• European countries criticize U.S. protectionism at G-20 summit

    8 monthes ago - By Finance Commerce

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Spain's economy minister says several European countries attending a G-20 ministerial summit are criticizing protectionist measures by the United States. Roman Escolano was asked by reporters Tuesday about U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to slap tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. He said that most countries at the summit of G-20 ...
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  • Tradewind Bioscience attacks the physiology of tumors to treat cancer

    Tradewind Bioscience attacks the physiology of tumors to treat cancer

    8 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Cancer remains the one counterpoint to the march of medical progress that has scored human history over the last 200 years.
    Last year 600,920 people in the U.S. died from cancer, and another 1.7 million received an initial diagnosis of the disease. Globally, one in six people die from cancer, according to the World Health Organization.
    In the past decade, research in the field has expanded the possible treatments of the disease from surgery (which was the only option until the 20th century), radiotherapy, chemotherapy and hormonal therapy.
    Among the most promising of these new treatments...
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  • Beginning of downfall for Facebook, says Hilary Kramer

    8 monthes ago - By Reuters

    A&G Capital's CIO also tells Reuters' Fred Katayama the U.S. equity markets may have seen their highs for the year.
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  • On eve of trial on Time Warner deal, AT&T, U.S. government lay out cases

    8 monthes ago - By Reuters

    WASHINGTON - In a preview of arguments in the upcoming trial over AT&T's deal to buy Time Warner Inc , government lawyers said on Tuesday it will raise prices for consumers while AT&T's lawyer argued the company has no reason to withhold programming from competitors as feared.
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  • General Dynamics raises bid for sector peer CSRA to fend off CACI

    8 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. defense contractor General Dynamics on Tuesday raised its offer for sector peer CSRA Inc to $9.7 billion, including $2.8 billion in debt, in an attempt to top an unsolicited bid from CACI International Inc .
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  • Peter G. Peterson, a Power From Wall St. to Washington, Dies at 91

    8 monthes ago - By NY Times

    Captain of business, financier, philanthropist and public-policy watchdog, Mr. Peterson rose from humble Kansas roots to be a force in American life.
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  • Peter Peterson, billionaire and philanthropist, dies at 91

    8 monthes ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Peter G. Peterson's family says the executive and philanthropist who argued passionately that the U.S. must reduce its national debt has died of natural causes. He was 91 years old.
    Born to Greek immigrants, Peterson served as CEO of two major corporations over the course of more than 30 years, including the investment bank Lehman Brothers.
    He co-founded private-equity firm Blackstone Group with Stephen Schwarzman in 1985. The firm's success made the two billionaires. He also served as commerce secretary during the Nixon administration.
    In retirement, Peterson became a prominent...
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  • Peter G. Peterson's family says the billionaire and philanthropist who raised awareness about U.S. debt has died at 91

    8 monthes ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Peter G. Peterson's family says the billionaire and philanthropist who raised awareness about U.S. debt has died at 91.
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