US Business

Lawyers Hope to Do to Opioid Makers What They Did to Big Tobacco
23 Jul 2017 at 8:10pm
Mike Moore, a pioneer of the cigarette litigation of the 1990s, is encouraging states to sue drug companies over the painkiller epidemic.
KKR Near Deal to Buy WebMD
23 Jul 2017 at 9:42pm
Private-equity firm KKR is nearing a deal to buy health-information provider WebMD Health, according to people familiar with the matter.
Uber Rival Grab's Fundraising Values It at $6 Billion
23 Jul 2017 at 10:36pm
Singapore-based ride-hailing firm GrabTaxi Holdings is raising $2.5 billion in Southeast Asia’s largest-ever round of startup fundraising as it seeks to battle Uber Technologies Inc. across the pop...
BMW Denies VW Claims of Possible Coordination by German Car Makers
23 Jul 2017 at 10:35pm
Germany’s largest car maker has asked Europe’s antitrust watchdog to scrutinize decades of coordination efforts by the country’s main auto manufacturers amid growing concern they might have breache...
ECB's Inaction Echoes Global Caution Over Weak Inflation
20 Jul 2017 at 10:00pm
ECB policy makers haven't yet discussed the future of their bond-purchase program after its tentatively scheduled end in December, but will do so in the fall, ECB President Mario Draghi said.

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