Comcast is expecting Fox/Disney to raise its offer for Sky, sources say
CNBC, 20 September at 20:10
Comcast expects its rivals at Disney and Fox will force them to bump their bid, likely by billions of dollars, in the coming one-day auction for British satellite TV provider Sky, according to people familiar with the matter. This weekend, Comcast and
National ground beef recall: E. coli blamed for 1 death
AL.com, 20 September at 19:59
More than 130,000 pounds of ground beef has been recalled over concerns it is contaminated with E. coli. (Contributed photo/USDA). A nationwide recall of some 132,606 pounds of ground beef has been issued over concerns it is contaminated with E. coli, ...
Dow jumps more than 250 points to record high as Apple rises and trade-war fears simmer down
CNBC, 20 September at 19:47
The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit its first record high since January on Thursday as gains in Apple and a decrease in trade fears lifted the 30-stock index. The Dow jumped 255 points as Boeing, Caterpillar and Apple rose. The S&P 500 also rose 0.8 ...
Tesla Model 3 awarded five-star safety rating
The Verge, 20 September at 19:27
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has put the rear-wheel-drive version of the Tesla Model 3 through the agency's typical battery of crash tests, and the all-electric sedan came out the other side with a five-star rating across
Florida Tech student pilot tried to steal American Airlines jet, officials say
WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando, 20 September at 19:25
MELBOURNE, Fla. - A Florida Institute of Technology student pilot faces several charges, including criminal attempt to steal an airplane, after authorities said he jumped a fence and boarded an American Airlines jet early Thursday at Orlando Melbourne ...
Student pilot hops fence, sneaks onto American Airlines jet
New York Post, 20 September at 19:13
A student pilot hopped the fence of a busy Florida airport, and somehow managed to sneak aboard a passenger jet early Thursday, before being tackled by two maintenance workers — a brazen security breach now being probed by the FBI and Joint ...
Mortgage rates jump to four-month high as housing starts to falter
MarketWatch, 20 September at 18:56
Rates for home loans jumped in step with yields in the bond market even as fresh reminders of familiar headwinds stalked the housing market. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.65% in the Sept. 20 week, according to Freddie Mac's weekly survey.
Eventbrite soars 60% at market debut after opening at $36 a share
CNBC, 20 September at 18:45
Online ticketing company Eventbrite soared 60 percent in its stock market debut Thursday. Shares opened at $36 and climbed above $37 in its first few minutes on the public markets. The company priced shares at $23 on Wednesday, at the high end of its ...
Delta apologizes for calling police on black customer for trying to file a claim over damaged luggage
Fox News, 20 September at 18:38
Delta Air Lines has apologized to a customer for calling the police after an argument over damaged luggage escalated. The customer, who is black, feels the incident with the customer service agent, who is white, was racially motivated. “I do feel like
Trump's OPEC Tweets Mix Fear and Delusion
Bloomberg, 20 September at 18:37
Liam Denning is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist covering energy, mining and commodities. He previously was editor of the Wall Street Journal's Heard on the Street column and wrote for the Financial Times' Lex column. He was also an investment banker.
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