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The plan to save JCPenney


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An empty shopping cart sits in front of the J.C. Penney department store in North Riverside, Illinois, U.S., November 17, 2017.

Great scoop over the weekend out of Daniel Geiger regarding a possible new entrant into the plan to save JCPenney. 

Authentic Brands Group, which is home to brands such as Nautica, Spyder, Vince Camuto, and Nine West, is in talks to join the planned rescue of JCPenney that is currently being led by Simon Property Group and Brookfield Property Group. 

Daniel has all the details on the potential deal, and what it could mean for the future of JCPenney, the once-beloved department store that has fallen on hard times in recent years. 

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Fidelity salaries revealed: What the money management behemoth pays for tech-focused roles, from software engineers to data scientists


FILE PHOTO: A sign marks a Fidelity Investments office in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. September 21, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: A sign marks a Fidelity Investments office in Boston

Who doesn’t like taking a peak into someone else’s pocket every once and a while? Alex Nicoll and Rebecca Ungarino take a look at salaries for Fidelity’s tech employees. Check out what engineers, analysts, and data scientists can expect to make at the asset manager.

Big 4 firms are hiring fewer MBA candidates. 2 business school career counselors share their advice for grads looking for accounting and consulting jobs.
FILE PHOTO: Offices of Deloitte are seen in London, Britain, September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
Offices of Deloitte are seen in London

Current MBA students future is very much in flux. Samantha Stokes spoke to some business school career counselors about what to expect as far as recruitment from the Big 4 consulting and accounting firms, which are typically a big-time landing spot for recent MBA grads.

Inside a Carlyle-led $175 million investment in digital-healthcare firm Grand Rounds: How the deal came together and what it says about the future of healthcare.


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Casey Sullivan took an inside look at private-equity giant The Carlyle Group’s investment in Grand Rapids, an online healthcare assistant. Read all the details about how the deal came together.

Odd lots:

The Wildly Popular Trades Behind the Market’s Swoon and Surge (WSJ)

The New ‘Blank Check’ Barons Are Coming for Wall Street (Bloomberg)

Second Top Female Executive at Bridgewater Says Firm Paid Her Less Than Men (WSJ)

A pod of ‘crazy’ killer whales is launching coordinated attacks on boats, terrifying the sailors and baffling scientists (Insider)

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