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  • U.S. stock futures and the dollar both got a jolt following President Obama’s announcement that Osama Bin Laden has been killed by U.S. forces after years of heavy pursuit.

  • Stocks continued to trade narrowly mixed in a quiet session with the techs offering one of the few bright spots as investors awaited a slew of major earnings and news of the Federal Reserve's intentions regarding monetary policy later this week.

  • Stocks continued to trade narrowly mixed in a quiet session with techs offering one of the few bright spots as investors awaited a slew of major earnings and news of the Federal Reserve's intentions regarding monetary policy later this week.

  • Stocks continued to trade narrowly mixed after an unexpected jump in new home sales, and ahead of a week filled with key earnings reports..

  • U.S. stock index futures rose slightly Monday after the long Easter weekend, after an earnings-driven rally last week.

  • As if things weren’t strange enough in the takeover battle for Tenet Healthcare, Monday brings yet more information on the genesis of that scorched earth lawsuit last week from Tenet.

  • Stocks closed narrowly mixed in thin trading Monday despite a flurry of M&A activity as investors cautiously awaited the start of earnings season. Travelers gained, while Chevron fell.

  • Stocks traded lower in thin trading Monday amid a lack of economic news and as investors cautiously awaited the start of earnings season.  Travelers rose, while Chevron fell.

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    Hospital operator Community Health Systems fired back against fraud allegations from rival Tenet Healthcare Tuesday, to claim a lawsuit levied by Tenet is "completely without merit."

  • A somewhat bizarre sequence of events with Community Health Systems trading today.

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    Shares of private equity-backed hospital operator HCA Holdings rose by some 4 percent in early trading in their stock market debut Thursday.

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    It’s shaping up to be a long fight. I’m talking about Community Health Systems’ hostile bid for Tenet Healthcare.

  • In anticipation of a strong recovery the Fast gang thinks companies with cash on the balance sheet will start putting their money to work.

  • With bulls finally pushing the S&P to pre-Lehman levels, is anything left to drive stocks higher from here?

  • Stocks ended the week higher despite lack of progress on a tax bill as investors looked to positive economic and corporate news.  GE and Pfizer rose, while Kraft and Boeing fell.

  • Stocks gained Friday following a handful of positive economic news and after GE boosted its quarterly dividend for the second time this year. GE and Pfizer rose, while Kraft and Boeing fell.

  • Stocks gained after General Electric boosted its quarterly dividend. Stocks had been fluctuating in a narrow range Friday despite a better-than-expected reading of consumer confidence, and a narrowing of the U.S. trade deficit in October.

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    Community Health’s offer for Tenet Healthcare is an effort to become a leader in the for-profit hospital sector, the New York Times reports.

  • U.S. stock index futures eased gains ahead of the open Friday after the U.S. trade deficit narrowed more than expected in October as investors focused on slowing U.S. demand.

  • The "Fast Money" traders discuss Community Health's $3.3 billion play for rival Tenet.