Bloomberg – 13 hours ago
Bloomberg Business delivers business and markets news, data, analysis, and video to the world, featuring stories from Businessweek and Bloomberg News.
@maoxian: MT @TheStalwartThe new [link] is alive [link] | Scrolls on and on, hate it all but I’m a fuddy duddy.
@FGoria: AKA @TheStalwart’s touch RT @chiaraalbanese Saturday night in a Soho club. Welcome to the new @business homepage >>> [link]
@AntDeRosa: Is information density an issue for anyone with the new [link]?
@mark_dow: Welcome, Bloomberg Insider[link]
@johngapper: I love the radical Bloomberg Business decision to defy Bloomberg and go black on white [link]
@ThemisSal: RT @SamMamudi: I love the new @business site; check out [link] this morning. (An alternative homepage suggestion: http://t.…
@SimoneFoxman: nice! [link] @business
@NKingofDC: BloombergBusiness vies for clickbait. [link] [link]
@raju: Say hello to the all-new [link] [link] via @capitalnewyork
@ReformedBroker: New Bloomberg Business homepage is straight fire [link]
@mims: Open secret: Infinite scroll boosts page views and time on site. It’s why @business just copied that feature of @qz [link]
@robenfarzad: RT @rafat: BusinessWeek is dead, or just the site, but might as well in print too. Everything is now [link]. Jarring blue, …
@IvanTheK: BI, The Sequel. RT @mark_dow: Welcome, Bloomberg Insider[link]
@jbarro: I’m impressed with the new [link]
@cate_long: RT @MatthewKeysLive: Oh hey, Bloomberg @Business finally launched - [link]
@ClaraJeffery: Electric blue is the new highlight yellow: [link]
@moorehn: The new Bloomberg @business redesign looks pretty snazzy. [link]
Yahoo Would Rather Not Pay Taxes on Its Alibaba Shares
Bloomberg View – 14 hours ago
Let’s explore the mystical world of tax-free spin-offs together, shall we?
@kevinroose: Honestly how did we understand anything before @matt_levine. [link]
@cafreeland: RT @TimOBrien: Yahoo would rather not pay taxes on its Alibaba shares [link] @matt_levine $yhoo [link]
@BCAppelbaum: Perhaps you don’t think it’s possible to enjoy a column about Yahoo’s spinoff of its Alibaba shares. Try this one. [link]
@SimoneFoxman: .@matt_levine explains Yahoo’s plan for Alibaba and how it will try to sweet-talk the IRS [link] via @BV
@interfluidity: Imagine a world where a firm wld have to mean its incantations, so this could not be perfectly legal. cf @matt_levine [link]
@ObsoleteDogma: A few mystical incantations later, Yahoo! just got $16 billion in value from the government [link]
@peter_tl: "This is a company called "Yahoo!, probably it can come up with a silly name for SpinCo. Spinnr or something." [link]
@IvanTheK: "For a while, everyone assumed that Yahoo was letting uncoordinated children juggle the box blindfolded." [link]
@Techmeme: Yahoo’s spinoff of Alibaba holdings is tax-free, remains so if Alibaba eventually buys spinoff [link] [link]
@DavidSchawel: Yahoo Would Rather Not Pay Taxes on Its Alibaba Shares [link] Nobody better at explaining this stuff than @matt_levine
@MikeIsaac: my favorite part about reading matt levine is his footnotes[link]
Boom: Inside a British Bank-Bombing Spree
Bloomberg – 11 hours ago
No American ATM has ever been robbed with explosive gas. The same was true in Britain — until 2013. Now there have been more than 90. Inside the birth of a bomb spree.
@kevinroose: Some seriously snazzy design on this @nicksummers story about ATM bombers (which should be called Doughfall). [link]
@spignal: This @business story includes a cut-out-&-keep guide on how to rob a bank (explosives needed) [link] [link]
@mccarthyryanj: RT @maxabelson: The new @nicksummers ATM heist thriller -- [link] -- is such a gas. @Business is the bomb
@BCAppelbaum: Free business idea? [link]
@johngapper: This an excellent story about gangs bombing ATMs in the UK [link]
@KidDynamiteBlog: but why would they want this worthless paper fiat??? [link] #TeamZerohedge #murika #obamacare #HFT
@JacobWolinsky: BTW new @business redesign is very well done this article is awesome mix of graphics and text [link]
@Jeffrey_Cane: There are 2 great bank robbery stories today. This [link] by @mcorkery5 and this [link] by @nicksummers
Job Licenses in Spotlight as Uber Rises
New York Times – 14 hours ago
Regulations for many occupations create bottlenecks in the economy, raise the prices of goods and services and put good jobs out of reach of many Americans.
@ModeledBehavior: RT @reihan: Conversation around licensing (see @portereduardo: [link]) an encouraging sign. Kudos to Kleiner: (http://t.co/…
@ATabarrok: RT @reihan: Conversation around licensing (see @portereduardo: [link]) an encouraging sign. Kudos to Kleiner: (http://t.co/…
reddit/Economics: Job Licenses in Spotlight as Uber Rises
@Noahpinion: RT @JustinWolfers: Glad to see an attempt to reform the madness of occupational licensing: [link] @Alan_Krueger @CEABetsey
@MParekh: Embracing Abundance over Scarcity: "Job Licenses in Spotlight as #Uber Rises" [link] #Licensing #Economy $$
@Austan_Goolsbee: RT @Alan_Krueger: Excellent article on excesses of licensing: Job Licenses in Spotlight as Uber Rises, via @nytimes [link]
@davidmwessel: Obama admin is pushing states to reconsider occupational licenses. Good Eduardo Porter column explains why: [link]
@pmarca: RT @BCAppelbaum: Interesting @portereduardo column about the spread of occupational licensing. [link] [link]
Greece Puts Mind Over Money
Bloomberg View – 3 hours ago
Greece’s new finance minister Yanis Varoufakis is an interesting thinker, but interesting thinkers don’t always make the best politicians.
@MatinaStevis: Interesting take on @yanisvaroufakis on academics-turning-politicans, only ignores he scored votes like a rockstar [link]
@economistmeg: RT @NickMalkoutzis: Nicely done RT @mbensass: Greece Puts Mind Over Money [link] via @foxjust
@foxjust: Econobloggers are taking over the world (or at least @yanisvaroufakis is the new Greek finance minister) [link]
@NickMalkoutzis: Nicely done RT @mbensass: Greece Puts Mind Over Money [link] via @foxjust
Subprime Bonds Are Back With Different Name Seven Years After U.S. Crisis
Bloomberg – 11 hours ago
@M_C_Klein: "prefer the term ’nonprime’" [link] by @JodyShenn <-- a rose by any other name... for perspective, volumes still tiny
reddit/Economics: Subprime Bonds Are Back With Different Name Seven Years After U.S. Crisis
@edwardnh: Subprime Bonds Are Back With Different Name Seven Years After U.S. Crisis [link]
@nasiripour: RT @JodyShenn: Subprime Bonds Are Back With Different Name Seven Years After U.S. Crisis [link] via @business
@Jeffrey_Cane: Funds "prefer the term ’nonprime’ for lending that flirts with practices that used to be employed for .... subprime" [link]
@Kiffmeister: RT @JodyShenn: Subprime Bonds Are Back With Different Name Seven Years After U.S. Crisis [link] via @business
Point72’s Braunstein Said to Leave Cohen’s Family Office
Bloomberg – 2 hours ago
@LaurenLaCapra: RT @JohnLothian: Point72’s Braunstein Said to Leave Cohen’s Family Office - Bloomberg Business [link]
@JohnLothian: Point72’s Braunstein Said to Leave Cohen’s Family Office - Bloomberg Business [link]
@JacobWolinsky: Point72’s Braunstein Said to Leave Cohen’s Family Office - Bloomberg [link] #feedly
The End of an Era: Farewell to an Icon
wallstreetandtech.com – 1 hour ago
After more than two decades of writing for Wall Street & Technology, I am leaving the media brand. It’s time to reflect on our mutual history and the road ahead.
@cate_long: RT @mattleising: Sad to see @ischmerken go The End of an Era: Farewell to an Icon - Wall Street & Technology [link]
@ThemisSal: RT @mattleising: Sad to see @ischmerken go The End of an Era: Farewell to an Icon - Wall Street & Technology [link]
@JohnLothian: The End of an Era: Farewell to an Icon - Wall Street & Technology [link]
Hedge Funds, Private Equity Win Big at TARP Auctions
Wall Street Journal – 5 hours ago
A government program to rid itself of TARP investments in small banks has proved a boon to hedge funds, private-equity and other private investors, according to a new watchdog report.
@davidmwessel: Dear Carolina Trust CEO Boyer: Why then did you take the taxpayers’ money in the first place? [link] [link]
@yvessmith: "WSJ: Hedge Funds, Private Equity Win Big at TARP Auctions." A feature, not a bug. [link]
@Jeffrey_Cane: RT @sindap: Is this enough to convince Liz Warren that a banker or two at Treasury isn’t a terrible idea?[link]
Gains From Economic Recovery Still Limited to Top 1 Percent
New York Times – 16 hours ago
In 2013, the concentration of income among the richest Americans remained at levels last seen nearly a century ago.
@carlquintanilla: RT @davidmwessel: Via @JustinWolfers: So far all of the gains of the recovery have gone to the top 1%. [link] http://t.co/…
@JimPethokoukis: Rising tide is not lifting all boats | Gains From Economic Recovery Still Limited to Top One Percent [link] via @UpshotNYT
@davidmwessel: Via @JustinWolfers: So far all of the gains of the recovery have gone to the top 1%. [link] [link]
@Claudia_Sahm: mix of long-term trends & cyclical gains & income sources here, makes my head hurt ... [link] #counterfactuals worth a read
Nobel Winner Shiller Says It’s Time to Buy Greek Stocks
Bloomberg – 3 hours ago
@SonyKapoor: I am not the only one who says don’t panic on Greece @ALeipold: Nobel Winner #Shiller: It’s Time to Buy Greek Stocks. [link]
@MebFaber: RT @business: Is now the time to buy Greek stocks? This Nobel Prize-winner thinks so [link] [link]
@wonkmonk_: Shiller Says It’s Time to Buy Greek Stocks [link]
Greek debt and a default of statesmanship
Financial Times – 1 day ago
Sometimes the right thing to do is the wise thing. That is the case now for Greece. Done correctly, debt reduction would benefit Greece and the rest of the eurozone. It would create difficulties. But these would be smaller than those create...
@FGoria: Greek debt and a default of statesmanship [link] by @martinwolf_ via @FT
@AnjuliDavies: Greek debt and a default of statesmanship - [link] [link] via @FT
@NickMalkoutzis: Greek debt and a default of statesmanship by @martinwolf_ [link] via @FT #Greece #euro
@Markit: Greek debt and a default of statesmanship via @FT #grexit #Syriza [link]
@interfluidity: “spending by Greeks on goods and services has in fact fallen by at least 40 per cent.” @martinwolf_, excellent. [link]
@felixsalmon: Wherein Martin Wolf says that the wise, statesmanlike course is for the EU to treat Greece as a HIPC [link]
Gawker Media Generated $45 Million In Net Revenue Last Year And It’s Raising A $15 Million Round Of Debt
Business Insider – 3 hours ago
Big moves for one of the most influential news organizations in the world.
Jain’s Global Plans for Deutsche Bank Falter as Trading Lags
Bloomberg – 3 hours ago
Marc to Market: Too Quick to Exaggerate SWIFT Data
marctomarket.com – 31 minutes ago
Would Keynes Have Been Fired as a Money Manager Today?
awealthofcommonsense.com – 13 hours ago
“Investing is intolerably boring and over-exacting to anyone who is entirely exempt from the gambling instinct; whilst he who has it must pay to this propensity the appropriate toll.” – John Maynard Keynes John Maynard Keynes gets plenty of...
Strong Dollar Squeezes U.S. Firms
Wall Street Journal – 16 hours ago
The stronger dollar is slicing sales and profits at big American companies, prompting them to put renewed emphasis on cost cutting and cramping the broader U.S. economy.
Bloomberg Launches Its Flagship Digital Destination: Bloomberg Business
Bloomberg – 2 hours ago
Aimed At a Broader Global Business Audience, Bloomberg Business Is the Consumer-Facing Home For All Bloomberg Content; Combines Bloomberg.com and Businessweek.com New York, NY – Bloomberg today announced the launch of Bloomberg Business, th...
China Accuses Alibaba of Lax Oversight of Merchants
Bloomberg – 7 hours ago
Tsipras Aims to Avert Catastrophe But Greek Markets Sink Further
Bloomberg – 4 hours ago
Yahoo’s $40 billion spin-off is a raw deal for Alibaba—at least for now
Quartz – 5 hours ago
Alibaba’s executives were kept in the dark.