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Digestible financial news. Get smarter fast with an entertaining breakdown of our top 3 business stories in 15 minutes. Pairs perfectly with your commute, workout, or morning oatmeal ritual. Hosted by Jack Kramer and Nick Martell.
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Uber is launching a pilot in SF and Chicago for a membership program that combines all its services for one price. Apple is reportedly buying Intel’s smartphone chip-making business, and that dropped Qualcomm’s stock. And GoPuff is our “Unicorn of the Day” because it’s about to get a major investment from SoftBank as it brings convenience stores to college students nationwide.
Beyond Meat is bouncing back after 2 big partnership deals — online and offline. You’re constantly hearing about Boeing’s issues, so we’re breaking down how its $8B price tag stacks up to other corporate scandals. And Tinder’s new move to sneak past the Google Play store highlights how app stores have become tollbooths.
Microsoft remains the world’s biggest publicly-traded company, so we jumped into the big question no one understands these days: How it makes money. Skechers stock popped because it’s basically become an international company, but its core focus is (ironically) avoiding trends. And iHeartRadio just started trading again on Nasdaq after emerging from a hefty bankruptcy.
The 2-day Amazon Prime Day just ended, so we jump into the “flywheel effect” that powers it. Netflix shares plummeted 12% and it’s blaming its lack of story-telling the last 3 months. And Turo is our unicorn of the day after an investment by Tinder-owner IAC boosted the car-sharing platform beyond a $1B valuation.
A report revealed that Apple wants to jump deeper into podcasts by signing exclusive deals with podcast creators sent Spotify shares down. Domino’s fell 9% after its earnings revealed it may be facing pressure from ”3rd party delivery aggregators.” And Big Bank Week continued with earnings from JP Morgan, Wells Fargo, and Goldman Sachs — and we noticed how expensive Goldman’s pivot from Wall Street to Main Street is getting.
Chobani whipped up a new line of nut butter Greek yogurts — The Greek yogurt industry is struggling, but Chobani is using Coca-Cola’s spinoff strategy. Marriott has been charging “resort fees” for years, but now the DC Attorney General has a problem with it. And publicly-traded private equity firm Blackstone just made an acquisition of the mobile ad optimizing startup that’s taking on Google and Facebook’s ad game.
Earth’s biggest brew-glomerate, Budweiser-owner AB InBev, was planning the biggest IPO of the year by spinning off its Asia unit — that was suddenly canceled before the weekend. France unveiled a “tech tax,” but it really looks like a tariff on Silicon Valley. And scooter icon Bird is our “dramatic unicorn of the day” for a debate raging on its profitability problems.
Fed Chairman Jerry Powell was visiting Congress — So he shared his thoughts on Facebook’s planned cryptocurrency (that may have caused Bitcoin to drop). Lululemon whipped up a 20,000-square-foot mega-store/club/studio, a sweatlife store format it wants to take nationwide. And healthcare stocks jumped this week on multiple headlines, so we jump into the factors that drive the unique industry.
Conference call icon Zoom made your webcam vulnerable to snooping, and the flaw got discovered in a dramatic way. SunTrust bank decided to stop funding private prison companies, so we decided to look into private prison company stocks. And Snapchat’s venture capital arm, Yellow, announced its 2nd class of early-stage startups, which we explored to notice the trends of tomorrow.
Pepsi’s earnings report seemed normal, until we noticed its CEO’s passion for the future of its sparkling water strategy. AT&T announced HBO Max with a unique angle attacking Netflix’s awkward Achilles heel. And Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic wants to become the first publicly listed human-spaceflight company.
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Amrit Sandhu

VWRK

Jun 27th
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Tucker Warner

ATL is 404. Try 404 SHAQ

Jun 20th
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KateSos75

Aldi is so much more than you highlighted here! They are a highly efficient organization. would love to hear you highlight them again in a future episode!

Jun 10th
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David Neill

This is the episode I unsubscribed.

Jun 4th
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Maciej Czech

David Neill Why? I'm thinking about subscribing but you know how much channels and not enough time there is so I have to consider everything :D

Jul 9th
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Robert

Smart wallstreet guys trying to be funny and actually achieving it.

May 23rd
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Pedro Kh

If you’re me, this could be the podcast that you was looking for

May 2nd
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Javier Rebull

Great episode!! I'm scare about the highest ever!! What does that mean???

Apr 24th
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Leyna Jackson

THE. ACTUAL. BEST. way to spend 15 minutes of your morning ❤️ Genius work!

Apr 2nd
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Richard Ottley

Leyna Jackson absolutely 😂😂 these guys are entertaining, finance news has never sounds good til today, thanks bros

Apr 3rd
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Builder365

Love this podcast. I like that within fifteen minutes or less I can get the low down on all that is happening and I get a better understanding of what is happening in the markets.

Apr 1st
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Richard Ottley

funny show, makes business news entertaining, keep up the good work

Mar 28th
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Ryan Patrick Burkhardt

this is borderline unlistenable...maybe im too old for their demographic...i guess the 30-40 crowd are dinosaurs

Mar 25th
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only1swami

Great show!

Nov 18th
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