Charter Appoints New CFO, Fills Other Top Roles in Management Shuffle 

The cable giant promoted finance executive Jessica Fischer to CFO as part of a string of management changes.

GE, Union Pacific Mandate Covid-19 Vaccine for U.S. Workers 

More large U.S. companies are imposing requirements to meet a Biden administration deadline of Dec. 8 for federal contractors.

Instacart Expects More Growth in Grocery Delivery 

While the boom that pandemic lockdowns drove for food-delivery companies has slowed recently, Instacart CEO Fidji Simo says the public-health crisis 'has changed consumer habits forever.'

Facebook Settles With U.S. Government Over Improperly Reserving Jobs for Immigrants 

The social-media company faces more than $14 million in penalties in settlement with Justice Department.

Comcast Launches Smart TV for U.S. Market in Bid to Take On Roku, Amazon 

China's Hisense will manufacture the XClass TV, which will be sold at Walmart.

Atea's Covid-19 Oral Treatment Fails in Midstage Trial 

The experimental treatment didn't cut the viral load in nonhospitalized patients with mild to moderate symptoms, sending the company's stock tumbling.

Travelers Profit Falls 20% on Hurricane Ida, Auto Claims 

The property-casualty insurer reported a quarterly income of $662 million, weighed down by storm damage and car-wreck related claims.

Johnson & Johnson's Sales Climb Across Divisions 

The company's revenue rose 11% year over year in the third quarter to $23.34 billion as the healthcare sector continued to recover from its pandemic disruption.

Procter & Gamble Uses Size to Lessen Impact of Supply-Chain Mess 

P&G, Ikea and Albertsons are among the large companies tapping alternative sources of inventory to keep shelves stocked.

Apollo Targets $1 Trillion in Assets, Aiming to Outpace Blackstone 

The investment giant expects its assets under management to double by 2026, with the acquisition of its insurance affiliate Athene powering much of the projected growth.


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

October 19, 2021 15:00 ET (19:00 GMT)

Copyright (c) 2021 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.