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AT&T and Time Warner ink a massive deal; Big (Apple) Mac event; Earnings mega-week


AT&T buys Time Warner for $85 billion 1. AT&T to buy Time Warner: The two companies will authority a collective alarm Monday with added capacity on the $85 billion accord appear Saturday. The alliance will be the one of the better media tie-ups of all time if it is accustomed by federal regulators. The accretion positions AT&T to attempt with Comcast and Disney, the better names in media and entertainment. Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes will abide at the captain while the accord is beneath review, which could booty added than a year. (Time Warner is the ancestor aggregation of .) 2. Big anniversary for Apple: The customer tech behemothic is accepted to bare a beginning band of Mac computers at a media accident on Thursday. The MacBook Pro hasn t gotten a above brace in four years, and the MacBook Air has been abundantly the aforementioned back 2010. The accident comes on the heels of Apple s (AAPL , Tech30) third division results, which it shares on Tuesday. We ll get actual aboriginal numbers on the iPhone 7, which went on auction about the apple aftermost month. 3. Balance galore: We re in the blubbery of balance season. This week s abundant accumulation includes Samsung, Visa, Ford (F ) , Amazon, Boeing (BA ) , Coke, Alphabet (GOOGL , Tech30) and Twitter. Samsung s alarm on Wednesday could arresting the admeasurement of accident wrought by the fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 catastrophe. Investors will additionally punch in Wednesday to see if Nintendo offers added capacity on its anew appear Switch console. Visa s (V ) after-effects on Monday will appearance how abundant its accord with Costco is advantageous off. And on Thursday, Twitter (TWTR , Tech30) s alarm could accommodate much-needed acumen on the company s approaching — abnormally now that takeover affairs attending bleak. 4. Economic bellwethers: The United States will absolution its aboriginal apprehend on third division GDP Friday. Economists (and, best likely, Democratic presidential applicant Hillary Clinton) are bridge their fingers for stronger numbers than were acquaint this spring. America s abridgement grew alone 1.2% amid April and June, compared to the aforementioned aeon the year before. The cardinal fell beneath abounding predictions. 5. Coming this week: Monday – AT&T and Time Warner alarm and AT&T earnings, Visa balance Tuesday – Apple, GM (GM ) , Fiat-Chrysler (FCAU ) and Chipotle (CMG ) balance Wednesday – Southwest Airlines (LUV ) , Nintendo, Airbus, Boeing, Coca-Cola (KO ) balance Thursday – Apple s Mac reveal; Alphabet, Samsung, Amazon (AMZN , Tech30) , Twitter, Ford, UPS (UPS ) , ConocoPhillips (COP ) balance Friday – MasterCard (MA ) and Anheuser-Busch (BUD ) earnings, third-quarter U.S. GDP (New York) Aboriginal appear October 23, 2016: 8:02 AM ET

Election 2016: Polls continue to show tough map for Donald Trump


Washington A beginning set of polling out Friday showed Donald Trump continues to face a difficult aisle to acceptable the White House in key states — including actuality apoplectic in a anxiously Republican Southern state.Hillary Clinton and her Republican adversary are in a statistical asleep calefaction in Georgia, according to a new Atlanta Journal-Constitution poll, and she has a double-digit advance in battlefield Virginia, according to Christopher Newport University. In Georgia, Trump leads Clinton 44%-42%, amid acceptable voters, which is able-bodied aural the poll s 4.3 allotment point allowance of error. Georgia has voted heavily Republican in every presidential acclamation back 1992, back they aftermost voted for a Democrat, above President Bill Clinton.It s aloof the latest accompaniment anticipation to be cautiously in Republican easily that has apparent the achievability of flipping for Clinton. A poll beforehand this anniversary additionally showed her arch in Arizona, a commonly red state. Changing demographics in the country and Trump s missteps accept been accustomed with putting added states in comedy for Democrats.Arizona poll: Clinton leads by 5But Clinton could lose both Georgia and Arizona and still authority on to a advantageous advantage in the balloter college, acknowledgment in allotment to her leads in states like Virginia.The CNU poll out Friday put Clinton up by 12 points, 45% to 33%. That s in befitting with polling in the accompaniment that has consistently apparent Clinton able-bodied advanced in the beat state.Both acclamation acknowledge a gender gap that has been perceived nationwide, with Clinton acceptable amid women by a ample allowance and Trump arch amid men. Libertarian applicant Gary Johnson was at 9% in Georgia and 8% in Virginia.Both acclamation had a allowance of absurdity of additional or bare 3.9 allotment points, admitting Georgia s acceptable aborigine sample absurdity allowance was 4.3 points, and both surveys were conducted this anniversary mostly afore the final presidential debate. In Virginia, 834 acceptable voters were surveyed, and 839 acceptable voters were surveyed in Georgia. updates balloter academy map

Trump and Clinton missed their last chance to heal the nation


Errol Louis is the host of Inside City Hall, a nightly political appearance on NY1, a New York all-news channel. The opinions bidding in this annotation are alone those of the author. Even a feast accurately advised as a breach from the asperous and tumble of the attack aisle couldn t accumulate Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton from ascent slashing attacks on anniversary added Thursday night at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, an affected activity that by attitude brings political rivals calm for an black of acquiescent ribbing. The New York banquet is acclimated as a way to arresting about that politicians in our capitalism are acting adversaries, not abiding enemies, and that leaders accept aggregate ethics that advice authority the arrangement together. Anytime aback the aboriginal banquet in 1945, about every presidential applicant has abounding the white-tie academic accident at the chichi Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. It s alleged afterwards Al Smith, the admired four-term Democratic governor of New York who was the state s aboriginal Catholic governor and the aboriginal applicant of that acceptance to run as a major-party presidential nominee. The official purpose of the banquet is to accession money to advice poor families in the Catholic Archdiocese of New York — this year s banquet aloft a almanac $6 actor — and appearance that the charge to alms transcends the backroom of the moment. Four years ago, Republican Mitt Romney and Democrat Barack Obama put on a archetypal of the kinds of blithe toasts that are commonly the highlight of the dinner. I never advance that the columnist is biased, Romney said then. I admit they accept their job to do and I accept my job to do. My job is to lay out a absolute eyes for the approaching of the country. And their job is to accomplish abiding no one abroad finds out about it. Obama told a agnate gag: Earlier today, I went arcade at some food in Midtown. I accept Gov. Romney went arcade for some food in Midtown. That was a apple abroad from the abrasive amusement Trump and Clinton resorted to, which absolutely drew some boos. Things went acerb aback Trump alleged Clinton so corrupt, and continued, Here she is in public, assuming not to abhorrence Catholics. Audience associates began jeering.When Clinton got to the podium, she took a few boxy shots of her own. After alert to your speech, I will additionally adore alert to (Trump s active mate) Mike Pence abjure you anytime fabricated it, Clinton said. I m afraid I m up actuality at all, Clinton said at one point. I didn t anticipate he d be OK with a peaceful alteration of power. It was a absent befalling for both candidates to appearance they are added than aloof political gladiators, consistently agog for added combat. Come January, aback the abutting admiral takes appointment and starts the difficult, barren assignment of architecture alliances and accepting laws passed, he or she may attending aback at the Al Smith banquet wistfully, as a ashen adventitious to alpha healing a bitterly disconnected nation.

Camel could join Lucky Strike in $47B cigarette mega merger


John Boehner may never accept to pay for a cigarette afresh The buyer of Lucky Strike wants to add Camel and Newport to its pack. British American Tobacco (BAT) on Friday appear a $47 billion bid to booty ascendancy of adolescent cigarette behemothic Reynolds (RAI ) . The two companies authority some of the better affairs tobacco brands in the world. BAT already owns about 42% of Reynolds. But it says its accommodating to carapace out $47 billion to buy the actual 58%. (Hong Kong) First appear October 21, 2016: 3:26 AM ET

Debate reactions; ECB expectations; Tesla talk


A final awful agitation in 90 abnormal 1. Agitation reactions: Investors are blockage calm afterwards a awful presidential agitation that alveolate Donald Trump adjoin Hillary Clinton. U.S. banal futures are captivation steady. European markets are alloyed in aboriginal trading, with investors appearing ambiguous on which way to go. Asian markets mostly concluded with absolute results. The markets acknowledgment to the agitation was adequately muted, said Kathleen Brooks, analysis administrator at City Index in London. Some of the behavior that Clinton laid out during the final debate, including college taxes, changes to the bloom affliction area and blooming activity initiatives, could agitate markets in the long-term. Click blueprint for all-embracing premarket data. Related: Investors absolutely appetite Clinton to win 2. ECB expectations: The European Axial Bank will advertise its latest budgetary action accommodation and again authority a columnist appointment at 9:30 a.m. ET. Markets are not assured any above action changes. The big focus will be on whether ECB President Mario Draghi gives any hints about his affairs for the axial bank s massive bread-and-butter bang program. As of appropriate now, the affairs is set to blanket up in aboriginal 2017. Related: Fear & Greed Index 3. Focus on autos — Tesla, Mitsubishi: Shares in Tesla (TSLA ) attending set to dip back markets accessible as investors acknowledge to the automaker s self-driving car announcement. Tesla on Wednesday apparent new technology that will accomplish its cars absolutely self-driving. Tesla expects that by the end of 2017, these cars should be able to drive from New York City to Los Angeles afterwards the disciplinarian accepting to do anything. Meanwhile, investors are watching Mitsubishi Motors, which is accepted to advertise that Nissan arch Carlos Ghosn will add to his duties and serve as administrator of the scandal-plagued firm. Shares were up about 3% on Thursday in Tokyo. 4. Market movers — American Express, eBay, oil: American Express (AXP ) shares are cutting up and eBay (EBAY ) shares are aerobatics by about 7% premarket as investors acknowledge to new balance appear on Wednesday afternoon. Crude futures are dipping by about 1% afterwards oil hit its accomplished akin in a year on Wednesday. 5. Earnings: Balance division rolls on with annual letters afore the alarm from American Airlines (AAL ) , Nestle (NSRGY ) , IMAX (IMAX ) , Verizon (VZ , Tech30) , Union Pacific (UNP ) and Dunkin Brands (DNKN ) . PayPal (PYPL , Tech30) , E*Trade (ETFC ) and Microsoft (MSFT , Tech30) plan to absolution balance afterwards the close. Related: s Tech30 6. Coming this week: Thursday – Verizon (VZ , Tech30) balance
Friday – McDonald s (MCD ) balance (London) First appear October 20, 2016: 5:00 AM ET