OK, let's just step back a minute and break this all down. We've got China correspondent Rob Schmitz explaining the Shanghai meltdown; Scott Tong fills us in on the end of the commodities producers' party; and Sabri Ben-Achour tells us how vulnerable the U.S. really is.
Take a deep breath. We talk through the day of apocalyptic markets in our Weekly Wrap; there are some numbers on the rise — the average FICO score; and volunteers pitch in to fight the West's brutal wildfires.
Sesame Street will begin airing on pay TV network HBO, Emirates Airline is set to offer the world's longest airline route, and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has approved $250 million for a new Milwaukee Bucks stadium.
If you're a government enterprise, what's the surest way to get Congress to leave you alone? Make lots and lots of money. Plus, in environmental news, there's one loser in the Obama Administration’s rules for limiting carbon-dioxide emissions: natural gas.
The word of the day today? De-carbonization. Look it up if you don't believe us. And, AT&T and DirecTV's recently announced TV and mobile phone service bundle could change the way cable companies do business.
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