Daily business briefing: Charter has new digital version

November 14, 2013 

Charter Communications has unveiled a digital version of its service. The St. Louis Business Journal reports that the St. Louis-based cable provider has introduced Charter Spectrum, a digital-TV and broadband service, in response to an industrywide decline in cable-TV subscribers. Find out more at http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis. ...


U.S. worker productivity increased by 1.9 percent from July through September. The Labor Department said Thursday that the productivity rise was about the same as the 1.8 percent rate in the previous quarter. Read more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...


Fewer U.S. homes were in foreclosure last month. Some 37,775 homes nationwide completed the foreclosure process in October, down 1 percent from the previous month and a decline of 29 percent versus October last year, foreclosure listing firm RealtyTrac Inc. said Thursday. Learn more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...


Walmart has reported a 2.8 percent increase in its third-quarter profit, but saw a revenue shortfall as its shares slipped in premarket trading Thursday. For more information, go to http://www.bnd.com/business.

-- Will Buss, BND business writer

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