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DealBook Briefing: Welcome to Media Merger Fight Club

The challenge now: to balance America’s growing economy and falling unemployment. More from Greg Ip of the WSJ: By 2020 the economy will be well into overheating territory, the sort of situation that usually leads to dramatically higher interest rates and a recession. Fed officials must either raise their inflation …

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DealBook Briefing: Media Mergers Coming in 3, 2, 1 …

Andrew says the verdict is likely to rattle President Trump, a vocal opponent of the Time Warner deal. “Mr. Trump doesn’t like to lose, and that could make his administration more reluctant to police future deals that actually deserve to be blocked,” he writes in his latest column. Photo Elon …

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How Microsoft Reinvented Itself: DealBook Briefing

And the growth of its cloud operations has been huge. From Steve Lohr of the NYT, from this past April: Since Satya Nadella became chief executive in 2014, the cloud portion of Microsoft’s revenue has soared from 3 percent to more than 21 percent this year, according to estimates by …

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