Just when you thought the politics talk was finally over, Jill Stein raised more than $6 million for a recount in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan, and Donald Trump reignited unsubstantiated claims of widespread voter fraud. Luckily, business news is happening that pushes past the never-ending saga of Election 2016.
Retail dominated the conversation today. The holiday season is in full swing, and the Black Friday sales boom swung into a successful Cyber Monday, especially for companies like Amazon (AMZN) , Target (TST) and Walmart (WMT) . (For all things consumer, check out TheStreet's new vertical, TheSpend.)
Holiday shopping aside, AT&T (T) unveiled its new multichannel streaming service, DirectTV Now, on Monday. It will go head-to-head with products from Dish Network (DISH) , Sony (SNE) and Alphabet (GOOGL) . And, Samsung (SSNLF) looked ahead to later in the week, when it will provide investors with guidance on potential breakup plans. The South Korean conglomerate is under pressure from activist shareholder Elliot Associates.
In case you missed it, here are some of the more interesting stories out of TheStreet, The Deal and Real Money this post-Thanksgiving Monday.
Boeing Claims Victory in WTO Ruling Against Subsidies
The aerospace giant claims that the WTO rejected six of seven claims against it, giving it leverage in future state aid talks with archrival Airbus and the European Union. Full story