Viewsroom

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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Gas guzzlers, Al Jazeera and VW follies
The falling price of oil is putting U.S. carmakers in a quandary – and may have contributed to the demise of Al Jazeera America. Plus: Volkswagen can’t seem to keep its foot out of its mouth.
19 min
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Flicks and automobiles
Netflix goes global – big time, while China's richest man takes a stake in Hollywood. Plus: Automakers greet the New Year with GM's Lyft investment, a splash at the Consumer Electronics Show and plans to impress in Detroit with their own pow ...
19 min
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Cracking the predictions book
Breakingviews' volume of prescient insight for 2016 includes forecasts about M&A, oil, interest rates, the Olympics, Star Wars booty and much more. Ren Holding and Antony Currie pick their favorites.
25 min
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The predictions edition – Star Wars, interest r...
Disney is destined to make a pile on the new Star Wars movie, and the Fed's big tease is over: Will rising interest rates revive old school metrics? Plus: what does the economy tell us about who will be president?
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DuPont flirts, Yahoo fades, trustbusters gripe
Activist investors could be the big winners in a DuPont and Dow Chemical merger, and Yahoo should stop dithering its way to irrelevance. And what's with this game of chicken companies keep playing with antitrust enforcers? All on this week's ...
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Sumner Redstone, BTG Pactual and the Paris clim...
The 92-year-old controlling shareholder of Viacom and CBS is showing his age, while the Brazilian bank's boss is in jail: Should either remain at the helm? Plus, the case for chipping away at climate change. All in this week's edition of the ...
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Introducing Viewsroom
A preview of the Viewsroom, a new Reuters podcast where each Breakingviews columnists will 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...
14 min