German companies are sitting on a half-trillion dollars of cash but are reluctant to invest it in their own country, potentially threatening the country’s competitive edge and European economic growth.
Swiss seed and pesticide maker Syngenta said regulatory approval of its proposed acquisition by ChemChina is likely to be delayed into early 2017 as regulators seek more information amid a consolidation wave in the sector.
Novartis said net income increased in the third quarter thanks to proceeds from its consumer health joint venture with GlaxoSmithKline, helping to offset declining revenue and heavy investment in its new heart-failure medicine and its ailing eye-care unit.
On Thursday, Nov. 5, Jeff Kuhner hosted a WRKO Town Hall at the Arsenal Center for the Arts to discuss the problems with the DCF. Massachusetts State Representatives Shaunna O'Connell and Jim Lyons talked about the political battle they've faced in their efforts to fix child care in Massachusetts, and Jennifer Pelletier discussed her sister, Justina, and her family's fight against the DCF.