Here are five things you must know for Thursday, Sept. 14:
European stocks traded mixed on Thursday while shares in London posted slight gains after the Bank of England decided to hold interest rates at present levels and made changes to its quantitative easing program.
Canyon Bridge is a private-equity fund backed by China Venture Capital Fund Corp. Ltd., a Chinese corporation owned by Chinese state-owned entities that manages industrial investments and venture capital.
Trump's decision follows the recommendation of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S.
The planned acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor was one of the largest attempted by a Chinese-backed firm in the U.S. microchip sector, according to Reuters.
The White House said the national-security risk posed by the transaction includes "the potential transfer of intellectual property to the foreign acquirer, the Chinese government's role in supporting this transaction, the importance of semiconductor supply chain integrity to the United States Government, and the use of Lattice products by the United States Government."
3. -- Tesla Inc. (TSLA) plans to unveil its "unreal" semi-trailer truck in late October, CEO Elon Musk said.
Musk tweeted late Wednesday night that the much-anticipated truck may be unveiled and test driven on Oct. 26 in Hawthorne, California.
"Worth seeing this beast in person. It's unreal," Musk tweeted.
He had previously said the semi truck would be revealed in September.
The stock rose slightly in premarket trading on Thursday.
4. -- Sen. Al Franken has pressed Apple Inc. (AAPL) to detail the privacy and security safeguards it has in place for biometric data following the release on Tuesday, Sept. 12, of the new iPhone X, which can be unlocked using facial recognition.
Franken's concern is that Apple could use the so-called faceprints it collects through its new unlocking system, called Face ID, "to benefit other sectors of its business, sell it to third parties for surveillance purposes, or receive law enforcement requests to access it facial recognition system -- eventual uses that may not be contemplated by Apple customers," Franken said to Apple in a letter on Wednesday, Recode reported.
Apple already has addressed some of these early fears, Recode noted. As he debuted the device, for example, Phil Schiller, the company's senior vice president of marketing, said facial-recognition data would be stored on individual iPhones, not sent to some cloud server operated by Apple.
Tenet announced last month that it would replace Chairman and CEO Trevor Fetter as director and CEO amid pressure from Glenview Capital Management, an activist investor who owns a 17.8% stake in the company.
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