A unit of UnitedHealth Group is buying the pharmacy benefits manager Catamaran Corporation in an all-cash deal worth nearly $13 billion, the companies announced on Monday.
Asian stock markets rose on Monday, with Chinese stocks nearing a seven-year peak on hopes for more infrastructure spending and policy stimulus, while oil prices suffered further from excess supply.
... * An Iran nuclear deal could bring new oil supply. * More price falls seen as U.S. stocks are sold off - Barclays. * Strong dollar also weighs on oil prices.
A group of business economists are predicting a robust growth for the US economy this year. In their latest survey, the NABE panelists pegged the GDP at 3.1 percent for the current year and dropping marginally to 2.9 percent next year.
SeaWorld, like many a big company with a horrible image problem before it, took its case to the people via Twitter this week with an #AskSeaWorld hashtag.