Morning Report

August 9, 2018

D.C. Soap Opera with Wall St. Flair, Rite-Aid and Albertsons Call of Merger as well as Sinclair and Tribune, Willow Creek Church Officials Resign and Tesla’s Three Worries

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Tesla’s has three worries this morning, and no, the SEC is not on the list. Musk’s tweet on going private –...
August 8, 2018

Lior Ron to Head Uber’s Freight Business, Trump’s CEO Gang of 15, Papa John’s Misses Estimates and the 49ers Go All In on Jimmy Garoppolo

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – 15 CEO’s were invited to dinner last night with President Trump and guess how many showed up? 15, including Indra Nooyi,...
August 7, 2018

Papa John’s Numbers Come Out Today, Belly Laughs are Group Therapy, Alion Acquires MacB, The Avis Audition and MoviePass’s Heavy Slash

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Papa John’s was Wall Street’s Drama Queen in July and will report their numbers today. Inside information: 4,700 franchisees require massive...
August 6, 2018

Snack Sales Sink Pepsi CEO, Siemens Buys Mendix, Bleacher Report’s Hania Poole Now Head of NCAA Digital and Sign Up for DoctorPreneur Event

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – This morning, the CEO of Pepsi of 12 years turned in her notice – not surprising because their projections for soda...
August 3, 2018

Heineken Buys $3 Billion Stake in China’s CR Beer, WWE’s Kane Wins Mayoral Race, Fortnite Phenomenon, Apple Hits $1 Trillion Milestone and the Golf Match You Didn’t Know You Wanted to See

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – Apple’s value now stands at $1 trillion, a milestone not even the late Steve Jobs could hit. Tim Cook rode Jobs’s...
August 2, 2018

Optimist Atlanta Fed, Cisco Buys Duo for $2.35 Billion, The Weinstein Clause, The Art of the Surprise Release and Omniome Raises $60 Million

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – We get it, CNN. The President does not like the Mueller probe. Let’s get down to some numbers that matter –...
August 1, 2018

Another Thomas Crown Affair, Google Censoring Itself, Throw Away Your Pre-Made Salads, Musk Can’t Terraform Mars and Sign Up for DoctorPreneur Event

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Call Hollywood for another Thomas Crown Affair. The Swedish royal family’s jewels were stolen from a cathedral where they were on...
July 31, 2018

Copyrighting Aloha, Uber Doing Away With Driverless Trucks, Shocker – The TSA Watches Us, BP Sees Dividends Hike and Johnson & Johnson Acquires Zarbee’s Naturals

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Note from Millennial Matt – Cliff will be traveling for the rest of the week so I will be writing the...
July 30, 2018

Call from the SEC, First Welshman to Win the Tour de France, Ritz Carlton Yacht Cruises, Member Media Hits and Princeton Event

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – Hit the ground running – the $100 billion Los Angeles-to-San Francisco bullet train has moved off the drawing board and onto...
July 27, 2018

Founder Fury, GrubHub Buys LevelUp, Facebook Acquires Redkix to Compete Against Slack and Go to Kick Axe this Weekend

Good Friday Morning, but not so much at Papa Johns HQ where yesterday afternoon the Founder filed a lawsuit against the company to obtain documents on...
July 26, 2018

Gwyneth Paltrow: Business Blogger Mogul, 23andMe and Glaxo Cook Up a Deal, Ducks in a Row, The King is Still in the Valley and Trade Cooks 2020

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Why is every tech CEO in Silicon Valley doing the jig this morning? Facebook is down between 17 and 23 percent,...
July 25, 2018

DoctorPreneur Briefing Agenda, Steer Clear from the Movie Pass Stock Split, Podcasts are Here to Stay, The Crapo Bill and Facebook Moving Offices

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Movie Pass announced a 1 for 250 reverse stock split, an accounting trick Entrepreneurs should not go near to get the...