Tag Archives: WSJ

China factory index hits 5-year high as economy gains steam

HONG KONG (AP) — China's factory activity ticked up again last month to its highest level in five years, according to an official survey released Friday, in a fresh sign…

Review: Lois Smith gives depth to clever 'Marjorie Prime'

NEW YORK (AP) — If we could leave our memories behind after death, would that make us immortal? Jordan Harrison's new play "Marjorie Prime" is a quietly creepy, enigmatic sci-fi…

Russia-based KHL expands into China with Beijing team

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russia-based Kontinental Hockey League is expanding into China next season with a team in Beijing, the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics. KHL deputy chairman…

AstraZeneca in talks to buy cancer drugmaker Acerta for $5 billion – WSJ

(Reuters) – British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc is in advanced talks to buy privately held cancer drug developer Acerta Pharma BV for more than $5 billion (£3.3 billion), the Wall Street…

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NY federal prosecutor probes daily fantasy sports business: WSJ

(Reuters) – Manhattan Attorney Preet Bharara is investigating whether the business model behind daily fantasy sports companies such as DraftKings Inc & FanDuel Inc violates federal law, the Wall Street…

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UK scientists start stem cell trial of potential blindness cure

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) – The first patient has been treated in Britain in a pioneering trial of a new treatment co-developed by Pfizer & derived from embryonic stem…

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Keith Richards says Rolling Stones to record new album next year

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Rolling Stones plan to record a new album next year, the band's 25th U.S. studio set & its first in more than a decade, lead…