Stocks Community Health Systems Inc


  • Stocks Slip, Led by Energy, Materials Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 10:23 AM ET

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

  • Futures Rise Slightly; Gold Hits Record Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 9:16 AM ET

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

  • Tenet Allegations Resemble Complaints Made Last Year Monday, 18 Apr 2011 | 3:50 PM ET

    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 End Mixed Ahead of Alcoa Results Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 4:48 PM ET

    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 Remain Lower Ahead of Alcoa Results Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 3:58 PM ET

    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.

  • Community Health Rebuffs Tenet Suit, Fraud Claims Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 2:13 PM ET

    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.

  • HCA Opens Higher After IPO Is Priced at $30 a Share Thursday, 10 Mar 2011 | 10:31 AM ET

    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.

  • Cash Rich Companies Looking to Put Money to Work? Wednesday, 5 Jan 2011 | 6:29 PM ET

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

  • Market Pros: Bank Stocks To Power S&P Higher? Friday, 10 Dec 2010 | 5:46 PM ET

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

  • Stocks End the Week Higher; GE Soars Friday, 10 Dec 2010 | 4:52 PM ET

    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 Hold Gains Ahead of Close; GE Rises Friday, 10 Dec 2010 | 3:57 PM ET

    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 Gain Modestly; General Electric Rises Friday, 10 Dec 2010 | 12:13 PM ET

    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.

  • Community Health Unveils $3.3 Billion Bid for Tenet Friday, 10 Dec 2010 | 11:07 AM ET
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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.

  • Futures Trim Gains After Trade Deficit News Friday, 10 Dec 2010 | 9:13 AM ET

    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.

  • Trading Possible Community Health-Tenet Deal Thursday, 9 Dec 2010 | 6:35 PM ET

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

  • Pisani: Wall St.'s Health Care Reversal, Pt. 2 Monday, 22 Mar 2010 | 10:37 AM ET

    While the historic health care vote dominated headlines, we are seeing weakness this morning out of Asia, where India's Sensex Index dropped 1 percent in response to Friday's quarter point rate hike. There's also weakness in Europe, as Greece is down another 3.2 percent on uncertainty about what, if any, support Greece may get with its debt crisis...

  • Pisani: Analysts' About-Face on Health Bill? Friday, 19 Mar 2010 | 4:33 PM ET

    Wall Street has done a bit of an about-face on health care reform in the past few weeks—while the Street for the most part is strongly opposed to the bill, analysts are increasingly pointing out potential positives in addition to negatives.

  • Health Care Bill Would Lift These Stocks: Analysts Friday, 19 Mar 2010 | 12:58 PM ET

    House Democrats are pushing to pass the health care bill as Pres. Obama seeks to rally recalcitrant congresspeople. Which stocks and sectors actually stand to benefit from the bill? Les Funtleyder, health care strategist at Miller Tabak, Jason Gurda, managed care analyst at Leerink Swann and Ralph Giacobbe, analyst at Credit Suisse First Boston offered their insights and investment recommendations.