🦇 “The Fed’s Batman move backfired” — Waymo snags $2.25B. Honeywell’s supercomputer. The Fed’s 0.5% interest rate cut.
Alphabet’s self-driving car division, Waymo, grabbed $2.25B in outside funding for the first time as it adds 5 new godparents. Honeywell doesn’t just make charming thermostats — the historic company is now building (allegedly) the world’s most powerful supercomputer. And the Federal Reserve acts like the economy’s Batman, but the latest/shocking interest rate move had the opposite effect that it intended.
🤬 “Twitter’s getting Tyrion Lannister treatment” — Panera’s coffee subscription. Bird e-scooter “Pay”. Jack Dorsey’s hedge fund pressure.
🥫 “Frankly this is a trend that many did not think was possible” — Campbell Soup’s shocking rebound. United Health pops 11%. H&M’s supply biz.
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Digestible financial news. Get smarter fast with an entertaining breakdown of our top 3 business stories in 15 minutes. Pairs perfectly with your commute, workout, or morning oatmeal ritual. Hosted by Jack Kramer and Nick Martell.