1. Germany has an inequality problem  |  ( cnn )
But all is not well in Germany and inequality has increased under her watch.
2. China Rushes to Surpass U.S. in Decoding Citizens’ Genes  |  ( wsj )
China is betting it can map citizens’ genes and build up a database faster than anyone else.
3. T-Mobile U.S. explores takeover of Sprint: source  |  ( reuters )
Since then, T-Mobile has overtaken Sprint in market capitalization - the company is valued at about $51 billion, while Sprint has a market value of about $34 billion.
4. Co-op Bank finance chief to exit weeks after £700m rescue deal  |  ( sky news )
An obvious candidate to replace him would be Tom Wood, the former Shawbrook finance chief who was appointed as the Co-op Bank's chief restructuring officer in July.
5. How $5 billion of debt caught up with Toys 'R' Us  |  ( reuters )
REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo(Reuters) - Toys “R” Us Inc has been making $400 million in interest payments on its debt every year, largely due to its $6.6 billion leveraged buyout in 2005.
6. GOP offers health care trade-off for states: More flexibility, less funding  |  ( cnn )
States would be forced to adjust their budgets, putting pressure on state support of local governments, public colleges and health care providers.
7. Federal Reserve: What to watch at Janet Yellen's press conference  |  ( cnn )
That will all be on display Wednesday when the Fed's policy committee announces its next moves and Yellen holds a press conference Wednesday at 2:30 p.m.
8. UK shoppers continue to spend despite rising prices  |  ( the guardian )
Excluding automotive fuel, the amount bought by value accounted for 16.4% of all retail spending, up from 15% a year ago.
9. Toshiba selects Bain group as buyer of its prized chip business: sources  |  ( reuters )
The logo of Toshiba Corp is seen behind trees at its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan October 1, 2015.
10. Premarket: 7 things to know before the bell  |  ( cnn )
Stock market overview: U.S. stock futures are stuck in neutral after all three key indexes hit new records on Tuesday.
11. Walmart, Target join call for 'Dreamer' legislation  |  ( reuters )
“We think it’s essential that we not only let them stay in this country, but welcome them,” Cook said of DACA recipients.
12. The Latest: Markets subdued ahead of Fed policy decision  |  ( star tribune )
WASHINGTON — The Latest on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting (all times local):5:10 a.m.Financial markets are largely subdued as investors remain cautious ahead of the Federal Reserve's announcement of its monetary policy meeting.
13. World stocks notch up new high but it's all about the Fed  |  ( reuters )
REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration/File PhotoThe euro rose 0.1 percent to $1.1999 EUR= while the yen rose 0.1 percent to 111.44 per dollar.
14. U.K. Police Probe Whether Bombing Suspect Built Device at Foster Home  |  ( wsj )
The Western security official...
15. Retail sales growth boosted by clothing  |  ( bbc )
Image copyright Getty ImagesUK retail sales grew by 1% in August compared with the previous month, with sales of clothing and non-essential items reported as strong.
16. Seen a gig recently? You're not the only one  |  ( bbc )
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Adele's tour was one of the biggest draws in 2016Live music now accounts for almost 25% of UK music industry revenues, new figures reveal.
17. UK growth will trail Italy, France and Germany next year, says OECD  |  ( the guardian )
“Structural efforts need to be intensified to bolster the nascent investment recovery, to address slow productivity growth and to ensure the recovery yields benefits for all.
18. Tata-Thyssenkrupp merger: New steel giant expects to cut 4,000 jobs  |  ( cnn )
Tata Steel, a subsidiary of one of India's biggest industrial groups, has faced numerous issues with its European steel business.
19. Saudi Arabia creating $2.7B entertainment investment company  |  ( star tribune )
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund is creating an entertainment investment company as the deeply conservative kingdom loosens the reins on fun.
20. Who wins, who loses in bill aimed at upending Obamacare  |  ( star tribune )
Winners — People who use tax-sheltered health savings accounts for health care expenses.
21. Hurricane Maria Batters Dominica, With Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico Up Next  |  ( wsj )
After watching Irma flatten neighboring islands, Mr. Rivera feared Hurricane Maria would bring the same destruction to Puerto Rico.
22. A last, last chance: Republicans strain for Obamacare repeal  |  ( star tribune )
"I'm not speaking for Sen. McCain," Graham said.
23. Macron Issues Sharp Rebuttal to Trump at U.N.  |  ( wsj )
UNITED NATIONS—French President Emmanuel Macron delivered an emphatic defense of multilateral diplomacy at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, disagreeing with earlier comments by U.S. President Donald Trump that nations should put their own interests first.
24. First Refugees Off to U.S. in Deal That Triggered Trump Tirade  |  ( wsj )
CANBERRA, Australia—The first refugees from Australia’s offshore detention centers will soon arrive in the U.S. under a resettlement deal that President Donald Trump blasted as “dumb,” before his administration reluctantly agreed to honor it.
25. Amazon smart glasses 'to use bones instead of headphones'  |  ( sky news )
Amazon is reportedly planning to make a pair of smart glasses that transmit audio to your eardrum via the bones in your face.
26. Kingfisher profits fall as chain revamps  |  ( bbc )
Image copyright ScrewfixHalf-year profits at Kingfisher, the owner of B&Q and Screwfix, have fallen 5.9% to £402m amid what the company describes as "disruption".
27. FTSE 100 dips but Kingfisher climbs  |  ( bbc )
The B&Q and Screwfix owner was the FTSE 100's biggest riser, adding 3.5%.
28. Uber reviews Asia business amid U.S. bribery probe: source  |  ( reuters )
Uber has hired law firm O‘Melveny & Myers LLP to review its Asia operations.
29. Zara owner profits jump despite strong euro  |  ( bbc )
Image copyright MARC ALEX Image caption Inditex owns Zara, along with brands such as Pull&Bear, Massimo Dutti and BershkaThe owner of Zara continued to see strong demand for its fast fashion in the first half of 2017, with both sales and profits up.