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Breakingviews columnists talk about the big numbers, crunchy deals and nasty spats in global business and economics, offering a weekly dose of financial insight that goes beyond the concise and provocative views readers get from our columns every day.

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Breakingviews columnists talk about the big numbers, crunchy deals and nasty spats in global business and economics, offering a weekly dose of financial insight that goes beyond the concise and provocative views readers get from our columns every day.

    Viewsroom: Wall Street CEOs’ pay, Sea, Greensill

    Viewsroom: Wall Street CEOs’ pay, Sea, Greensill

    A plague year for the world was a relatively rich one for the heads of Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan and Wells Fargo; Southeast Asian tech conglomerate Sea navigated choppy waters to a $127 bln market value; Greensill’s problems may not be systemic, but they’re worth watching.
     
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    • 26 min
    Viewsroom: Electric cars share some market fever

    Viewsroom: Electric cars share some market fever

    Toyota, Ford and GM are all trading at their highest level in years as investors start to pick some winners among traditional automakers. Fear of missing the next Tesla, though, means shareholders are keeping the heady valuations for upstarts like latest SPAC target Lucid Motors.
     
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    • 14 min
    Viewsroom: Breakingviews’ new SPAC needs a name

    Viewsroom: Breakingviews’ new SPAC needs a name

    Blank check mania has crossed the Atlantic, bringing with it hopes of riches for well-connected financiers, underwriters, startup founders and ordinary investors. The U.S. example, though, offers some warning signs, our columnists suggest, as they ponder a vehicle of their own.
     
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    • 20 min
    Viewsroom: Tesla/bitcoin, Hydrogen, French finance

    Viewsroom: Tesla/bitcoin, Hydrogen, French finance

    Elon Musk has gone full cryptocurrency. Tesla’s $1.5 bln bitcoin buy is a wink to virtual-investment, anti-establishment fervor, if a challenge to accounting rules, Richard Beales argues. Meantime, Japanese carmakers are going gaga for hydrogen, and Parisian finance is in tumult.
     
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    • 24 min
    Viewsroom: Bezos takes step back, Draghi steps up

    Viewsroom: Bezos takes step back, Draghi steps up

    Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is handing the baton to Andy Jassy so he can spend more time with his rockets, a move that’s not always smooth sailing, Jennifer Saba tells Rob Cox. Meantime Mr. Whatever It Takes, Mario Draghi, is summoned to save Italy and Europe’s Hamiltonian moment.
     
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    • 22 min
    Viewsroom: Short squeeze craziness, Oz in the lead

    Viewsroom: Short squeeze craziness, Oz in the lead

    Something completely wacky is happening with GameStop and a few other stocks favored by short sellers, and it’s likely to end very poorly for some armchair traders, Breakingviews columnists discuss. Plus, a visit to our Melbourne bureau for tennis and Google lessons. 
     
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    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Liam108 ,

Good stuff!

Interesting, crunchy analysis of financial news

\DrJohnLucas ,

Good content, needs better sound production

The content is good. The sound production needs improvement. The volume of the moderator and guests are such that you struggle to hear one and are jarred by the other. Also, the volume of the moderator needs compressed - there are too many spikes in volume.

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