At the vice-presidential debate, Donald Trump's GOP running-mate, Mike Pence, coolly and effectively laid out his case against his Democratic counterpart, Tim Kaine, who seemed flustered by Pence's jabs at Hillary Clinton which he repeatedly attempted to interrupt. (NBC News)
Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful Atlantic storm in almost a decade, took aim at the Bahamas this morning, after flooding streets, flattening homes, and leaving a trail of destruction in Haiti. Matthew brushed past Cuba last night. (NBC News)
Empty shelves and long gas station lines were reported across the Southeast early this morning, as Hurricane Matthew threatened to unleash chaos on coastal communities. A state of emergency was declared in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas. (NBC News)
Twitter (TWTR) is expected to field offers this week. Salesforce (CRM) CEO Marc Benioff, who was beaten to the punch by Microsoft (MSFT) for LinkedIn (LNKD), is reportedly working to convince his shareholders that a Twitter deal makes sense. (WSJ)
Shares of Deutsche Bank seesawed in Wednesday trading in Europe, after a report said the embattled German lender was looking at a much lower settlement with U.S. authorities, adding to speculation on a possible outcome for its litigation issues. (CNBC)
Microsoft and Google told CNBC their email services, Outlook, Hotmail and Gmail, are safe from U.S. government spies, following a Reuters report that Yahoo secretly scanned customer emails for U.S. intelligence officials.
Netflix (NFLX) signed a deal with luxury movie house iPic Entertainment to put its original movies in theaters in Los Angeles and New York City on the same day they debut on its streaming video service. The first Netflix movie, "The Siege of Jadotville," opens Friday. (WSJ)
Aston Martin will lead the ultra-luxury segment of the electric auto market, CEO Andy Palmer told CNBC. He added: "Tesla fits in the premium market, competing with the likes of BMW and Mercedes. Aston sits above that."