Comcast Drops Bid for 21st Century Fox, Goldman's CEO Steps Down

  • DEAL DROP: Comcast announced Thursday that it would drop its bid for 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets, clearing the way for Walt Disney Co. to make the acquisition, the Wall Street Journal reports.
  • CROWDSOURCING WHAT?: Employees are donating their vacation days to their pregnant co-workers so that they have some semblance of maternity leave, according to Buzzfeed News
  • BRING THIS TO THE WATERCOOLER: This money diary of a woman interning in New York, making $25 per hour and still receiving a large stipend from her parents made its rounds this week. Check out the Refinery29 piece and let us know what you think. 
  • GOLDMAN PEOPLE MOVE: The chief executive officer of investment giant Goldman Sachs, Lloyd Blankfein, announced his retirement this week. David Solomon will take his place. 
  • PRIME FAIL: Amazon's website crashed on Prime Day this year. These documents, obtained by CNBC, show how.

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