NewsWatch: Comcast tops Fox with final $38.8 billion bid to acquire Sky

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Comcast’s offer of £17.28 of a share, or about $22.59, surpassed Fox’s highest bid of £15.67 after bidding Saturday, in a rare auction held by British regulators. See full story.

All pot stocks aren’t Tilray — and that’s a good thing, says CEO of rival Canopy Growth

The fledgling sector is much more stable than Tilray’s headlines would imply, Canopy’s Bruce Linton insists. See full story.

Perma-bear Albert Edwards warns stocks are drunk on Kool-Aid as recession looms

Albert Edwards, global strategist at Société Générale, cautions that the moment of reckoning for stocks is near and investors should stop buying into the fantasy of a robust economy. See full story.

Walmart letter warns tariffs will raise prices and tax American businesses

Walmart Inc. has sent a letter to U.S. Trade Ambassador Robert Lighthizer warning that proposed tariffs on $200 billion on Chinese goods would hurt consumers and American businesses. See full story.

iPhone lines were shorter this year, though that might not mean much for Apple

Waiting in line for an iPhone doesn’t seem to hold the allure it once did, but a dwindling band of analysts still camp out with Apple Inc.’s superfans and try to glean insight from their presence and preferences. See full story.

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A new study looks at the demographics of opioid users among those aged 65 and over. See full story.


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