Farabi moves $1bn plant from Jizan to Yanbu

New petrochemicals plant has secured land allocation and is now in discussions for feedstock Look Into It

Celebrating InsideView’s 100th Product Release

A number is just a number, right? The number 36 or 82 or 108 have no more significance than the number 100, right? Well then why do we celebrate Sweet 16s and 50th anniversaries and terrible twos? Oh wait, scratch that last one… At InsideView, we’ve been building great solutions for over eight years, and […]

Detroit Mum on Proposal to Use Its Art as Collateral

A confidential report to the bankrupt city offers a loan of $500 million to $3 billion, collateralized by pieces in the Detroit Institute of Arts, at a rate of Libor plus 5.5 to 8.5 percentage points. Look Into It

For 1st Time, S.&P. 500 Closes Above 2,000

The Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index reached the milestone tentatively, on lazy trading and only barely above the 2,000 mark. Look Into It

Keeping Corporate Lawyers Silent Can Shelter Wrongdoing

Companies are invoking their attorney-client privilege to keep their in-house lawyers from speaking about possible crimes, Steven Davidoff Solomon writes in the Deal Professor. Look Into It

Botox Maker Allergan Sets Date for Special Shareholder Meeting

Allergan, the Botox maker fending off a hostile takeover attempt by Valeant Pharmaceuticals and Pershing Square Capital Management, set Dec. 18 as the meeting date, though it could be derailed before then. Look Into It

@CloudExpo | @SovSystems and @Virtustream Partner

Sovereign and Virtustream partnered to deliver Sovereign’s SAP® BusinessObjects driven Analytics and Business Intelligence solutions on Virtustream’s xStream™ cloud management platform (CMP). This alliance will drive operational efficiencies and competitive advantage for Sovereign’s enterprise clients who will now receive the benefits of a cloud-based solution including increased efficiency and … Look Into It

Inversion Critics and Investors May Be Misjudging Burger King Deal

Tax strategy does not appear to be the primary driver of the acquisition of Tim Hortons, Steven Davidoff Solomon writes in the Deal Professor column, and the initial reaction of investors in Burger King may have been too optimistic. Look Into It

Prelert Extends Anomaly Detection to Elasticsearch

Prelert, the anomaly detection company, today announced the release of an Elasticsearch Connector to help developers quickly and easily deploy its machine learning-based Anomaly Detective® engine on their Elasticsearch ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana) stack. Look Into It

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