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Wall Street slides as high bond yields fan cost worries

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street dropped sharply on Tuesday as warnings by bellwether companies of higher costs reverberated as the benchmark U.S. 10-year Treasury yield pierced the 3 percent level for the first time in four years. Caterpillar, an industrial heavyweight, tumbled 6.20 percent after management said first-quarter earnings …

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Shaq Thompson: Carolina Panthers pick up fifth-year option

April 24 (UPI) — The Carolina Panthers have picked up the fifth-year option on linebacker Shaq Thompson. Carolina announced the move on Tuesday. Thompson, 24, is now under contract through 2019. The three-year veteran was the No. 25 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft out of the University of …

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