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BOSTON, Oct 1- A strong culture will set people up for success, and you need to be sure that's in place when you are weighing up job offers, says Harvard Business Review. The Management Tip of the Day offers quick, practical management tips and ideas from Harvard Business Review and HBR.org. Any opinions expressed are not endorsed by Reuters.
Oct 1- Harvard's flat re turns on its $30.7 billion endowment, the largest of any educational endowment in the world, is credit negative for the Boston- based university as it is for other endowment-dependent universities, Moody's investors service said on Monday.
The airplane taking the Baltimore Orioles to St. Petersburg, Fla. on Sunday night had its flight diverted to Jacksonville because of smoke in the forward galley. The Orioles resumed their trip on the same aircraft, leaving Jacksonville International Airport at 10:15 p.m..
*3 M in $860 million deal to buy Ceradyne. *Ceradyne shares surge 43 percent; 3 M, Honeywell also gain By Scott Malone. Oct 1- 3 M Co and Honeywell International Inc signed separate takeover deals to expand their broad lineups of industrial goods at a time of uncertainty for the U.S. economy, the top U.S. manufacturers said on Monday.
Oct 1- Warren Buffett's conglomerate, Berkshire Hathaway Inc, now owns more than 10 percent of dialysis clinic operator DaVita Inc after adding to its position at the end of last month, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday.
*3 M's largest deal since naming new CEO. Oct 1- 3 M Co reached an $860 million deal to buy Ceradyne Inc, a maker of advanced technical ceramics, in what is set to be the diversified U.S. manufacturer's largest acquisition since Inge Thulin took over as chief executive in February.
LONDON, Oct 1- The results of two studies into Roche's breast cancer drug Herceptin published on Monday showed that the current standard treatment of taking the drug for a year provides the best outcome for patients.
By Jilian Mincer and Steven C. Johnson. NEW YORK, Sept 30- U.S. stocks have more than doubled since the financial crisis and are closing in on a five-year high, but many Main Street investors have been absent from the party- especially those with the least saved.
By Kate Kelland LONDON, Oct 1- Extending treatment with Roche's. Analysts had said the Swiss firm, the world's biggest maker of cancer drugs, could lose up to $1.5 billion in revenue from the blockbuster medicine in the medium term if six months treatment had been shown to be just as effective.
*HERA trial favours status quo, PHARE trial inconclusive* Experts say key message is one year of Herceptin is best* Results limit downside risk for Roche's Herceptin revenues By Kate Kelland LONDON, Oct 1- Extending treatment with Roche'S. Data from both trials were presented at the European Society of Medical Oncology conference in Vienna on Monday.
NEW YORK-- American Airlines says a Boston to Miami flight had to make an emergency landing at JFK airport over the weekend due to a row of dislodged seats. The unit of AMR Corp. said in a statement that passengers in the affected row were moved to three other seats. Passengers aboard the flight were placed on another aircraft for the trip to Miami.
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Long a punch line for harried Northeast travelers, Amtrak has come to dominate commercial travel in the corridor connecting Washington, New York and Boston, and this summer its trains are packed, the New York Times reports.
The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston said that the Fed should again expand its holdings of mortgage bonds and Treasury securities. The New York Times reports.
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