FT was the media that started the rumor not CNBC. CNBC reported that Abbott denied the buyout.
insidiousami, sorry you can not afford a Harley. Come back to the message board when you get a better paying job.
I think the investor disappointment was more on the international performance in the second quarter for Humira than it was on Hep C.
As A Abbott Shareholder I would be disappointed if Abbott showed their hand before all the bids are in and the best offer is presented.