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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Business

Voices From The Vineyard: Fado Singing In The Duoro Valley

1 hour 47 minutes ago - Forbes
Recorded in vineyards of the Duoro Valley of Portugal: the mournful sounds of fado, the Portuguese musical tradition that conveys the resignation and longing of the working class by Cathy Huyghe

Has healthcare embraced a hit-and-run strategy?

1 hour 38 minutes ago - Forbes
Sovaldi is off to the races -- the biggest and most successful drug launch, by far, in the history of the industry. This is a truly remarkable achievement, a combination of derring-do and flawless execution that has given millions of patients the hope of a cure, and Gilead's investors the by Bernard Munos

The Next Big Business Buzzword: Ecosystem?

1 hour 38 minutes ago - Forbes
Words are funny things.  Business words are even funnier by Victor W. Hwang

Energy Companies Need To Remake Their Boards, Before Activists Force Them To

1 hour 34 minutes ago - Forbes
Energy boards will need more strategic agility than ever and directors with extraordinary talent to mandate high-quality governance. The time to prepare is now by Christopher Helman

BoA slides to $276m loss on legal charge

1 hour 40 minutes ago - Financial Times
The bank is trying to remove litigation uncertainty for investors, but trading in fixed income, currencies and commodities also fell

DealBook: In Corporate Monitor, a Well-Paying Job but Unknown Results

Yesterday - New York Times Business
A compliance supervisor is hired ensure that a company accused of wrongdoing does not break the law again, but the concept is problematic by By STEVEN M. DAVIDOFF

PNC Profit Rises on Lower Expenses

2 hours 7 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
PNC Financial Services Group said quarterly profit rose as the regional bank reported loan and deposit growth and lower expenses

Citic Pacific to Buy Parent for About $37 Billion

2 hours 4 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
Hong Kong-listed Citic Pacific said it will buy the assets of its China state-owned parent, Citic Group, leading to the parent's being listed for the first time

Tencent WeChat and SINA Weibo: The Frenemies of the Chinese Mobile Space

1 hour 56 minutes ago - Forbes
Once the darling of tech investors, Sina (NASDAQ: SINA) Weibo failed to excite Asian investors during its pre-IPO investor education in Hong Kong last week. Sina is expected to spin off its Weibo social networking service in an IPO on April 17, with Goldman Sachs (Asia) and Credit Suisse serving as the lead underwriters. Weibo’s 20 million shares... by Junheng Li

Alibaba Flexes Muscles Before IPO

2 hours 26 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
Despite challenges, a big surge in profits and revenue has put the Chinese e-commerce giant on track for a $15 billion stock sale, just shy of what Facebook sold when the social-networking firm went public in 2012

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