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Sanderson Farms Explores Sale
The chicken producer has attracted interest from suitors
including agricultural investment firm Continental Grain.
As U.S. Cruises Resume, Operators Outfit Ships With Contact-Tracing Tech
Ships will soon be returning to sea after more than a yearlong
suspension. Cruise companies are using apps, wearable devices and
AI as well as repurposing existing systems to keep passengers
Work Flexibility Is Hardly a Holy Grail
Surveys show many Americans aren't eager to return to the
office, but companies have more to consider than just their
Netflix Strikes Deal With Filmmaker Spielberg
Steven Spielberg's production company, Amblin Partners, will
make new films for Netflix over the course of a multiyear
Meatpacking Industry Faces Overhaul Push in Washington
The push by lawmakers and regulators follows complaints about
meat companies' alleged influence over markets and farmers.
J.P. Morgan Asset Management Buys Timberland Investment Firm
The money manager wants to become a major player in forest
Supreme Court Orders More Proceedings in Goldman Suit
At issue was a 2011 investor lawsuit that alleged the Wall
Street bank artificially inflated its share price before, during
and after the 2007-09 financial crisis.
British retailer Morrisons rebuffs $7.6 billion U.S. private-equity takeover bid
Private-equity fund Clayton, Dubilier & Rice now has until
July 17 to present a firm offer.
Lordstown Motors Executives Sold Stock Ahead of Reporting Results
A board special committee of the electric-truck startup
concluded the share sales "were made for reasons unrelated to the
performance of the company."
Moderna Plans to Expand Production for Covid-19 Vaccine Boosters
A manufacturing expansion shows that Moderna is making a big bet
on an enduring Covid-19 vaccine business, as health authorities
prepare for life after the pandemic lifts but the coronavirus and
its variants remain.
(END) Dow Jones Newswires
June 21, 2021 17:00 ET (21:00 GMT)
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