PRESS DIGEST- Wall Street Journal - Oct 3

Oct 3 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

- Tesla Inc vehicle deliveries rebounded to a record in the most recent quarter, though the figure was short of Wall Street’s forecasts and leaves the company requiring a further increase in the final three months of 2022 to meet annual growth objectives.

- The Federal Trade Commission is investigating one of the country’s largest anesthesiology providers, U.S. Anesthesia Partners, over whether it has amassed too much power in some regional markets through acquisitions.

- Richard Liu, the billionaire founder of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com Inc, settled a lawsuit filed against him by a former student at the University of Minnesota, Jingyao Liu, who had accused him of rape in 2018.

- Ocean carriers are canceling dozens of sailings on the world’s busiest routes during what is normally their peak season, the latest sign of the economic whiplash hitting companies as inflation weighs on global trade and consumer spending.

- Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc is turning to robots to ease workloads at drugstores as it grapples with a nationwide shortage of pharmacists and pharmacist technicians. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)