Morning Report

September 20, 2016

High Pants Deputy Sheriff Talks Cars, Airbnb Buys Trip4real, Barkeep Bill Murray, Ted Baker, Winner of the Entrepreneur Emmy

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Yesterday afternoon, a normally boring federal auto safety press conference had all the atmospherics of the Deputy Sheriff walking in the...
September 19, 2016

Millennials and Mayo, Sleepless in Winning, Norah Jones Plays Important Jazz, Steve Levene Living Large

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – 50 days ’till the 2016 Presidential Election, and most media outlets in the past week have reassigned and reloaded their reporting...
September 15, 2016

Fox Fails Ailes and Management 101, College Rankings and Revenue, Help for Yelp, Not Businesses

Good Thursday Morning,   Daylight – What “You Don’t Know What You Are Talking About” Looks Like – Big time news on Fox News as a...
September 14, 2016

Hug an Entrepreneur, Report Card Time, Twinkie IPO, Psycho in the C-Suite

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Early on Tuesday, President Obama got his report card, the Census Bureau on economic data, and this is what he said,...
September 13, 2016

Hottest Company in Silicon Valley is Tough and Smart, Wildcat Winner, Kansas, Love Story at Wells Fargo

Good Tuesday Morning, and Apple keeps bringing it – Many thought Apple might get embarrassed about iPhone 7 orders. Wrong. T-Mobile reports first thing this morning they...
September 12, 2016

Uber’s Secret in Pittsburgh, 3 Companies Flirting with Disaster, Roark Capital Buys Jimmy John’s

Good Monday Morning,  Daylight – This morning, all eyes are on Uber to introduce a fleet of self-driving cars in Pittsburgh, making the former steel town...
September 9, 2016

Healthcare Hazing, Pacemakers Hacked, Ivy League Says Hello to Entrepreneurs, Club Med Summit

Good Friday Morning,   Daylight – Talk about Live Rounds – This whole summer, members blew up my cell phone with the same call: What are we...
September 8, 2016

Skype is Slack, Uber Drivers Exude Entrepreneurial Economics, Betting Alert at U.S. Open, Back to the Malls with GrandPa

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – In case you haven’t heard, the big news under the radar is known as “Daddy Bill Killed the Deal,” and that...
August 31, 2016

Google Drives in Uber’s Lane, A Pint Worth a Billion in Ireland, Lassie Comes Home, Duckhorn Dreaming

Good Wednesday Morning. ADP says the U.S. added 177,000 jobs in August – a few of them may be new Google drivers. Daylight – There has...
August 30, 2016

Headband Brands, BitterSweet Deal, Lucy in the Sky, E.L.F. Beauty Goes IPO

Good Tuesday Morning, and it’s battle of the brands at home – or maybe I should say school. Daylight – Back to school bling is in...
August 29, 2016

LaGuardia Check-In Disaster, Playboy Business Repositioned, Voss is Expert on 20/20, Ministry Brands Ready to Exit

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – This morning, LaGuardia is underway with its $8 billion dollar hub renovation and has check-in lines backed up to the highway,...
August 26, 2016

Car Problems, Business for Sale, Apple Spies

Good Friday Morning,   Daylight – Every three months, dozens of Uber shareholders, who own at least $10 million dollars in Uber Technologies Inc., get on...
August 25, 2016

Earth Smiles, Pfizer Buys, Uber Partners Again

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Earth Smiles at New Friend. With the devastating news out of Italy yesterday, we needed some good news, and we got...
August 24, 2016

Pinterest Buys Instapaper, Trade Desk Files for IPO, First Offshore American Wind Farm

Good Wednesday Morning. Three things to know: At 3:36 a.m. local time, an earthquake hit the mountain towns of central Italy and was felt all the...
August 23, 2016

WeWorks Beer Model Problem, Italian Stallions of Debt, Shake Shack Math, Sweet Home Alabama

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – This morning, if you want to see the future, look no further than Shake Shack’s CFO, Jeffrey Uttz, giddy investor presentation...
August 22, 2016

Lyft Can’t Find Silver, Pfizer Buys Downstream, Big Bet in Rio, No Crow Served in Cairo

  Good Monday Morning. The U.S. left Rio with the most gold medals, but nothing beats the joy of getting ready to watch your sister compete...
August 18, 2016

Ford Scares Dealers, Dr. Miami Scares Competition, and Peak Oil Scares Investors

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Beyond Points and Plugs – Ford Motor Company put it all on the line yesterday when it gave definitive dates to...
August 17, 2016

Gawker Gone, Audi Gets Green Light, Burrito Dan, Madison Square Garden Live Everwhere

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Univision Wins Gawker Auction – Many will wake up this morning, and with glee, say they are glad Gawker is gone....