Thermo Fisher Scientific–The company is selling its cell culture and gene modulation business to General Electric's GE Healthcare unit for $1.06 billion.
JPMorgan Chase–JPM is reportedly near a $2 billion settlement with federal authorities, according to the New York Times. The case revolves around allegations that the bank ignored warning signs that Bernard Madoff was engaging in a Ponzi scheme. The paper said the settlement would also involve a deferred prosecution agreement.
Toyota–The car maker sold more than 900,000 vehicles in China in 2013, according to newly released figures. That beats the automaker's annual sales target, despite uncertainty related to a territorial dispute between Japan and China over land located in the East China Sea.
Sirius XM Radio–Liberty Media has proposed making the satellite radio operator a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty, via a tax-free stock swap.
Google– UBS raised its price target on Google stock to $1,300 from $1,100 to reflect higher revenues from advertisements, the Google Play store, and other areas.
PetSmart–Deutsche Bank downgraded the pet retailer's stock to "sell" from "hold", based on slowing traffic trends.
SolarCity–Goldman Sachs added the solar equipment maker's stock to its "conviction buy" list, with a price target of $80 per share.
Yahoo–Yahoo said some ads on its European web sites last week contained malware, but that it promptly removed the ads. Users of Mac computers and mobile devices were not affected by the problem.
Nvidia–The chip maker unveiled new details of an improved graphics chip for mobile devices and cars, ahead of this week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Amazon.com —Chief executive Jeff Bezos was airlifted off a cruise ship on New Year's Day after suffering from kidney stones. Amazon provided CNBC astatement from Bezos which said "Galapagos: five stars. Kidney stones: zero stars".
Apple–Apple acquired photo app company SnappyLabs for an undisclosed amount.
Zynga–Zynga is testing bitcoin for in-game payments. It will accept the virtual currency for a handful of its online games.
Pacer International–Pacer will be bought by fellow logistics company XPO Logistics in a deal worth $9 per share in cash and stock, or $335 million.
Hologic–Morgan Stanley downgraded the medical equipment maker's stock to "equalweight" from "overweight".
MetLife–UBS downgraded the insurance company's stock to "neutral" from "buy".
—By CNBC's Peter Schacknow
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