Kiley Roache is an intern at Breakingviews. She holds a master’s degree from Columbia Journalism School and an undergraduate degree in political science from Stanford University. She has interned at the Wall Street Journal and San Francisco Chronicle, and her freelance work has been published online at KQED and the New York Times. She is also the author of two novels published by HarperCollins.
Leslie Wexner, CEO of Victoria’s Secret owner L Brands, is in the spotlight for letting the financier charged with sex trafficking manage his money. His firm needs scrutiny, too. For investors, Wexner’s slow response to online threats and falling margins are another worry.
Democratic presidential contenders want to scrap the White House’s signature legislative win. The measure helped companies and the wealthy but also provided some breaks for the middle class, making it tricky to roll back. And a corporate tax hike could trigger a market downturn.