Today in Science
Monsanto Co.’s undisclosed recruitment of scientists from Harvard University, Cornell University and three other schools to write about the benefits of plant biotechnology is drawing fire from opponents.
Chinese stocks in Hong Kong rallied, rebounding from the biggest quarterly loss in four years, as trading resumed after a holiday and the government stepped up targeted support for the economy.
European stocks rose, erasing their weekly retreat, following a rebound in Hong Kong as China stepped up targeted support for its economy. Gold headed for its largest weekly decline in two months before a U.S. payrolls report that may help determine when the Federal Reserve increases interest rates.
NASA announced scientists have discovered liquid water on Mars. Jim Green, NASA director of planetary science, explains at a news conference. (Source: Bloomberg)
Singapore schools reopened on Monday after pollution from Indonesian forest fires led to their first closure in 12 years on Friday, while Malaysia closed more education institutions as the air quality remains unhealthy in some areas near Kuala Lumpur.
The New Space Race
Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes discusses how they’re innovative blood tests can save lives with Emily Chang on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)
Bill Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management's chief executive officer, comments on drug pricing during an interview with Bloomberg's Stephanie Ruhle at the Bloomberg Markets Most Influential Summit. (Source: Bloomberg)
Glenview Capital Management, the hedge fund firm led by Larry Robbins, lost 12.4 percent in its main fund in September as bets on health-care companies suffered.
A bull market favorite continues to lose its luster.
Richard Lacaille, chief investment officer at State Street Global Advisors, discusses the outlook for various markets and his subsequent thoughts on investing. He speaks with Tom Keene and Guy Johnson on Bloomberg Television’s “The Pulse.” (Source: Bloomberg)