Tag archive for ‘Chemical’
Vered Weiss On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Activist Investors Hit the Banks

Activist investors like Nelson Peltz, Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman are known for their strong-arm tactics to get companies to change their ways, whether its splitting up, throwing out a faltering CEO or selling More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Meteorite from Mars Features Biological Origin, Reigniting Age Old Debate

“So far, there is no other theory that we find more compelling, ” says Philippe Gillet, director of EPFL’s Earth and Planetary Sciences Laboratory. He and his colleagues from China,  More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Dan Loeb’s Vicious Schmear Campaign against Dow Chemical

Jim Cramer didn’t hold back (when does he?) in his passionate criticism of activist hedge fund manager Dan Loeb of Third Point and his treatment of Dow Chemical, as reported by CNBC. Loeb owns a 2% stake More...

Reuters On Friday, November 21st, 2014

Dow Chemical, Loeb’s Third Point settle board debate

– Dow Chemical Co said it would add four independent directors to its board as part of an agreement with Daniel Loeb‘s hedge fund, Third Point LLC, avoiding a proxy battle. Shares of the largest More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Daniel Loeb Tells Amgen to Split

Daniel Loeb, manger of Third Point, is one of Amgen‘s largest shareholders, and is telling it to split up the company into one that focuses on legacy drugs and another segment that places emphasis More...

Tibi Singer On Sunday, September 14th, 2014

Israel Chemical Hitting NYSE to Raise Cash, Evade Pending Royalty Increases

Israel Corp. Ltd. plans to let go of 5% of Israel Chemicals Ltd., listing it on the New York Stock Exchange, a company press release reported. ICL is a multi-national manufacturing concern that develops, More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Shape-Shifting Material Could Help Reconstruct Faces

Injuries, birth defects (such as cleft palates) or surgery to remove a tumor can create gaps in bone that are too large to heal naturally. And when they occur in the head, face or jaw, these bone defects More...

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Jewish Business News On Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

Technion breakthrough opens new avenues for Alzheimer’s cure

–   Alzheimer’s disease affects approximately 5.2 million people in the United States alone, and it is the nation’s sixth leading cause of death.  A cure for this insidious killer has so far More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, July 6th, 2014

The World’s Smallest Propeller

– Technion and German Researchers Successfully Develop the World’s Smallest Propeller that may be able to Move within the Human Body.     In the future, it will enable the development of More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Technion researchers discovered Rare Materials That Bind With Positive to Positive Attraction

– Technion researchers discovered rare chemical materials that demonstrate an ability to bond a positively charged metal (+) to a positively charged non-metal (+) – – Two years ago, the More...

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