Aramco second round: Select Lazard, Moelis for World’s Biggest IPO

Aramco second round: Select Lazard, Moelis for World’s Biggest IPO

Lazard just sent dealmakers from London, Paris, Houston to pitch. Saudi Aramco has picked Lazard Ltd. and Moelis & Co. to advise on the oil giant’s second attempt at the world’s largest initial public offering, people with knowledge of the matter...
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Boeing Delays Ultra Long Range 777X

Boeing Delays Ultra Long Range 777X

This has the potential to be yet another big blow to Boeing. Boeing has revealed that they’re delaying the introduction into service of an ultra long range version of the 777X. It goes without saying that Boeing is dealing with quite a...
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New FAA Chief: Boeing 737 MAX Not to Return to Skies Until Gov’t ‘Fully Sure’ Plane is Safe

New FAA Chief: Boeing 737 MAX Not to Return to Skies Until Gov’t ‘Fully Sure’ Plane is Safe

Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) administrator Stephen Dickson will be tasked with boosting the government body’s reputation after facing intense scrutiny from Congress, who are demanding stricter oversight into Boeing’s progress in fixing defects with...
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Loadsmart And Starsky Make First Autonomous Truck Delivery

Loadsmart And Starsky Make First Autonomous Truck Delivery

Loadsmart and Starsky Robotics Make First-Ever Digital Freight Delivery Via Autonomous Truck According to the two companies, the integration of Loadsmart’s AI-powered pricing and load matching technology with Starsky’s API meant no human interventi...
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Facebook plans to launch its “news section” in the fall

Facebook plans to launch its “news section” in the fall

The social media giant has offered mainstream outlets as much as $3 million per year for the privilege of using their headlines, article excerpts and stories, according to people familiar with the deal who spoke to the Wall Street Journal...
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Novartis CEO Narasimhan Defends Company’s Decision to Withhold False Data From the FDA

Novartis CEO Narasimhan Defends Company’s Decision to Withhold False Data From the FDA

Responding to the agency’s stern rebuke, Vas Narasimhan, the company’s executive, tried to reassure investors that Novartis did not intentionally deceive the FDA while seeking approval for its $2.1 million gene therapy. The chief executive of Novartis on W...
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Elixxir: Privacy Preserving Technology vs. Legislation

Elixxir: Privacy Preserving Technology vs. Legislation

Dr. David Chaum – inventor of eCash and founder of DigiCash in 90’s and now CEO of project Elixxir, blogged about Privacy Preserving Technology vs. Legislation. After last spying Apple’s faux pas and spending decades focused on the intersect...
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Mylan to merge with Pfizer’s Upjohn

Mylan to merge with Pfizer’s Upjohn

Pfizer will combine its off-patent drug business with Mylan. Pfizer shareholders would own 57% of the new company and Mylan’s shareholders would get 43%. The combined company, which will sell Mylan’s EpiPen and Pfizer’s Viagra, will be domiciled in the.....
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Boeing Q2 Revenue Plunges, Missing By $5 Billion

Boeing Q2 Revenue Plunges, Missing By $5 Billion

With the storm clouds over the grounded 737 MAX gathering patiently for the past 5 months, it was only a matter of time before the torrential downpour arrived, which it did just before 730am, when Boeing reported shocking numbers, with...
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Harley-Davidson second-quarter profit falls 20%

Harley-Davidson second-quarter profit falls 20%

H-D’s motorcycle revenue missed estimates $1.43 billion, versus $1.44 billion expected by analysts. The company reports $195.6 million in net income during the second quarter, versus $242.3 million a year earlier, a nearly 20% drop. H-D’s second-quarte...
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Boeing 737 Max Grounding Charges to Reach $8 Billion

Boeing 737 Max Grounding Charges to Reach $8 Billion

The financial fallout from the troubled 737 Max jetliner continues to swell for Boeing, which on Thursday announced $7.3 billion in costs that will hit its bottom line. The price tag could still climb. The Max has been grounded for...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s exchange with Facebook’s crypto boss

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s exchange with Facebook’s crypto boss

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s exchange with Facebook’s crypto boss about who actually controls the Libra currency. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Facebook exec David Marcus had an enlightening exchange on Wednesday during a hearing with lawmake...
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Now Even Junk Bonds Have Negative Yields

Now Even Junk Bonds Have Negative Yields

75 years ago this month, a group of 744 delegates from around the world gathered at the very posh Mount Washington Hotel in New Hampshire to build a brand new global financial system. The year was 1944. World War II...
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DHL: Significant Downturn in World Trade

DHL: Significant Downturn in World Trade

A new quarterly report from logistics company DHL, measured global air and sea cargo trade volumes between March and June, found trade data continues to deteriorate in the US and China as there is still no resolution to end the trade war, reported...
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Trump Slaps 400% Tariff On Vietnamese Steel

Trump Slaps 400% Tariff On Vietnamese Steel

President Trump accused Vietnam of being “almost the single worst abuser of everybody” and asserted that “Vietnam takes advantage of us even worse than China.” This sudden turn in Trump’s rhetoric contrasted with the praise he off...
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