MiFID II, one year in
    MiFID II set out to improve on its predecessor by upping investor protection and making it easier for regulators to keep tabs on trading in Europe. One year on it has become clearer where some of the chips will fall. Meanwhile, the market has its han…
    - 33 days ago, 15 Feb 19, 7:39am -
  • Acquisition hungry Takeaway.com cooks up a debt and equity storm
    Europe's largest online food delivery company, Netherlands-based Takeaway.com, has been on an acquisition spree around the continent, buying up challengers to its crown. David Wigan looks at its use of the debt and equity markets to finance this acti…
    - 34 days ago, 14 Feb 19, 10:33am -
  • UBS EMEA investment bank head surveys a changing environment
    UBS’s head of investment banking and capital markets for EMEA, Javier Oficialdegui, talks to Kat Van Hoof about how shifts in sector activity, a volatile market environment and changes to the weighting of geographies have spurred the bank to ramp…
    - 35 days ago, 13 Feb 19, 12:32pm -
  • Barclays brings home a rare Israel opportunity
    In early 2019, the state of Israel conducted its largest ever international deal, part of which was a first: a 30-year bond in euros. Edward Russell-Walling reports on how joint lead manager Barclays utilised its long-standing history in the country…
    - 41 days ago, 7 Feb 19, 1:33pm -
  • Time for details on climate risk
    Now a talking point in financial circles, tackling climate change is an issue that demands specifics.
    - 56 days ago, 23 Jan 19, 5:42am -
  • Is innovation a double-edged sword for capital markets teams?
    Technology has become part of banks’ DNA, but some areas have more resistant to change than others. How will new apps and tech advancements under way at capital markets desks affect the way banks do business? Kat Van Hoof investigates.
    - 61 days ago, 18 Jan 19, 10:22am -
  • Barclays banking head sets his sights on European growth
    Barclays’ head of banking for Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific tells Kat Van Hoof about his ambitious growth targets and where he sees business opportunities for the year ahead.
    - 62 days ago, 17 Jan 19, 8:21am -
  • Gasunie shrugs off volatility to make a comeback
    Dutch utility company Gasunie used its strong credit rating as a springboard to returning to the market with €300m bond issue in collaboration with ING, ABN Amro and Rabobank. David Wigan reports.
    - 63 days ago, 16 Jan 19, 6:52am -
  • BNP Paribas makes PIL easy to swallow for Thames Water
    UK utility company Thames Water chose BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking to steer its positive incentive loan, the first such loan awarded to a UK business. By Edward Russell-Walling
    - 64 days ago, 15 Jan 19, 10:08am -

The Big Picture

  • newMIB: Its A Model Driven World

    MIB: Its A Model Driven World

    There’s a corollary to Marc Andreessen’s argument that software is eating the world — the models will be in charge of running it. That is according to Matthew W. Granade, Chief Market Intelligence Officer and a Managing Director at Point72 Ass…
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Mar 19, 3:00pm -
  • newRIP: Alan Krueger

    RIP: Alan Krueger

    I was deeply saddened to learn about the untimely passing of Professor Alan Krueger, via an announcement from Princeton. If you are unfamiliar with his work, then go read the lovely tribute that Noah Smith wrote. “Krueger helped turn the economics…
    - 20 hours ago, 19 Mar 19, 9:00am -
  • new10 Tuesday AM Reads

    10 Tuesday AM Reads

    My Two-for-Tuesday morning train reads: • How’s Your Bracket? (Above the Market) • Meritocracy doesn’t exist, and believing it does is bad for you (Fast Company) see also What the College Scandal Says About America’s Elite (Bloomberg)…
    - 21 hours ago, 19 Mar 19, 8:21am -
  • newEconomies Adding the Most to Global Growth in 2019

    Economies Adding the Most to Global Growth in 2019

    Source: Visual CapitalistThe post Economies Adding the Most to Global Growth in 2019 appeared first on The Big Picture.
    - 23 hours ago, 19 Mar 19, 6:00am -
  • BBRG: Index Funds Sure Don’t Seem Like Libor

    BBRG: Index Funds Sure Don’t Seem Like Libor

    Index Funds Sure Don’t Seem Like Libor Arguments that they lack transparency or may be subject to manipulation are largely off base. Bloomberg, March 18, 2019.       Last month, the New York Times ran an op-ed that suggested index funds may no…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Mar 19, 3:00pm -
  • Happy Anniversary, Bear Market Lows!

    Happy Anniversary, Bear Market Lows!

    The Bull Market Actually Isn’t 10 Years Old The worst ended in 2009. But save your birthday wishes for March 28. And bring six candles to the party. Bloomberg, March 12, 2019     A decade ago this month, major market indexes hit their lowest poin…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Mar 19, 9:00am -
  • 10 Monday AM Reads

    10 Monday AM Reads

    My morning train reads: • How Sears Lost the American Shopper (Wall Street Journal) • Data Becomes Cash Crop for Big Agriculture (Bloomberg Businessweek) • Actually, consumers love Big Tech, even if they say they don’t (The Hill) see al…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Mar 19, 8:30am -
  • Peer-to-Peer Conversation: Masayoshi Son

    Peer-to-Peer Conversation: Masayoshi Son

    “The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations” explores successful leadership through the personal and professional choices of the most influential people in business. Renowned financier and philanthropist David Rubenstein travels the co…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Mar 19, 5:00pm -
  • Transcript: Matthew Granade, Point72

    Transcript: Matthew Granade, Point72

        The transcript from this week’s MIB: Matthew Granade, Point72 Asset Management, is below You can stream/download the full conversation, including the podcast extras on iTunes, Bloomberg, Overcast, and Stitcher. Our earlier podcasts can al…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Mar 19, 12:00pm -
  • 10 Sunday Reads

    10 Sunday Reads

    My easy like Sunday morning reads: • Interactive graphic: Hudson Yards Is Manhattan’s Biggest, Newest, Slickest Gated Community. (New York Times) see also New York’s Hudson Yards is an ultra-capitalist Forbidden City (The Guardian) • Can Anyo…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Mar 19, 7:00am -

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 -

TIME: Money

USA Today: Money

WSJ: World Market

  • U.S. Rejects New European Dirty-Money Blacklist
    The revised list, released Wednesday, results from efforts by the EU to tighten longstanding measures against money laundering and terrorism financing since the publication of the Panama Papers in 2016, which revealed how global elites avoided taxes…
    - 34 days ago, 14 Feb 19, 1:14pm -
  • Europe's Biggest Job Opening in Years: President of the ECB
    Europe’s faltering economy and fractious politics are complicating the region’s biggest personnel question in years: Who will replace Mario Draghi as president of the European Central Bank?
    - 37 days ago, 11 Feb 19, 12:42pm -
  • Europe Has America's Globalization Problems on Steroids
    Two decades after the launch of Europe’s single currency, the eurozone is again flirting with recession. It is fashionable to blame the euro, but even the most radical currency reforms wouldn’t solve the continent’s biggest underlying problem.
    - 42 days ago, 6 Feb 19, 7:07am -
  • Billionaires, Luxury Hotels Discover Japan's Aspen
    Niseko in Japan’s snowy northern island of Hokkaido is emerging as Asia’s answer to Aspen and St. Moritz, drawing billionaires to its slopes and, soon, global hotel brands like Park Hyatt, Ritz-Carlton and Aman.
    - 42 days ago, 5 Feb 19, 5:03pm -
  • Blackstone Retreats From Africa Investment Plan
    Blackstone Group, the world’s largest private-equity firm, has pulled back on a plan to invest billions of dollars across Africa, the latest U.S. investor to temper its ambitions on the continent.
    - 43 days ago, 5 Feb 19, 9:54am -
  • Strong Economy, Cheap Money Boost Commercial Property Market
    A strong economy helped lift commercial real-estate sales to near-record levels last year, and many investors are counting on low interest rates to keep sales going in 2019.
    - 43 days ago, 5 Feb 19, 8:15am -
  • China's Urban-Rural Divide
    Chinese urban consumption has slowed rapidly, but rural consumers are doing well. That explains some of the media Sturm und Drang around Chinese consumers, but also hints at potential problems ahead.
    - 43 days ago, 5 Feb 19, 5:29am -
  • Australia to Add Muscle to Regulators After Bank Probe
    Australia plans to hand financial regulators new powers of enforcement following a year-long probe into misconduct in the country’s banking industry, which long had a reputation for being among the world’s safest for investors.
    - 44 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 12:05pm -
  • Australian Banks Have More Than Their Reputations to Worry About
    A yearlong investigation has brought out Australian banks’ dirty laundry. The country’s faltering property market will delay the cleanup.
    - 44 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 5:40am -
  • China Casts Shadow Over World's Largest Index Provider
    Last summer, MSCI added stocks in China to one of its most prominent global benchmarks, leading billions of dollars to flow into Chinese shares and advancing China’s plans to draw more foreign investors to its markets.
    - 44 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 2:56am -

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