Mon.Dec 17, 2018

Dow Down Almost 230, Economic Pessimism Highest Since 2013 - We Aging May Never Come Back

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Oh, no. At the time of this writing - 10:15 A.M. ET, the Dow is down almost 230.    The recent NBC/The Wall Street Journal poll found this: Those interviewed are more pessimistic about the economy than at any time since 2013. Here are more details from Bloomberg.

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Like Roger Ailes, Will Les Moonves Hatch Plan for Comeback?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Former head of CBS Les Moonves will probably have to downsize his lifestyle. That is, unless he can pick up a job/assignments or start his own business, at age 69. Like Roger Ailes, he might plan a comeback. That's the real story today in CBS' announcement regarding Moonves.

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Brand WW - Pile-On of Celebrity Faces, Wellness/Choice High Rhetoric Not Boosting Stock Price

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The 52-week high for WW (new moniker for Weight Watchers) had been 105.75. Today, even with the addition of another celebrity face - Kate Hudson - it's under 50. Actually, the stock price dipped a bit, despite the announcement that Hudson is pairing with earlier WW spokesperson Oprah Winfrey.

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Rajat Gupta Blew Up His Brand For Nothing - Steve Cohen Might Not Have Comeback

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Remember when hedge funds were  the sexy investment vehicle. It was the yearning to launch his own hedge fund and become a billionaire (he was only a millionaire) that led former McKinsey head Rajat Gupta into insider trading.    That was then.

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