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Stocks
DOW
1
12/18/2020
“To milk dip or not to milk dip” — Oreos’ secret squad. Map app madness. Stocking stimulus.
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MDLZ
AMZN
GOOG
Friday
2
12/17/2020
“Zuck Team 6” — Facebook’s copycat team. Earth’s biggest (new) cannabis. StockX’s $2.8B sneaker.
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APH
TLRY
FB
Thursday
3
12/16/2020
“Planet Fitness bleeds its own blood” — Kate Spade’s opposite day. Blade’s heli-SPAC. Planet Fitness’ trick.
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PLNT
TPR
EXPC
Wednesday
4
12/15/2020
“Instagram for your ears” — Zynga’s audio Words. FireEye’s hack-tastrophe. Apple’s creativity crusher.
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ZNGA
FEYE
AAPL
GOOG
Tuesday
5
12/14/2020
“The (New) Roaring 2020s” — Disney’s Shmovies. Restoration Hardware’s Gatsby earnings. Pfizer’s vaccine payday.
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RH
DIS
PFE
MRNA
Monday
6
12/11/2020
“2 stock Double Doubles” — DoorDash & Airbnb’s IPOs. Starbucks’ Return of the Routine. AT&T’s $66B mistake.
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DASH
SBUX
T
Friday
7
12/10/2020
“The Un-zuckening” — Facebook’s InstaExit. McD’s toy drama. Quantumscape’s 40-year invention.
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QS
MCD
FB
Thursday
8
12/9/2020
“Jack Daniel’s trilogies” — Brown-Forman’s blockbuster strategy. Stitch Fix’s 40% pop. Uber’s self-drive ditch.
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SFIX
BF
UBER
Wednesday
9
12/8/2020
“Did you just double-dip that chip?” — Spotify’s little secret. David’s Bridal’s dress pivot. Cheesecake Factory’s fib.
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CAKE
SPOT
Tuesday
10
12/7/2020
“WOOF or MEOW?” — Petco’s IPO. Nestle’s 2050 food fantasy. November’s Jobs Report.
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WOOF
NSRGY
CHWY
Monday
11
12/4/2020
“They Macchiato’d a sugarplum” — Dunkin’s experiential thing. Microsoft’s eSports binge. Boeing’s stunt marketing.
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BA
MSFT
AAL
Friday
12
12/3/2020
“And the winner of the Slack-quisition is...” — Citibank’s unicorn hunt. Nasdaq goes woke. Slack’s $28B trophy.
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NDAQ
C
WORK
CRM
Thursday
13
12/2/2020
“BlackBerry’s back, alright” — BB’s 30% stock u-turn. Sephora’s Inception retail. Zoom’s shrinkage.
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BB
ZM
KSS
LVMUY
AMZN
Wednesday
14
12/1/2020
“I will protect this Peloton” — Under Armour’s shoe deal. Kustomer’s Facebook love. S&P Global’s $44B splurge.
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UA
PTON
FB
SPGI
Tuesday
15
11/30/2020
“Black Friday is dead (Cyber Monday too)” — The Great Pricing Reset. Slack’s slack-quisition. Pinterest’s secret school.
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PINS
WORK
CRM
FDX
Monday
16
11/25/2020
“Pop collars, pop stocks” — Abercrombie’s dirty secret. The Dow’s thirty-thow. Toast’s $8B steak knife.
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ANF
DIA
Wednesday
17
11/24/2020
“Needed more Lizzo juice” — Snapchat launches TikTok+. Reebok’s $4B fail. Warner Music’s muted money.
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WMG
ADDYY
SNAP
Tuesday
18
11/23/2020
“Canal Street of the Internet” — Wish’s public desire. A Wonder Woman Christmas. Affirm’s overdependent IPO.
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WISH
AFRM
T
Monday
19
11/20/2020
"1 app to rule them all" — Google zucks Venmo. TJ Maxx's final treasure hunt. GM's in-car-surance.
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TJX
GOOG
GM
Friday
20
11/19/2020
“We’re in a Baby Bust” — P&G’s diaper problem. Tesla joins the club. Duolingo translates $2.4B.
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PG
TSLA
Thursday
21
11/18/2020
“The stock ticker should be KEYS” — Airbnb’s IPO. Mars eats Kind Bars. Amazon launches an ePharmacy.
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ABNB
AMZN
Wednesday
22
11/17/2020
“We did a 5th thing...” — Casper’s 14% nightmare. Southwest’s frugal-ness. Asia’s epic trade deal.
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CSPR
LUV
PRPL
Tuesday
23
11/16/2020
“Dip, dodge, dive, duck, Doordash” — DoorDash’s IPO. Disney’s stock defiance. Google’s unlimited strategy.
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DASH
GOOG
DIS
Monday
24
11/13/2020
“TSA for Adele” — Live Nation’s 2021 strategy. Sonos’ niche need. Ford’s subscripturation.
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LYV
SONO
F
Friday
25
11/12/2020
“Lyft is worth only 1 Lyft” — Apple’s horizontal dominance. Hopin’s $125M. Lyft’s non-moment.
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LYFT
AAPL
INTC
Thursday
26
11/11/2020
“Crazy in love (on a bike)” — Beyonce’s Peloton deal. Spotify’s podcast puberty. Ulta Beauty’s Inception retail.
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SPOT
ULTA
PTON
TGT
Wednesday
27
11/10/2020
“Ronald McVegan” — McDonald’s McPlant-wich. Pfizer’s hero vaccine. Supreme’s $2.1B trick.
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MCD
VFC
PFE
Tuesday
28
11/9/2020
“It’s Christmas for Candy” — Hershey’s 6% jump. Marriott’s profit surprise. Amazon zucks Airbnb.
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HSY
MAR
AMZN
Monday
29
11/6/2020
“More election stock movers” — Tinder’s 6% pop. Nintendo’s Apple strategy. What else jumped/fell post-election.
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Friday
30
11/5/2020
“How the election affected stocks” — The post-election surge. Uber/Lyft’s Prop 22 win. A liquor legend’s moment.
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UBER
LYFT
GRUB
STZ
Thursday
31
11/4/2020
“Earth’s biggest IPO is MIA” — Ant’s $310B ghosting. Reef’s $700M parking lot. The Right to Repair in Massachusetts.
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BABA
AAPL
Wednesday
32
11/3/2020
“Crocs won 2020” — Crocs’ 400% gain. Nestle’s $1B meal(kit). Exxon’s slow burn.
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CROX
XOM
NSRGY
Tuesday
33
11/2/2020
“The stocks on the ballot” - Presidential stock impact. Pinterest dudes. Spotify & Netflix’s price-punch.
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PINS
SPOT
NFLX
Monday
34
10/30/2020
“The Barking Bundle” — Chewy’s tele-vets. Amazon wins Techageddon. The final pre-election GDP report.
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AAPL
AMZN
GOOG
FB
CHWY
F
VWAGY
FCAU
Friday
35
10/29/2020
“Tap tap tapppp it in (for $2B)” — Callaway’s Topgolf splurge. Tupperware’s 2,000% pop. First Solar’s puberty phase.
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TUP
ELY
FSLR
Thursday
36
10/28/2020
“Harley-Davidson’s done with Millennials” — HOG’s 22% surge. Postmates does everything. 3M’s 55K products.
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HOG
MMM
UBER
Wednesday
37
10/27/2020
“$9B for 2 pumps of hazelnut” — Dunkin’s acquisition offer. James Bond learns from live sports. Big Banks squeeze you.
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DNKN
AAPL
JPM
Tuesday
38
10/26/2020
“Barbie looooves Zoom” — Mattel’s anti-screen bump. L’Oreal’s athleisure skincare. Redfin’s real estate future.
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MAT
LRLCY
RDFN
Monday
39
10/23/2020
“Gone in 60 Quibis” — Streaming Wars’ victim #1. Venmo’s $13K Bitcoin. Goldman’s $5B Malaysia trip.
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PYPL
GS
Friday
40
10/22/2020
“First ever Charge Chugger” — GM’s eHummer. Snap’s lucky quarter. Netflix’s inflexion point.
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SNAP
GM
NFLX
Thursday
41
10/21/2020
“GO O GL E” — Break it up? SpaceX’s other cloud. P&G’s 15-year best.
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GOOG
PG
MSFT
Wednesday
42
10/20/2020
“Pivot to puppies” — The Dodo’s pet insurance. Halliburton’s oil shovel. Walmart app-ifies its aisles.
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DISCA
HAL
WMT
Tuesday
43
10/19/2020
“$140M to Airbnb that Mercedes” — Getaround’s mega-round. FuboTV’s IPO. Amazon’s (Anti) Prime Day.
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FUBO
AMZN
Monday
44
10/16/2020
“Facebook thinks it’s a telephone line” — Nio’s 1,000% jump. Sleep Number’s anti-Casper pivot. Twitter/Facebook’s Section 230 moment.
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NIO
SNBR
TWTR
FB
Friday
45
10/15/2020
“That’s a $111M chicken wing” — Pilgrim’s Pride’s chicken-fixing. Uber’s pet unicorn. BlackRock’s hedge.
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PPC
BLK
UBER
Thursday
46
10/14/2020
“E.T., 5G, phone hoooome” — Apple’s iPhone 12. NordicTrack’s future ab-cquisition. Delta’s Mighty Ducks drama.
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AAPL
DAL
NLS
Wednesday
47
10/13/2020
“Big Papi goes public” - Red Sox’s potential SPAC. Twilio’s gold shovel. Fashion’s QVC-ification.
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TWLO
PVH
RBAC
Tuesday
48
10/12/2020
“Cannabis runs for Vice President” — Microsoft’s forever WFH. Cannabis defines the relationship. Disney’s $3B shuffle.
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TLRY
ACB
CGC
DIS
MSFT
Monday
49
10/9/2020
“A $30B check for racial justice” — JPMorgan’s unprecedented pledge. Kroger’s ghost kitchen. Dollar General’s fancy idea.
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KR
JPM
DG
Friday
50
10/8/2020
“The $30/month Breakfast McClub” — McDonald’s new breakfast. Levi’s thrift store. Crispr’s Nobel Prize bump.
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LEVI
CRSP
MCD
Thursday
51
10/7/2020
“Gucci or Pucci?” — TheRealReal’s luxe breakthrough. Sono’s Apple breakup. Venmo’s Synchrony secret.
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REAL
SONO
AAPL
SYF
PYPL
Wednesday
52
10/6/2020
“Trump’s anti-COVID cocktail” — Regeneron’s 5-second fame. Tesla’s S-3-X-Y conflict. Cooler Screens’ $80M grab.
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REGN
TSLA
Tuesday
53
10/5/2020
“Pure-play Avocado stock” — Mission Produce’s toasted IPO. Etsy’s crafty surge. 2020’s most important Jobs Report.
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AVO
ETSY
Monday
54
10/2/2020
“Rum and Coke, hold the Coke” — Pepsi’s liquor thirst. Bed Bath & reBound. Hims’ public prescription.
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BBBY
PEP
Friday
55
10/1/2020
“Jon Snow wears wolf, Gen Z wears Goose” — Canada Goose’s restaurant bump. Disney’s firing paradox. Asana/Palantir’s Direct Listing Day.
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GOOS
PLTR
ASAN
DIS
Thursday
56
9/30/2020
“Hoooooow convenient” — Blackstone’s climate/profit pledge. Stitch Fix’s unraveling. Beyond Meat’s Walmartification.
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SFIX
BYND
BX
Wednesday
57
9/29/2020
“Thou art fit and proper” — Uber’s London trip. Roku’s home theaterization. ShipBob’s anti-Amazon Alliance.
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ROKU
UBER
Tuesday
58
9/28/2020
“Amazon’s $250 aerial Rottweiler” — Amazon’s home security drone. Vail Resorts’ snow report. Square’s Cash App-titude.
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MTN
SQ
AMZN
Monday
59
9/25/2020
“Air Force 1 is 38 years old” — Nike’s sneaker moment. Spotify’s Hollywood repackage. ChargePoint’s electric shovel.
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NKE
SPOT
Friday
60
9/24/2020
“Elon’s 3 year hype” — Tesla’s un-Tesla Battery Day. GoodRX’s IPO prescription. General Mills’ innovation renovation.
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TSLA
GDRX
GIS
Thursday
61
9/23/2020
“We already have a bunch of Quibis” — Quibi’s (potential) sale. Amazon Zucks Peloton? Big Bank money laundering drama.
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PLTN
AMZN
DB
BAC
JPM
Wednesday
62
9/22/2020
“Nikola & Theranos. Different companies, same accusations.” — Nikola’s 19% drop. Chime’s $14.5B swipe. BJ’s Costco-fication.
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NKLA
BJ
Tuesday
63
9/21/2020
“Liam Neeson got TikTaken” — TikTok (isn’t) banned. InFarm’s vertical farms on aisle 3. AT&T’s ad test.
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T
ORCL
Monday
64
9/18/2020
“It’s like an invisible smart fridge” — Snowflake’s broken IPO. Facebook’s Ray-Ban deal. NextEra’s renewable monopoly.
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SNOW
NEE
FB
Friday
65
9/17/2020
“Wonder Woman snitches on Mulan” — Disney’s secret numbers. Goldman’s build-vs-buy. Amazon’s suburban dream.
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GS
DIS
AMZN
Thursday
66
9/16/2020
“No Watch? No weights.” — Apple’s Fitness+ unveil. Opendoor’s home-flipping SPAC. Carnival’s $1B life jacket.
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AAPL
CCL
IPOC
Wednesday
67
9/15/2020
“TikTok refuses to sell TikTok” — Oracle’s TikTok-uisition. Pepsi’s dream drink. Delta’s frequent flyer fundrais
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ORCL
PEP
DAL
Tuesday
68
9/14/2020
“Zuck Zucks Facebook” — American Eagle vs. Aerie. Phase 3 COVID vaccines. Facebook’s newest social network.
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AEO
AZN
FB
Monday
69
9/11/2020
“The official (BLANK) of the NFL” — Postmates’ football deal. Martha Stewart’s CBD. Restoration Hardware’s fanci-ness.
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CGC
RH
UBER
Friday
70
9/10/2020
“Ghosted at the $16B wedding” — Louis Vuitton breaks up with Tiffany’s. Google’s Chromebooks kid strategy. Slack’s schlep moment.
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WORK
TIF
GOOG
Thursday
71
9/9/2020
“The tech stock white whale” — Softbank’s big Nasdaq money. Nikola surges 40% on GM investment. Boeing’s business class dreams
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NKLA
GM
SFTBY
BA
Wednesday
72
9/8/2020
“The Tesla of SoulCycle” — Peloton’s new strategy. T-Mobile’s back-to-school effort. Bankrupt brands get eResurrected.
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PTON
TMUS
Tuesday
73
9/4/2020
“Jeep Grand Wagoneer… is back” — Jeep’s nostalgia-wagon. Campbell running out of Soup. Samsung = 11% of Korea’s GDP.
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CPB
FCAU
Friday
74
9/3/2020
“Bumble stock makes the 1st move” — A Bumble IPO plan. Jack Daniel’s K-shaped recovery. Amazon innovation in Brooklyn.
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BF
AMZN
Thursday
75
9/2/2020
“And the growth trophy goes to…” — Zoom’s unprecedented-ness. Nestle’s $2.5B food allergy. Walmart unveils Walmart+.
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ZM
NSRGY
AIMT
WMT
Wednesday
76
9/1/2020
“Free Netflix (but not for iPhone users)” — United ends change fees. Netflix’s free option. Lemonade’s non-profit-ness.
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LMND
NFLX
UAL
Tuesday
77
8/31/2020
“Happy TeslApple Day” — Tesla & Apple split their stocks. The Gap’s 1 hope. Abbott’s $5-15 minute Covid test.
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TSLA
AAPL
GPS
ABT
Monday
78
8/28/2020
“Apple should buy Warby Parker” — Walmart & Microsoft might adopt TikTok. Warby Parker hits $3B. Amazon’s 1st fitness gadget.
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WMT
MSFT
AMZN
AAPL
Friday
79
8/27/2020
“Can someone wake up Casper?” — Urban Outfitters’ fashion smoothie. Casper’s fresh CFO. Salesforce is in the Dow.
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URBN
CSPR
CRM
Thursday
80
8/26/2020
“It’s wedding season for IPOs” — DoorDash’s stock surprise. Best Buy’s best life. Ball’s aluminum-ification.
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BBY
BLL
Wednesday
81
8/25/2020
“Codename: CIA IPO” — Palantir’s ironic leak. Luminar’s laser stock. Uber/Lyft’s politics.
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UBER
LYFT
Tuesday
82
8/24/2020
“Taco Bell’s TSA pre-check” — Taco Bell’s store of the future. John Deere’s waterfall chart. Drizly’s booze delivery.
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YUM
DE
Monday
83
8/21/2020
“The Marie Kondo IPO” — ThredUp is going public. Verizon’s bundle of perks. The US Dollar’s fall.
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VZ
REAL
Friday
84
8/20/2020
“The tech 5 and the 495 others” — Impossible Foods’ $200M differentiator. GM’s divorce. Why S&P 500 hit record highs.
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AAPL
BYND
GM
Thursday
85
8/19/2020
“iBlackjack at the iCasino” — Penn’s Barstool app. Home Depot’s pimped dividend. Chegg’s back-to-school bounce.
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PENN
CHGG
HD
Wednesday
86
8/18/2020
“Sweet battery, where’d ya get it?” — Tesla’s 2nd profit puppy. Aviation Gin’s $610M sale. Thursday’s Uber/Lyft-pocalypse.
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TSLA
DEO
UBER
LYFT
Tuesday
87
8/17/2020
“Fortnite vs. Don Appleone” — Fortnite’s App Tax boycott. USPS pain = FedEx gain. Chili’s virtual wings.
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EAT
AAPL
UPS
FDX
Monday
88
8/5/2020
“Last pod until August 17th” — Take Two’s video game record. Disney’s ecosystem un-magic. Feather’s $30M rental furniture.
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TTWO
DIS
Wednesday
89
8/4/2020
“Windows TikTok 2.0” — Microsoft’s TikTok-quisition. Levi’s non-Amazon roadmap. Tyson’s new chicken-free CEO.
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Tuesday
90
8/3/2020
“70% of us have Cash-Phobia” — PayPal’s crown jewel. Molson Coors’ brew shocker. SiriusXM’s revival.
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Monday
91
7/31/2020
“Apple’s pizza is waaaay too big” — Apple’s 4-1 stock split. P&G stole Sysco's sales. Amazon’s record.
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Friday
92
7/30/2020
“Does this tie make my hoodie look fat?” — The Big Tech 4 hit DC. Blue Apron’s shocker profit. AMC’s movie truce.
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Thursday
93
7/29/2020
“Kodak’s FOMO-ment” — TikTok’s latest Zucking. Lysol’s consulting gig. Kodak’s stock triples.
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Wednesday
94
7/28/2020
“Apple’s got a Stage 5 Clinger” — Jamf’s IPO. DraftKings Opening Day drama. Ro hits $1.5B
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Tuesday
95
7/27/2020
“Favorite child? It’s hard seltzer” — Boston Beer’s 21% surge. The biggest SPAC ever. No blockbusters in 2020.
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Monday
96
7/24/2020
“You have to be this tall to get in the S&P 500” — Tesla’s profit shocker. Ben & Jerry’s e-ice cream. Microsoft bundle-bullies Slack.
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Friday
97
7/23/2020
“Spotify’s not a tech company” — Pfizer’s $2B Operation Warp Speed. Misfit’s ugly veggie $85M. Spotify’s new record label deal.
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Thursday
98
7/22/2020
“The Hamilton Musical (for economies)” — Europe’s $2T joint bank account. Starbucks’ free lattes. Coca-Cola’s “new news” stock bump.
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Wednesday
99
7/21/2020
“The anti-prenup” — Headspace gets in Snapchat. Fisker pulls an Apple. Google Maps gets Uber money.
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Tuesday
100
7/20/2020
“WeWork from the Dead” — WeWork’s profitability (?). Domino’s fortressing strategy. JetBlue & American Airlines colludiness.
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Monday
101
7/17/2020
“@McConaughey... didn’t get hacked” — Twitter’s TBOY hack. Hasbro’s Scrabble app. UnitedHealth’s record (double) profit.
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Friday
102
7/16/2020
“RZF = Resting Zoom Face” — Zoom launches hardware. Lemonade adds pet insurance. Goldman’s quiet before the storm.
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Thursday
103
7/15/2020
“Ford’s midwestern modesty... problem” — New York Times pivots. Oatly hits $2B. Ford resurrects Bronco.
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Wednesday
104
7/14/2020
“PepsiCo should rename to SnacksCo” — Netflix’s earnings preview. Pepsi’s immuni-foods focus. Tech’s billions go to India.
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Tuesday
105
7/13/2020
“The SoulCycle of egg freezing” — Kindbody snags $32M for fertility. Anti-Tesla Rivian raises $2.5B. Biden’s $700B econ package.
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Monday
106
7/10/2020
“Skip medical school. Spend $1B instead” — Walgreens launches 700 doctor’s offices. Rocket Mortgage’s IPO. Kroger’s surprise meat strategy.
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Friday
107
7/9/2020
“I can’t believe it’s not Chunky Monkey” — Perfect Day’s animal-free ice cream, Twitter’s subscription plan. Walmart finally zucks Amazon Prime
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Thursday
108
7/8/2020
“A nasty Dunkin styrofoam cup” — Dunkin’s gas station makeover. Sunrun’s solar-powered merger. Under Armour’s $475M botched acquisition.
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Wednesday
109
7/7/2020
“Puma-fy Harley-Davidson” — Warren Buffett’s $9.7B bet. Chipotle launches e-farmers market. Harley jumps 7%.
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Tuesday
110
7/6/2020
“Tesla is a 14-year-old LeBron James” — Lemonade goes public. Tesla > Toyota. Walmart’s drive-in movies.
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Monday
111
7/2/2020
“It’s time for B-commerce (Booze commerce)” — Constellation buys Empathy Wine. Alibaba’s stores from the future. YouTube TV’s price jacking.
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Thursday
112
7/1/2020
“Lulu, Lulu, on the wall” — Lululemon acquires Mirror. Uber may buy Postmates. Netflix’s $100M black bank bet.
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Wednesday
113
6/30/2020
“The 2nd Kardash-icorn” — Under Armour’s mega-deal. Facebook is too-big-to-cancel. Coty’s Kardashian investment.
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Tuesday
114
6/29/2020
“When aisle 6 produce goes public” — Albertsons’ grocery IPO. Ford’s profit puppy makeover. Big Banks houseparty.
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Monday
115
6/26/2020
“When you drink here, you’re family” – Olive Garden’s reopening. Google’s news savior. Slack’s crossborder email crusher.
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Friday
116
6/25/2020
“Beyond Meat is Regina George” — Starbucks’ Impossible deal. Delivery is like golf. COVID data is econ data… again.
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Thursday
117
6/24/2020
“Sports-pocalypse 2K20” — EA Sports is in the game. Club Apple’s big day. TJ Maxx’s revenge shopping.
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Wednesday
118
6/23/2020
“Bob Ross would’ve used Canva” — Virgin Galactic surges 16%. Canva hits $6B. Hey vs. Apple.
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Tuesday
119
6/22/2020
“Apple secret sports division” — Tech’s real sports moves. Clear’s pivot. Carmax’s differentiator.
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Monday
120
6/19/2020
“No more McLasagna” — McDonald’s menu reduction. Spotify’s latest acquisitions. Carnival’s 1 lifesaver.
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Friday
121
6/18/2020
“Dieting, but not cutting out milkshakes” — Uber-as-a-Service. Beyond Meat’s Cookout strategy. The (other) Dow’s filthy environmentalism.
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Thursday
122
6/17/2020
“Rent-a-Zombie” — Hertz back from the dead. Apple’s App Store bias. BP’s oil DCF.
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Wednesday
123
6/16/2020
“The only Will Smith stock” — iRobot’s Cadillac vacuum. Shopify + Walmart vs. Amazon. Airbnb’s anti-racism algorithm.
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Tuesday
124
6/15/2020
“Throw cash in the $14B Instacart” — Photoshop pulls a Snapchat. Travel stocks go big/go home. Instacart & Doordash raise funds.
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Monday
125
6/12/2020
“Why stocks plummeted 7%” — Chewy’s over-eagerness. Zoom’s China drama. The Dow’s 7% drop.
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Friday
126
6/11/2020
“Selling cannabis shovels” — Scotts Miracle-Gro’s green rush. Grubhub gets acquired. Wave virtual concerts.
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Thursday
127
6/10/2020
“Gen T = Generation Tiktok” — Restoration Hardware doubles-down. IBM’s anti-facial tech. TikTok’s business trifecta.
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Wednesday
128
6/9/2020
“Make Winnebago-ing a verb” — Thor Industries’ resurgence. DocuSign’s fun funnel. Wahed’s Islami-Fintech
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Tuesday
129
6/8/2020
“The Crocs of Ecommerce” — eBay’s all-time high. Volkswagen’s e-investment. May’s shocking Jobs Report.
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Monday
130
6/5/2020
Yup, it’s a cult stock” — Nikola love/hates Tesla. ZoomInfo is the biggest tech IPO of 2020. American Airlines’ normal data.
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Friday
131
6/4/2020
“The Bruno Mars IPO” — Warner Music goes public. AMC Theaters’ sequel moment. Campbell Soup’s soup cockiness.
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Thursday
132
6/3/2020
“The Zuck-ocracy” — Facebook’s super shares. Adidas & Allbirds partner up. Vacasa’s $108M booking.
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Wednesday
133
6/2/2020
“Kylie Jenner is the new Luckin” — Neou’s Netflix of burpees. Zynga’s video game collection. Coty Cosmetics’ Kylie Problem.
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Tuesday
134
6/1/2020
“Virtual Reality no-showed the corona-conomy” — MasterClass hits $800M. Williams-Sonoma’s pimp yo crib. Americans gained $$$ in Corona-conomy.
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Monday
135
5/29/2020
“Guac never forgets” — Chipotle’s early COVID-proofing. Twitter’s un-scared threat. Draft Kings don’t care.
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Friday
136
5/28/2020
“A 3rd degree, category 5 Zucking” — Instagram TV’s YouTube move. Zoox’s (maybe) acquisition. Apeel’s un-expiring avocados.
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Thursday
137
5/27/2020
“This rocket self-drive to space or what?” — SpaceX’s capitalist milestone. Alexa wants podcasts. The COVID-19 umbrella challenge.
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Wednesday
138
5/26/2020
“Pure-play Millennial stock” — Elf Cosmetics wins corona-conomy. Apple’s latest Donglegate. HBO Max’s streaming meal.
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Tuesday
139
5/22/2020
“Step on the scale! Step off the scale.” — Ford Motor’s “reopening.” MakeSpace’s anti-gig-ness. Our 7-question test of the Retail-pocalypse.
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Friday
140
5/21/2020
“Pimp Yo’ Crib” — Lowe’s megatrend. Facebook becomes a digital catalogue. Clubhouse hits $100M.
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Thursday
141
5/20/2020
“Madonna, but for podcasts” — Spotify’s $100M Joe Rogan exclusive. Walmart’s essentiality cape. Moderna’s vaccine bet.
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Wednesday
142
5/19/2020
“The most unprofitable company on Earth” — Softbank’s garage sale. Peet’s $2.2B re-IPO. Detroit’s Big 3 return.
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Tuesday
143
5/18/2020
“GIPHY didn’t get Zuck’d” — McDonald’s post-corona playbook. Luckin’s scalding pivot. Facebook acquires Giphy.
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Monday
144
5/15/2020
“Work-leisurewear, by Lululemon” — Smile Direct Club’s cavity. Sleeper’s fantasy sports fix. Lululemon’s nirvana COVID moment
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Friday
145
5/14/2020
“Work From Work (still a thing)” — $43M for Pizza-nomics. Google’s 12-mile-high wifi. Commercial Real Estate’s WFW problem.
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Thursday
146
5/13/2020
“Twitter goes Work-From-Home…Forever” — Uber Eats acquirin’ Grubhub. Vroom’s ecommerce car IPO. Twitter’s WFH megatrend.
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Wednesday
147
5/12/2020
“Bitcoin’s ‘Halvening’ just halvened” — Tesla vs. California. Amazon’s movie theater interest. Bitcoin’s Halvening.
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Tuesday
148
5/11/2020
“How to lose a $2.9B guy in 90 days” — Uber acts like McConaughey. Tinder’s corona-conomy DTR. The worst jobs report ever.
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Monday
149
5/8/2020
“Peloton, you’re probably too late” — Costco’s worst-in-a-decade. Nintendo’s game drought. Peloton pops another 16%.
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Friday
150
5/7/2020
“Disney+ > Canada” — Beyond Meat democratizes itself. Pinterest is pre-commerce. Disney’s just too big.
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Thursday
151
5/6/2020
“A stock surge recipe” — Uber drops Lime’s valuation 79%. NBC vs. Streaming’s Achilles heel. Wayfair’s stay-at-home wins.
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Wednesday
152
5/5/2020
“J. Crew returns itself” — Quibi’s real life drama. Berkshire Hathaway’s 1st public mistake. J. Crew’s bankruptcy style.
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Tuesday
153
5/4/2020
“COVID-19 ≠ an Act of God” — Amazon trades profits for PR. Victoria’s Secret’s asterisk. Clorox’s surprising surprise.
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Monday
154
5/1/2020
“Elon goes full Kanye” – Tesla’s surprise profit/outburst. Microsoft’s Zoom killer. Figma’s $2B app blueprints.
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Friday
155
4/30/2020
“Everyday is the weekend for Spotify” — Boeing’s $7B cash burn. Streaming Trolls (our sequel). Spotify’s earnings insights.
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Thursday
156
4/29/2020
“The anti-Amazon rebel alliance” — Shopify’s new shopping app. High Times, the weed chain. Trolls change movie math.
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Wednesday
157
4/28/2020
“Hey Instacart, change your whole biz model” — Nestle’s pet passion. VW goes back to work. Instacart’s 1st profit decision.
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Tuesday
158
4/27/2020
“Opposite Day at Domino’s” — PPP + $320B + shaming. DraftKings goes public. Domino’s is better in Corona-conomy.
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Monday
159
4/24/2020
“A tale of 2 Remdesivir trials” — Raytheon’s nuclear-tipped missiles. Unilever is an economic mirror. Gilead’s 2nd COVID trial.
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Friday
160
4/23/2020
“Chipotle is an internet-first burrito factory” — Netflix’s hoarding strategy. AT&T’s triple-whammy. Chipotle’s eLeadership.
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Thursday
161
4/22/2020
“Plant-based sleepover at Starbucks China” — Beyond Meat and Oatly head to China. Local News’ 2 options to survive. DuPont’s diversification pivot.
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Wednesday
162
4/21/2020
“Pasta vs. Oil” – Uber’s unicorn contract. Oil’s historic 200% plummet. Mobile gaming 2.0.
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Tuesday
163
4/20/2020
“Zuck cancels his Libra moon-landing” — AMC theaters’ expiration date. Gilead’s corona-cure bet. Facebook’s cryptocurrency 180.
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Monday
164
4/17/2020
“Amazon cancels Mother’s Day” — Blue Jeans “One & Only” product. BlackRock tiny fee = huge profits. Amazon’s killing its best sales tricks.
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Friday
165
4/16/2020
“Congrats, you now own part of an airline” — Apple’s $399 iPhone shocker. Aaptiv is “the Spotify of Sweat.” Our $25B airline bailout.
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Thursday
166
4/15/2020
“Roku — The People’s Champ of streaming” — JPMorgan is Paul Revere. Thrasio’s 43 Amazon-trepreneurs. Roku is 44% of America.
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Wednesday
167
4/14/2020
“Dunkin’s not a land-lord — it’s a Brand-lord” — Google/Apple’s superhero team-up. States acting like companies. Dunkin’s franchise bet.
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Tuesday
168
4/13/2020
👊 “Quibi vs Disney vs Everyone’s Expectations” — Wing’s “X” drone. Exxon’s oil price awkwardness. Quibi’s 1st numbers.
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Monday
169
4/9/2020
💁‍♀️ “Airbnb can’t sit at Slack’s lunch table” — Away’s humane layoffs. The alphabet-shaped economic recovery. Airbnb/Slack’s debt drama.
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Thursday
170
4/8/2020
🍝 “Olive Garden’s single Gnocchi problem” — Lear’s open-the-factory blueprint. Uber’s gig work jobs board. Olive Garden’s survival plan.
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Wednesday
171
4/7/2020
🐉 “Jamie Dimon = The last Targaryen” — Buffett’s “smart money” stock sale. Constellation’s booze blueprint. JPMorgan’s last dragon.
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Tuesday
172
4/6/2020
🕹️ “Video games are social media now” — WeWork’s $3B is cancelled. Google’s Big Data rebrand. Sony’s PS4 seesaw situation.
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Monday
173
4/3/2020
♨️ “The greatest fraud in coffee history” — Luckin plummets 76%. YouTube will rip off TikTok. Altria’s Juul collusion.
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Friday
174
4/2/2020
🤦 “Carnival’s Panama Problem” — HBO’s Hulu coup. McCormick spice’s seesaw situation. And Carnival’s bailout problem.
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Thursday
175
4/1/2020
🤯 “Amazon’s biggest stress test” — Via’s $200M carpool fundraise. A Zoom privacy problem. Amazon hits crunch moment.
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Wednesday
176
3/31/2020
🧟‍♂️ “HQ Trivia’s Frankenstein/Queer Eye moment” — Eggs are the new TP. Johnson & Johnson’s Da Vinci Code COVID-19 announcement. HQ Trivia’s revival.
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Tuesday
177
3/30/2020
🧘‍♂️ “Lululemon’s pandemic-proof mantra” — Nike is a close-talker. Fast beats Amazon/Apple/PayPal. Lululemon’s Power of 3.
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Monday
178
3/27/2020
👉 “3.3M Americans laid off in 1 week” — Lime'de-horned. Target’s neglected profit puppies. The economic pain begins.
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Friday
179
3/26/2020
🤸🏿‍♀️ “ClassPass’ work-from-home burpees” — $2T stimulus bill math.Twitter’s ad-pocalypse. Return of the eWorkouts.
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Thursday
180
3/25/2020
🍍 “Marijuana’s lockdown liftoff” — Pot stocks pop. The “Project Apollo” war effort/ Cat Person’s spinoff launch.
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Wednesday
181
3/24/2020
🍻 “Corona's $900M wounded soldier” — A canceled Mexico brewery. NYT’s pod acquisition. The economy’s “Two Paths.”
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Tuesday
182
3/23/2020
🏚️ “What’s the refund policy on Airbnb’s IPO promise?” — Movie theaters get cut out. Airbnb’s host/guest hate. 5 “Corona-conomy” trends are accelerating.