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Health Bills Target Tanning, Snack Machines

The House and Senate health care bills propose fees and regulations for drugmakers, fast-food restaurants and snack vendors.

Agilent Gets OK From EU to Buy Varian

Agilent's acquisition of Varian has received approval from the European Commission but the companies were required to sell off certain assets to alleviate antitrust concerns.

Palm: Analysts' Upgrades, Downgrades

See who made what calls.

Analysts' Upgrades, Downgrades: Honeywell

See who made what calls.

Agilent Deal Sends Varian Shares Surging

Agilent announced that it will buy smaller competitor Varian for $52 a share in cash. The news shares shares of Varian higher in Monday trading.

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Illumina's Singapore Tax Holiday is About to Expire

The DNA sequencing giant generated over 10% of its diluted earnings per share in 2021 from a tax holiday.

Oil Volatility Returns, Pushing Gasoline Prices Higher

The 14-week decline in gasoline prices ended while two million people in Florida are still without power.

New Electric Vehicle Beats Tesla When it Comes to the Environment

A new EV would radically change how cars are made and that could be a threat to the market leader.

McDonald's Make a Surprising Breakfast Menu Change

The fast-food giant rarely tweaks its morning menu, but it's making two big additions as potentially an answer to a huge Wendy's move.