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Toys ‘R’ Us workers are fighting for severance pay

People gather outside Toys "R" Us for Black Thursday in Times Square back in 2012 in New York City.  Andrew Kelly/Getty Images

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(Markets Edition) Almost all the major banks passed the Fed’s stress test, which is used to gauge how they’d fare in a crisis. The exception: Deutsche Bank. We’ll talk to Julian Emanuel, chief equity and derivatives strategist at BTIG, about how the markets are thinking about those results. Afterwards, we’ll recap the factors that led to Toys ‘R’ Us’ bankruptcy and how its workers are now pushing for severance pay, and then we’ll discuss the launch of Instagram Lite — a slimmed down version of the social media platform. Today’s podcast is sponsored by Alliance for Lifetime Income (retireyourrisk.org/advisors), Indeed (Indeed.com/marketplace), and Pitney Bowes (PB.com/morning). (06/28/2018)

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Instagram Lite debuts, designed for smartphone users in developing countries

by Erika Beras Jun 29, 2018
Instagram Lite popped up on the Google Play Store this week. It’s a slimmed down version of Instagram for people in developing countries. It works where networks are smaller, spottier and Android phones are more popular. Instagram Lite is a follower here, Facebook Lite arrived in 2015 and it now has over 200 million users. […]

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