All posts tagged "News"

  • Valeant Buys Salix in over $10-Billion Pharma Merger Deal  

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., a prominent Canadian pharmaceutical company agreed to acquire gastrointestinal drug manufacturer Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd.  for about $10.1 billion announced the two companies this weekend. The purchase of Salix, most known for its Irritable...

    • Posted February 26, 2015
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  • Learning From Big Business Failures

    The new digital age has helped to make life easier and bring almost everything possible right to our fingertips. We can now perform tasks more efficiently and do things that were once unimaginable. Helping to make life...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Emerging Economies Around The Globe

    PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC), the world’s second largest professional services network released their new findings on the shift in global economic power and the rise of emerging economies. The big news is that according to PWC, China will be...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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  •   Chapel Hill Shooter Indicted on 3 Counts of Murder

    Yesterday, a grand jury in the state of North Carolina indicted a man on three counts of murder in the shooting of three young Muslim students. Craig Hicks, aged 46, is suspected to have carried out the...

    • Posted February 17, 2015
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  • Out With The Old In With The New: Romney Won’t Run In 2016

    Former Massachusetts governor and two-time presidential candidate, Mitt Romney, officially announced this week that he will not be in the race for this year’s Republican nomination. After a bit of flip-flopping with his decision to run or...

    • Posted February 6, 2015
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  • CoinBase to Open First BitCoin Exchange in the U.S.

    The extremely intriguing but volatile virtual currency, BitCoin, looks to have scored a huge victory for its progress worldwide. A company called CoinBase Inc., which is a startup backed by investments from the NYSE, will be opening...

    • Posted February 5, 2015
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  • I’m Not Lovin’ It: McDonald’s Faces Struggles

    McDonald’s sales are down and their CEO is out.  Things are not looking good for the popular fast food chain. McDonald’s has been experiencing declining sales around the world over the past few quarters and things aren’t...

    • Posted February 3, 2015
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  • The Rise Of The US Dollar And Its Effects

    In the past few months, we’ve seen significant fluctuation in the U.S. Dollar. Increases in the Dollar are usually welcomed and can be an indicator that the economy is strong & stacking up well against other major...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Obama Looks To Cut Middle Class Taxes

    President Obama used his State of the Union speech to address some of the things left on his agenda as commander in chief. One of the issues mentioned was to offer more tax breaks to the middle...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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  • Saudi Arabia’s New King Promises Continuous Political Policies

    Saudia Arabian King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has died weeks after being treated for a lung infection.  The authoritative figure has ruled the nation since 2005 and was around the age of 90 in his passing.  In the...

    • Posted January 23, 2015
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