Thermo Fisher Nears Deal to Buy PPD for More Than $15 Billion 

If completed, deal would be the latest tie-up among companies that run clinical trials and provide other services for drugmakers.

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause Sparks Scrambles Across Country 

Vaccination sites canceled thousands of appointments after U.S. health authorities paused the use of Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 shots over reports of rare but severe blood clots, while other sites scrambled to switch to another vaccine.

Coinbase Fetches $85 Billion in Value in Trading Debut 

The cryptocurrency exchange is the first major bitcoin-focused company to test the U.S. public market, marking a watershed moment for an industry that began a decade ago as an experiment in digital money.

American-JetBlue Alliance Draws Increased Scrutiny From DOJ 

The Justice Department has stepped up an antitrust probe of American Airlines's recent partnership with JetBlue Airways, concerned the deal could lead to anticompetitive coordination and inflated fares at certain hubs.

Bed Bath & Beyond's Improvement Project Is Far From Finished 

The selloff in Bed Bath & Beyond looks overdone considering its unsurprising results, but the retailer still has a way to go to win back confidence.

Wall Street Banks Do More With Less 

Banks such as JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs are producing huge returns in their Wall Street arms, suggesting that perhaps investors are undervaluing that part of their business

Kohl's to Add Directors in Deal With Activist Investors 

Three retail veterans will join the board of the department store chain, which has contended with an activist campaign since earlier this year.

J&J Covid-19 Vaccine Pause Poses Another Test for Balancing Pandemic Risks 

The pause that regulators have recommended in the rollout of Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine may leave some people exposed to the virus for longer, but it could also boost public confidence in vaccination.

How Amazon Strong-Arms Partners Using Its Power Across Multiple Businesses 

A heavyweight in retail, cloud computing, digital advertising, streaming and smart speakers, the tech giant compels vendors in one market to engage with it in others. "Most businesses can't afford to say no."

Analysis: Tod's Breaks New Ground With Influencer Director 

The appointment to the board of Chiara Ferragni has led to a share rally, and shows the growing importance of such figures in luxury.


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

April 14, 2021 17:00 ET (21:00 GMT)

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