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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: Silicon Valley spotlight

    Viewsroom: Silicon Valley spotlight

    The CEOs of Big Tech companies faced off against U.S. lawmakers during an antitrust hearing that raised new evidence about past acquisitions. Meanwhile, Japan’s Ootoya and Colowide engage in a food M&A fight. And: SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son’s next steps.
     
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    Viewsroom: Europe’s big money moment and baijiu

    Viewsroom: Europe’s big money moment and baijiu

    The 750 bln-euro stimulus package agreed to by EU leaders this week was a test of the region’s political resiliency, may be a big deal for the single currency and could lead to more capital markets and M&A activity, EMEA Editor Peter Thal Larsen explains. Plus, a shot of Moutai.
     
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    • 17 min
    Viewsroom: Wall Street, Huawei, Chinese taxpayers

    Viewsroom: Wall Street, Huawei, Chinese taxpayers

    Investment bankers have had a very nice lockdown indeed, says U.S. Editor John Foley. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson backtracks on 5G, delivering his pal Donald Trump a tech victory against China. Meantime President Xi Jinping takes some unusual tax pointers from Uncle Sam.
     
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    • 28 min
    Viewsroom: Chinese access to U.S. money, Boohoo

    Viewsroom: Chinese access to U.S. money, Boohoo

    Chinese companies’ access to American capital is imperiled for all sorts of reasons, says Hong Kong columnist Robyn Mak. The stingy LBO of New York-listed Sina by its CEO won’t help. Also, British fast-fashion retailer Boohoo’s not-quite dark satanic mills are in the spotlight.
     
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    • 22 min
    Viewsroom: Wirecard, Hong Kong and Tesla

    Viewsroom: Wirecard, Hong Kong and Tesla

    The German fintech scandal shines a light on its hapless regulator; China’s new security law stinks up the fragrant harbor and Elon Musk hasn’t just surpassed Toyota in market value, he’s becoming as rich as Croesus. Breakingviews columnists around the world weigh in.
     
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    • 25 min
    Viewsroom: Reparations math, the coming WFH battle

    Viewsroom: Reparations math, the coming WFH battle

    As America continues to grapple with the legacy of slavery, Breakingviews columnists debate the financial question of whether the government, and some corporations, have a debt to repay. And Pete Sweeney dives deep into the post-pandemic future of working from home - or not.
     
     
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    • 28 min

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