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  • T-Mobile U.S. explores takeover of Sprint: source September 20, 2017
    (Reuters) - U.S. wireless carrier T-Mobile US Inc is exploring taking over rival Sprint Corp in an all-stock deal, after SoftBank Group Corp offered to give up its majority ownership of Sprint, a person familiar with the matter said.
  • How $5 billion of debt caught up with Toys 'R' Us September 20, 2017
    (Reuters) - Toys "R" Us Inc has been making $400 million in interest payments on its debt every year, largely due to its $6.6 billion leveraged buyout in 2005. This week, it succumbed to its debt burden, leading to the biggest bankruptcy of a U.S. retailer since that of Kmart in 2004.
  • Toshiba selects Bain group as buyer of its prized chip business: sources September 20, 2017
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's embattled Toshiba Corp has chosen a group led by U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital to buy its prized memory chip unit, three people with knowledge of the talks said on Wednesday, a last-minute dramatic twist to a highly contentious auction.
  • Walmart, Target join call for 'Dreamer' legislation September 20, 2017
    (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc, Target Corp and PepsiCo Inc on Wednesday joined an expanded group of nearly 800 companies calling in a letter for U.S. legislation to protect immigrants brought into the country illegally by their parents from deportation, according to organizer FWD.us.
  • World stocks notch up new high but it's all about the Fed September 20, 2017
    LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks eked out a new record high on Wednesday and the dollar dipped against its major rivals with the focus on a U.S. Federal Reserve policy meeting that may give clues as to whether it will raise interest rates for a third time this year.

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