U.S. Housing Starts Surge to Four-Year High

Oct. 17 (Bloomberg) -- New-home construction in the U.S. surged 15 percent in September to an 872,000 annual rate, the most since July 2008 and exceeding all forecasts in a Bloomberg survey of economists, Commerce Department figures showed today in Washington. Betty Liu and Michael McKee report on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)
Square Rival iZettle Raises $67M From Intel and Zouk
11:55 - Today’s "BWest Byte" is $67 million, for how much iZettle, a Swedish payments startup and rival to Jack Dorsey's Square, has raised from Intel and Zouk. Bloomberg's Matt Miller reports on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)
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