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International Business Times
Monsanto Roundup Weedkiller: Glyphosate approved for use by EU despite cancer fears Vytenis Andriukaitis granted it an extension. The usage of glyphosate – most c
Monsanto Roundup Weedkiller: Glyphosate approved for use by EU despite cancer fears
International Business Times / Posted an hour ago
Vytenis Andriukaitis granted it an extension. The usage of glyphosate – most commonly found in products such as Monsanto's Roundup Weedkiller – was due to expire on Thursday (30 June 2016), but will now continue to be used for another 18... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'GMO Maize to Be Ready After Five-Year Safety Trial'The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has said that the Genetically M
'GMO Maize to Be Ready After Five-Year Safety Trial'
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has said that the Genetically Modified (GMO) maize recently approved to Monsanto Agriculture Nigeria Limited may not be in the market until another five years. The five-year window period, according to... Read more
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The Irish Times
Monsanto in talks with Bayer about ‘strategic options’Monsanto’s options include combinations with other companies and businesses in
Monsanto in talks with Bayer about ‘strategic options’
The Irish Times / Posted 4 hours ago
Monsanto’s options include combinations with other companies and businesses in the sector beyond Bayer. Potential deals could involve BASF and any businesses divested from the Dow/DuPont merger, according to analysts. Monsanto, which also reported... Read more
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Food Business Review
DuPont inks licensing agreement with Monsanto for soybean technologies DuPont has entered into a licensing agreement with Monsanto to use its soybea
DuPont inks licensing agreement with Monsanto for soybean technologies
Food Business Review / Posted 5 hours ago
DuPont has entered into a licensing agreement with Monsanto to use its soybean technologies, enabling Brazilian farmers to have greater choice. Under the terms of the agreement,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Monsanto profit falls 37% in 3Q on slump in agricultural salesST. LOUIS -- Monsanto said Wednesday that its profit sank 37 percent in the mos
Monsanto profit falls 37% in 3Q on slump in agricultural sales
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 hours ago
ST. LOUIS -- Monsanto said Wednesday that its profit sank 37 percent in the most recent quarter as sales of its seeds and weed-control products fell. The agriculture products company also said that it is still in discussions with German drug and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Activists Want Monsanto's GMO Field Trial Permits Overturnedin an agency that never mentioned or let it slip that they had opened the doors
Activists Want Monsanto's GMO Field Trial Permits Overturned
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
in an agency that never mentioned or let it slip that they had opened the doors to an influx of GMOs by issuing permits to Monsanto until we announced to the general public." The statement was signed by Nnimmo Bassey, Director, Health of Mother... Read more
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The Economic Times
Monsanto earnings disappointment may help Bayer with its bidMonsanto posted lower-than-estimated profit and sales for its fiscal third quar
Monsanto earnings disappointment may help Bayer with its bid
The Economic Times / Posted 7 hours ago
Monsanto posted lower-than-estimated profit and sales for its fiscal third quarter as it faces lower farmer spending amid weak agricultural commodity prices. The St. Louis-based company rejected Bayer's $122-a-share offer last month, saying it was... Read more
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The Star
Global M&A declines in second quarter as mega deals seen too riskyquarter's biggest deal was German chemicals and life sciences company Bayer AG'
Global M&A declines in second quarter as mega deals seen too risky
The Star / Posted 8 hours ago
quarter's biggest deal was German chemicals and life sciences company Bayer AG's US$62 billion offer for US seeds company Monsanto Co. The two companies have yet to successfully negotiate a deal. Other deals this quarter included Abbott... Read more
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CNBC
Europe points to mixed open as rally coolstests again with U.S. regulators flagging up "broad and substantial weaknesses"
Europe points to mixed open as rally cools
CNBC / Posted 8 hours ago
tests again with U.S. regulators flagging up "broad and substantial weaknesses" in their capital planning. Elsewhere, Monsanto has asked Bayer to increase its takeover offer, reportedly demanding an extra $10 to $15 a share, according to... Read more
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TribLIVE
Monsanto seeks alternatives to Bayer buyout offer as earnings decline | TribLIVE Monsanto Co., the world's largest seed company, said it has been
Monsanto seeks alternatives to Bayer buyout offer as earnings decline
TribLIVE / Posted 8 hours ago
| TribLIVE Monsanto Co., the world's largest seed company, said it has been in talks over the past several... Read more
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TheBull
Monsanto still "open" to a big deal, including Bayer Monsanto said Wednesday it was still open to a potential merger with Bayer, o
Monsanto still "open" to a big deal, including Bayer
TheBull / Posted 10 hours ago
Monsanto said Wednesday it was still open to a potential merger with Bayer, or to another big deal, as it reported lower earnings due to a tough agricultural market. 30.06.2016 12:21 PM One... Read more
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The Star
Thursday, June 30with up to 19.9% of the new company owned by its business that serves aerospace
Thursday, June 30
The Star / Posted 12 hours ago
with up to 19.9% of the new company owned by its business that serves aerospace and transportation industries. - Reuters Monsanto in talks with Bayer, others about 'strategic options’: Monsanto Co is in talks with Bayer AG and other companies... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Herbicide, chemical fertilizers use doubled on Vermont dairy farms in a decadeAgribusiness corporations, including Monsanto, Dow and Syngenta, promised dairy
Herbicide, chemical fertilizers use doubled on Vermont dairy farms in a decade
Bennington Banner / Posted 12 hours ago
Agribusiness corporations, including Monsanto, Dow and Syngenta, promised dairy farmers that GMO corn would allow them to reduce the amount of chemicals needed for ample crop production. But that promise has proved hollow, according to Regeneration... Read more
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Reuters
Global M&A declines in second quarter as mega deals seen too riskybiggest deal was German chemicals and life sciences company Bayer AG's (BAYGn.D
Global M&A declines in second quarter as mega deals seen too risky
Reuters / Posted 13 hours ago
biggest deal was German chemicals and life sciences company Bayer AG's (BAYGn.DE) $62 billion offer for U.S. seeds company Monsanto Co (MON.N). The two companies have yet to successfully negotiate a deal. Other deals this quarter included Abbott... Read more
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TheBull
London stocks wipe out post-Brexit losses as fears easeGE Capital from the "too big to fail" designation as a potential risk to the fi
London stocks wipe out post-Brexit losses as fears ease
TheBull / Posted 13 hours ago
GE Capital from the "too big to fail" designation as a potential risk to the financial system following major asset sales. Monsanto surged 2.4 percent as it reported lower profits and sales and said it was "actively" exploring strategic... Read more
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BC Local News
Maple Ridge academics and the natural worldthey all imagine themselves as animals. Grade 11 and 12 biology students have
Maple Ridge academics and the natural world
BC Local News / Posted 14 hours ago
they all imagine themselves as animals. Grade 11 and 12 biology students have been working in their greenhouse, comparing Monsanto seeds to organic seeds under a variety of conditions they control. “The kids begin to interrogate the political and... Read more
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TheBull
US stocks extend rally after Brexit routGE Capital from the "too big to fail" designation as a potential risk to the fi
US stocks extend rally after Brexit rout
TheBull / Posted 14 hours ago
GE Capital from the "too big to fail" designation as a potential risk to the financial system following major asset sales. Monsanto surged 2.4 percent as it reported lower profits and sales and said it was "actively" exploring strategic... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Maple Ridge academics and the natural worldthey all imagine themselves as animals. Grade 11 and 12 biology students have
Maple Ridge academics and the natural world
Maple Ridge News / Posted 16 hours ago
they all imagine themselves as animals. Grade 11 and 12 biology students have been working in their greenhouse, comparing Monsanto seeds to organic seeds under a variety of conditions they control. “The kids begin to interrogate the political and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US stocks extend rally after Brexit routGE Capital from the "too big to fail" designation as a potential risk to the fi
US stocks extend rally after Brexit rout
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 hours ago
GE Capital from the "too big to fail" designation as a potential risk to the financial system following major asset sales. Monsanto surged 2.4 per cent as it reported lower profits and sales and said it was "actively" exploring strategic... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
UPDATED Shares, oil extend post-Brexit rallyalso lifting energy shares, after the US government reported a larger than expe
UPDATED Shares, oil extend post-Brexit rally
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 17 hours ago
also lifting energy shares, after the US government reported a larger than expected weekly decline in crude inventories. Monsanto rose 2.6% higher after the world's largest seed company said it was still in talks with Bayer and others about... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Global stocks rally overnightenergy shares, after the US government reported a larger-than-expected weekly d
Global stocks rally overnight
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 hours ago
energy shares, after the US government reported a larger-than-expected weekly decline in crude inventories. Shares of Monsanto rose, trading 2.6 per cent higher as of 1.41pm in New York. The world's largest seed company said it is still in... Read more
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CNBC
Monsanto's weak results may make deal more likely as talk continueLast month, Monsanto rejected a $62 billion bid from Bayer, and during a confer
Monsanto's weak results may make deal more likely as talk continue
CNBC / Posted 18 hours ago
Last month, Monsanto rejected a $62 billion bid from Bayer, and during a conference call Wednesday, the company reiterated that the Bayer proposal was "financially inadequate." "Over the past several weeks, with the support of our board and... Read more
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Fortune
The Paradox of American Farmers and Climate Changethe notion that it’s man-made. I encountered this phenomenon as I reported a f
The Paradox of American Farmers and Climate Change
Fortune / Posted 20 hours ago
the notion that it’s man-made. I encountered this phenomenon as I reported a feature for Fortune on how agricultural giant Monsanto is attempting to help farmers both mitigate their impact on the environment and adapt to climate change. All the... Read more
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express
'Cancer causing' weedkiller given go ahead by EU - as Germany and France hold it to ransomherbicide is widely used by farmers and gardeners, under the name Roundup, and
'Cancer causing' weedkiller given go ahead by EU - as Germany and France hold it to ransom
express / Posted 20 hours ago
herbicide is widely used by farmers and gardeners, under the name Roundup, and is produced by American chemical giant Monsanto. However, it has come under increasing scrutiny following multiple studies, including one by the World Health... Read more
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FOX Business
Monsanto Stays Upbeat Despite Crop-Protection WeaknessImage source: Monsanto. Agricultural giant Monsanto is used to dealing with t
Monsanto Stays Upbeat Despite Crop-Protection Weakness
FOX Business / Posted 20 hours ago
Image source: Monsanto. Agricultural giant Monsanto is used to dealing with the ups and downs of the farming industry. For years, the maker of seeds, genomics, and agricultural productivity-enhancing chemicals benefited from the boom in crop... Read more
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FOX Business
Monsanto Stays Upbeat Despite Crop-Protection WeaknessImage source: Monsanto. Continue Reading Below Agricultural giant Monsanto i
Monsanto Stays Upbeat Despite Crop-Protection Weakness
FOX Business / Posted 20 hours ago
Image source: Monsanto. Continue Reading Below Agricultural giant Monsanto is used to dealing with the ups and downs of the farming industry. For years, the maker of seeds, genomics, and agricultural productivity-enhancing chemicals benefited from... Read more
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The Irish Times
EU extends licence of controversial weedkillerbetween politicians on the renewal of the licence this year. The herbicide gly
EU extends licence of controversial weedkiller
The Irish Times / Posted 21 hours ago
between politicians on the renewal of the licence this year. The herbicide glyphosate is sold by agricultural US giant Monsanto in its Roundup weedkiller product that is widely used in agriculture, by gardeners and in the parks of many towns... Read more
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FOX Business
Monsanto in Talks With Bayer, Others About 'Alternative Options'Monsanto Co said on Wednesday it was in talks with Bayer AG and other companies
Monsanto in Talks With Bayer, Others About 'Alternative Options'
FOX Business / Posted 22 hours ago
Monsanto Co said on Wednesday it was in talks with Bayer AG and other companies regarding "alternative strategic options," a month after the U.S. seed producer rejected the German company's $62 billion takeover offer. Monsanto, which also reported... Read more
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FOX Business
Monsanto in Talks With Bayer, Others About 'Alternative Options'Monsanto Co said on Wednesday it was in talks with Bayer AG and other companies
Monsanto in Talks With Bayer, Others About 'Alternative Options'
FOX Business / Posted 22 hours ago
Monsanto Co said on Wednesday it was in talks with Bayer AG and other companies regarding "alternative strategic options," a month after the U.S. seed producer rejected the German company's $62 billion takeover offer. Continue Reading... Read more
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FOX Business
Monsanto Misses Profit And Sales Expectations; Shares DropMonsanto Co. reported fiscal third-quarter earnings that declined to $717 milli
Monsanto Misses Profit And Sales Expectations; Shares Drop
FOX Business / Posted 23 hours ago
Monsanto Co. reported fiscal third-quarter earnings that declined to $717 million, or $1.63 a share, from $1.14 billion, or $2.39 a share, in the same period a year ago. Excluding non-recurring items, such as one-time restructuring expenses, adjusted... Read more
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FOX Business
Stocks Up for 2nd Day After Brexit Selloffthe U.S. government rescinded its designation of GE Capital as a systemically i
Stocks Up for 2nd Day After Brexit Selloff
FOX Business / Posted 23 hours ago
the U.S. government rescinded its designation of GE Capital as a systemically important nonbank financial institution. Monsanto Co. shares dropped after the company reported profit and sales for its fiscal third quarter that fell short of... Read more
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FOX Business
Monsanto Misses Profit And Sales Expectations; Shares DropMonsanto Co. reported fiscal third-quarter earnings that declined to $717 milli
Monsanto Misses Profit And Sales Expectations; Shares Drop
FOX Business / Posted 23 hours ago
Monsanto Co. reported fiscal third-quarter earnings that declined to $717 million, or $1.63 a share, from $1.14 billion, or $2.39 a share, in the same period a year ago. Excluding non-recurring items, such as one-time restructuring expenses, adjusted... Read more
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FOX Business
Stocks Up for 2nd Day After Brexit Selloffthe U.S. government rescinded its designation of GE Capital as a systemically i
Stocks Up for 2nd Day After Brexit Selloff
FOX Business / Posted 23 hours ago
the U.S. government rescinded its designation of GE Capital as a systemically important nonbank financial institution. Monsanto Co. shares dropped after the company reported profit and sales for its fiscal third quarter that fell short of... Read more
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The Economic Times
Monsanto in talks with Bayer for "alternative strategic options"Monsanto Co said it was in talks with Bayer AG's management and others regardin
Monsanto in talks with Bayer for "alternative strategic options"
The Economic Times / Posted 23 hours ago
Monsanto Co said it was in talks with Bayer AG's management and others regarding "alternative strategic options," a month after the U.S. seed producer rejected the German company's $62 billion takeover offer. Monsanto, which also reported... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
10 things you need to know before the opening bellthe advance in Asia. S&P 500 futures are up 12.75 points at 2,041.25. Earnings
10 things you need to know before the opening bell
Stamford Advocate / Posted 23 hours ago
the advance in Asia. S&P 500 futures are up 12.75 points at 2,041.25. Earnings reports trickle out. General Mills and Monsanto report ahead of the opening bell. US economic data picks up. Personal income and spending will be released at 8:30... Read more
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Connecticut Post
10 things you need to know before the opening bellthe advance in Asia. S&P 500 futures are up 12.75 points at 2,041.25. Earnings
10 things you need to know before the opening bell
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
the advance in Asia. S&P 500 futures are up 12.75 points at 2,041.25. Earnings reports trickle out. General Mills and Monsanto report ahead of the opening bell. US economic data picks up. Personal income and spending will be released at 8:30... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Monsanto in talks with Bayer for 'alternative strategic options'REUTERS: Monsanto Co said it was in talks with Bayer AG's management and others
Monsanto in talks with Bayer for 'alternative strategic options'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
REUTERS: Monsanto Co said it was in talks with Bayer AG's management and others regarding "alternative strategic options," a month after the U.S. seed producer rejected the German company's US$62 billion takeover offer. Monsanto, which also reported... Read more
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Market Watch
Monsanto earnings fall more than expectedMonsanto Co.'s chief executive gave no formal update Wednesday on a $62 billion
Monsanto earnings fall more than expected
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
Monsanto Co.'s chief executive gave no formal update Wednesday on a $62 billion takeover proposal from Bayer AG, as the biotech-seed company said earnings fell more than Wall Street expected amid "an unforeseen level of challenges affecting our... Read more
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Island Packet
Monsanto 3Q profit sinks 37 percent as seed sales fallMonsanto said Wednesday that its profit sank 37 percent in the most recent quar
Monsanto 3Q profit sinks 37 percent as seed sales fall
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
Monsanto said Wednesday that its profit sank 37 percent in the most recent quarter as sales of its seeds and weed control products fell. The agriculture products company also said Wednesday that it is still in discussions with German drug and... Read more
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Reuters
Monsanto in talks with Bayer for 'alternative strategic options'A Monsanto logo is pictured in the company headquarters in Morges, Switzerland,
Monsanto in talks with Bayer for 'alternative strategic options'
Reuters / Posted yesterday
A Monsanto logo is pictured in the company headquarters in Morges, Switzerland, May 25, 2016. Monsanto Co (MON.N) said it was in talks with Bayer AG's (BAYGn.DE) management and others regarding "alternative strategic options," a month after the U.S.... Read more
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FOX Business
Monsanto's Sales Down 8.5 Pct in 3QSeed company Monsanto Co, which rejected a $62 billion takeover offer from Germ
Monsanto's Sales Down 8.5 Pct in 3Q
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
Seed company Monsanto Co, which rejected a $62 billion takeover offer from Germany's Bayer AG last month, reported a 8.5 percent fall in quarterly sales as demand declined due to low commodity prices. The net income attributable to Monsanto fell to... Read more
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FOX Business
Monsanto's Sales Down 8.5 Pct in 3QSeed company Monsanto Co, which rejected a $62 billion takeover offer from Germ
Monsanto's Sales Down 8.5 Pct in 3Q
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
Seed company Monsanto Co, which rejected a $62 billion takeover offer from Germany's Bayer AG last month, reported a 8.5 percent fall in quarterly sales as demand declined due to low commodity prices. Continue Reading Below The net income... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Popular weed killer faces lawsuit over cancer claimssaid. Attorney Robin Greenwald's firm Weitz & Luxenberg represents Mendoza and
Popular weed killer faces lawsuit over cancer claims
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
said. Attorney Robin Greenwald's firm Weitz & Luxenberg represents Mendoza and more than 30 other suing or planning to sue Monsanto, the agriculture company that discovered Roundup's main ingredient, glyphosate. She said her clients used Roundup... Read more
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Market Watch
Monsanto misses profit and sales expectations; shares dropMonsanto Co. MON, +1.11% reported fiscal third-quarter earnings that declined t
Monsanto misses profit and sales expectations; shares drop
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
Monsanto Co. MON, +1.11% reported fiscal third-quarter earnings that declined to $717 million, or $1.63 a share, from $1.14 billion, or $2.39 a share, in the same period a year ago. Excluding non-recurring items, such as one-time restructuring... Read more
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Business Wire
Monsanto Reports Third Quarter Financial Results; Company Remains Innovation Partner of Choice, Securing Several Recent Technology and Operational AgreementsST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today highlighted prog
Monsanto Reports Third Quarter Financial Results; Company Remains Innovation Partner of Choice, Securing Several Recent Technology and Operational Agreements
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today highlighted progress against several milestones related to the company's long-term growth drivers despite the macro challenges facing global agriculture as it announced its financial... Read more
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CBS News
Popular weed killer faces lawsuit over cancer claimssaid. Attorney Robin Greenwald's firm Weitz & Luxenberg represents Mendoza and
Popular weed killer faces lawsuit over cancer claims
CBS News / Posted yesterday
said. Attorney Robin Greenwald's firm Weitz & Luxenberg represents Mendoza and more than 30 other suing or planning to sue Monsanto, the agriculture company that discovered Roundup's main ingredient, glyphosate. She said her clients used Roundup... Read more
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NBC News
Dow Industrials Rise 100 Points in Premarket Trading as Brexit Anxiety Easesto show a slight increase of around 0.2 percent in May. Major companies report
Dow Industrials Rise 100 Points in Premarket Trading as Brexit Anxiety Eases
NBC News / Posted yesterday
to show a slight increase of around 0.2 percent in May. Major companies reporting quarterly earnings on Wednesday include Monsanto, General Mills and Acuity Brands. On Wednesday, Goldman Sachs said that in the wake of Brexit, the U.S. financial... Read more
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Business Insider
10 things you need to know before the opening bellpaced the advance in Asia. S&P 500 futures are up 12.75 points at 2041.25. Ear
10 things you need to know before the opening bell
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
paced the advance in Asia. S&P 500 futures are up 12.75 points at 2041.25. Earnings reports trickle out. General Mills and Monsanto report ahead of the opening bell. US economic data picks up. Personal income and spending will be released at 8:30... Read more
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Market Watch
EU to open review of Bayer, Monsanto dealUnion's antitrust agency signaled Wednesday it would conduct a strict review of
EU to open review of Bayer, Monsanto deal
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
Union's antitrust agency signaled Wednesday it would conduct a strict review of Bayer AG's pending $62 billion purchase of Monsanto Co. and similar mergers by rivals, an unusually early statement before the EU has received formal notification of a... Read more
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Market Watch
EU to open review of Bayer, Monsanto mergerUnion's antitrust agency signaled Wednesday it would conduct a strict review of
EU to open review of Bayer, Monsanto merger
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
Union's antitrust agency signaled Wednesday it would conduct a strict review of Bayer AG's pending $62 billion purchase of Monsanto Co. and similar mergers by rivals, an unusually early statement before the EU has received formal notification of a... Read more
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