Q&A: Google, U.S. government prepare for battle over market power

The U.S. Justice Department’s lawsuit against Alphabet Inc’s Google kicks off what is expected to be a long legal battle over whether the online search and advertising company uses its outsized market power unfairly. Here are some answers to key questions about the case: WHAT ARE THE ALLEGATIONS AGAINST GOOGLE?The Justice Department alleges that Google […]

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Analysis: Betting on further U.S. yield curve steepening? Not so fast!

Investors betting that optimism over the U.S. economic outlook will lift yields on longer-term U.S. Treasury securities faster than short-term rates could be in for a major surprise. A potentially chaotic U.S. presidential election next month and a resurgence in global coronavirus cases that throttles nascent economic growth could spur more safe-haven buying of Treasuries […]

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Meet the lawyers behind the U.S. versus Google antitrust showdown

The U.S. Justice Department and 11 states have filed an antitrust lawsuit accusing Alphabet Inc’s Google of maintaining an illegal monopoly over internet search and search advertising. Here are some of the lawyers handling the landmark case, which could remake one of the most recognizable U.S. companies. RYAN SHORESShores joined the Justice Department last year […]

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Analysis: What monopoly case? DOJ lawsuit unlikely to knock Google from pole position

The U.S. Department of Justice and 11 states filed their long-awaited competition lawsuit against Google on Tuesday – the most momentous antitrust showdown since Washington took on Microsoft Corp more than two decades ago – but experts warn that anyone expecting a major shake-up of the tech industry is likely to be disappointed. Antitrust specialists […]

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