Donald Trump Is Irrelevant to Corporate America

 Posted by on 2017-09-09 at 17:46  business, donald trump, Economy, Politics, Reblog, trump  Comments Off on Donald Trump Is Irrelevant to Corporate America
Sep 092017
 

Donald Trump is now irrelevant to corporate America. That is the unequivocal message coming from some C.E.O.s, and the Wall Street bankers who work most closely with them.

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Will Trump Discover Why So Many Americans Were Left Behind?

 Posted by on 2016-11-16 at 01:34  business, donald trump, economic policy, economic theory, economics, Economy, election 2016, globalization, News, Politics, Reblog, trump  Comments Off on Will Trump Discover Why So Many Americans Were Left Behind?
Nov 162016
 

In the first part of this article, “The Five Whys Of The Trump Surprise,” I argued that the root cause of Donald Trump’s surprise win in the presidential election was economic: too many Americans – particularly white Americans in rural areas– have been left

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Amazon Now Charging Both Prime And Non-Prime Prices At Physical Bookstores

 Posted by on 2016-11-02 at 11:36  amazon, amazon prime, books, business, Reblog  Comments Off on Amazon Now Charging Both Prime And Non-Prime Prices At Physical Bookstores
Nov 022016
 

For years, Amazon has offered slightly different pricing for products depending on whether or not a customer was a member of the company’s $99/year Prime service.

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Netflix Pledges to Eat $3 Billion in Debt for Original Programming

 Posted by on 2016-10-25 at 01:37  business, movies, netflix, Reblog, tech, tv  Comments Off on Netflix Pledges to Eat $3 Billion in Debt for Original Programming
Oct 252016
 

Netflix announced in a press release on Monday that the company would be taking on another $800 million in debt in order to create more original content. Netflix is already in $2.37 billion of debt to further Netflix’s vision of being 50 percent original content.

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5 reasons the AT&T-Time Warner merger should make you very worried

 Posted by on 2016-10-24 at 16:08  business, Reblog, tech, time warner  Comments Off on 5 reasons the AT&T-Time Warner merger should make you very worried
Oct 242016
 

Yet here we are facing yet another disturbing development. Less than forty years after AT&T’s communications monopoly was smashed to bits by the government, the corporate giant is now acquiring Time Warner for $85.4 billion.

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With No Buyer, Twitter May Have to Shed Hundreds of Jobs

 Posted by on 2016-10-21 at 12:05  business, Reblog, social media, tech, twitter  Comments Off on With No Buyer, Twitter May Have to Shed Hundreds of Jobs
Oct 212016
 

The apparent lack of interest in Twitter by potential suitors may force the social media company into a major restructuring — including laying off some its nearly 4,000 employees.

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Chipotle Eats Itself

 Posted by on 2016-10-16 at 21:36  business, chipotle, food, food safety, health, Reblog  Comments Off on Chipotle Eats Itself
Oct 162016
 


Chipotle’s annual shareholder meeting on May 11 was set to be a doozy. Angry activists and investors were poised to unload on the restaurant chain’s co-CEOs, Steve Ells and Monty Moran. Just two weeks prior, Chipotle had reported a $26.

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