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What Apollo Global will inherit in Shutterfly, who telegraphed its buyout to the world

By Jon Marino, June 10, 2019
Shutterfly ($NASDAQ:SFLY) has been considering going private a while now (about five years!) - and private equity investor Apollo Global has stepped in with a $2.7 billion bid to take the digital photography and imaging company private.
Shutterfly ($NASDAQ:SFLY) has been considering going private a while now (about five years!) - and private equity investor Apollo Global has stepped in with a $2.7 billion bid to take the digital photography and imaging company private.

Tesla job openings decline in the U.S. as hiring in China grows

By James Mattone, June 10, 2019
Tesla saw its job openings drop in recent months, and while it is more pronounced in the United States, it appears it may be shifting focus to a new market.
Tesla saw its job openings drop in recent months, and while it is more pronounced in the United States, it appears it may be shifting focus to a new market.

Job posting data foreshadows big pharma deals

By Jon Marino, June 10, 2019
When healthcare and pharmaceutical companies get ready to make multi-billion dollar deals, it may reduce job opportunities. We dive into the data.
When healthcare and pharmaceutical companies get ready to make multi-billion dollar deals, it may reduce job opportunities. We dive into the data.

Declining job listings and headcount at Arrow Electronics as China tariffs take toll

By James Mattone, June 10, 2019
President Donald Trump is once again threatening China with more tariffs if Chinese President Xi Jinping does not attend the coming G-20 meeting. That could hurt companies like Arrow even more.
President Donald Trump is once again threatening China with more tariffs if Chinese President Xi Jinping does not attend the coming G-20 meeting. That could hurt companies like Arrow even more.

Discount and location data says Chico's should have taken the buyout offer

By Jon Marino, June 10, 2019
When Chico's rejected a private equity firm's buyout offer, it was in the middle of a turnaround and had just parted ways with its CEO. This week it has earnings - and here is what the data tells us.
When Chico's rejected a private equity firm's buyout offer, it was in the middle of a turnaround and had just parted ways with its CEO. This week it has earnings - and here is what the data tells us.

DJ Khaled's new album barely hit the top-100 on Amazon's record charts

By James Mattone, June 7, 2019
Father of Asahd not only lost to IGOR on Billboard, but also was nowhere near the top of the Amazon Album charts. Here are the 75 albums he lost to in the lone week he even had a hit on this list.
Father of Asahd not only lost to IGOR on Billboard, but also was nowhere near the top of the Amazon Album charts. Here are the 75 albums he lost to in the lone week he even had a hit on this list.

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