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LONDON, April 17- Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline- hit by bribery claims in five countries- is to employ hundreds more doctors as members of staff as it seeks to build a new sales model designed to eliminate sharp marketing practices.
Allergan rose $3.66 or 2.9 percent, to $131.46. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $73.45. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 15 or 1.1 percent, to $13.50.
Baxter International Inc. rose$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $73.45. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. rose$. 94 or 2.0 percent, to $49.11. Hospira fell$. 43 or 1.0 percent, to $43.00.
Baxter International Inc. fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $73.32. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. rose $1.00 or 2.1 percent, to $49.17. Hospira fell$. 52 or 1.2 percent, to $42.91.
Allergan rose $3.00 or 2.3 percent, to $130.80. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $73.32. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 08 or. 6 percent, to $13.43.
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Baxter International Inc. rose$. 51 or. 7 percent, to $73.87. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. rose$. 40 or. 8 percent, to $48.57. Hospira fell$. 24 or. 6 percent, to $43.19.
Allergan rose $1.18 or. 9 percent, to $128.99. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 51 or. 7 percent, to $73.87. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 14 or 1.0 percent, to $13.48.
TOKYO, April 16- U.S. crude prices edged up a touch in Asian trade on Wednesday, but remained below $104 a barrel as investors were hesitant ahead of the release of Chinese data that could show the extent of a slowdown in the world's second-biggest economy.
Stocks notched modest gains Tuesday after a day of up-and-down trading as investors weighed encouraging earnings from Coca-Cola and Johnson& Johnson against a survey of U.S. homebuilders that showed the industry's confidence in the housing market remains low. Major U.S. indexes moved between gains and losses all day before ending slightly higher.
Stocks rose on Tuesday after earnings from Dow components Coca-Cola and Johnson & Johnson.
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. The Coca-Cola Co., up $1.45 to $40.18. MasterCard Inc., up 97 cents to $72.15.
*Coca-Cola and Johnson& Johnson rally after results. *Tesla and Netflix slide, but Twitter jumps after deal. NEW YORK, April 15- U.S. stocks ended a volatile session higher on Tuesday, lifted by gains in such blue-chip names as Coca-Cola and Johnson& Johnson, though persistent weakness in momentum names limited the Nasdaq's advance.
NEW YORK, April 15- U.S. stocks ended higher after a volatile session on Tuesday, lifted by gains in Coca-Cola and Johnson& Johnson, though weakness in Apple, Tesla and Netflix limited the Nasdaq's advance. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 89.32 points or 0.55 percent, to end unofficially at 16,262.56.
NEW YORK— Stocks managed to close with modest gains on Wall Street after a day of up-and-down trading. Johnson& Johnson rose 2 percent after its income rose. Toll Brothers and other homebuilders fell after a measure of the industry's confidence in the housing market remained low.
April 15- ConMed Corp, a surgical device maker that has been fighting off activist investors, is exploring a sale and has contacted large medical device companies to gauge their buyout interest, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
Concerns over escalating conflict added to bond purchases, after a gauge of manufacturing in NY earlier grew at a slower rate than the previous month.
Stocks jump, fall, then rise. The whipsaw action has recently become commonplace among major indices.
NEW YORK, April 15- U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday as early gains evaporated when momentum shares once again lost ground, overshadowing a jump in Coca-Cola and Johnson& Johnson after their quarterly earnings. Tesla Motors Inc fell 5.5 percent to $187.25 and NetFlix Inc dropped 4.5 percent to $316.82 to rank among the worst performers in the Nasdaq 100 index.
European shares closed lower on Tuesday, as Ukraine worries and fears about slowing demand in China weighed on stocks.