William Hill backs Caesars’ $3.7B takeover bid

William Hill backs Caesars’ $3.7B takeover bid

William Hill said on Wednesday it had agreed to be acquired by Caesars Entertainment, which has valued the British bookmaker at 2.9 billion pounds ($3.72 billion), and would give the U.S. casino operator full control of a quickly expanding U.S. sports-betting and online business.”The William Hill Board believes this is the best option for William…

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European stocks choppy and U.S. equity futures fall after chaotic presidential debate

European stocks choppy and U.S. equity futures fall after chaotic presidential debate

Europe Markets Published: Sept. 30, 2020 at 3:18 a.m. ET Caesars and William Hill reach a deal People sit and watch a broadcast of the first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on September 29, 2020 in West Hollywood, California. Mario Tama/Getty Images European stocks traded choppy and U.S. equity…

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China’s factory activity accelerates at solid pace in Sept on boost from overseas demand

China’s factory activity accelerates at solid pace in Sept on boost from overseas demand

China’s factory activity expanded at a faster pace in September helped by a return to exports growth after several months of shrinking sales, bolstering a steady recovery for the economy as it rebounds from the coronavirus shock.The official manufacturing Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) rose to 51.5 in September from 51.0 in August, data from the…

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UPS to hire over 1,100 in Greensboro area for holiday season -Salem

UPS to hire over 1,100 in Greensboro area for holiday season -Salem

BRIANA: UPS IS LOOKING FORWARD TO A VERY BUSY HOLIDAY SEASON. IT’S PLANNING TO HIRE MORE THAN 1100 PEOPLE IN THE GREENSBORO AREA. JOBS ARE AVAILABLE AT UPS’S HUB AND VILLAGE, BOTH ON FLAGSTONE DRIVE IN GREENSBORO. UPS SAYS OVER THE LAST 3-YEARS, 35% OF SEASONAL WORKERS WERE HIRED IN A PERMANENT POSITIO UPS to…

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U.S. Treasury says it has closed loans to seven major airlines

U.S. Treasury says it has closed loans to seven major airlines

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury said on Tuesday it had closed loans to seven large airlines hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic and urged Congress to save tens of thousands of airline jobs by extending billions in payroll assistance.FILE PHOTO: A United Airlines plane is seen in the background as a passenger sits in…

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2020’s fire damage to Napa wineries already far exceeds 2017, and it may not be done

2020’s fire damage to Napa wineries already far exceeds 2017, and it may not be done

CALISTOGA — Three days after the Glass Fire first erupted in Napa’s eastern hillsides, it was starting to become clear that the fire’s effects on the valley’s wine industry were nothing short of catastrophic. On Tuesday, some vintners who had evacuated from their properties were only just beginning to take stock of the havoc that…

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