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AbbVie signs $21 billion deal to acquire Pharmacyclics
Pharmaceutical major AbbVie has announced $21 billion deal to acquire cancer drug maker Pharmacyclics Incorporated. The blood cancer therapy has been termed as blockbuster drug by pharmaceutical industry experts.
AbbVie's deal for Phamacyclics ups ante as buyers bet on cancer drugs  Boston Globe (subscription)
AbbVie To Buy Pharmacyclics In US$21B Deal  Chinatopix
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Fed's Yellen, in 2009, Urged 'Bold Action' on Growth
Janet Yellen was doubtful in 2009 that an emerging U.S. economic recovery would be at all robust and argued for the Federal Reserve to ramp up its efforts to boost growth, according to transcripts of that year's policy meetings released by the central bank ...
US banks pass Fed capital test  Independent Online
Nation's 31 largest banks pass Fed stress test  The Week Magazine
Fed's Williams: weakness abroad, strong dollar slowing US growth
HONOLULU, March 5 (Reuters) - The U.S. economy would probably be growing at closer to a 4-percent annual pace if not for economic weakness abroad that is driving up the value of the dollar versus the euro and the yen, a top Fed official said on Thursday.
Fed's Williams Says 'Serious' Rate-Rise Talks Due Mid-Year  Bloomberg
Fed should not be too patient on rate hikes, Williams says  WTAQ
Apple Pay stung by low-tech fraudsters
Apple Inc.'s new mobile-payment system has been hit by a wave of fraudulent transactions using credit-card data stolen in recent breaches of big retailers, including Home Depot and Target, people familiar with the matter said.
Apple Pay stung in transactions using data stolen from retailers: Report  Economic Times
Apple Pay stung in transactions using data stolen from retailers - WSJ  Reuters
Europe Index Futures Are Little Changed Before U.S. Jobs Report
(Bloomberg) -- European stock-index futures were little changed, after equities posted their biggest two-day gain since January, as investors awaited data on U.S.
Can we cope after central banker Batman quits Gotham?  CNBC
ECB launches �1.1 trillion blitz as bond market dries up  Telegraph.co.uk
The man behind K-Cups joins these 7 inventors with regrets
John Sylan invented the K-Cup, the single-pod coffee container that accounts for a huge chunk of Keurig Green Mountain Coffee's sales.
Here's How Much You'd Save by Dumping K-Cups for Traditional Brewed ...  TIME
Lockheed Martin Creates Laser That Can Disable A Truck In Seconds From ...
It wasn't a projectile or ammunition that destroyed this truck. But rather, a laser: lockheed martin truck. Defense and aerospace company Lockheed Martin announced this week that its new fiber-optic laser weapon system, dubbed ATHENA (Advanced Test ...
Lockheed Martin brings the frickin' lasers!  TechnologyTell
Now, new deadly laser gun that can change modern warfare scenario  Business Standard
Costco Wholesale Shares Gap Up After Earnings Beat (COST)
Costco Wholesale logo Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST)'s share price gapped up before the market opened on Thursday after the company announced better than expected quarterly earnings, American Banking News reports.
Costco Wants to End Use of Human Antibiotics in Chicken  NBCNews.com
Costco Wholesale Given a $156.00 Price Target at Sterne Agee (COST)  Dakota Financial News
Amazon hitches a ride with Alibaba in China
Amazon is trying a new strategy in its decade-long struggle to expand in China: if you can't beat them, join them. The US ecommerce group said on Friday that it would open a shop on the Tmall sales website of arch rival Alibaba.
Amazon opens store on rival Alibaba's site  CNBC
Amazon opens store on Alibaba's online marketplace Tmall  Economic Times
Steep prices, Yolanda hike PH poverty incidence in H1 2014
POOR AND HOMELESS. Makeshift tents for poor families that have lost everything due to Super Typhoon Yolanda. File photo by EPA. MANILA, Philippines - Steep food prices and Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) negated the higher per capita income in ...
Higher food prices, typhoon worsen poverty in Philippines  Mumbai Mirror