Tag archive for ‘Business/Finance’
News Brief On Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Dow Chemical and DuPont in Merger Talks: Sources

Dow Chemical and DuPont are in talks to merge, creating a chemicals giant with a market value of more than $120bn that could then break up into different businesses, people familiar with the matter said on More...

Prof. Kenneth Rogoff On Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Professor of Economics at Harvard University Kenneth Rogoff: The Fed’s Communication Breakdown

 Nothing describes the United States Federal Reserve’s current communication policy better than the old saying that a camel is a horse designed by committee. Various members of the Fed’s policy-setting Federal More...

Ilan Shavit On Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Nissan Launches Self-Driving Car Prototype

Nissan has made a big stride on becoming big players in making self-driving cars by launching a prototype of its own self-driving car in Japan this week. The new car is based on Nissan Leaf and is part of its project More...

Niva Goldberg On Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Airbnb Spends More Than $8 Million in San Francisco Fight

Airbnb has mounted a massive campaign to defeat a San Francisco proposal that would severely impact its business model, hiring a former political strategist and spending more than $8 million in the process,  More...

News Brief On Sunday, November 1st, 2015

Israel’s Long-Stalled Gas Plan Extricated From Impasse

The major obstacle to developing Israel’s natural-gas fields was swept away on Sunday when a cabinet minister who had held up the plan for months agreed to resign. The Tel Aviv gas shares rallied the most in More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, October 30th, 2015

SEC Adopts Rules to Permit Crowdfunding

The Securities and Exchange Commission today adopted final rules to permit companies to offer and sell securities through crowdfunding. The Commission also voted to propose amendments to existing Securities Act More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, October 30th, 2015

The Spooktacular Numbers Behind Halloween in the U.S.

Halloween has become a huge national event for people across the United States. This year, 157 million Americans are going to celebrate Halloween, spending a whopping $6.9 billion in the process. Halloween More...

News Brief On Friday, October 30th, 2015

Herbalife Just Fired a Massive Shot at Bill Ackman in an Epic One Sentence Press Release

Bill Ackman is about to hold a call defending his position in Valeant Pharmaceuticals. And ahead of this call, Herbalife, the nutritional supplement company Ackman is famously betting against and has called a pyramid More...

(L-R) Robert J Coury, Mylan and Joseph Papa, Perrigo
Gali Raz On Friday, October 30th, 2015

U.S. Court Denies Perrigo’s Attempt to Block Mylan’s Takeover Bid

Mylan N.V., which made a hostile takeover bid for Perrigo Co., said Friday that a U.S. District court denied Perrigo’s attempt to block the potential closing of Mylan’s proposed offer before shareholders. The More...

Niva Goldberg On Friday, October 30th, 2015

Xavier Niel Buys Telecom Italia Options

  French telecoms billionaire Xavier Niel, the founder of the mobile operator Iliad, has increased his holding in Telecom Italia to 15.143 per cent voting stake, Reuter reports. The stake is held through More...


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