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Charles Schwab is reportedly in talks to buy TD Ameritrade

Charles Schwab is reportedly in talks to buy TD Ameritrade

Two of the leaders of the online brokerage industry may be merging. Charles Schwab is said to be in talks to buy TD Ameritrade in a deal worth $26 billion according to multiple reports. The deal — if one happens — would come one month after both companies announced plans to eliminate commissions for most…MORE

Will the US and China ever get a trade deal? Investors turn skeptical

Will the US and China ever get a trade deal? Investors turn skeptical

Happy Thursday. A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. When US and Chinese negotiators reached a preliminary agreement to ease trade tensions last month, investors were ecstatic. Yes, some details still needed to be hammered out. But the consensus…MORE

Former top Russia adviser sharply disputes GOP claims on Ukraine

Former top Russia adviser sharply disputes GOP claims on Ukraine

A former top White House official on Thursday delivered a full-throated rebuttal to the “fictional narrative” pushed by President Donald Trump and his GOP allies, while a US diplomat in the Ukrainian embassy provided impeachment investigators with a firsthand account of the President asking for an investigation of his political opponent. Fiona Hill, who served…MORE

Coldplay to put touring on hold for environmental reasons

Coldplay to put touring on hold for environmental reasons

Coldplay frontman Chris Martin has announced that the band will put plans to tour on hold while the group considers how to make its concerts environmentally friendly. Ahead of the launch of its new album, “Everyday Life,” Martin said the group wants to take time over the next year or two to consider how future…MORE

This underwater rover could explore ocean worlds in our solar system

This underwater rover could explore ocean worlds in our solar system

Astronomers have uncovered increasing evidence that some bodies in our solar system, like Jupiter’s moon Europa and Saturn’s moon Enceladus, are actually ocean worlds. And those oceans could potentially host life — even if they formed in a way that is completely different from what we know about similar bodies of water on Earth. To…MORE

Walmart is doubling down on China with 500 new stores

Walmart is doubling down on China with 500 new stores

Walmart is doubling down in China despite an economic slowdown. The Arkansas-based retailer announced Thursday that it plans to open 500 new stores in China over the next five to seven years. That would more than double Walmart’s footprint in China, which is expected to become the world’s biggest grocery market by 2023. The expansion…MORE

5 things to know for November 21: Impeachment, 2020 Dems, Israel, UAW, China

5 things to know for November 21: Impeachment, 2020 Dems, Israel, UAW, China

The nominations for this year’s Grammy Awards were announced yesterday. Debate, complain or gloat accordingly. Here’s what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1. Impeachment investigation It seems…MORE

Senate to vote on short-term funding bill to avert shutdown as deadline looms

Senate to vote on short-term funding bill to avert shutdown as deadline looms

The Senate will vote on Thursday on a short-term funding bill to avert a government shutdown as the clock ticks down to an expiration of government funding that would trigger a shutdown if lawmakers don’t act in time to prevent it. Government funding expires at midnight on Thursday. The House passed a short-term funding bill,…MORE

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