Why US Money Can't Stop Afghanistan's Opium Trade
October 29 2014 3:00 PM
The $3 billion industry is only growing, despite American and Afghan efforts to put a stop to it.
An Economic Divide Deepens
October 29 2014 7:52 AM
Two years on, many low- and middle-income Sandy victims in New Jersey are still waiting to return home as their neighborhoods change.
NYC Ebola Patient Complied With Regulations, Experts Say
October 24 2014 2:09 PM
NYC's first Ebola patient, 33-year-old Dr. Craig Spencer, followed all recommended procedures after arriving from Ebola-inflicted Guinea.
Why Chocolate Makers Are Fighting Ebola
October 23 2014 1:55 PM
The vast majority of the world’s cocoa is produced in West Africa and the outbreak is starting to affect the chocolate industry's bottom line.
Profectus Gets Millions From US Army For Ebola Research
October 23 2014 11:41 AM
The U.S. Army and National Institutes of Health are spending millions to push Ebola research.
Big Pharma In Poor Countries
October 22 2014 3:51 PM
A new trade agreement could have big implications for Big Pharma.
Glaxo Shares Up On Positive Earnings News
October 22 2014 12:16 PM
The U.K.’s biggest drugmaker announced big plans for cost-cutting and its HIV research arm on Wednesday.
Abbott Labs Profits Up On Growing Nutrition Business
October 22 2014 11:49 AM
The Illinois company has been making some big changes this year.
AbbVie May Owe Shire $1.6B If Merger Is Canceled
October 16 2014 9:18 AM
AbbVie appeared set to move to Ireland until Washington changed the rules. Now the pharma company may be facing a $1.6 billion bill.
How Ebola Could Create A Food Crisis
October 15 2014 6:06 PM
In some places, people are paying three times as much for ordinary foods.
How Canada Is Leading The Ebola Fight
October 15 2014 10:47 AM
With the Ebola death toll topping 4,400 in West Africa, all eyes are on TKM-Ebola and ZMapp — two front-runner drugs developed in Canada.
The Never-Ending Silk Road
October 10 2014 8:30 AM
When U.S. officials shut down the underground online marketplace known as Silk Road last fall, another one immediately took its place.
What Do Women Investors Want?
October 09 2014 1:59 PM
Environmental and social responsibility are more important for women investors than men.
Ebola Could Cost West Africa $32.6B
October 09 2014 9:02 AM
New analysis from the World Bank shows how countries with no Ebola could still suffer severe economic consequences.
As Chimerix Stock Tumbles, Other Ebola Researchers See Boost
October 08 2014 5:01 PM
Investors are still making bets on biotech firms researching Ebola.
In Landmark Labor Case, Obama Administration Sides Against Employees
October 08 2014 1:49 PM
Legal experts can't figure out why the Obama administration is supporting Amazon.
Experimental Ebola Drugmaker's Stock Falls After Dallas Patient Dies
October 08 2014 11:32 AM
America's first Ebola patient, Thomas Eric Duncan, died while being treated with a drug from a relatively unknown biotech company.
Good News First, Bad News Later
October 08 2014 9:04 AM
An MIT researcher has found a startlingly simple way to predict company stock performance that Wall Street hasn’t noticed.
US Farmers Say Syngenta’s GM Corn Killed Export Market
October 06 2014 11:03 PM
One of Syngenta’s products still isn’t approved by Chinese authorities.
How To Protect Kids From Enterovirus
October 06 2014 9:22 PM
Experts say parents should be especially vigilant about respiratory symptoms. But a 4 year old who died was "asymptomatic."