Business News Weekly ─ November 11, 2019
As applications to American business schools decline, the percentage of women enrolled in full MBA programs continues to rise climbing this fall to an average of 39% in more than 50 of the top programs in the US Canada and Europe.
T Mobile and Sprint merger finally gets FCC approval.
Walgreens rethinks in-store clinics as it cuts costs and looks to bring in outside providers to deliver medical services in stores.
Retailers increase robots as holiday shopping gets more automated.
Xerox, HP stocks gain in mid deal talk. It’s Xerox who’s offered to take over Hewlett-Packard. Xerox has made a cash offer for the maker of personal computers and printers. Xerox is much smaller than HP.
“The rising threat of digital nationalism” ─ from a report in the Wall Street Journal, by Akash Kapur. As the Internet turns 50, the global vision that animated is under attack. For instance, China has shown other autocratic states that the Internet can be controlled.
A little-known Chinese company has become the world’s largest maker of electric vehicle batteries. Remember when US was dominant leader in the world with technology.
US Holiday Sales to Cross $1 Trillion for First Time?
“Pension Giant Calpers Buys Apple, Intel, Uber, Lyft Stock” ─ from an article in Newsmax. America’s biggest public pension fund by assets reportedly loaded up on blue-chip tech stocks in the third quarter.
The California Public Employees’ Retirement System, or Calpers, as the pension is known, significantly increased its investments in Apple (AAPL) and Intel (INTC), both based in California, as well as Microsoft (MSFT).