Daily business briefing: Charter completes deal with Comcast

April 28, 2014 

Charter Communications has announced it will acquire about 1.4 million of Time Warner Cable's subscribers for an undisclosed amount of cash, the St. Louis Business Journal reports. This will boost St. Louis-based Charter's video customer base from 4.4 million to about 5.7 million. Read more at http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis. ...


Google's self-driving cars now can handle thousands of urban situations with jaywalkers, bicyclists and blind corners. Find out more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...


Bank of America will not be increasing its dividend and buy back more stock. Bank of America Corp. says the change comes because of an incorrect adjustment of how it valued certain securities it obtained through its acquisition of Merrill Lynch in 2009. Learn more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...


Dow Jones industrials futures were up 0.4 percent Monday and S&P futures gained 0.3 percent. For more information, go to http://www.bnd.com/business.

-- Will Buss, BND business writer

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