The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.
from Morning Bid with David Gaffen:
Let it not be said that December is not turning out to be somewhat interesting. Today's activity will focus on a couple of different deal situations. The first is a potential merger of Dow Chemical Co and DuPont , both of which have been somewhat embattled in the recent months.
from Jack Shafer:
"Don't be evil" -- the first sentence of Google's "Code of Conduct" -- has served as the technology company's corporate motto since its earliest days. But given Google's role in the arrest late last month of a Houston man on child pornography charges, perhaps we've been misreading it. Perhaps the motto is aimed at its customers, as in, "Don't you be evil or we'll have you busted."