Max Nisen is a Bloomberg Gadfly columnist covering biotech, pharma and health care. He previously wrote about management and corporate strategy for Quartz and Business Insider.

Good morning! This is Fly Charts, the daily charts-only newsletter from Gadfly; sign up here. From Mylan's shaky base business to Apple's app tax, here are four charts that tell you what you need to know in business today.

Mulling a Charter takeover is one thing for Altice -- assembling a credible offer for the far bigger firm is all but impossible.
Source: Bloomberg
Downloading Revenue
Apple's app-store drives a big chunk of its revenue -- but the portion of that which comes from China may be at risk.
Source: Bloomberg
Keeping Time
Fossil has to engineer a watch turnaround to avoid extinction -- its other businesses are relative afterthoughts.
Source: Bloomberg, Company Filings
Rough Sledding
Mylan says its North American business is "solid." It is, if solid means declining and dependent on acquisitions.
Source: Bloomberg

And don't miss Chris Hughes on Goldman's pension entanglement: "Goldman Sachs joined the throng of new entrants into the U.K. pension-insurance market back in 2007. A decade later, it has managed something of a dignified exit courtesy of Blackstone Group LP, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC and U.S. insurer MassMutual. This is a business that has proved much easier to get in to than get out of."

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