PayPal breaks off acquisition talks with Pinterest. Tesla raises the price of certain models and strikes a $4.2 billion dollar deal with Hertz. Wells Fargo gets ready to roll out a new virtual assistant named “Fargo”. Asit Sharma analyzes those stories and shares why mini-candy bars are underrated at Halloween.
We talk about the rumor of the week -- Paypal's late stage talks to acquire Pinterest.
The move would be a reach outside the payment company's core competency, but could unlock better monetization opportunities for Pinterest and give PayPal some digital real estate to explore marketplace and commerce activity.
We're shareholders of both and talk about why the deal makes sense, why it might not make sense, and what to keep in mind if a company you own is getting bought.
We’ll argue the bear and bull case for investing in Facebook with the help of Jason Moser and his alter ego. Robert explores a more holistic approach to evaluating your expenses with the help of financial planner Matt Trogdon. We’ll answer your question about capital gains taxes and include one too many U2 references.
Google lowers service fees in its app store. Snap plummets on 3rd-quarter results and a warning. Tesla reports record profits. Netflix hits a new all-time high. Chipotle serves up strong sales. And Buffalo Wild Wings tests a robot cook. Emily Flippen and Maria Gallagher analyze those stories and weigh in on the latest from Boston Beer, Crocs, Facebook, JD.com, PayPal, Pinterest, Tencent, and Zillow Group. Plus, they offer up some reading recommendations for investors and share two stocks on their radar: Doximity and Rent the Runway.
On this show, we love to talk about Conscious Capitalism. We generally avoid talking about politics. But what happens when those worlds collide? When campaign strategist Matthew Dowd was introduced to Conscious Capitalism, he wrote about how much better our world would be if politics took a similar approach. Now that’s worth talking about!