Paul R. La Monica

Paul R. La Monica


All stocks and economy. All the time. Except when I mix in references to sports and pop culture too. @CNNBusiness Digital Correspondent

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The coronavirus may be the least of the car industry's concerns. @PeterDrives  writes about how organizers of big trade shows need to do more to convince people in the industry to attend.

It was a boring day on Wall Street -- until about 11am. To quote Fred Willard in A Mighty Wind, "Wha' happened?" @AnnekenTappe  explains.

E-Trade getting acquired by Morgan Stanley. I'll be talking about the broker buyout binge with @ZainAsher  on @cnni  @questCNN  at 3:06 ET. $MS $ETFC $SCHW $AMTD

Corporate execs are increasingly being asked to manage their companies in a socially responsible manner. @jjsahadi  explains why that isn't always easy, especially when investors still want strong results.

Stocks are well off their lows. I spoke with Stephen Lee, founding principal at Logan Capital Management, about today's action. He said to "expect more zigging and zagging" in market. US looks good. Solid housing and jobs numbers -- but continued China coronavirus concerns.

Strong earnings and sales from Dropbox. And a stock buyback as well. $DBX up 14% after hours.

Take that Amazon/Whole Foods, Walmart, Target and Kroger? Sprouts Farmers Market beat on earnings. Solid sales and guidance. $SFM up 7% after hours. $AMZN $WMT $TGT $KR

You've probably never heard of Larry Tesler. But @chrisidore  has an obit about him. That's because Tesler made it a lot easier for office workers and writers to compose e-mails and stories. I used Ctrl C and Ctrl V to put in this link for example.

Heading home to empty apartment. Wife & kids away tonight & coming back tomorrow. Looking forward to a wild & crazy bachelor night of having a beer, eating some Thai food, listening to jazz & reading more of Rushdie’s Quichotte. And being in bed by 10. I know. I’m an animal! Bye.

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McDonald's has a limited edition MacCoin to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Big Mac. It's an actual coin. Not a cryptocurrency. How quaint! $MCD

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We have the meats. More meats! Arby's buying Buffalo Wild Wings for $2.9 billion, including debt. $157 a share. $BWLD up 6% #premarket .

How is it possibly #NationalTacoDay , #NationalPoetryDay  and #NationalVodkaDay ? Should I write a sonnet about eating tacos while drinking a Stoli on the rocks? ?✍️?

The fact that Jan Brady is trending because of Trump's "Russia Russia Russia tweet" is peak 2019.

No. BTS isn’t playing in Omaha. This is the line to get into the ⁦⁩ today for the start of the Berkshire shareholder festivities! #BRK2019 

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Interesting take here from Democratic presidential contender @AndrewYangVFA  in an op-ed @CNNBusinessor  . The name may need to be workshopped a bit. But as a parent of two young kids, I share the concerns about too much screen time.

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