Happy Tuesday-though-it-feels-like-a-Monday. Face it, summer's over. Deal.
Because he would know: Former Clinton Secretary of Labor Robert Reich and present-day lefty agitator Robert Reich is sure that McDonald's and Wal-Mart can pay their workers $15 an hour and respectively not have to charge 10 bucks for a Happy Meal or lay off anybody in the garden center. Because he would know.
If you're looking at it from Microsoft's side of the street, its $7.2 billion acquisition of Nokia's handset business might have been at least a little bit of a head-scratcher. But from Nokia's perspective, it made all the sense in the world, particularly for these four reasons.