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The top 10 startups from Y Combinator W19 Demo Day 1
TechCrunch

Electric vehicle chargers, heads-up displays for soldiers, and the Costco of weed were some of our favorites from presitigious startup accelerator Y Combinator’s Winter 2019 Demo Day 1. If you want to take the pulse of Silicon Valley, YC is the place to be. B… more…

Here are the 85+ startups that launched today at Y Combinator’s W19 Demo Day 1
TechCrunch

Y Combinator’s incubator classes have gotten huge. With over 200 companies, the Winter 2019 class is by far YC’s largest yet. Meanwhile, the incubator prepares to shift its headquarters from Mountain View to San Francisco. It’s so large, in fact, it’s had to … more…

Exclusive: Germany to create fund to foil foreign takeovers after China moves
Reuters

Germany plans to pass legislation by the end of 2019 to create a state-owned fund that can protect key companies from takeovers by Chinese and other foreign firms, government sources said, in a marked shift from its "hands-off" approach to business. more…

JPMorgan promoted its top cyber executive to run technology for its retail business and it shows how seriously the bank is taking security (JPM)
Business Insider

JPMorgan Chase named Rohan Amin, previously the firm's global chief information security officer, the chief information officer of its consumer and community banking division. Jason Witty, who previously served as US Bancorp's CISO, has been named JPMorgan's … more…

The Pentagon’s Watchdog Is Investigating Whether the Acting Defense Secretary Boosted Boeing
Time

The Department of Defense Office of Inspector General confirmed it has launched an investigation into whether Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan has violated any ethics rules by promoting his former employer Boeing while serving in the Trump Adminis… more…

Did Pentagon’s Acting Chief Use His Public Office For Private Gain?
Huffpost.com

Patrick Shanahan, the Pentagon's acting chief, allegedly touted his former employer while disparaging competitors. more…

Is Raytheon a Buy?
Fool.com

Giant aerospace and defense contractor Raytheon is well-positioned in the industry, but is that enough to make it a compelling buy for investors? more…

Embraer Stock Can Keep Rising Despite Q4 Loss
Fool.com

Investors are currently placing virtually zero value on Embraer's executive jet and defense businesses. more…

Expect 2 New Dow Stocks Before 2019 Ends
Fool.com

Some major moves are coming. more…

Yieldcos for Any Investor
Fool.com

With a fat dividend, potential for growth, and low-risk renewables exposure, what’s not to like? more…

America's Best Management Consulting Firms 2019
Forbes.com

Forbes partnered with market research companyStatistato rankAmerica’s best management consulting firms. The list is divided into 16 sectors—from aerospace and defense to financial institutions—and 16 functional areas, including strategy, sustainability and di… more…

UK Defensive Stock: Time To Buy?
Forbes.com

Is This Potentially an FTSE 100 Stock That Is Ready To Buy? Brokers Think So and Here is Why! more…

America's Best Management Consulting Firms 2019
Forbes.com

At a time when disruption is seemingly the only constant in the corporate world, business leaders have increasingly enlisted the help of management consultants. But with so many to choose from, how can companies identify those best equipped for their unique c… more…

Understanding Boeing’s Relationship With the FAA’s Safety Regulators
Skift.com

Even defenders of the special relationship note that the FAA's inspection team is under-staffed and underfunded. Let's start there. -Jason Clampet more…

ProPublica’s A.C. Thompson Wins Walter Cronkite Award for “Documenting Hate”
Propublica.org

by ProPublica The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism announced this week that ProPublica reporter A.C. Thompson is the winner of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism in the category of Individual Achie… more…

Spring Grove welcomes superintendent with eye for business - York Dispatch
Yorkdispatch.com

Spring Grove welcomes superintendent with eye for business York Dispatch Spring Grove School District's soon to be superintendent George Ioannidis greets students while taking part in the high school's third annual Diversity Festival,... more…

Boeing’s Cost-Cutting Addiction Squeezed Every Dollar Out 737 Until Disaster Struck
Thedailybeast.com

Joe Raedle/Getty The calamity of two successive crashes of Boeing’s latest jet, the 737 MAX-8 has left the company facing the most serious scrutiny it has ever faced, including a potentially criminal investigation by the Department of Transportation. The cras… more…

Bear Market Rally Or Sustained Bull Market?
Seekingalpha.com

After a steep decline in the last quarter of 2018, global markets are rising strongly in the first few months of 2019. Many investors are wondering if this is j more…

Boeing's Grounding: Catastrophic Crashes And Questions About Boeing's Liability And 737 MAX Aircraft Viability
Seekingalpha.com

Pilot error is likely the largest contributing factor. Boeing’s (potential) negligence in disclosing a full description of the MCAS stall-prevention system and more…

Smiths Group PLC (SMGKF) CEO Andy Smith on Q2 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Seekingalpha.com

Smiths Group PLC (OTCPK:SMGKF) Q2 2019 Earnings Conference Call March 22, 2019 05:00 AM ET Company Participants Jemma Spalton - Investor Relations Andy Smith - more…