EU launches the next phase of Brexit

The European Union agreed on Friday to move talks forward with London on Britain’s exit from the bloc as leaders warmed to the British premier, but there was little clarity on trade, as well as on some issues already discussed. Scarlett Cvitanovich reports.


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Breakingviews TV: Pretzel M&A gets crunchy

Dec 15 – Snyder’s-Lance could be the food sector’s next acquisition candidate – but it’s hardly the standard millennial-friendly target. Lauren Silva Laughlin and John Foley ask why big food groups are so keen to fatten up.


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B for Bitcoin – B for bubble?

Bitcoin blasted to another all-time high of almost $18,000 on the Bitstamp exchange on Friday, up 9 percent on the day, as warnings grew over the risks of investing in the highly volatile and speculative instrument. David Pollard reports.


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'Content' is key to Disney, Fox take-over

Disney’s deal to buy film, television and international businesses from Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox for $52.4 billion has been described as an ‘earthquake’ in the media industry. So what’s in it for Disney and its consumers? As Kate King reports the online streaming sector could be the ones feeling the aftershocks.


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