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  • Biotech giant Amgen agrees to acquire Onyx for $10.4 billion

    Biotech giant Amgen agrees to acquire Onyx for $10.4 billion
    Two months after being turned away, biotech giant Amgen Inc. said it has reached a $10.4-billion deal for cancer drug maker Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc. Amgen will pay $125 per share for the outstanding shares of Onyx, the two companies said Sunday. In...
  • U.S. will hit debt limit in mid-October, Treasury secretary Lew says

    U.S. will hit debt limit in mid-October, Treasury secretary Lew says
    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. will run out of borrowing authority under the nation's $16.7-trillion debt limit in mid-October, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew formally told Congress on Monday as he implored lawmakers to act soon to avoid a government default....
  • Amgen CFO to leave Thousand Oaks-based biotech giant

    Amgen CFO to leave Thousand Oaks-based biotech giant
    Amgen Inc. on Thursday said its chief financial officer, Jonathan M. Peacock, would leave the Thousand Oaks-based biotech company to pursue “broader career opportunities.” The change is effective Friday. ¬† “Since joining Amgen over...
  • Durable-goods orders fall larger-than-expected 7.3% in July

    Durable-goods orders fall larger-than-expected 7.3% in July
    WASHINGTON -- Orders for airplanes, computers and other durable goods, a key indicator of future economic growth, dropped more than expected last month in a bad sign for the strength of the vital manufacturing sector. The Commerce Department said Monday...
  • Amgen may be near $10.5-billion deal for Onyx, cancer-drug maker

    After being spurned on its first try, biotech giant Amgen Inc. is said to be close to a $10.5-billion deal for cancer drug maker Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc. In June, the Thousand Oaks company made an unsolicited offer of $120 a share for Onyx, which is...
  • Amgen reaches deal to buy Onyx for $10.4 billion

    After being spurned two months ago, biotech giant Amgen Inc. said it has reached a $10.4-billion deal for Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc., which has developed a promising drug to fight blood cancer. Amgen, based in Thousand Oaks, will pay $125 per share for...
  • Netflix still navigating troubled waters after price-hike two-step

    About Netflix Inc. Ticker: NFLX Exchange: Nasdaq What does the company do? Subscription-based Internet service and DVD rental for TV shows and movies 2010 Financial report: Net revenues: $2.16 billion Net income: $161 million Q. I am worried...
  • A wife's Alzheimer's, a husband's obsession

    A wife's Alzheimer's, a husband's obsession
    Ken Chiate is a born problem-solver, and in the summer of 1961, when he was on break from college, his problem was a head-turning blond named Jeannette. He was head lifeguard at a public pool in Phoenix, where his father owned a liquor store. She worked...
  • Colony Capital and Miramax exec Richard Nanula takes leave from firms

    Colony Capital and Miramax exec Richard Nanula takes leave from firms
    Miramax Chairman Richard Nanula has taken a leave of absence from the Santa Monica independent film studio and from its co-owner Colony Capital, where he is also a principal. The disclosure of Nanula's departure Wednesday came after two websites...
  • Miramax chairman's exit adds another hurdle for firm's turnaround

    Miramax chairman's exit adds another hurdle for firm's turnaround
    The Miramax film company's attempts to reestablish itself as a Hollywood powerhouse hit another snag with the resignation of Chairman Richard Nanula, a veteran executive who formerly held prominent posts at Walt Disney Co. and Amgen Inc. Nanula's...
  • Now in Lehigh Valley, Avantor hopes to grow into billion-dollar business

    Now in Lehigh Valley, Avantor hopes to grow into billion-dollar business
    Two years ago Avantor Performance Materials was headquartered in the aging New Jersey building it had occupied for half a century, with some of its people working in office trailers and others at a remote site miles away. Today, relocated to Upper...
  • 5 Questions: Patrick Dempsey

     5 Questions: Patrick Dempsey
    Patrick Dempsey, the actor also known as "McDreamy," just committed to two more seasons on the hospital drama "Grey's Anatomy." But it's when the camera isn't rolling that Dempsey, 46, is really busy. He's riding bikes and parenting three children with...