Volkswagen got hit by another class action lawsuit this week; Square and Match IPOs performed well in early trading; U.S. Treasury announced plans to curtail corporate inversions; American healthcare spending doesn’t add lifespan.
Week in Review: Activision Acquisition, Facebook Profit Bump, Airbnb Wins in San Fran, Syria Alliances Interactive
Activision buys Candy Crush maker; EU predicts mild recovery; Facebook profits up 11%; Proposition F fails in San Francisco; Syria alliances interactive.
Week in Review: House Budget Deal, Interest Rates Steady, Retirement Savings Inequality, Volkswagen Loss, Meat + Cancer
House passes bipartisan budget deal; Fed puts off an interest rate hike; a new report details the retirement savings gap between CEOs and workers; Volkswagen posts first loss in over a decade; Bloomberg graphic on cancer and meat.
Week in Review: Ferrari IPO, Yahoo Kills Video, Amazon Hiring Blitz, Climate Change Calculator, Star Wars Breaks Records
Ferrari’s IPO debuted this week at the high end; Yahoo announced that it’s video initiative had failed; Amazon hired 100,000 seasonal workers; the Financial Times rolled out a climate change calculator for readers; Star Wars Advance Ticket Sales were through the roof.
Week in Review: Twitter Cuts Jobs, Fantasy Sports Under Scrutiny, Goldman Stumbles, Square to IPO, Anarchy Mapped
Twitter announced it would cut 8% of its workforce this week; Fantasy Sports Websites are being investigated for gambling; Goldman Sachs reported a profit miss for the first time in four years; mobile payments company Square announced details of a planned IPO; Bloomberg maps the ungoverned world.