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NBC News president skewers Ronan Farrow for ‘efforts to defame’ network

NBC News president skewers Ronan Farrow for ‘efforts to defame’ network

In an extraordinary new letter, NBC News president Noah Oppenheim says former employee Ronan Farrow is engaged in an “effort to defame NBC News.” Oppenheim says Farrow “is clearly motivated not by a pursuit of truth, but an axe to grind.” And he says Farrow’s new book “Catch and Kill” is “built on a series…MORE

This new ETF doesn’t own Walmart, Disney or IBM. Here’s why

This new ETF doesn’t own Walmart, Disney or IBM. Here’s why

For most investors, picking a stock or fund is about finding something that you think is worth buying — a company with strong earnings potential or an ETF that owns market leaders. But one new exchange-traded fund takes that philosophy and flips it on its head. Instead of identifying top companies to buy, the GraniteShares…MORE

Netflix is this year’s worst FAANG stock. But could it soon rebound?

Netflix is this year’s worst FAANG stock. But could it soon rebound?

Netflix has a lot to prove when it reports its third quarter results after the closing bell Wednesday. Concerns about increased competition have reached a fever pitch, and the streaming giant is no longer a stock market darling. Netflix spooked Wall Street in July when it said that it lost US streaming subscribers in the…MORE

How GQ has redefined itself in an era of a new masculinity

How GQ has redefined itself in an era of a new masculinity

I am sitting in a conference room in the Lower Manhattan headquarters of GQ magazine, staring at an image of Pharrell Williams. The Grammy-winner is wearing a lemon yellow Moncler coat that flows well past his feet. It looks like an upside down lily flower waiting to bloom. His hands are clasped at his chest,…MORE

Investors cheered US-China talks and Brexit. Now they’re not so sure

Investors cheered US-China talks and Brexit. Now they’re not so sure

Happy Monday. A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. Investors entered the weekend marshaling optimism. The prevailing view: After months of uncertainty, progress was being made to resolve both the US-China trade war and Brexit, two big geopolitical fights…MORE

Trump’s ‘love fest’ with China won’t end the trade war

Trump’s ‘love fest’ with China won’t end the trade war

A tentative truce between the United States and China has raised hopes — yet again — that the two economic superpowers are inching toward a resolution to the trade war. But they still appear to be far from striking any sort of comprehensive trade deal. Nor does the latest reprieve address some of the biggest…MORE

China suspended ties with the NBA last week. Now it’s starting to restore them

China suspended ties with the NBA last week. Now it’s starting to restore them

Tencent has quietly resumed online broadcasts in China of National Basketball Association preseason games after a dispute last week prompted all of the American league’s official Chinese partners to suspend ties. The Chinese tech giant on Monday live streamed two games — one between the Toronto Raptors and Chicago Bulls in Toronto and another between…MORE