What Happened This Week 4/26/2019

What Happened This Week 4/26/2019

WHAT HAPPENED THIS WEEK? ⚡️ Fast Facts ⚡️  First quarter US GDP grew at 3.2%, the Bureau of Economic Analysis announced on Friday, beating expectations and topping 3% in the first quarter for the first time since 2015.  The White House is considering conceding the protection of pharmaceuticals in trade talks with China. US and Chinese trade leaders will meet in Beijing next week to continue the ongoing conversation. […]

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What Happened This Week 4/19/2019

What Happened This Week 4/19/2019

WHAT HAPPENED THIS WEEK? ⚡️ Fast Facts ⚡️  Pinterest (PINS) opened its IPO at $19 before climbing 28% during its first official day of trading on Thursday. ‍⚖️ Investors are suing Lyft (LYFT) for overstating its market position in the lead up to its IPO on March 29th of this year.  Millions of Instagram users’ passwords were exposed in plain text, Facebook (FB) Vice President of Engineering Pedro Canahuati […]

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What Happened This Week 4/12/2019

What Happened This Week 4/12/2019

WHAT HAPPENED THIS WEEK?   Fast Facts 🍿Disney (DIS) announced its upcoming streaming service, Disney+, will open in November 2019 on Friday. The company’s stock rose 10% following the news while its $6.99 competitive price tag sent Netflix’s (NFLX) stock down 4%.   🇬🇧The European Union extended the UK’s Brexit deadline to October 31 on Thursday.   📈Economists expect price inflation to increase to 0.4% […]

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What Happened This Week 4/5/2019

What Happened This Week 4/5/2019

WHAT HAPPENED THIS WEEK?   Fast Facts 🎬The Department of Justice warned the Academy against excluding Netflix (NFLX) from its award ceremonies on Wednesday, adding greater validity to the lead streaming service’s original content.   📉Tesla (TSLA) announced lower than expected delivery and production numbers in the first quarter of 2019 on Thursday. The company’s stock was down 10% pre-market.   📈Bitcoin surpassed $5,000 this […]

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