Financial news on November 17, 2007
Business and Financial news
Advanced Micro Devices said that an investment arm of Abu Dhabi’s government had taken an 8 percent stake in the chip company for $622 million. Read more..
Boston Scientific and the ECRI Institute have settled a lawsuit that could have spotlighted efforts by medical device-makers to keep the prices of their products secret. Read more..
Lululemon Athletica has agreed to stop making health claims in Canada about its VitaSea clothing, a line that the company says is made with seaweed. Read more..
The benefits of China’s growth are no longer being spread as widely around the world, with Europe a particular loser as its exports to China begin to fall. Read more..
Although NBC Universal is interested in striking a deal, it wants DreamWorks to find outside financing to make its movies, which Universal could then distribute. Read more..
Don Garber, the commissioner of Major League Soccer, has helped to transform the soccer landscape with a broad growth plan for the league. Read more..
A federal judge in Ohio has given lenders 30 days to prove that they own the properties they intend to seize from troubled homeowners. Read more..
A rising reaction against management theory, Hollywood modeling itself on Silicon Valley and more. Read more..
Credit bureaus are now offering security freeze services, allowing consumers to put their credit into a kind of lockdown, but the process remains complicated. Read more..
Catching the archery bug that is sweeping the nation with a bullseye and a compound bow. Read more..