11/12/20: What’s Going On

Tencent’s booming business faces regulatory concerns, Cano Health talks SPAC merger and more from around the business world.


Highlights from the Week of July 6, 2020

Mergers galore, Payment Protection Program misuse, TikTok’s hot water and Wirecard’s fraud. Plus, a look at small business recovery and Covid-19’s latest impact.

Apple CEO Tim Cook in a meeting with President Donald Trump

Morning Cents: July 2, 2020

July 2, 2020 – Tech CEOs agree to testify, Zoom misses its transparency deadline and private equity firms sweat out their misuse of PPP funds. Today’s newsletter 1,297 words, an

Morning Cents: July 1, 2020

July 1, 2020 – Airbus cuts jobs, Tribune Publishing fights off certain death and Tik Tok prepares to battle fake accounts. Today’s newsletter 1,320 words, a 9-minute read. Let’s get

Morning Cents: June 29, 2020

June 29, 2020 – Banks can’t tell who’s creditworthy, remdesivir’s hefty price tag and BP’s big sale. Today’s newsletter 1,216 words, an 8-minute read. Let’s get to it: ‘Flying Blind

A Couple More Cents: Week of June 22, 2020

June 26, 2020 – Hey everybody! Here are a few tidbits to chew on over the weekend. Enjoy! Highlights from the Week Google is entering the news business as the tech

Morning Cents: June 26, 2020

June 26, 2020 – Covid-19 surges in young people, hydrogen fuel’s popularity continues to skyrocket and Bain Capital bets on Virgin Australia and the airline industry. Today’s newsletter 1,123 words,

Morning Cents: June 25, 2020

June 25, 2020 – U.S. coronavirus cases accelerate, Google enters the news business and aviation tariffs decimate the wine industry. Today’s newsletter 1,319 words, a 9-minute read. Let’s get to

Morning Cents: June 24, 2020

June 24, 2020 – Colleges spend millions on pandemic safety measures, Dell explores a spinoff for VMware and Facebook’s German antitrust troubles. Today’s newsletter 1,230 words, an 8-minute read. Let’s

Morning Cents: June 23, 2020

June 23, 2020 – Apple’s new chip, the multi-billion-dollar industry arising from the pandemic and the largest European fraud in recent memory. Today’s newsletter is 1,265 words, an 8-minute read.

5 Bold Predictions for the Rest of 2020

I was scrolling through Seeking Alpha when I found this article and thought it would be cool to give some additional commentary to it. Prediction 1: the stock market

Morning Cents: June 22, 2020

June 22, 2020 – A Chapter 11 wave like no other, the reshaping of globalized trade and Oracle’s massive data breach that could include all of us. Today’s newsletter is

A Couple More Cents: Week of June 15, 2020

June 19, 2020 – Hey everybody! Here are a few tidbits to chew on over the weekend. Enjoy! Highlights from the Week Apple is tripling down on its anti-competition mentality. It

Morning Cents: June 18, 2020

June 18, 2020 – Aunt Jemima’s retirement, massive American loan forbearance and the Bank of England’s plan to step up. Today’s newsletter is 1134 words, a 6-minute read. Let’s get

A Couple More Cents: Week of June 8, 2020

June Fed Open Market Committee (FOMC) Meeting Provided guidance on its asset purchases, committing to increase its Treasury and MBS holdings “at least at the current pace over the coming