Comcast dropped its pursuit of a group of media assets owned by Twenty-First Century Fox and instead will focus on its offer for European pay-TV group Sky.
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Home comforts greet 'Wild Boars' captain after Thai cave rescue
Happiness is a birthday cake, a meal of pork-knuckle rice, a warm bed and a trip to buy a new mobile telephone.
Firmer U.S. dollar boosts corporate interest in currency hedging
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Wall Street dips on weak earnings, strong dollar
U.S. stocks fell on Thursday after a slew of weak quarterly reports dampened hopes of a robust earnings season, with a strengthening dollar and trade tensions also weighing on.
U.S. weekly jobless claims hit more than 48-and-a-half-year low
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits dropped to a more than 48-1/2-year low last week as the labor market strengthens further, but trade tensions are casting a shadow over the economy's outlook.
EU regulators charge Qualcomm with additional violation in pricing case
EU antitrust regulators on Thursday charged Qualcomm with a new violation in a case where the U.S. chipmaker has been accused of selling chipsets below cost to drive out Nvidia Corp unit and British phone software maker Icera.
Blackstone posts 10 percent drop in second quarter distributable earnings
Blackstone Group LP on Thursday reported a 10 percent drop in quarterly distributable earnings, which it uses to pay dividends, as assets sales slowed even as many of its funds appreciated much more than the stock market.
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Denver-based computer coding training school Galvanize is to acquire competitor Hack Reactor in a deal that brings together two of the largest privately held coding boot camps, the two companies told Reuters.
Fireworks are expected in U.S. Congress on Thursday when lawmakers question Kathy Kraninger, a senior government official and President Donald Trump's pick to lead the consumer watchdog created after the 2007-2009 financial crisis.
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