J&J Vaccine Clot Issue Shows Limits of Clinical Trials, Scientists Say

WASHINGTON—Clinical trials are medicine’s way of deciding whether vaccines and drugs work, and how safe they are. But the studies

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Chinese Auto Giant Geely Explores SPAC Deals

One of China’s largest car makers, Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., is making plans to tap into the surging market

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Microsoft Bulks Up With $16 Billion Deal for Nuance Communications

Microsoft Corp. has agreed to buy artificial intelligence company Nuance Communications Inc. for $16 billion, extending Chief Executive Satya Nadella’s

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French Firms Strike $15.5 Billion Deal to Create Water, Waste-Management Behemoth

PARIS—France’s Veolia Environnement SA reached a $15.5 billion deal to acquire Suez SA, creating a water and waste-management giant that

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Huawei, HSBC Strike Deal in Hong Kong Over Documents in Extradition Fight

HONG KONG—A monthslong legal fight by Huawei Technologies Co. Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to obtain documents from HSBC Holdings

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Covid-19 Drug Prevents Symptomatic Disease in Study, Regeneron Says

An antibody drug from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. reduced the risk of developing symptomatic Covid-19 infection by 81% compared with a

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CEOs Plan New Push on Voting Legislation

Dozens of chief executives and other senior leaders gathered on Zoom this weekend to plot what several said big businesses

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Supply-Chain Software Provider Blue Yonder Weighs IPO

Software company Blue Yonder is planning to go public, the latest technology provider to look at a public stock offering

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CEO Pay Surged in a Year of Upheaval and Leadership Challenges

CEO pay surged in 2020, a year of historic business upheaval, a wrenching labor market for many workers and unprecedented

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