$MCD: McDonald’s Nears Deal to Buy Israeli Digital Startup Dynamic Yield

Source: Wall Street Journal (https://www.wsj.com)

Summary: McDonald’s Corp. is nearing a deal to buy Dynamic Yield Ltd. in a bid by the burger chain to up its game in online marketing and in-store ordering, according to people familiar with the matter.

Full article address: https://www.wsj.com/articles/mcdonalds-nears-deal-to-buy-israeli-digital-startup-dynamic-yield-11553552124

$AAPL $NKE $BIIB $DJIA $SPX: The Dow Rose 15 Points Because Apple Didn’t Wow

Source: Barron’s (https://www.barrons.com)

Summary: Apple shares slipped after the iPhone maker unveiled its video-streaming service and other goodies. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.06% to end at 25,516.83. The S&P 500 slipped 0.08% to close at 2798.36, and the Nasdaq Composite lost 0.07% to end at 7637.54.

Full article address: https://on.barrons.com/2JEdhhG

$AAPL: Apple Announces New Services in News, Games, TV and Payments

Source: TheStreet (https://www.thestreet.com)

Summary: Apple announced a slew of new services offerings: Apple News+, Apple Arcade, Apple Card, Apple TV Channels and Apple TV+.

Full article address: https://www.thestreet.com/video/apple-unveils-apple-news-plus-streaming-service-14906169

$AAPL: Apple’s Hardest Upsell Yet

Source: Wall Street Journal (https://www.wsj.com)

Summary: New TV, news and game services aim to draw more business from existing users.

Full article address: https://www.wsj.com/articles/apples-hardest-upsell-yet-11553548631

$GS: Here’s how the new Apple card stacks up against others

Source: CNBC (https://www.cnbc.com)

Summary: Apple CEO Tim Cook said on Monday that the company’s new card “is uniquely positioned to make the most significant change in the credit card experience in 50 years.” Some credit card experts are underwhelmed.

Full article address: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/03/25/perks-on-the-new-apple-credit-card-are-nothing-new-experts-say.html

$PEI $KIM $MAC $TCO: PREIT’s Redevelopment Efforts at Woodland Mall Get a Boost

Source: Zacks.com (https://www.zacks.com)

Summary: In its latest endeavor to sail through the retail market blues and boost its redevelopment efforts at Woodland Mall, PREIT (PEI) adds The Cheesecake Factory to its fold as a vital dining anchor.

Full article address: https://www.zacks.com/stock/news/364394/PREITs-Redevelopment-Efforts-at-Woodland-Mall-Get-a-Boost

$AAPL: Apple targets payments, news, TV and videogames in event aimed at subscription services

Source: MarketWatch (https://www.marketwatch.com)

Summary: Apple Inc. deepened its push into services on Monday, announcing a credit card launched in partnership with Goldman Sachs Group Inc. as well as new streaming services centered on news, videos and gaming.

Full article address: http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%7B603346D6-4F2E-11E9-A459-E31637C20915%7D

$T: OpenSecrets.org Says Its Website Is Correct

Source: Wall Street Journal (https://www.wsj.com)

Summary: The article in question simply states the facts as disclosed in publicly available government records. It explicitly notes that AT&T and other telecommunications companies have denied funding the group.

Full article address: https://www.wsj.com/articles/opensecrets-org-says-its-website-is-correct-11553545986

$CAR $INFO $ACN $MA: Is a Beat in the Cards for Accenture (ACN) in Q2 Earnings?

Source: Zacks.com (https://www.zacks.com)

Summary: Accenture’s (ACN) second-quarter fiscal 2019 results likely to reflect strength across the majority of its segments and strong operating performance.

Full article address: https://www.zacks.com/stock/news/364387/Is-a-Beat-in-the-Cards-for-Accenture-ACN-in-Q2-Earnings

$ABT $TMO $MASI $PEN: Thermo Fisher to Buy Brammer Bio, Tightens Gene Therapy Grip

Source: Zacks.com (https://www.zacks.com)

Summary: On closure of the acquisition deal, Brammer Bio will be integral to Thermo Fisher’s (TMO) pharma services business within its Laboratory Products and Services wing.

Full article address: https://www.zacks.com/stock/news/364388/Thermo-Fisher-to-Buy-Brammer-Bio-Tightens-Gene-Therapy-Grip

$SKYW $HA $LUV $AZUL: Hawaiian Holdings Stock Slips to 52-Week Low: Here’s Why

Source: Zacks.com (https://www.zacks.com)

Summary: Hawaiian Holdings’ (HA) dismal performance can be attributed to factors like declining unit revenues and the possibility of increased competition in Hawaii.

Full article address: https://www.zacks.com/stock/news/364390/Hawaiian-Holdings-Stock-Slips-to-52Week-Low-Heres-Why

$AAPL: Apple Unveils New Apple Arcade Gaming Subscription Service

Source: Barron’s (https://www.barrons.com)

Summary: As part of Apple’s product event, the tech giant showcased Apple Arcade. The company called it the world’s first game subscription service for mobile, desktop computers, and television platforms.

Full article address: https://on.barrons.com/2JEJwO1