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  • Midday Glance: Health Care Equipment companies Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 2:21 PM ET

    Becton, Dickinson& Co. rose$. 62 or. 5 percent, to $129.82. Covidien plc rose$. 81 or. 9 percent, to $94.79. PerkinElmer fell$. 33 or. 8 percent, to $43.32.

  • Early Glance: Health Care Equipment companies Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 10:29 AM ET

    Becton, Dickinson& Co. rose$. 05 or percent, to $129.25. Covidien plc rose$. 35 or. 4 percent, to $94.33. PerkinElmer fell$. 01 or percent, to $43.64.

  • Final Glance: Health Care Equipment companies Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    Becton, Dickinson& Co. fell$. 11 or. 1 percent, to $129.20. Covidien rose$. 31 or. 3 percent, to $93.98. PerkinElmer rose$. 11 or. 3 percent, to $43.65.

  • Midday Glance: Health Care Equipment companies Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    Becton, Dickinson& Co. fell$. 20 or. 2 percent, to $129.11. Covidien plc fell$. 15 or. 2 percent, to $93.52. PerkinElmer rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $43.60.

  • Early Glance: Health Care Equipment companies Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 10:47 AM ET

    Becton, Dickinson& Co. fell$. 38 or. 3 percent, to $128.93. PerkinElmer rose$. 14 or. 3 percent, to $43.68. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. rose$. 18 or. 2 percent, to $118.42.

  • Nov 11- A U.S. federal court has ordered medical device maker Becton Dickinson and Co to notify customers that it falsely claimed its safety syringes were sharper and wasted less medicine than those of rival Retractable Technologies Inc.. The order, handed down Monday by Judge Leonard Davis in the Eastern District of Texas, follows an award of $340 million in...

  • Nov 4- Medical equipment maker Becton Dickinson& Co reported better-than-expected profit and revenue, helped by strong sales in its diabetes care and drug-delivery businesses. Becton said it expected adjusted earnings from continuing operations to be between $6.76 and $6.83 per share for the year ending September 2015. Net income rose to $301 million, or...

  • Nov 4- Medical equipment supplier Becton Dickinson& Co reported a 4.8 percent rise in quarterly revenue due to improving demand for its drug-delivery products. Net income rose to $301 million, or $1.53 per share, in the fourth quarter ended Sept. 30, from $91 million, or 46 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose to $2.20 billion from $2.10 billion.

  • ConvaTec owners appoint banks to explore sale - sources Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 6:17 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 15- ConvaTec's owners have appointed Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs to explore a sale of the medical device maker which could be worth up to $10 billion, sources familiar with the matter said. Private equity firms Avista Capital Partners and Nordic Capital are preparing the groundwork for a possible sale or initial public offering in 2015 for the...

  • Oct 14- For over seven years, fund managing partners Bob Olstein and Eric Heyman have had the good fortune of investing in a number of companies that were later bought out or became targets of big-name shareholder activists. This year alone, their Olstein Strategic Opportunities Fund has seen two of its holdings targeted by activists and another six the object...

  • "Markets are reflecting nervousness around third-quarter earnings given the strong dollar and a very weak macro environment in Europe," said Jim Russell, senior equity strategist for U.S. Hewlett-Packard posted the S&P 500' s largest gains, up 4.7 percent to $36.87 after it said it would split into two listed companies and eliminate another 5,000 jobs.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 6- U.S. stocks were falling on Monday with a slide in Micron shares offsetting gains in Hewlett-Packard and traders cashing in on last Friday's sharp move higher. Hewlett-Packard was posting the sector's largest gains, up 5.2 percent to $37.02 after it said it would split into two listed companies and eliminate another 5,000 jobs.

  • Separately, Becton Dickinson& Co agreed to buy CareFusion Corp for $12.2 billion in cash and stock. Becton jumped 6.8 percent to $123.52 while CareFusion was up 23 percent to $56.96 as the S&P 500' s biggest gainer. "The recovery is alive and well, and while there are still risks we need to keep an eye on, fundamentals suggest we're in pretty good shape and could...

  • Oct 5- Medical equipment supplier Becton Dickinson& Co has agreed to buy CareFusion Corp, a maker of infusion pumps and other medical devices, for $12.2 billion in cash and stock, marking the latest multibillion-dollar healthcare sector deal. Becton said on Sunday it would pay a total of $58.00 a share- $49.00 in cash and 0.0777 of a share of Becton Dickinson- for...

  • Oct 5- Medical equipment supplier Becton Dickinson& Co has agreed to buy CareFusion Corp, a maker of infusion pumps and other medical devices, for $12.2 billion in cash and stock, marking the latest multibillion-dollar healthcare sector deal. Becton said on Sunday it would pay a total of $58.00 a share- $49.00 in cash and 0.0777 of a share of Becton Dickinson- for...

  • Your first trade for Wednesday Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 1:16 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.

  • Early movers: F, CVX, DTV, T, BA, SAM, MA & more Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 8:08 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Early movers: KORS, BP, BSX, TGT & more Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 7:38 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Squawking Henny Youngman, supermodels, selloff Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 11:46 AM ET
    Henny Youngman in 1992

    Talking Squawk, the "Squawk Box" blog, provides tidbits, insights and sarcastic reflections on the WEEK THAT WAS and the WEEK TO COME.

  • Buybacks boost earnings as valuations rise Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 12:47 PM ET

    Corporate America has been announcing share buybacks at a near record pace, supporting richer stock prices for companies with low earnings growth.