Daily Archives: January 10, 2019

Boeing-Embraer deal wins Brazilian government approval

Boeing and Embraer said Thursday the government of Brazil has approved their commercial aircraft joint venture. The approval of the $4.2 billion deal, first announced in July 2018, will position both companies "to accelerate growth in global aerospace...

By | 2019-01-10T22:56:51+00:00 January 10th, 2019|Budget and Tax|

Showtime promotes two to co-presidents of entertainment

CBS Corp. has promoted Gary Levine and Jana Winograde to the roles of co-presidents of entertainment for Showtime Networks Inc. Levine, previously Showtime’s head of original programming, and Winograde, who was president of West Coast business operati...

By | 2019-01-10T21:59:52+00:00 January 10th, 2019|Media|

Flick picks: ‘The Upside’ suffers downside of outside controversy

There’s little upside to releasing Kevin Hart’s new movie now. For one thing, the comedian’s media appearances as of late have had less to do with the long-delayed release of “The Upside” than his on-again, off-again gig hosting the Oscars. For anoth...

By | 2019-01-10T21:57:11+00:00 January 10th, 2019|Media|

Fintech CEO feels the power of signing up Walmart

Jon Schlossberg, co-founder and CEO of Oakland-based fintech Even, faces an enviable challenge: handling numerous inquiries from some of the nation’s largest employers about the company’s services after signing up Walmart. But don’t worry. He’s gettin...

By | 2019-01-10T16:00:00+00:00 January 10th, 2019|Economics|

Wells Fargo taps JPMorgan Chase’s ranks for one of its most important jobs

JPMorgan Chase executive Saul Van Beurden will become Wells Fargo's head of technology, a new role reporting directly to CEO Tim Sloan.  Van Beurden, a 25-year industry veteran who will continue working out of New York when he starts in April, will al...

By | 2019-01-10T15:48:44+00:00 January 10th, 2019|Economics|

Wells Fargo taps JPMorgan Chase’s ranks for one of its most important jobs

Wells Fargo said Wednesday that JPMorgan Chase executive Saul Van Beurden will become its head of technology, a new role reporting directly to CEO Tim Sloan.  Van Beurden, a 25-year industry veteran who will continue working out of New York when he st...

By | 2019-01-10T13:03:25+00:00 January 10th, 2019|Technology|

SpaceX prepping for Starship ‘hopper test’ in a matter of weeks

SpaceX has yet to launch a rocket in 2019, but Elon Musk’s aerospace company has several big projects in motion. In addition to erecting the Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon capsule for an unmanned test mission for its first astronaut-delivery program ...

By | 2019-01-10T13:02:24+00:00 January 10th, 2019|Technology|

How tariffs, tactics led to Nucor’s record year — and more growth expected in 2019

Tariffs were part of the story, but the biggest boost came from the steel maker’s fundamental strategy to build or buy its way to the top of every market segment where it competes.

By | 2019-01-10T12:50:26+00:00 January 10th, 2019|Budget and Tax|