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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
US companies look more to overseas combinations for tax relief back home

...it will become part of a new company organized in the Netherlands in a $5.3 billion deal to acquire some of Abbott Laboratories' generic-drugs business. The deal is expected to lower Mylan's tax rate to about 20 percent to 21 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-14/us-companies-look-more-ove
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
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
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
Safety questions linger about new heart stents

...Corp. At an American College of Cardiology meeting Saturday, Dr. Gregg Stone of Columbia University said that Abbott Laboratories Inc.'s Xience stent proved "at least as safe and effective" and, by some measures, better than Taxus in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/25/bus_121718.shtml
Business
Organic food helps put parents' minds at ease

...years. Last year, baby food institution Gerber Products Co. rebranded and broadened its organic line, while Abbott Laboratories introduced an organic version of its Similac baby formula. The U.S. Department of Agriculture inspects food...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/29/liv_126422.shtml
Life & style
Across the region

...inflated the average wholesale price that a pharmacy charges a patient's health plan. None of the companies - Abbott Laboratories Inc.; Baxter International Inc.; Dey L.P.; Boehringer Ingelheim Roxane Inc. and Schering-Plough Corp...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/04/met_91386.shtml
Metro
Contact solution maker withheld complaints

...advocacy group. Kelly Morrison, a spokeswoman for Abbott Laboratories, which acquired AMO in February, said the company...FDA regulations." She declined to elaborate. Abbott Laboratories is based in North Chicago. Beginning in February...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/21/bus_528305.shtml
Business