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Nestle, on health kick, moves into milk allergy testing

Nestle, the world's biggest food company, is stepping up its push into medicine with a global deal worth up to 100 million euros ($111 million) to develop and market an experimental milk allergy test for infant…

Logo of Mondelez International is pictured at the company's building in Zurich

Mondelez to create more apps, online videos in advertising shift

Oreo cookie maker Mondelez International Inc's "Twist, Lick, Dunk" mobile application has been such …

Your Guide to Federal Student Aid

Your Guide to Federal Student Aid

The short answer is no. This is where federal student aid comes in. To apply for federal loans, you…

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  • The Nestle logo is pictured on the company headquarters building in Vevey
    Nestle, on health kick, moves into milk allergy testing Reuters

    Nestle, the world's biggest food company, is stepping up its push into medicine with a global deal worth up to 100 million euros ($111 million) to develop and market an experimental milk allergy test for …

    The Nestle logo is pictured on the company headquarters building in Vevey

    Nestle, the world's biggest food company, is stepping up its push into medicine with a global deal worth up to 100 million euros ($111 million) to develop and market an experimental milk allergy test for infants. The Swiss group will pay DBV Technologies 10 million euros upfront for rights to its skin patch test for cow’s …

  • Logo of Mondelez International is pictured at the company's building in Zurich
    Mondelez to create more apps, online videos in advertising shift Reuters

    Oreo cookie maker Mondelez International Inc's "Twist, Lick, Dunk" mobile application has been such a success that the snack company plans to roll out similar games in a move away from traditional advertising …

    Logo of Mondelez International is pictured at the company's building in Zurich

    Oreo cookie maker Mondelez International Inc's "Twist, Lick, Dunk" mobile application has been such a success that the snack company plans to roll out similar games in a move away from traditional advertising to create its own content. The free game launched in November 2012 has helped Mondelez make twice as much money …

  • Your Guide to Federal Student Aid
    Your Guide to Federal Student Aid DailyWorth

    The short answer is no. This is where federal student aid comes in. To apply for federal loans, you need to fill out the FAFSA, or the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Once each FAFSA is processed, …

    Your Guide to Federal Student Aid

    The short answer is no. This is where federal student aid comes in. To apply for federal loans, you need to fill out the FAFSA, or the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Once each FAFSA is processed, the applicant will receive offers of grants, work study, and/or loan amounts.

  • French finmin rules out Google tax deal, more firms could be targeted Reuters

    By Ingrid Melander PARIS (Reuters) - France will "go all the way" to ensure that multinationals operating on its soil pay their taxes and more cases could follow after Google and McDonald's were targeted …

    File photo of a woman holding her smart phone which displays the Google home page, in this picture illustration

    By Ingrid Melander PARIS (Reuters) - France will "go all the way" to ensure that multinationals operating on its soil pay their taxes and more cases could follow after Google and McDonald's were targeted by tax raids, Finance Minister Michel Sapin said. Sapin, speaking in an interview with Reuters and three European newspapers, …

  • China's President Xi pledges more support for technology firms Reuters

    China's President Xi Jinping has vowed to increase government support for technology companies, state media reported, in an attempt to raise the country's competitiveness that could also further fuel concerns …

    Xi and Gnassingbe arrive for a ceremony in Beijing

    China's President Xi Jinping has vowed to increase government support for technology companies, state media reported, in an attempt to raise the country's competitiveness that could also further fuel concerns over protectionism. Beijing has put forward so-called Internet Plus and Made in China 2025 strategies, which aim …

  • Alibaba tells vendors to halt drug sales online, cites government rule change Reuters

    By John Ruwitch and Adam Jourdan SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has told vendors on its Tmall website to stop selling medicine, saying a local regulator has issued …

    A sign of Alibaba Group is seen at CES Asia 2016 in Shanghai

    By John Ruwitch and Adam Jourdan SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has told vendors on its Tmall website to stop selling medicine, saying a local regulator has issued an "urgent" directive halting drug sales via third-party platforms. Alibaba, in a notice dated May 27 seen by Reuters, …

  • Asia shares firm but set for monthly loss Reuters

    TOKYO/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian shares recovered from a wobbly start on Tuesday, but remained on track for a monthly loss, while the dollar edged away from recent peaks scaled on expectations the U.S. …

    Businessman is reflected in an electronic board displaying Japan's Nikkei share average outside a brokerage in Tokyo

    TOKYO/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian shares recovered from a wobbly start on Tuesday, but remained on track for a monthly loss, while the dollar edged away from recent peaks scaled on expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates as soon as next month. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside …

  • French finance minister rules out Google tax deal, more firms could be targeted Reuters

    By Ingrid Melander PARIS (Reuters) - France will 'go all the way' to ensure that multinationals operating on its soil pay their taxes and more cases could follow after Google and McDonald's were targeted …

    A Google carpet is seen at the entrance of the new headquarters of Google France before its official inauguration in Paris

    By Ingrid Melander PARIS (Reuters) - France will 'go all the way' to ensure that multinationals operating on its soil pay their taxes and more cases could follow after Google and McDonald's were targeted by tax raids, Finance Minister Michel Sapin said. Sapin, speaking in an interview with Reuters and three European newspapers, …

  • Japan Aso - to stick to fiscal consolidation even if sales tax delayed Reuters

    Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday that Japan would stick to its aim of achieving its primary budget-balancing target in fiscal 2020 despite a likely delay in the sales tax hike. "We have not given …

    Aso speaks during the lower house session of the parliament in Tokyo

    Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday that Japan would stick to its aim of achieving its primary budget-balancing target in fiscal 2020 despite a likely delay in the sales tax hike. "We have not given up on fiscal consolidation," Aso told reporters after a cabinet meeting, when asked about Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's …

  • InnoVEX -- When Innovation Meets Manufacturing Capabilities at Taiwan Marketwired

    The Taipei Computer Association , one of the main organizers of COMPUTEX, states that in response to the trend of innovative technology applications, TCA has newly established the InnoVEX Startup Exhibit …

    InnoVEX -- When Innovation Meets Manufacturing Capabilities at Taiwan

    The Taipei Computer Association , one of the main organizers of COMPUTEX, states that in response to the trend of innovative technology applications, TCA has newly established the InnoVEX Startup Exhibit ...

  • Daily Markets Briefing: STI down 0.21% Singapore Business Review

    Expect muted gains today.  According to OCBC, given the lack of cues with Wall Street shut overnight, the STI is likely to continue to drift sideways today, trading around the 2800 key level. Here's more …

    Daily Markets Briefing: STI down 0.21%

    Expect muted gains today.  According to OCBC, given the lack of cues with Wall Street shut overnight, the STI is likely to continue to drift sideways today, trading around the 2800 key level. Here's more ...

  • Daily Briefing: Resale condo prices up 0.3% in April; Singapore developer makes history Singapore Business Review

    Prices of completed condominiums and apartments in Singapore rose by 0.3 percent in April 2016, after falling by 1.1 percent in the previous month, according to latest flash estimates of the NUS Singapore …

    Daily Briefing: Resale condo prices up 0.3% in April; Singapore developer makes history

    Prices of completed condominiums and apartments in Singapore rose by 0.3 percent in April 2016, after falling by 1.1 percent in the previous month, according to latest flash estimates of the NUS Singapore Residential Price Index (SRPI). Far East Organization is the first Singapore property developer to win two World Gold …

  • U.S. oil prices rise on start of summer driving season Reuters

    U.S. oil prices were lifted early on Tuesday by the start of the peak demand summer driving season, although international fuel markets were weighed down by rising output in the Middle East, which mostly …

    File photo of pump jacks at Lukoil company owned Imilorskoye oil field outside West Siberian city of Kogalym

    U.S. oil prices were lifted early on Tuesday by the start of the peak demand summer driving season, although international fuel markets were weighed down by rising output in the Middle East, which mostly serves Asian customers. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil futures (CLc1) were trading at $49.50 per barrel …

  • Verizon, unions agree to pay raises, new jobs to end strike Reuters

    One analyst called the deal "very rich" for workers at Verizon, the No. 1 U.S. wireless provider, which reached the tentative pact with the Communications Workers of America (CWA) on Friday. The CWA said …

    A "Now Hiring" sign is posted on a Verizon store in Manhattan in New York

    One analyst called the deal "very rich" for workers at Verizon, the No. 1 U.S. wireless provider, which reached the tentative pact with the Communications Workers of America (CWA) on Friday. The CWA said Verizon agreed to provide a 10.9 percent raise over four years while Verizon put the increase at 10.5 percent. According …

  • Viacom's independent directors vow to fight ouster attempt Reuters

    By Jessica Toonkel and Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - Viacom Inc's six independent directors vowed on Monday to fight any attempt to oust them from the board, saying they found "inexplicable" …

    A woman exits the Viacom Inc. headquarters in New York

    By Jessica Toonkel and Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - Viacom Inc's six independent directors vowed on Monday to fight any attempt to oust them from the board, saying they found "inexplicable" the assertion that controlling shareholder Sumner Redstone was mentally competent and acted of his own free will. In a …

  • Transcontinental sells all assets in Saskatchewan, lays off 65 employees The Canadian Press

    MONTREAL - Transcontinental is selling all of its assets in Saskatchewan, including 13 newspapers, and laying off 65 employees in the latest sign of the ongoing troubles that have beset some of Canada's …

    Transcontinental sells all assets in Saskatchewan, lays off 65 employees

    MONTREAL - Transcontinental is selling all of its assets in Saskatchewan, including 13 newspapers, and laying off 65 employees in the latest sign of the ongoing troubles that have beset some of Canada's ...

  • Oil Speculators No Longer Confident In Price Crash Oilprice.com

    Short positions have reached 11 month lows as traders are more confident that oil is on a firm footing and will not crash again

    Oil Speculators No Longer Confident In Price Crash

    Short positions have reached 11 month lows as traders are more confident that oil is on a firm footing and will not crash again

  • How Low Oil Prices Are Erasing The Glut Oilprice.com

    U.S. oil demand is once again on the rise thanks to low oil prices, and with falling U.S. production and Nigerian supply outages; it looks like the supply glut may soon be erased

    How Low Oil Prices Are Erasing The Glut

    U.S. oil demand is once again on the rise thanks to low oil prices, and with falling U.S. production and Nigerian supply outages; it looks like the supply glut may soon be erased

  • European shares climb, dollar firms on Fed hike expectations Reuters

    By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - European shares reached a four-week high on Monday and the dollar index touched a two-month peak as investors braced for an interest rate hike from the U.S. Federal …

    Traders work at their desks in front of the German share price index, DAX board, at the stock exchange in Frankfurt

    By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - European shares reached a four-week high on Monday and the dollar index touched a two-month peak as investors braced for an interest rate hike from the U.S. Federal Reserve. The Fed should raise rates "in the coming months" if growth picks up and the labor market continues to …

  • Air France-KLM in talks to sell stake in catering unit to China's HNA Reuters

    Air France-KLM (AIRF.PA) is entering exclusive negotiations with China's HNA Group to sell a stake in its catering business Servair, the Franco-Dutch airline group said on Monday. A deal to sell 49.99 …

    The logo of Air France-KLM is seen during the company's 2014 First-Half results presentation in Paris

    Air France-KLM (AIRF.PA) is entering exclusive negotiations with China's HNA Group to sell a stake in its catering business Servair, the Franco-Dutch airline group said on Monday. A deal to sell 49.99 percent of Servair and transfer operational control to HNA would be based on an enterprise value of the catering unit of …