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  1. Biogen Drops as Profit Disappoints Amid Slow Tecfidera SalesRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | The Washington Post

    Earnings excluding one-time items rose to $3.82 a share from $2.47 a year earlier. Analysts had forecast $3.88 on average, according to estimates compiled by Bloomberg.

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  2. Biogen Profit Trails Estimates as Tecfidera Growth SlowsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | The Washington Post

    Earnings excluding one-time items rose to $3.82 a share from $2.47 a year earlier. Analysts had forecast $3.88 on average, according to estimates compiled by Bloomberg.

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  3. Silicon Valley, then vs. nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Mark Zuckerberg and Chris Hughes, creators of Facebook, at Eliot House at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., on May 14, 2004.

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  4. Jack Welch: Fire Someone With DignityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Jack and Suzy Welch discuss their book "The Real-Life MBA: Your No-BS Guide to Winning the Game, Building a Team, and Growing Your Career."

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  5. Landing a Blackstone Job Harder Than Harvard, Yale, Founder SaysRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | The Washington Post

    The firm had more than 15,000 applications for 100 analyst positions, co-founder Steve Schwarzman said Thursday on a conference call with analysts and investors. That's an acceptance rate of less than 0.7 percent.

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  6. The $5 Billion Race to Build a Better BatteryRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Young companies staked by big backers are challenging fossil fuels with new ways to hold sun and wind power in the $50 billion energy storage market.

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  7. Harvard Dismisses Climate Change Protesters While MIT Negotiates With ThemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Harvard University students hold a sign that reads, "Dirty Energy Dirty Money" as they seek to escalate demands the school sell its oil, gas and coal stocks.

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  8. Harvard Climate Protest Grows While MIT Joins Activists in TalksRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | The Washington Post

    As U.S. universities face growing student pressure to divest fossil-fuel holdings from their more than $500 billion in endowments, Cambridge, Massachusetts, finds itself at the center of a great divide. At Harvard University, students are digging in this week for a blockade of President Drew Faust's offices, escalating a confrontation over the school's holdings of oil, gas and coal stocks.

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  9. Biogen CEO Transformed Embattled Biotech in Five Short YearsRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | The Washington Post

    When George Scangos became Biogen Idec Inc.'s chief executive officer in mid-2010, the share price was languishing in the $50 range and the company was reeling from a bruising battle with activist investor Carl Icahn. Within months, Scangos, a Boston-area native and former Johns Hopkins University biology professor, was cutting the workforce, spinning off assets and getting out of some lines of business -- tasks no executive would relish.

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  10. ClearBridge $2 Stock Buy Reaches $480 on Alzheimer's DrugRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Freeman, who has run the $15.2 billion ClearBridge Aggressive Growth Fund for more than 30 years and now co-manages the fund with Evan Bauman, in 1991 first bought the company's shares for the equivalent of less than $2.

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  11. Ipsen Aims to Boost U.S. Sales With More Workers and New DrugsRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Ipsen SA, the French maker of a rival product to Allergan Inc.'s Botox wrinkle smoother, is adding workers in the U.S. to promote two key medicines for new uses in the world's biggest drug market. Ipsen is gearing up to introduce Somatuline, a drug it sells for a rare disease, to treat some tumors of the gastrointestinal tract and pancreas.

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  12. Petrobras Battles Buyer's Market in Asset Dump: Corporate BrazilRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Petrobras, as Brazil's state-run oil producer is known, missed previous divestment targets since 2011, with executives acknowledging a lack of selling know-how in a company accustomed to expansion. Since then, a widening corruption scandal in Brazil's oil industry and a plunge in the price of crude are driving valuations lower, said Marcel Kussaba at Quantitas Asset Management.

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  13. Why McDonald's Plans to Limit Antibiotics in ChickenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Bloomberg

    March 5 -- McDonald's U.S. restaurants will stop serving chicken raised with some antibiotics in the next two years in a bid to regain diners that have fled to rivals like Chipotle Mexican Grill in search of healthier food. Bloomberg's Julie Hyman reports on "In The Loop."

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

    Feb 23, 2015 | 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.

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

    Feb 21, 2015 | 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.

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

    Feb 20, 2015 | 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.

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

    Feb 20, 2015 | 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.

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

    Feb 20, 2015 | 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.

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

    Feb 13, 2015 | 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.

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

    Feb 12, 2015 | 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.

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