Under PETA pressure, animal crackers box is changed
The Mercury News, 21 August at 17:14
After more than a century behind bars, the beasts on boxes of animal crackers are roaming free. Mondelez International, the parent company of Nabisco, has redesigned the packaging of its Barnum's Animals crackers in response to pressure from People for ...
Discount broker stocks dive on news JP Morgan Chase to offer free trading
MarketWatch, 21 August at 17:08
Tiered online brokerage service—You Invest—to launch next week offering 'everyone' 100 free trades in first year. AFP/Getty Images. View taken on on March 16, 2009 shows the headquarters of the US investment bank JP Morgan Chase in New York. By ...
Tesla Investors Brace for News as Morgan Stanley Removes Rating
Bloomberg, 21 August at 16:55
Tesla Inc.'s drama took a new turn when Morgan Stanley removed its rating and price target on the stock, a turnabout from analyst Adam Jonas's longtime bullishness on the electric-car maker. Less than a week ago, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. took a similar ...
SoftBank Invests in Another Ride-Sharing Startup: Getaround
Bloomberg, 21 August at 16:15
SoftBank Group Corp. is leading a $300 million funding round into Getaround, a San Francisco-based car-sharing service. The investment signals the Japanese internet giant's growing interest in next-generation car use. SoftBank has already invested in ...
Slack confirms it has raised $427M at a post-money valuation of over $7.1B
TechCrunch, 21 August at 16:01
Slack, the workplace communications platform, has taken off like a rocket since launching in 2013 and now has more than 8 million daily active users and 70,000 teams paying to use it. Now the startup of the same name has closed its latest round of
Getaround raises $300 million Series D round led by SoftBank
TechCrunch, 21 August at 16:01
SoftBank has landed on its next target. Getaround, the peer-to-peer car rental startup that first launched at TechCrunch Disrupt NY in 2011, has raised a $300 series D round led by SoftBank with participation from Toyota Motor Corporation and others.
Online brokerage stocks sink on JP Morgan's plan to offer free trading
CNBC, 21 August at 15:28
Online brokerage firms including Charles Schwab, TD Ameritrade and E-Trade sank Tuesday after CNBC reported J.P. Morgan Chase will offer a new digital investment app with free trading. Shares of Charles Schwab fell 3.3 percent, TD Ameritrade dropped ...
Barnum's Animal crackers are now cage free
KIRO Seattle, 21 August at 15:25
Nabisco has made a big change to its iconic Barnum's Animals crackers. The animals are now cage-free. The change came after People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals penned a letter in 2016 to Mondelez International, the parent company of Nabisco, ...
22 states and DC urge court to vacate and reverse FCC rollback of net neutrality
CBS News, 21 August at 15:22
Twenty-two state attorneys general and the District of Columbia have asked a U.S. appeals court to reinstate net neutrality rules that barred internet providers from throttling traffic or offering paid fast lanes. The group, led by New York Attorney
Trump vs. the Federal Reserve: Don't Expect 15% Inflation and Soaring Rates
TheStreet.com, 21 August at 15:00
Fun battle. Donald Trump's latest verbal attack on the Federal Reserve -- designed no doubt to steal the narrative at Jackson Hole -- has me scouring my long off-the-record lunch two weeks ago at the New York Federal Reserve for insights. While the
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