Packers’ revenue tops $500 million

The NFL’s 32 teams all had a lucrative year, as financial disclosures from the NFL’s one publicly held team make clear. Unlike the other 31 teams, the Packers’ financial information is made public because of the Packers’ ownership structure, and according to Sports Business Journal, this year’s disclosure says the Packers took in $506.9 million […]

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Study shows highly reproducible sex differences in aspects of human brain anatomy

A scientific analysis of more than 2,000 brain scans found evidence for highly reproducible sex differences in the volume of certain regions in the human brain. This pattern of sex-based differences in brain volume corresponds with patterns of sex-chromosome gene expression observed in postmortem samples from the brain’s cortex, suggesting that sex chromosomes may play […]

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Cevian sees SSAB as healthiest steel partner for Thyssenkrupp

Activist fund Cevian, Thyssenkrupp’s (TKAG.DE) No.2 shareholder, has identified Swedish steelmaker SSAB (SSABa.ST) as the financially strongest partner for a potential steel tie-up, two people familiar with the matter said. Among the possible partners, which include Germany’s Salzgitter (SZGG.DE) and Tata Steel (TISC.NS), SSAB is the healthiest in terms of balance sheet, the sources said, […]

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Pacemaker need in Africa outpacing resources

The need for pacemakers in Africa will rise as life expectancy and associated cardiovascular diseases increase; however, the pacing field, including appropriate training, facilities and devices, are not sufficient to meet future need, according to an Africa Heart Rhythm Association (AFHRA) statement published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. According to the […]

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Inflation-protected U.S. bonds have rallied but not everyone buys the story

A recent rush into inflation-protected U.S. Treasury bonds has sent yields to near historic lows, but not all investors are buying into the story of higher inflation ahead. Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) and gold have lured investors, who reckon unprecedented monetary and fiscal stimulus will eventually produce higher prices. In June alone, investors poured a […]

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