Rob Cox helped found Breakingviews.com in 2000 in London. From 2004 he spearheaded the publication's expansion in the United States and edited daily Breakingviews columns in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal. Rob has worked as a financial journalist in London, Milan, New York, Washington, Chicago and Tokyo. Rob was named editor in chief of Breakingviews in December 2012, three years after it was acquired by Thomson Reuters. Rob is a frequent contributor to MSNBC and has written opinion pieces on a variety of subjects for the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, USA Today and other publications. Rob graduated from Columbia University’s Journalism School and the University of Vermont. Follow Rob on Twitter @rob1cox
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An old-fashioned case of 200 missing bottles of prized Pappy Van Winkle bourbon, which Kentucky cops cracked on Tuesday, is almost refreshing in an era of daily digital theft. It was an inside job. Watching one’s own is as important and difficult as guarding against intruders.
Since becoming Brussels’ antitrust chief, Margrethe Vestager has taken action against the twin monsters of the digital and energy worlds: Google and Gazprom. But her battles on the Eastern and Western fronts of market abuse may leave Europe’s M&A boom plenty of room to flourish.
It took a near-death experience and flat-lined shares, but Jeff Immelt is ditching banking and returning GE to its industrial roots. The timing works on many levels: asset values are high and lending businesses can be funded. Immelt also keeps a step ahead of prowling activists.
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