Archive June 2017

Brazil sends meat safety report to EU, vows reinforced inspections

Brazil sends meat safety report to EU, vows reinforced inspections

Published 30/06/2017

A veterinarian analyses a piece of meat collected by Public Health Surveillance agents during an inspection of supermarkets, at a veterinary laboratory with the public health department in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 20, 2017. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Brazil's Agriculture Ministry said in a report to the European Union's food safety body on Friday that salmonella with a potential to harm public health had not been detected in lots of poultry due to be exported to the bloc.

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Illinois judge halts sugary drink tax hours before implementation

Illinois judge halts sugary drink tax hours before implementation

Published 30/06/2017

An Illinois judge on Friday halted implementation of a measure that would have made Chicago the latest U.S. city to tax sweetened drinks, saying a lawsuit filed by retailers to block it must run its course.

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Renaissance draws billions in new cash as love for quants blooms

Renaissance draws billions in new cash as love for quants blooms

Published 30/06/2017

A screen charts the Dow Jones Industrial Average on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 17, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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Cancer patients should check drug list with pharmacist

Cancer patients should check drug list with pharmacist

Published 30/06/2017

By Carolyn Crist(Reuters Health) - Cancer patients receiving chemotherapy should have all their medications and herbal supplements reviewed by a phar

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Big U.S. banks pack results into one day, overwhelming analysts

Big U.S. banks pack results into one day, overwhelming analysts

Published 30/06/2017

People walk past the New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street, February 10, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

For the fourth straight quarter, several of the biggest U.S. banks are reporting earnings on the same day, setting up a situation that overwhelms analysts covering the industry.

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United Launch Alliance beats SpaceX to win Air Force launch

United Launch Alliance beats SpaceX to win Air Force launch

Published 30/06/2017

United Launch Alliance, a partnership of Lockheed Martin Corp and Boeing Co , for the first time beat Elon Musk's SpaceX in competition for an Air Force satellite launch, both launch companies said on Friday.

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U.S. fund managers seek consumer stocks that Amazon can`t conquer

U.S. fund managers seek consumer stocks that Amazon can`t conquer

Published 30/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: An Amazon.com Inc driver stands next to an Amazon delivery truck in Los Angeles, California, U.S. on May 21, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo

Amazon.com Inc's (AMZN.O) game-changing move to upend the grocery business with a surprise deal to buy Whole Foods Market Inc (WFM.O) compounds a problem already vexing fund managers: how to play U.S. consumer spending when the Seattle-based e-commerce giant is threatening to take over retail.

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Wells Fargo unit hires new head of U.S. portfolio solutions

Published 30/06/2017

Wells Fargo Asset Management named Jonathan Hobbs as head of U.S. portfolio solutions and Kevin Kneafsey as a senior investment strategist with the multi-asset client solutions group.

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U.S. SEC to allow firms to file confidential draft statements before IPOs

U.S. SEC to allow firms to file confidential draft statements before IPOs

Published 30/06/2017

The headquarters of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) are seen in Washington, July 6, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Thursday it was expanding the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, by allowing all public companies to file confidentially prior to initial public offerings, in a move designed to revitalize the IPO market.

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Networks look online to attract young viewers back to TV

Networks look online to attract young viewers back to TV

Published 29/06/2017

File Photo: The Discovery Communications headquarters building is seen in Silver Spring, Maryland December 3, 2009. REUTERS/Brad Bower/File Photo

Discovery Communications Inc and Time Warner Inc's Turner are taking the unusual step of streaming full episodes of new shows online or on apps before they air on TV to attract younger viewers in the face of slipping ratings.

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