Morning Report

September 30, 2016

Tech, Pets and Tractors, Stanford’s Most Popular Course, Snapchat Changes Its Name, Rosetta Belly Flops

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – Yesterday, we saw a flurry of activity in tech, pets and tractors and, finally, a deal on coffee. The action shows companies...
September 29, 2016

Wells Fargo Stumpf & Sales Dropping Like Flies, Spotify Spots Japan, Mattress Disruption, Desert Trip, Savant is All About Strategy

Good Thursday Morning,   Daylight – Three big things while you were sleeping – UberEats ready, set, go…all at the same time in Dubai, Amsterdam, Johannesburg...
September 27, 2016

Sonny and Cher Rerun, Fantasy Island Marketing Metrics, IPOs in the Hump Yard

Good Tuesday Morning,   Daylight – About Last Night – I know we all were expecting a remake of “War of the Roses,” but the debate...
September 26, 2016

Bad News Bears of Business, Must See Fall Movies for Entrepreneurs, Twitter in the Popper, Starbucks’ Surprise F Rating.

Good Monday Morning. Pfizer, first thing this morning, said it has decided to drop the idea of splitting into two public companies, and that was just...
September 22, 2016

Place Bets on Christmas, Jane Fonda Works Up New Biz, Healthcare Soap Opera, Smile With Metromile

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Good news, bad news routine this morning – Two things you never touch is: (1) a diamondback rattlesnake and (2) an...
September 21, 2016

Bruce Springsteen “Born to Run” as an Entrepreneur, Wells Fargo Stumpf is Stumped, How Cheesecake Factory Cranks Out High Sales

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – An advanced copy of Bruce Springsteen’s memoir, “Born to Run” (what else would he call it), shows he was both musically...
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...