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- Joe Ciolli talked to Rob Arnott, the chairman and chief executive of the Pimco subadviser Research Affiliates LLC, about his big 10-year investing recommendation.
- Dan DeFrancesco spoke to Cboe Global Markets CEO Edward Tilly about dark pools deserving more regulatory scrutiny and the potential challenges of moving the exchange to the cloud.
- Akin Oyedele spoke to Andrew Mackenzie, CEO of BHP, the world’s largest miner, about his outlook on every major commodity.
- Julie Bort talked to SAP CEO Bill McDermott about the company’s $8 billion deal to buy Utah software company Qualtrics, and why he now signs his emails “XO, Bill.”
- Ana Mahoney, head of US cities for Uber Eats, talked strategy with Graham Rapier.
- Rich Feloni talked to Aetna‘s former CEO Mark Bertolini about how staring death in the face taught him to be a more human leader.
- Lydia Ramsey spoke to Umar Afridi and Sid Viswanathan, the founders of Truepill, the pharmacy that’s quietly powering hot startups like Hims and Nurx that ship Viagra and birth-control pills straight to your door.
- And Greg Smith, the executive vice president of supply chain at Walmart US, told Rachel Premack how Walmart boosted productivity at its nearly-200 distribution centers by 13% over the past 18 months.
Finance and Investing
Goldman Sachs is cutting roughly 5% of its sales and trading staff as its new CEO, David Solomon, conducts a review of the business and looks for ways to improve collaboration between the divisions.
Some of Wall Street’s biggest corporate bond dealers are replacing humans with algorithms for a portion of their trades, another sign the robot revolution is in full swing.
Tech, Media, Telecoms
Spotify’s complaint against Apple over unfair competition could end up costing the iPhone-maker billions of dollars.
Just because you’ve binge-watched “Shark Tank” doesn’t mean you know what it takes to deliver a successful pitch to investors.
Google has moved dozens of employees out of its laptop and tablet division and is scaling back the size of its in-house hardware group as it reassesses product plans in the fiercely competitive computer market.
Healthcare, Retail, Transportation
Federal regulators announced bold plans to curb the sale of sweet and fruity varieties of e-cigarettes, such as those offered by Juul, on Wednesday.
Last year, when a truck driver shortage hit industries across the board, retailers ranging from Amazon to General Mills to Tyson Foods had to reevaluate their bottom lines.
To Sami Inkinen, the founder and CEO of a Silicon Valley startup that helps fight diabetes using the ketogenic diet, his company’s latest hire is “a dream come true.”