It may be another rough ride in the markets if widespread losses in European stock markets wash over the Atlantic again.
Once more, the worry is Greece's struggles with its sovereign debt and how badly European banks may be hurt by a possible default.
The European Commission on Friday also said it was extending its review of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries' pending acquisition of Cephalon, the Frazer-based biopharmaceutical company. Bloomberg News reports the new deadline is Oct. 13 and that Teva -- which has North American headquarters in North Wales, Pa. -- had offered "remedies to allay possible competition concerns." No word on what those remedies may be.
Among the crumbs of local news circulating early is that the Comcast board loses one member and gains one.