Cambridge Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Cambridge, MA.

Results 1 - 20 of 81 for "u:bloomberg.com" in Cambridge, MA

  1. U.S. and Iran Make Some Progress in Nuclear NegotiationsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Bloomberg

    While there's still no guarantee a deal can be reached and the U.S. isn't backing away from the strict controls it wants over Iran's nuclear work, diplomats on both sides showed good faith in advancing toward their March goal for a framework agreement, said the official, who asked not to be named following diplomatic protocol. The presence of top physicists at the talks, including U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Ali Akbar Salehi, Iran's atomic-energy chief, showed the high level of technical detail that needs to be agreed on before a deal can be reached.

    Comment?

  2. U.S. Prepared to Halt Iran Nuclear Negotiations, Kerry SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Bloomberg

    Head of Atomic Energy Agency of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi received his doctorate in nuclear engineering from MIT in 1977. Photographer: Alexander Klein/AFP via Getty Images -- U.S. President Barack Obama is prepared to halt nuclear talks with Iran if he believes they aren't making progress toward a "feasible" agreement, Secretary of State John Kerry said.

    Comment?

  3. Pandit Says Financial System Technology Changes Aiding StartupsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | The Washington Post

    Vikram Pandit, the former chief executive officer of Citigroup Inc., said the global financial system is facing another round of changes as new technology allows startups to compete with large banks. "The financial system is being completely re- architected," Pandit said Friday at the MIT Sloan Investment Conference 2015 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

    Comment?

  4. Harvard's Star Alumni Urge Week of Protests on Fossil FuelsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | The Washington Post

    Organizers of "Harvard Heat Week" are planning events of "highly civil civil disobedience," including daily sit-ins for the week of April 13, according to a letter released Friday asking alumni to come to the campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to join the effort. Comparing their cause to 1980s campus protests against South Africa's former apartheid policy, students at Divest Harvard have been calling for the school's $36.4 billion endowment to end investment in oil, gas and coal because of their environmental impact.

    Comment?

  5. Yellen Confronts Economists' Ignorance as She Weighs Higher RateRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | The Washington Post

    Its pace will help determine how soon Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and her colleagues increase interest rates and how far rates ultimately will rise. A quicker advance would argue for a later lift-off because the economy would have more room to run before bumping up against capacity constraints.

    Comment?

  6. A Harvard Mad Scientist Invented Ice Cream That Has SkinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Bloomberg

    Feb. 13 -- In a sleek new restaurant in Cambridge, Massachusetts, David Edwards is trying to change the way we take in nutrition. The professor, writer, entrepreneur and inventor has created a range of food innovations, from a carafe that will turn your scotch into an inhalable cloud to a device to print smells sent from your iPhone.

    Comment?

  7. Kicked Out of Harvard and Defended Again by Same ProfessorRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Washington Post

    Convicted SAC Capital Advisors LP fund manager Mathew Martoma is getting help with his insider-trading appeal from the same Harvard professor who helped him fight expulsion for faking his law school transcript 15 years ago. Charles Ogletree Jr., a friend and former law professor of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, said Martoma visited him in his Cambridge, Massachusetts, office in October to ask for help.

    Comment?

  8. Sanofi to Shrink Cancer Operations, Narrow Focus of Genzyme R&DRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Washington Post

    Sanofi, France's largest drugmaker, plans to shrink its embattled cancer business and narrow the focus within Genzyme's research unit as part of a wider reorganization of research and development. About 100 jobs will be eliminated at the company in North America, Elias Zerhouni, head of R&D at Paris-based Sanofi, said in a phone interview.

    Comment?

  9. Harvard Tells Profs to Stop Sleeping With UndergradsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | Bloomberg

    Harvard University banned professors from having "sexual or romantic relationships" with undergraduates, joining a list of campuses that have taken similar steps. Many colleges discourage but don't ban sex between professors and students.

    Comment?

  10. Biogen Idec Jumps as '15 Profit Forecast Surpasses EstimatesRead the original story

    Friday Jan 30 | The Washington Post

    Adjusted earnings will reach $16.60 to $17 a share this year, Biogen said Thursday in a statement. That compares with the $16.35 average projection of analysts compiled by Bloomberg.

    Comment?

  11. Remodels Boom as Owners Choose Upgrades Over New HousesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Bloomberg

    Cory Laws considered selling his house and moving to an updated property with his girlfriend. But he likes his neighborhood, so he decided to spend as much as $100,000 to remodel the Herndon, Virginia, home.

    Comment?

  12. Harvard Beats Stanford, Raising Record $1.16 Billion in a YearRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Bloomberg

    Harvard University raised a record $1.16 billion in donations in a single year, beating rival Stanford for the first time in a decade. Harvard's haul, the largest ever in higher education, represents more than the entire endowments of all but about 70 U.S. colleges.

    Comment?

  13. Google, Biogen Seek Reasons for Advance of Multiple SclerosisRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Washington Post

    Google Inc., expanding its foray into medical research, will join multiple sclerosis drugmaker Biogen Idec Inc. to study environmental and biological contributors to the debilitating disease's progression. The collaboration is the second major pharmaceutical partnership for the life science division of Google X labs, which has hatched Google Glass and self-driving cars.

    Comment?

  14. Roche's Franz Says Impact of Franc Surge Largely MitigatedRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Washington Post

    "In the case of Roche, there is a particular influence of the exchange rate -- the earthquake we had last week," Franz said in an interview today at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Less than 20 percent of Roche's costs are in francs, he said.

    Comment?

  15. In Vanguard's Shadow, a Small Firm Wins Big Tweaking IndexesRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Before getting the go-ahead to invest in Dimensional's products last year, Balunek, a financial adviser from Cleveland, had to submit to an interview, fill out a questionnaire and pay out of her own pocket for a two-day trip to Austin, Texas, where she listened to the company's executives explain how they do business. The process, which Balunek described as "intense," took about five months.

    Comment?

  16. In Vanguard's Shadow, a Small Firm Scores Big Tweaking IndexingRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | The Washington Post

    When Molly Bernet Balunek expressed interest in putting money into mutual funds run by Dimensional Fund Advisors, she didn't know she was in for a rigorous courtship ritual. Before getting the go-ahead to invest in Dimensional's products last year, Balunek, a financial adviser from Cleveland, had to submit to an interview, fill out a questionnaire and pay out of her own pocket for a two-day trip to Austin, Texas, where she listened to the company's executives explain how they do business.

    Comment?

  17. Roche Plans to Acquire $1 Billion Stake in Genomics CompanyRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Roche will buy 5 million new shares of Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Foundation for $50 each and make an offer to purchase stock from existing investors for the same price to take its stake to as much as 56 percent, the companies said in a statement today. The offer values Foundation shares at more than double their closing price last week.

    Comment?

  18. Roche Plans to Acquire $1 Billion Stake in U.S. Genomics CompanyRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Roche Holding AG plans to pay more than $1 billion for a majority stake in Foundation Medicine Inc. to get access to genomic tests for screening tumors and to develop a new generation of treatments for fighting cancer. Roche will buy 5 million new shares of Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Foundation for $50 each and make an offer to purchase stock from existing investors for the same price to take its stake to as much as 56 percent, the companies said in a statement today.

    Comment?

  19. Roche Plans $1 Billion Stake in Foundation Genomics CompanyRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Roche will buy 5 million newly issued shares of Foundation for $50 each, then begin an offer for about half of the existing stock for the same price, the companies said in a statement today. The proposal is 109 percent above Foundation's closing stock price last week.

    Comment?

  20. Biogen MS Drug Shows Some Promise in Repairing Eye Nerve DamageRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Biogen Idec Inc.'s experimental drug for multiple sclerosis showed signs that it could help repair nerve damage in patients' eyes, a tentatively positive step for a drug aimed at reversing progression of the disease. In a mid-stage trial of 82 patients, Biogen's drug showed a 34 percent improvement in those who completed the study.

    Comment?

Cambridge Job Listings
View or post Cambridge job listings on Topix.
Cambridge Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Cambridge from Topix.
Cambridge Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Cambridge on Topix.