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The Acting Chairman Of The FTC Does Not Want Your Bank Info

While you may be flattered to receive an email that’s purportedly from Maureen Ohlhausen, the acting chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, we’ve got to break it to you: She isn’t going to email you, and even if she did, she would definitely not ask you for your bank account information. 297 more words

Crime & Fraud

FTC Sues To Block Merger Of Fantasy Sports Giants DraftKings And FanDuel

Updated with DraftKings/FanDuel statement: The Federal Trade Commission just threw a flag on the proposed merger of fantasy sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel.

The regulatory agency — working with Attorneys General for California and D.C. 362 more words

Breaking News

We Are Getting Very Close To An Inverted Yield Curve – And If That Happens A Recession Is Essentially Guaranteed

If something happens seven times in a row, do you think that there is a pretty good chance that it will happen the eighth time too?  231 more words

Amazon Buying Whole Foods Could Trigger A “Big” Antitrust Battle

As soon as Amazon announced on Friday that it was purchasing Whole Foodsfor $13.7 billion, antitrust and competition policy experts sat straight up.

While Amazon has been toying with brick-and-mortar retail for a few years — opening a handful of bookstores and grocery stores — the Seattle digital retail giant’s domination has mostly stayed online. 74 more words

$130B DuPont, Dow Merger Approved After Companies Sell Off Some Products

The two oldest, biggest chemical companies in the country can now live happily ever after together (minus a few products), as federal antitrust regulators have given the green light to this… 460 more words