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Business News Archive - January 08, 2006

By Debra Sherman and Jessica Hall CHICAGO/PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Boston Scientific Corp. on Sunday formalized its $25 billion cash and stock offer to acquire Guidant Corp. in a move to woo the medical-device maker away from its existing merger partner, Johnson & Johnson.

Boston Scientific Corp. on Sunday formalized its $25 billion cash and stock offer to acquire Guidant Corp. in a move to woo the medical-device maker away from its existing merger partner, Johnson & Johnson.

Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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