Posts For February, 2018


Big business steps forward in U.S. gun debate

Corporations are stepping up and nixing their relationships with the National Rifle Association under pressure from a growing #boycottNRA social media campaign.

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Dropbox files for IPO of up to $500M

Data-sharing business Dropbox Inc on Friday filed for an initial public offering of up to $500 million with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Wall Street is clearing its way back to its old highs, says Mercadien Asset Management's Ken Kamen

It will take time for U.S. stocks to get back up, for now the markets are trying to find a new level. Ken Kamen, president of Mercadien Asset Management. Aleksandra Michalska reports.


Stocks rally as Fed eases rate worry, tech climbs

U.S. stocks rallied, lifted by gains in technology stocks and a retreat in Treasury yields, as the Federal Reserve eased concerns about the path of interest rate hikes this year. Aleksandra Michalska reports.

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General Mills to buy Blue Buffalo for $8 bln

Cheerios cereal maker General Mills will buy Blue Buffalo Pet Products for nearly $8 billion to tap demand for natural pet food and offset falling sales for processed items. Aleksandra Michalska reports.


Shale investors still waiting for payoff

U.S. oil production has topped 10 million barrels per day, but many investors in the companies driving the shale oil revolution are still waiting for their payday. Aleksandra Michalska reports.


Perdue Farms achieves high ranking from global benchmark on animal welfare

In its first appearance in the global Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW), Perdue Farms achieved the second highest of six levels. That level recognized companies that made animal welfare integral to ...


Perdue installs CAS system at organic poultry plant

Perdue Farms has installed a controlled atmosphere stunning system at its organic poultry processing plant in Milford, Delaware. Source: Poultry Welfare

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EU leaders prepare for battle over post-Brexit budget

European Union leaders staked out opposing positions on the size and aims of the bloc’s budget on Friday ahead of tough negotiations to deal with a hole in Brussels’ finances created by Britain’s ...


'Easy Ride' launches Nissan into the self-driving market

Nissan Motor Co is taking its first steps to becoming an operator of autonomous vehicle services, hoping to break into a segment set to be dominated by Uber and other technology firms. Zahra ...


Breakingviews TV: X factor

Disappointing sales of Apple’s latest iPhone have taken their toll on its supply chain. Robyn Mak and Jeffrey Goldfarb discuss what the future holds for these Asian manufacturers.


Nissan's 'Easy Drive' moves into the self driving car market

Nissan Motor Co begins its push into the self-driving service car market with its new service ‘Easy Ride’, in a bid to rival Uber.

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