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  • Abbott supera estimaciones de ganancias en segundo trimestre

    (Reuters) - Abbott Laboratories Inc reportó el miércoles ganancias trimestrales mejores a lo esperado por una recuperación en las ventas de sus productos nutricionales y mejores márgenes de utilidades en otras áreas de negocio. Las ventas de productos...
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: June inducsrial proaction and capacity utilization, June PPI, NAHB housing market index for July, weekly mortgage applications Local earnings: Abbott Laboratories, Northern Trust Corp., RLI Corp. Other earnings: AMR Corp., Bank of America, eBay...
  • Abbott to sell portion of generic drug business for $5.3 billion

    Abbott Laboratories has agreed to sell its branded generic drug business in developed countries to Mylan Inc. in a deal valued at $5.3 billion. The deal, announced Monday, allows the Chicago-area firm to shed its branded generic drug operations in...
  • Abbott to sell generics in major markets to Mylan for $5.3 billion

    Abbott to sell generics in major markets to Mylan for $5.3 billion
    Abbott Laboratories has agreed to sell its specialty and branded generic pharmaceutical business in developed markets to Pennsylvania-based Mylan Inc. in an all-stock transaction valued at about $5.3 billion. The deal, which will give Abbott a roughly...
  • Walgreen tax move would make U.S. examine system

     Walgreen tax move would make U.S. examine system
    If Walgreen Co. does choose to move its headquarters overseas to the United Kingdom or Switzerland, it should go all-out. Forget the whole friendly neighborhood pharmacy thing, and become America's chemist. If the company headquarters winds up in the...
  • Abbott Labs to build dairy farms in China

    Abbott Labs to build dairy farms in China
    Abbott Laboratories is getting into the dairy farming business. The Lake County medical products giant said Thursday it has partnered with New Zealand-based Fonterra Co-Operative Group Ltd. to develop up to five diary farms with more than 16,000 dairy...
  • Robert Depke, Lake County politician, dies at 84

     Robert Depke, Lake County politician, dies at 84
    Robert W. Depke, a major political player who twice served as chairman of the Lake County Board, was nicknamed "Bulldozer Bob" for his pro-development initiatives. But it was his role in the 1990s in helping to stop the closing and perhaps razing of...
  • Chronic pain statistic called exaggerated, misleading

    MILWAUKEE When faced with intense criticism for her agency's approval of the powerful narcotic painkiller Zohydro, U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg turned to a sobering statistic:100 million Americans are suffering from...
  • AbbVie takes fight for Irish drugmaker to shareholders

    AbbVie takes fight for Irish drugmaker to shareholders
    AbbVie Inc. on Wednesday took its fight for control of the Irish drugmaker Shire Plc directly to shareholders, calling for immediate talks for a transaction it views as "highly executable." The North Chicago-based pharmaceutical firm, know for its...
  • Appeals court leaves intact major gay rights ruling

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Leaving intact a ruling that provides unprecedented legal protections for gays and lesbians, a federal appeals court on Tuesday refused to reconsider a case that found it unconstitutional to exclude jurors from civil trials based on their...
  • Durbin bill would close tax loopholes for corporations sending jobs overseas

    Durbin bill would close tax loopholes for corporations sending jobs overseas
    With two Illinois companies making headlines this year for considering a move to more tax-friendly countries in Europe, Sen. Richard Durbin said Monday he will introduce legislation this week that would close tax loopholes for corporations that take...
  • Abbott to buy Russian drug maker

    Abbott to buy Russian drug maker
    Abbott Laboratories said Monday it has agreed to acquire a Russian pharmaceutical manufacturer for between $395 million and $495 million in cash plus the assumption of about $136 million in debt. The Lake County-based medical products company will...