LYFT

Lyft’s highly-anticipated IPO makes its Go Big Or Go Home debut today on the Nasdaq under the ticker LYFT. The ride-sharing company raised its initial price share of $62-$68 to $72 yesterday which gives it a valuation of > $20 billion. There’s been lots of talk about how we should all “exercise caution” in this atmosphere of “irrational exuberance” but everyone just wants a piece of history. What say, you – $100 at the open?

APPLE

TV shows! Movies! Video games! A new credit card! Digital newsstand! The takeaway from Apple’s big event on Monday, which showcased Hollywood elite in a star-studded presentation, is that it’s trying to sell people on its vision for the future of services (top priority as iPhone revenue tanks). What’s not clear? Pretty much everything else, including the pricing, launch and ship dates of some of its new offerings. Even so, some game-changers in the pipeline (credit card looks interesting), and even though Wall Street wasn’t impressed, consumers were–sorta, kinda…

BOEING

A couple of days ago, Boeing unveiled a software fix for the anti-stall computer programming on its 737 Max planes–important, since a defunct anti-stall system is what everyone thinks caused the two deadly plane crashes that occured w/in months of each other. That’s not to say that 737s are going to be flying anytime soon. Over the next several months, there will be analysis, pilot training, testing, and more…but the software update is Step One in restoring confidence in the 737 line, which remains grounded worldwide. As for chances of mass aircraft order cancellations or a major switch to Airbus from Boeing? Currently seen as remote.

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