Daily business briefing: Charter continues bid for Time Warner

April 10, 2014 

Charter Communications is still pursuing a counter-bid Comcast to purchase Time Warner Cable Inc. The St. Louis Business Journal reports that St. Louis-based Charter is wants to acquire 3 million subscribers Comcast plans to divest as part of the planned acquisition. Read more at http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis. ...

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U.S. unemployment benefits has dropped to the lowest level in almost seven years. Last week, those applying for benefits fell by 32,000. Find out more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...

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General Motors has placed two engineers on paid leave as the company is being investigated concerning a recent recall of millions of small cars for an ignition switch problem. For more information, go to http://www.bnd.com/business. ...

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Boeing's St. Louis production of EA-18G Growlers could stop at the end of 2016 if Congress decides not to fund more, the St. Louis Business Journal reports. For more information, go to http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis.

-- Will Buss, BND business writer

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