Today: The hot market for biotech mergers continues with the $1.1 billion purchase of Brisbane-based Hyperion Therapeutics, which wasn't even the biggest deal of the day.
UnitedHealth Group Inc. agreed to buy Catamaran Corp. for about $12.8 billion, bulking up its drug-benefits business to get better negotiating power in talks with pharmaceutical companies over prices.
(Bloomberg) -- BNSF Railway Co. is cutting the speed of oil-carrying trains in some urban areas to as slow as 35 miles per hour, a 30 percent reduction, to improve safety following crude-by-rail accidents this month.
7 Home contract signings shot up 3.1% in Feb., the Nat'l Assn. of Realtors said. That handily beat expectations of a 0.3% gain and sent NAR's index to its highest since June '13, with all regions enjoying yearly gains.
Amazon.com is introducing a referral service to help people to get projects and chores done around their homes. WEWS - Cleveland, OH.