Monday, October 15: Sears Holdings files for bankruptcy, Eddie Lampert will step down as CEO; big week of Brexit talks as Theresa May tries to drum up votes and settle disagreements over Northern Ireland border; Maine faces consumer boycott campaign of its lobster and tourism industries after Susan Collins
Friday, October 12: US stocks are so bad that Chinese giant Tencent Music has delayed its US IPO; Facebook says it kicked off 560 pages and 250 accounts that were posting political spam; NFL ratings are up as the anthem controversy fades. Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts leads you into the weekend.
Thursday, October 11: President Trump calls the Fed ‘loco’ as he rails against rising interest rates; Square CFO Sarah Friar exits, Square stock sinks; Altria Group, maker of Marlboro cigarettes, reportedly wants to buy a stake in Canadian cannabis producer Aphria. Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts rolls up
Wednesday, October 10: Sears is preparing to file for bankruptcy; Snap is launching exclusive original TV shows in an effort to regain users; Mike Bloomberg has switched his voter registration to Democrat, fueling speculation of a 2020 presidential run. Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts serves up the news.
Tuesday, October 9: IMF downgrades its forecast for global economic growth due to trade tensions; Facebook launches Portal, a smart speaker that runs on Alexa; Nelson Peltz’s activist fund Trian is eyeing Papa John’s. Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts serves up your news.
Monday, October 8: A big report on climate change from a UN panel warns of the damage and urges world leaders to address the issue; Walmart partners with MGM to provide content for Walmart’s streaming service Vudu; Sony’s superhero movie Venom breaks October box office record despite bad reviews. Yahoo
Friday, October 5: Elon Musk mocks the SEC in a tweet, while a judge is still reviewing Musk’s settlement for approval; Snap CEO Evan Spiegel sends internal memo about plan for 2019 and admits Snapchat redesign was rushed; Facebook exec who is close friend of Brett Kavanaugh apologizes internally for
Thursday, October 4: Barnes & Noble is conducting a strategic review and says it has multiple interested parties; EU is investigating Facebook over the September hack that compromised 50 million accounts; Honda puts $2.75 billion into GM self-driving car unit Cruise. Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts serves
Wednesday, October 3: New York Times investigation finds President Trump received $413 million in gifts from his father without the necessary taxes, now the NY Department of Taxation and Finance is investigating; Toys ‘R’ Us lenders are saving the brand name and will set up licensing business; Pepsico
Tuesday, October 2: Trump says he will ban bump stocks on guns; Amazon raises its U.S. employee minimum wage to $15 per hour; California governor signs law requiring public companies to have 1 woman on their board by 2019. Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts serves up the news.
Monday, October 1: US and Canada reach deal on Sunday night to save trilateral trade agreement, new deal will be called USMCA; GE ousts its CEO, names new CEO, also announces $23 billion write-down on GE Power, but stock pops; S&P 500 in third quarter had best quarter since 2013, but two-thirds of economists
Friday, September 28: SEC sues Musk over “funding secured” tweet and Musk chose not to settle; Amazon is showing Whole Foods senior managers a training video about watching for signs that employees are unionizing; Trump admin prepares to roll back offshore drilling rules put in place after Deepwater
Thursday, September 27: Ford joins Walmart, Macy’s and others in warning about possible price hikes from President Trump's tariffs; GE stock keeps nosediving; Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin wins rocket engine contract from ULA. Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts serves up the news.
Wednesday, September 26: ECB simulation concludes a drawn out global trade war would hurt America more than China; Nike beats on earnings and revenue and says Kaepernick campaign drove ‘record engagement’ but stock dips anyway; Dunkin' removed 'Donuts' from its name. Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts
Tuesday, September 25: Boeing wins $2.4 billion US Air Force helicopter contract; Snap partners with Amazon for product search; Instagram founders leave Facebook. Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts serves up the news.
Monday, September 24: New 10% tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports go into effect, China retaliates with tariffs on $60 billion of US imports; Comcast bids nearly $40 billion for Sky; Sirius paying $3.5 billion for Pandora. Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts kicks off your week.
Friday, September 21: Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts serves up highlights from our All Markets Summit on Thursday, where a range of big names spoke about business in the Trump era.
Thursday, September 20: Alibaba’s Jack Ma says he can’t create 1 million U.S. jobs after all; Tilray soars 40% at end of a wild trading day; Space Jam 2 is official with LeBron James and producer Ryan Coogler. Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts serves the news from the site of our All Markets Summit in Times
Wednesday, September 19: Facebook is being accused of excluding women from recruiting ads, while promoting male dominated jobs; Tesla is under investigation from the Department of Justice, as a result of CEO Elon Musk's 'taking Tesla private' tweet; North Carolina's livestock population
Tuesday, September 18: President Trump slaps tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese goods; Japanese billionaire will go to the moon in SpaceX rocket; Netflix, HBO, and Amazon clean up at the Emmys. Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts pours out the news.
Monday, September 17: Amazon is investigating its own employees for allegedly selling inside data to third-party merchants; Salesforce CEO and his wife buy Time magazine for $190 million; World Economic Forum says machines will be doing 52% of jobs by 2025. Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts serves up the news
Thursday, September 13: Leaked video of Alphabet all-hands meeting shows executives upset about Trump winning the election; President Donald Trump shoots back at Jamie Dimon’s claim he could beat Trump in an election; Hurricane Florence could do $170 billion in damage. Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts serves
Wednesday, September 12: Small Business Optimism Index hits a record high; Bob Woodward’s Trump book “Fear” sells out on Amazon; a judge rules securities law covers token sales, causing a bigger hit to cryptocurrencies. Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts serves your news.
Tuesday, September 11: Colin Kaepernick #ImWithKap jersey sold out in hours after being offered, with all proceeds to be donated to Know Your Rights Camp; USTA to review its policies following the controversial U.S. Open final with Serena Williams; entertainer Jimmy Buffett partners with a cannabis startup