Morning Report

May 15, 2018

Problem with College Players and Legal Gambling, Drake Automotive Acquires Proforged, Uber CEO Shades Travis K and Rubicon Raises $65 Million

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – It wasn’t on the judicial scale of Roe vs. Wade, but still a lollapalooza for the Supreme Court to strike down...
May 14, 2018

Amazon – Seattle’s Unfavorite Son, David Tepper Wants to Buy the Carolina Panthers, The Tiffany of Sneakers, May 17 Event, and a Brief History of Lake Okeechobee

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – UK Walks the Line – British companies are now required to publish salary differences between men and women. Live Rounds –...
May 9, 2018

Nike’s New Fab Five, GlassDoor Sells to Recruit for $1.2 Billion, Sting Sells Home and New Members Exceed Expectations

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Two big business news bombs kind of came across as flash news for infomaniacs – Nike cleaned house yesterday firing five...
May 8, 2018

Sports Gambling Fires, Takeda Buys Shire, Food Scoops, Success From Marketing Accidents and Finally Something Good in D.C. – Caps Year?

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Nobody is covering this, but it is huge that any day the Supreme Court could rule if states can legalize sports...
May 7, 2018

Lyft’s Long Game, Seattle’s Tight Spot, Perfect Jeans Over Privacy and Backstage Capital a Big Win for Black Female Founders

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – I will come clean on that I am an Uber fan, (brilliant idea executed) but you know who has really blown...
May 4, 2018

Bitcoin’s Golden Pond, Best Whoop – Back on Wall St., Morning Report Blazer, Hot Pockets Cool and Birchbox Rattled

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – Breaking Bad on Wall Street – Goldman Sachs is silently setting up the first Bitcoin trading operation at a Wall Street...
May 1, 2018

Wolf Bites Washington, Beware, Marriott Loads Up On Timeshares, WhatsApp W2 Blues, Visit Shark Lab and Pulse Strategy

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – A big exit shook tech yesterday when Jan Koum, founder of WhatsApp which has 1.5 billion users, walked out of Facebook...
April 30, 2018

Bob Dylan’s New Company Heaven’s Door, Courtships and Chills, STX Files IPO and Dig South Steps Up

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – Took long enough – a five-year on-and-off courtship to combine 127 million customers in an all stock deal to merge market...
April 26, 2018

Ford Writes Off Cars, Starbucks’ Self-Induced Shared Values Crisis, Thiel Passes on Gawker, FB Median Salary – $240 Grand and Change

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Starbucks will report sales and revenue numbers today amid a PR crisis. Some think the company overreacted by announcing to close...
April 25, 2018

Protecting Dreamers a Win for Intelligence, Crypto Billionaire Sued by Sequoia, Halliburton Shipping Out of Venezuela and Finland Stops Cash Handouts

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – A federal judge ruled yesterday that protections for the young immigrants known as “Dreamers” must stay in place and that the...
April 24, 2018

New Riverboat Gambler, Flickr Buys SmugMug, Zelle Needs a Bell, Lunch with Linda and the Hottest Home in the Country

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – We have a new wheeler/dealer in business and it’s higher ed, as universities take a page from the car dealership playbook...
April 23, 2018

Big Boy Business Week, Ford Left the Building, Waffle House Sells Beer, fuboTV Raises $75 Million

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – Big Boy business week with the five tech companies: Facebook, Microsoft, Google, Twitter and Amazon will report earnings while all three...