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Another day, another massive Chinese IPO. This time, its ride-hailing company (and former Uber rival) Didi Chuxing, which could go public later this year and has its sights set on a $70-$80 billion valuation....more

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Not an ideal report on the state of affairs for Zelle, the big banks’ payment-platform answer to Venmo. The Times reports that the “same features that make Zelle so useful for customers, its speed and ubiquity, have made it...more

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It was a busy Thursday in the big pharma world, with drugmaker Shire rejecting a $60 billion takeover offer from Japan’s Takeda, while US rival Allergan disclosed that it was considering a bid of its own for Shire....more

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The notoriously close-to-the-vest Amazon revealed for the first time yesterday in a letter to shareholders that its popular Prime program boasts more than 100 million paid members globally....more

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China announced yesterday that it was loosening its rules forcing foreign carmakers to link up with a local partner before building factories in China—a move that some see as a step to lowering tensions with the US....more

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The White House has chosen Columbia University economist Richard Clarida as Fed Vice Chair—the number 2 spot at the central bank. Clarida is a “monetary policy scholar” and former Bush II administration Treasury official....more

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The SEC has opened a probe into Guggenheim Partners’ asset-management arm over an $85-million real-estate transaction and a series of other deals involving ABS Capital—including a loan to BCBG Max Azria just months before the...more

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In what can only be deemed a major reversal, the White House has reportedly ordered its economic adviser and trade representative to study rejoining the Trans Pacific Partnership, just a year after yanking the US out of deal...more

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The full wrap of two days on the Hill for Zuck, including a Wednesday morning of generally more pointed questions from the House than he saw in the Senate....more

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More than 3 years after admitting to cheating on diesel emissions tests, Volkswagen appears poised to oust CEO Matthias Muller—likely in favor of former BMW exec Herbert Diess....more

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The Journal reported yesterday that the DOJ will allow Bayer to move forward with its plans to acquire Monsanto, a deal valued at more than $60 billion, after the companies “pledged to sell off additional assets to secure...more

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Some analysis of Friday’s less-than-booming jobs report – NYTimes and Bloomberg And a look at Fed Chair Powell’s first major remarks on the state of the economy and the potential effects a trade war would have on the Fed’s...more

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With all that went on between the US and China over the past week alone on tariffs, a timeline may help. Luckily, the Times was thinking of our plight when it put this together....more

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A day of massive lows (opening bell) and impressive rallies (with the dow up 230 by the end of the day) marked a wild Wednesday on Wall Street....more

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Spotify’s unconventional (non-IPO) public listing is off and running, and though it’s early, it sure feels as if the risk was a good one, with the market valuing the company north of $30 billion....more

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China’s latest response to the White House’s aluminum and steel tariff plans came in the form of a no-joke April 1 announcement of its own tariffs of roughly $3 billion in 128 U.S.-made products ranging from pork to wine and...more

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Embattled credit reporting company Equifax has chosen private equity exec Mark Begor as its new CEO. Begor will replace interim CEO Paulino do Rego Barros, who has been in the role since former CEO Richard Smith resigned...more

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After almost a year of fending off a hostile takeover bid from rival PPG Industries, Dutch paint and chemical giant Akzo Nobel has agreed to sell its specialty chemicals unit to PE firm Carlyle Group for $12.5 billion in a...more

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The US and South Korea have announced a deal to renegotiate their trade pact, with “South agreeing to reduce its steel exports and open its market to American cares” in exchange for an exemption from the White House’s steel...more

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A look at the some of the losers—cities, mostly—in Amazon’s recent move to start collecting sales taxes in more states. The problem? While Amazon now collects sales taxes in every state that has one, it’s collection deals...more

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The White House’s protectionist plan to impose roughly $60 billion in annual tariffs on Chinese imports went over like a lead balloon on Wall Street, sparking fears of a trade war, increased volatility, and unintended ripple...more

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg finally issued a statement yesterday addressing the unauthorized data use scandal involving Cambridge Analytica that’s cost his company share price almost 10% since the story broke....more

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The European Commission has drafted a new set of digital taxes as an answer to last year’s US tax overhaul that imposed a new minimum tax on the overseas efforts of companies with US operations. The EU’s plan would require...more

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The Journal’s weekend report on Facebook’s role in the unauthorized use of data from 50 million users wreaked havoc on the ‘Book’s stock yesterday, with losses spreading across the tech sector (and fellow its FANGers in...more

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The DOJ is expanding its Wells Fargo sales probe into the bank’s wealth management division, a troubling move for an organization still trying to right the ship in its retail-banking unit where the sham-account scandal...more

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