DELAWARE COMPANIES - Pfizer-Wyeth deal talks heat up - Times of Oman DELAWARE COMPANIES - Pfizer-Wyeth deal talks heat up - Times of Oman

Saturday, January 24, 2009

DELAWARE COMPANIES - Pfizer-Wyeth deal talks heat up - Times of Oman

NEW YORK/PHILADELPHIA: Pfizer Inc, the world's largest drugmaker, is in talks to buy Wyeth in a deal possibly valued at more than $60 billion, sources familiar with the situation said on Friday. The Wall Street Journal reported late on Friday that in Dow Jones News >

THE BOSSES of banks bailed out with taxpayers’ cash are to receive bonuses and shares worth up to £5m each. Gordon Brown pledged last year that the “days of the big bonuses” were over as the government bailed out the crippled banking industry in Dow Jones News >

SO farewell then John Thain, the former Merrill Lynch boss. They called you Mr Fix-It and Superthain. Well, the PR people did. Actually your nickname was iRobot – and that was from people who liked you. Thain quit last week after failing to fix in Dow Jones News >

Technical analysts expect further correction when the market opens for fresh trading on Tuesday. The indices were making lower tops and lower bottoms in the last few trading days, indicating a bearish set up. Therefore, it is reasonable to expect in Dow Jones News >

Read more in The Star later this week about how locals are struggling to find work. Want to keep up with where the local layoffs and business closings are happening? Click here to check out our interactive feature. POLKVILLE -These days unemployment in Dow Jones News >

NEW YORK (AP) -- Google Inc. shares edged higher in premarket trading Friday as analysts praised Google's ability to still beat profit estimates and grow revenue amid the dismal economy. Shares rose $2.55 to $309.05 in early electronic trading in Dow Jones News >

Dow Chemical Co.'s deal to buy Rohm & Haas Co. moved significantly closer to conclusion yesterday as the Federal Trade Commission gave its blessing to the $15.2 billion acquisition. Dow has 240 days to sell several business lines to satisfy the FTC's in Dow Jones News >

What will the United Kingdom's banking sector look like in a year's time? "Post offices," quips one banking executive. "They will be all that is left." It is not such an absurd prediction. Despite the government announcing a second rescue package in Dow Jones News >

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