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Managing Editor, U.S. Company News — Bloomberg News
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Managing editor, U.S. company news at Bloomberg. Dad, husband, open-water swimmer. New Yorker by way of SF. Sometimes I take pictures of food. Tweets my own.

FedEx Saying We’re No UPS Fails to Erase Stock Slump — Minutes after UPS sent its stock tumbling with a surprise warning that fourth-quarter profit was cut by surging costs, FedEx took an unusual step. The competing package-delivery company issued a succinct statement meant to reassure investors: We're sticking with our forecast for 2015 profit.

Sprint, T-Mobile merger collapse may not be such a great deal after all — Originally published August 7, 2014 at 4:24 PM | Page modified August 7, 2014 at 4:42 PM "Consumers Win," shouted the subject line of the email that rushed into reporters' inboxes soon after the news emerged that Sprint was abandoning its bid for T-Mobile US. Combining the third- and fourth-biggest U.S.

Sprint’s Abandoned T-Mobile Bid a Consumer Win? Depends — "Consumers Win," shouted the subject line of the e-mail that rushed into reporters' inboxes soon after the news emerged that Sprint Corp. (S) was abandoning its bid for T-Mobile US Inc. (TMUS) Combining the third- and fourth-biggest U.S. mobile-phone companies would have meant higher prices and less competition in the wireless market, according to Free Press, a Washington-based consumer-advocacy group.

Google Actively Considering Acquisitions Uses ‘Toothbrush’ Test — Google Inc. (GOOG) is actively on the lookout for acquisitions, using what it calls the "toothbrush test" to determine whether a potential target provides a service that is used once or twice a day.

NetApp Plans Job Cuts While Paying Dividend, Buying Shares — NetApp Inc. (NTAP), the data-storage company under pressure from an activist investor to boost shareholder value, said it's cutting jobs and planning to return cash through stock buybacks and dividends. The company increased its stock-repurchase program by $1.6 billion, bringing the total to $3 billion over three years.

Sheryl Sandberg Top Paid at Facebook With $26.2 Million in 2012 — Facebook Inc. (FB) Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg received $26.2 million in compensation last year, making her the highest paid executive at the world's largest social-networking service for a second straight year. Sandberg's compensation includes $25.6 million in stock awards, salary of $321,128 and a $276,730 bonus, according to a regulatory filing yesterday.

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Mar 27, 2015

Amy Tan has me believing in ghosts. Because Chipotle. Remember reading the box of cereal? It's like that. @AmyTan

Mar 26, 2015

RT @dinabass: From company that gave you see-through yoga pants: Lululemon Redefines the ABCs With Anatomy-Friendly Pants for Men…

Mar 26, 2015

RT @OHnewsroom: Reporter trying to get info: “Here’s the thing, I made the mistake of telling my editor it was going on.”

Mar 25, 2015

Why did Kraft end up on the block? The Four Challenges That Turned Kraft Foods Into a Merger Target… via @business

Mar 24, 2015

RT @alexbarinka: All for TSwift calling out Princeton Review. But anyone else remember this? (your/you're)

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