Morning Report

October 9, 2018

Netflix Closing Deal for ABQ Studios, Float Lady Gaga for Tesla Chairmanship and LendingTree Nabs QuoteWizard.com for $370 Million

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Two names being floated around as candidates for the SEC-induced, three-year Tesla chairmanship are former Vice President Al Gore and Alan Mulally...
October 8, 2018

China’s Five-Decade Masterpiece Coming Undone, Lady Gaga Underrated, Neanderthal Flu Shot and ZipRecruiter Raises $156 Million

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – It’s Columbus Day, Canada’s Thanksgiving and a new China Syndrome – announced it was injecting $175 billion dollars to prop up...
October 5, 2018

Spirit Airlines Restricts Support Animals, NY Times Bashing Cheerleaders and Palo Alto Networks Buys RedLock

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – In a tweet last night, Elon Musk mockingly renamed the SEC “shortsellers enrichment commission” less than a week after he settled...
October 4, 2018

“Gone for Good”, Barnes & Noble Sale Will Happen With Time and Small Giant Coffee Shop Turns Drop-Outs into Millionaires

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – If We Keep Letting Things Go Bad, They will Soon Be Gone for Good. I got a call yesterday from a...
October 3, 2018

Toys-R-Us Looks for a Comeback, New Jersey Starts Own VC Fund and Feds Inspect Juul Offices

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Millennial Matt here writing today’s report. Cliff will return tomorrow. Just as a reminder, we have switched databases so please let...
October 2, 2018

Trump Trade Deal – A Lot of Rebranding, Canary in a Coal Mine for Stitch Fix, 14 Karat Mind and YETI Holdings Re-files IPO

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Just to Satisfy Your 14 Karat Mind – Champion Porsche of Pompano Beach, FL upped their credit line to pay back...
October 1, 2018

Musk Boogie Woogie SEC, Apple Sauce Boards, Hot Desking Not So Hot and Spoiled Peaches a Company Crime

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – This morning Tesla’s stock soars as Musk tweets a hint of imminent profitability and a link to the song “Naughty by...
September 28, 2018

Musk’s Strategy to Slam-Dunk SEC, Amps Board Dumps Mike Dendy, 2UMedical Delivers Real Results and Clint Padgett’s Project Success

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – Elon Musk had reached a settlement agreement with the SEC Wednesday night but woke up Thursday morning and told his lawyers...
September 27, 2018

Facebook’s David Marcus Fires Back on Acton, Grubhub Buys Tapingo and the First Google Doodle was a Burning Man Wink

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – It would have been nice if the Kavanaugh hearings aired live Sunday starting at 6:20 p.m. like the Super Bowl –...
September 26, 2018

New Names are Always Worse – Dunkin’ Donuts and Weight Watchers, Trump Nailed an Incoming Shot and Inspire Brands Buys Sonic

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – This takes the cake – Dunkin’ Donuts and Weight Watchers changing their names to Dunkin’ and WW is insane. Let’s flush...
September 25, 2018

Instagram Founders Step Out, NASA TESS Satellite and SiriusXM to Buy Pandora

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Why did Instagram Founders walk out the door yesterday and leave their baby in the hands of Facebook who bought it...
September 24, 2018

Michael Dell Pulls the Plug, “Fahrenheit 11/9” Disappoints and Versace-Michael Kors Deal in the Works

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – Pulled the Plug Sunday Evening – Michael Dell and his private equity partner Silver Lake called off their investor roadshow to...