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Abbott Labs profit surges on solid drug sales

ABBOTT PARK, Ill. - Abbott Laboratories' second-quarter profit more than doubled compared with results for the prior year, which were weighed down by a hefty settlement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/10/fin_421675.shtml
Finance
Stock splits: headed for record

...owning America Online, Lucent Technologies and Abbott Laboratories will also see their holdings multiply in weeks...Lucent Technologies, March 6 and April 1; and Abbott Laboratories, May 1 and May 29. (All are 2-for-1 splits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/08/bus_223708.shtml
Business
Schwab offers all-ETF 401(k) plans in latest industry move toward low-cost index investing

...of the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY), for example, is like owning the entire Standard & Poor's 500 index, from Abbott Laboratories to Zoetis. The Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND) tracks an index that covers thousands of bonds from Treasurys...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-07/schwab-offers-all-etf-401k
Mini clip safer than heart-valve surgery, study says

...nearly as effective as surgery, doctors reported today.The device is already on sale in Europe, and its maker, Abbott Laboratories, hopes to win approval to sell it in the United States next year. Elizabeth Taylor reportedly got one last fall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2010-03-14/mini-clip-safer-heart-valve-
Health | Health Care
Business news

...employs about 35 full-time staffers, Matfess said.Manufacturer pulling diet pill off marketWASHINGTON --- Abbott Laboratories said Friday it will withdraw its diet pill Meridia in the U.S. and Canada, after coming under pressure from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-10-08/business-news
Business
Business briefs

...is the first credit union branch in Burke County history. BRIEFLY Lab buys diabetes equipment maker CHICAGO - Abbott Laboratories Inc. has agreed to buy diabetes-monitoring equipment maker TheraSense Inc. for $1.2 billion in a deal that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/14/bus_400922.shtml
Business
Biz bits

...special committee of independent directors to consider the offer. Drug maker plans to acquire rival CHICAGO - Abbott Laboratories Inc. has set its sights on treating cardiovascular ailments and announced on Monday its second major acquisition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/07/bus_103499.shtml
Business
Business briefs

...bolting, reflecting increased concern the end may be near for the now-indicted auditing giant. Sara Lee Corp., Abbott Laboratories Inc., Northeast Utilities and Brunswick Corp. all severed decades-long relationships with Andersen as their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/16/bus_338973.shtml
Business
Leaders take look at Augusta

...Chamber of Commerce Chairman Dr. David Allen said many of the companies, which included pharmaceutical company Abbott Laboratories and Blackberry manufacturer Research in Motion Ltd., sent their top leaders. "This is a smaller group this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/06/bus_123338.shtml
Business | Automatic Data Processing | Deke Copenhaver
SmithKline Beecham, Incyte form genetics venture

...backed off from ventures into genetic diagnostics, several other companies, including Roche Holding Ltd. and Abbott Laboratories, have entered into the field. Under the deal, SmithKline would make a partner of Palo Alto, Calif.-based...

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