Weight Watchers plunges, Best Buy and Campbell Soup jump
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Wednesday:
Weight Watchers International Inc., down $10.20 to $19.37
Lab-grown meat could be in restaurants in 3 years
BERLIN (AP) — A Dutch company that presented the world's first lab-grown beef burger five years ago said Tuesday it has received funding to pursue its plans to make and sell artificially grown meat to restaurants from 2021.
Mosa Meat said it raised 7.5 million euros ($8.8 million), mainly from M Ventures and Bell Food Group. M Ventures is an investment vehicle for German pharmaceuticals company Merck KGaA. Bell Food is a European meat processing company based in Switzerland.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday:
Philip Morris International Inc., down $15.80 to $85.64
The tobacco company reported weak quarterly sales and said sales of its iQos device in Japan were slower than expected.
American Express Co., up $7.22 to $102.37
The credit card company's profit climbed as customers spent more money and its taxes decreased.
P&G reports flat 3Q profit, buys Merck unit
NEW YORK (AP) — Procter & Gamble Co. reported flat fiscal third-quarter profit as it faces increased competition for consumer products such as shaving cream and household goods.
The Cincinnati company also said it is paying $4.2 billion for Merck KGaA's consumer health unit, adding products and geographic reach. Products include nutritional supplements for pregnant women, cod liver oil capsules and back pain balm.
MilliporeSigma Moving from Billerica to Burlington, Taking 800+ Jobs
BILLERICA -- More than 800 employees are departing town as one of the town's largest private employers constructs a $115 million building in a neighboring community.
MilliporeSigma has announced that its building a new campus in Burlington, which will serve as a major hub for the North American life science business of Merck KGaA.
The 280,000-square-foot facility at 400 Wheeler Road in Burlington will include a customer collaboration laboratory, training center and...
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