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Gilead Sciences [NASDAQ: GILD] To Start Testing Of Inhalable Version Of Remdesivir For COVID-19

Gilead Sciences, Inc. [NASDAQ: GILD] has started the human testing of the inhaled version of coronavirus drug remdesivir. The company aimed to make the treatment possible which not involve hospitalization. FDA has given an emergency authorization to Gilead Sciences, Inc. for the use of investigational drug remdesivir for the treatment of COVID-19 in May. According …

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Amazon Inc. [NASDAQ: AMZN] Invest $308 Million In Amazon Seller Services

Amazon. com, Inc [NASDAQ: AMZN] announced it has invested $308 million (23.10 billion rupees) in its Indian unit, Amazon Seller Services. Amazon aimed to strengthen the business of Amazon Seller in the time of pandemic when people preferred to shop online. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the company’s India unit saw a surge in online …

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Allstate Corp. [NYSE: ALL] Scoops Up National General Holdings Corp. For $4 Billion

The Allstate Corp. [NYSE: ALL] has agreed to buy National General Holdings Corp. for about $4 billion in cash or $34.50 per shares. The deal is anticipated to close in early 2021. The acquisition increases personal lines premiums by $4.0 billion and market share by over 1 percentage point to 10%. National General offers a …

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Uber Inc. [NYSE: UBER] Confirms Deal To Buy Postmates Inc. For $2.65 Billion

Uber Technologies Inc. [NYSE: UBER] confirmed its deal to acquire Postmates Inc. on Monday for $2.56 billion in stock. Earlier, the news that Uber has decided to acquire Postmates was circulating on the internet. Today Uber confirmed the news that it has struck deal with Postmates Inc. Like other transportation businesses, the ride hailing business …

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Dominion Inc. [NYSE: D] And Duke [NYSE: DUK] Abandon $8 Billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline Project

Dominion Energy Inc. and Duke Energy Corp. annuounced that they have decided to cancel the $8 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline project. Both the companies declared that the cost of project initially estimated at $4.5 to $5.0 billion but later its cost increased to $8 billion. Despite a favorable US Supreme Court ruling in June, the …

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Alexion, Inc. [NASDAQ: ALXN] Agrees To Pay $21 Million To Resolve SEC Charges

The Securities and Exchange Commission declared today that pharmaceutical company Alexion Pharmaceutical, Inc. [NASDAQ: ALXN] has accepted that it will pay $21 million to resolve the SEC charges. Alexion has violated the books and records and internal accounting controls provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). According to charges, two subsidiaries of Alexion Inc. …

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Ryanair [NASDAQ: RYAAY] Plans To Reduce 3, 500 Jobs If Pay Cuts Not Decided

CEO of Ryanair Holdings Plc, Michael O’Leary, announced Wednesday that Irish airline has decided to cut 3,500 jobs if it cannot make the decision of staff pay cuts. Earlier, it has lowered more than 250 staff from its office around Europe. It was also planning to reduce upto 3,000 of its pilots and cabin staff. …

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