Lumber Prices Stage a Late Season Rally

Lumber prices are rising again, with futures up almost 40% since late August, in a sign of how some of this year’s surge in the price of raw materials is lingering.4 min read

Deaths Raise Safety Concerns Around Gene Therapy

Safety scares, including deaths of several young study subjects, have set back efforts to bring more gene therapies to market, clouding one of biotech’s most promising technologies and hottest sectors.146 min read

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The express carrier, which operates mostly international delivery services in the U.S. with limited domestic operations, increased rates by an average of 4.9% for 2021, and by 5.9% on average for 2020.2 min read

Zoom’s bid to acquire Five9 was shot down by company’s shareholders, dashing a major expansion plan for the video-conferencing powerhouse that has battled scrutiny over its perceived ties to China.4 min read

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