A new strain of a vomiting bug first found in Australia has killed nursing home residents from California to Japan, spoiled luxury cruises and may have sickened more than 1 million Britons so far in its global sweep.
Rajat Gupta, the former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. director accused of giving inside information to fund manager Raj Rajaratnam, faces new allegations he passed tips about earnings of Goldman Sachs in 2007 and Procter & Gamble Co. in 2009.
Glencore International Plc, the largest publicly traded commodity supplier, agreed to buy Viterra Inc. for C$6.1 billion ($6.15 billion) to add grain assets in Canada and Australia as growth in Asia boosts demand.
Richard InLove, 60, works 20 hours a week as a receptionist and office assistant in Eugene, Oregon, and wants more. After losing a full-time job in a cereal factory three years ago, he hasn’t been able to find a second position.
Japan bought 193,417 metric tons of milling wheat from the U.S. and Canada in a tender today, adding to its biggest purchase in two years last week as the government accelerates grain buying on tightening supply and rising prices.