2 massive healthcare deals just got approved by the DOJ — and they will change healthcare as we know it
Business Insider, 11 October at 02:49
The US Department of Justice has now cleared two healthcare megamergers, after CVS Health and Aetna's $69 billion merger got the green light from the agency on Wednesday. In September, the agency also cleared Cigna's $67 billion merger with Express ...
$69 Billion Merger of Aetna and CVS Health Is Approved With Conditions
New York Times
CVS' $69 billion merger with Aetna approved, a deal that could transform the health-care industry
A man on Ryanair yelled racist insults at a black woman. She was the one who had to change seats.
Washington Post, 21 October at 22:12
David Lawrence had just settled into seat 22F on a Ryanair flight on Thursday when he heard a commotion brewing on the other side of the plane. A few rows behind him, a ruddy-faced man with gray hair and dark-rimmed glasses was yelling at a black ...
German Industry Slams 'America First' After Siemens Is Foiled in Iraq
Bloomberg, 21 October at 21:24
Germany's main industry federation said U.S. pressure to quash Siemens AG's $15 billion power-plant deal with Iraq is unacceptable and shows how President Donald Trump's “America First” stance is corroding business decisions. Iraq signed a ...
Technology is set to be this week's hottest ticket on Wall Street as its biggest leaders go head-to-head
City A.M., 21 October at 21:09
This Thursday is set to be a battle of the technology heavyweights, as behemoths Amazon, Alphabet, Snap and Twitter all report their quarterly results. Both Amazon and Alphabet, the parent company of Google, trounced consensus estimates last quarter
Few Big Names Expected at Saudi Conference, and Data on US Economy
New York Times, 21 October at 21:05
Here's what to expect in the week ahead: BUSINESS. Saudi investment conference to open, with a shorter guest list. What was to be three days of mingling for world leaders and financial power players will have fewer boldface names when the Future ...
Man orders 2 waters at Greenville hot dog joint, leaves $10000 tip
WRAL.com, 21 October at 20:56
By Jessica Patrick, WRAL.com editor. Greenville, N.C. — A server at Sup Dogs, a popular hot dog joint in Greenville, got quite the surprise Friday afternoon when a customer walked out and left $10,000 cash sitting on her table. WRAL spoke with Bret
Verbatim: Mega Millions $1.6 billion and Powerball $620 million
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, 21 October at 20:47
The following was released on Sun. Oct. 21, 2018 by the Hoosier Lottery: INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 21, 2018) -Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot increases to an estimated $1.6 billion. Powerball is an estimated $620 million and Hoosier Lotto is an estimated $19 ...
Things are bad at Sears. They're worse at Kmart
CNN, 21 October at 20:16
New York (CNN Business) Sears is going to have a hard time surviving its bankruptcy. Kmart faces even longer odds. Traditional department stores, including Sears, face heavy competition from big box retailers and online competitors, namely Amazon ...
Sears' Bankruptcy Highlights The Big Role It Has Played In America's Kitchens
Forbes, 21 October at 19:13
When Sears filed for bankruptcy last week, I paid my first visit to a Sears store in years. I expected it would be empty of merchandise. But I was wrong. As soon as I walked in the door, I saw row after row of gleaming home appliances -- washers and
Amazon earnings, GDP report — What you need to know for the week ahead
Yahoo News, 21 October at 19:08
The stock market is looking for direction. This past week, markets had big swings up and down before closing the week mostly unchanged, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq dropping fractionally while the S&P 500 closed right at its 200-day moving average, a
Siemens, GE vie for Iraq electricity contracts
Fox Business, 21 October at 18:47
Multinational giants Siemens and General Electric say they have signed memorandums of understanding with Iraq to rebuild the country's electricity infrastructure. The two companies, vying for contracts potentially worth billions of dollars, both
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