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Global Debt-to-GDP Hits Record 322% in Q3
The Institute of International Finance sees debt growth accelerating this year due to low interest rates and "loose financial conditions."
Fired Boeing CEO to Depart with Potential $80 Million
Dennis Muilenburg will not receive severance or separation payments in connection with his departure.
Casper Sleep Seeks to Wake up Wall Street
The mattress firm's IPO filing says it is the first company to serve the growing "sleep economy" in a "holistic" way.
U.S. Job Growth Slows Unexpectedly to 145,000
“We had relatively strong and steady job growth over the year despite a number of headwinds," an economist says.
U.S. Billion Dollar Weather Disasters Doubled in Last Decade
The nation experienced 14 billion-dollar weather and climate disasters last year totaling $45 billion.
WD-40 Shares Dive 4% as Sales Slump in China
"Our long-term strategic drivers continue to perform well and are line with our expectations.”
World Bank Cuts 2020 Growth Forecast to 2.5%
“While growth could be stronger if reduced trade tensions lead to a sustained reduction in uncertainty, the balance of risks is to the downside."
GrubHub May Be Considering a Sale
The online delivery company is reportedly working with an adviser to explore strategic options.
U.S. Pushes Voluntary Guidelines for AV Industry
Safety advocates say the guidelines for autonomous vehicles "fall well-short of the safeguards that are necessary to protect the public."
Walgreens Shares Dive on Q1 Earnings Miss
“We anticipate that profitability and sales growth may be hard to come by for the foreseeable future,” an analyst says of the drugstore chain.
Accounting & Tax
FEMA Disaster Preparedness Report Ignores Climate Change
While the report mentions disasters, extreme weather events, and wildfires it does not mention the role of climate change.
Impossible Foods Pulls Plug on McDonald’s Deal
The plant-based meat maker cites production constraints, possibly opening the door for rival Beyond Meat to supply the Golden Arches.
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