Paypal Co-founder Rejects Socialism: ‘I’ve Seen How it Fails’

September 6th, 2019 1:15 PM
Paypal co-founder Max Levchin sat down with Yahoo! Finance editor-in-chief Andy Serwer to discuss his business experience and weigh in on many hot topics including socialism. He rejected progressive calls for “redistribution” from politicians like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). During the Influencers episode released Sept. 5, Serwer asked Levchin what he thinks of Ocasio-Cortez and others…

Chase CEO Credits Trump, Tells Yahoo Tax Reform Was 'Needed'

June 28th, 2019 4:38 PM
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon thinks President Donald Trump deserves “some” credit for the strong economy and that tax reform needed to happen, even though his “liberal New York friends would never agree.” On Yahoo Finance’s Influencers with Andy Serwer on June 27, Dimon applauded Trump’s pro-business economic agenda, especially tax cuts and deregulation. 

Liberal Entrepreneur Gary Vee Scared of ‘Massive Entitlement’ Ideas

April 17th, 2019 10:39 AM
How do millionaire entrepreneurs feel about the government taking more of their money? Yahoo Finance editor-in-chief Andy Serwer found out when he invited one of them on his Influencers show April 12. He asked entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuck (also called Gary Vee) about “politicians like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez who says [sic] we should have more government involvement in terms of people making…

Morning Joe Crew Decries Blago Convictions: A 'Miscarriage of Justice

June 28th, 2011 4:03 PM
The following post was based on a misunderstanding of the conversation described. Please see our retraction here. Tuesday's Morning Joe treated the conviction of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich as a relatively minor affair, and gave it little to no coverage save a brief discussion about the supposed injustice of the process. "It's any other day and that's any other news story," said…

Scarborough Hits Palin Over the Head With Bachmann's Success

June 28th, 2011 10:44 AM
It seems no matter what Sarah Palin does or doesn't do, she's going to be lambasted by America's press - even the supposedly "conservative" ones. On Tuesday's "Morning Joe," co-host Joe Scarborough used Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann's successful campaign launch as a means of bashing the former Alaska governor (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Seething Scarborough Hits Harwood's Blumenthal Backing

May 24th, 2010 8:08 AM
Joe Scarborough was on fire this morning, his ire trained on twin targets: Dick Blumenthal, and the New York Times' John Harwood, who casually dismissed the candidate's lies about having served in Vietnam as just a case of getting "a little carried away."  At one point, Scarborough claimed he wasn't calling Blumenthal a "scumbag"—but it sure sounded like it.Harwood began his Blumenthal defense…

Time Cover Story: Bush Decade 'Hell,' Obama Decade Better

November 25th, 2009 9:28 AM
Life was hell under Bush.  But hang in there: things'll get better under Obama. Class dismissed: that's really all you need to know about the latest Time cover story—The Decade From Hell And Why The Next One Will Be Better.  But just to drive home the Manichean message, Time editor Rick Stengel and Andy Serwer [of Time stable-mate Fortune], who wrote the cover story, appeared on Morning Joe today…

ABC Plugs ObamaCare Again

June 26th, 2009 3:34 PM