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
A single, 5,000 percent price hike on an anti-parasitic drug made by Turing Pharmaceuticals garnered national media attention. But it’s just one of hundreds of smaller price increases drug companies make in the U.S. each year, a tactic the industry uses to generate more revenue from older medications.
Don’t book the mid-December holiday plans just yet.
Bloomberg's Julie Hyman updates the latest markets news. She reports on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
U.S. stocks advanced, with energy and health-care shares rallying as investors reassessed the economic impact from a weaker-than-expected jobs report.
Metro Pacific Investments Corp., a Philippine company with investments from toll roads, water to power, is exploring a spinoff or initial public offering for its hospital unit after receiving proposals from banks.