About 5 years ago

02/02/2017 - Midnight Reads – In Corporate America, Uncertainty Overtakes Early Optimism About Trump

In Corporate America, Uncertainty Overtakes Early Optimism About Trump
– The Washington Post
The directives in the first twelve days of Donald Trump’s presidency have arrived in rapid-fire succession, heavy with Twitter proclamations and light on detailed policy proposals. The commotion has led to a growing uncertainty that is overtaking the early optimism that marked Trump’s transition into office and pushed the financial markets to record highs.

Restaurants Depend on Immigrants. Trump’s Orders Could Hit Them Particularly Hard.
– The Washington Post
“The restaurant industry is caught in the crosshairs of the Trump administration’s hardline approach to immigration,” says the Washington Post. The paper examines how this new dynamic might impact an industry that employs about 1.8 million foreign-born workers, or 7.1 percent of the 25 million foreign-born workers in the United States, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

McDonald’s Now Delivers Through UberEATS. But Will the App Ask: Want Fries With That?
– The Miami Herald
UberEATS is delivering McDonald’s food from more than 200 McDonald’s restaurants in Florida, including 134 locations in Miami-Dade and Broward. It’s the first large pilot test in the country for the service. What’s driving this on-demand delivery trend is millennials’ preferences for more varied and healthier food options delivered via a few clicks on an app.

Uber Partners with Daimler in a Step Toward a Driverless Future
– The New York Times
Uber is one step closer to its dream of a self-driving future – with a little help from a new partner and a merger between “old economy” and “new economy.” The ride-hailing company announced on Tuesday a partnership with Daimler, under which the German automaker plans to build autonomous vehicles that will operate on Uber’s transportation network.