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February 3, 2016 ChemChina makes $43 billion agreed bid for Switzerland's SyngentaSource: Reuters
China's state-owned ChemChina will make an agreed $43 billion bid for Swiss seeds and pesticides group Syngenta, the companies said on Wednesday, marking the largest ever overseas acquisition by a Chinese firm.
February 2, 2016 Chevron posts first loss since 2002 on crude oil plungeSource: Reuters
Chevron Corp reported its first quarterly loss in more than 13 years on Friday despite Wall Street's expectations for a profit, as plunging oil prices eroded profitability across all its divisions.
February 2, 2016 Google surpasses Apple as world's most valuable companySource: Apple Insider.com
After beating Wall Street expectations for the fourth quarter of 2015, Google umbrella company Alphabet usurped Apple as the most valuable company in the world on Monday in after hours trading.
February 2, 2016 Oil sinks, pressured by China, OPEC and warmer U.S. weatherSource: Reuters
U.S. crude oil prices slid as much as 7 percent on Monday, pressured by weak economic data from China, a U.S. forecast for mild weather and growing doubts that OPEC and non-OPEC producers would come together to reduce the...
February 2, 2016 BP reports worst annual loss in over 20 years, cuts more jobsSource: Reuters
BP (BP.L) slumped to its worst annual loss in over 20 years in 2015, the British oil and gas company announced on Tuesday, and said it would cut thousands more jobs in the face of a deep rout in oil prices.
February 1, 2016 Why Most Companies Don’t Link ESG Performance to Executive PaySource: Environmental Leader
Linking executive pay to corporate environmental, social and governance performance isn’t a new idea but it’s been slow to gain traction.
February 1, 2016 Analysts: Global deal to cut oil production unlikelySource: USA Today
Conflicting reports last week that renewed anticipation of global oil production cuts, then quickly squelched it, left in doubt the prospects of crude prices that have plunged 70% the past 18 months and rocked the global economy.
Barclays (BARC.L) and Credit Suisse (CSGN.VX) have settled federal and state charges that they misled investors in their dark pools, with Barclays admitting it broke the law and agreeing to pay $70 million, federal and New York...
February 1, 2016 Reducing inequality is a moral imperative
The Boston Globe - Although significant progress has been made in closing the gender gap over the last 20 years, a new report by the World Economic Forum suggests that the annual pay for women still only equals the amount men...
February 1, 2016 China Company Accused of Fleecing Investors of $7.6 BillionSource: ABC
Police arrested the maverick founder of China's largest online finance business on suspicion of fleecing 900,000 investors of $7.6 billion, in what could be the biggest financial fraud in Chinese history.
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