Financial news on August 31, 2014
Business and Financial news
The sale represents the latest development in Barclays’ plan to streamline itself by selling noncore businesses. Read more..
Allan E. Parrish turns a certain word over in his head. Read more..
Research published in The New England Journal of Medicine finds that new experimental drug has shown striking efficacy in prolonging lives of people with heart failure; developed by Novartis and known by code name LCZ696, drug could replace longstanding treatment for a condition that is the leading cause of hospitalization in United States and Europe. Read more..
The event draws more than 50,000 people, many of whom are from the tech industry. And while they’re away, the city’s hard-to-get-into restaurants and bars aren’t so hard to get into. Read more..
Some entrepreneurs say worries about a possible downturn are partly why they are stocking up on financing, essentially taking out insurance on the risk of harder days ahead. Read more..