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  • *Sapient, Covance rally on heavy volume; both to be bought. NEW YORK, Nov 3- The S&P 500 and the Dow closed with slight losses on Monday after briefly touching intraday records, but strength in semiconductors boosted the Nasdaq. Equity Trading at The Williams Capital Group.

  • Nov 3- Laboratory Corp of America Holdings said it would pay $6.1 billion for Covance Inc, which carries out trials for drugmakers, as its diagnostic services business faces pressure from reimbursement cuts. Covance's shares jumped 25 percent to $100.28, nearing LabCorp's offer price of $105 per share. The cash-and-stock deal allows LabCorp to expand into the...

  • US STOCKS-Dow, S&P 500 hit records in quiet session Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 12:04 PM ET

    *Sapient, Covance rally on heavy volume; both to be bought. NEW YORK, Nov 3- U.S. stocks were little changed on Monday, with investors mostly taking a pause following a sharp rally on Friday, but both the S&P 500 and the Dow inched up to intraday records, while strength in semiconductors boosted the Nasdaq. "The bull market may be old and wrinkly, but it is still alive and...

  • *Offer represents premium of 32 pct to Covance's Friday closing. *Covance up 25 pct, LabCorp down 8 pct on NYSE. Nov 3- Laboratory Corp of America Holdings, a major provider of healthcare diagnostic services, said it would buy Covance Inc for about $6.1 billion in cash and stock to expand into the contract clinical trial business.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St flat, but S&P 500 hits new record Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Nov 3- U.S. stocks were little changed on Monday, with investors mostly taking a pause following a sharp rally on Friday, though the S&P 500 inched up to a new intraday record. "The bull market may be old and wrinkly, but it is still alive and there's nowhere else for investors to really go besides U.S. equities," said Paul Schatz, president and chief investment...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 3- U.S. stock index futures pointed to slight losses at the open on Monday, with investors taking a pause following a sharp rally on Friday that took the Dow and S&P 500 to record levels. Equities have been strong of late, with the Dow last week posting its biggest weekly gain since January 2013 and the S&P coming off its biggest two-week jump since...

  • UPDATE 1-LabCorp to buy Covance for $6.1 bln Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 7:09 AM ET

    Nov 3- Laboratory Corp of America Holdings, a major provider of healthcare diagnostic services, said it would buy Covance Inc for about $6.1 billion in cash and stock to expand into the contract clinical trial business. Covance shareholders will receive $75.76 in cash and 0.2686 LabCorp shares for each share held. The enterprise value of the deal is about $5.6...

  • LabCorp to buy Covance for $6.l bln Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 6:19 AM ET

    Nov 3- Laboratory Corp of America Holdings, a provider of healthcare diagnostic services, said it would buy contract research company Covance Inc for about $6.1 billion in cash and stock. Covance shareholders will receive $75.76 in cash and 0.2686 LabCorp shares for each share held. The offer of $105.12 per share, based on LabCorp's Friday closing price,...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 25- U.S. stocks were poised for a modestly lower open on Thursday after the S&P 500 notched its biggest gain in a month and following data on the labor market and durable goods.

  • Early Movers: AAPL,JBL, CSCO, GME, HPQ, TIF & more Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 8:35 AM ET

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  • US STOCKS-Futures little changed ahead of data flurry Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 7:48 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept 25- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Thursday, after the S&P 500 notched its biggest gain in a month, ahead of data on the labor market and durable goods. *Weekly initial jobless claims data, due at 8:30 a.m., may provide investors with some insight on the health of the labor market.

  • Midday movers: Blackstone, GE, RealPage & More Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 12:44 PM ET
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  • Midday movers: King Digital, Garmin, Corning & More Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 2:16 PM ET
    Characters from the game Candy Crush on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, in honor of the mobile gaming company King holding its initial public offering at the NYSE on March 26, 2014 in New York City.

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  • Stocks logged their fourth-straight session in positive territory Tuesday, with the S&P 500 about 1 percent below its all-time closing high of 1,669.16, lifted by a positive start to second-quarter earnings season.

  • LabCorp 3Q profit climbs 10 pct, forecast narrows Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 9:11 AM ET

    BURLINGTON, N.C.-- Laboratory Corp. of America posted a 10 percent rise in third-quarter earnings compared with last year during the same period, when the clinical lab was weighed down by the cost of several acquisitions. For the third quarter, LabCorp earned $148 million, or $1.53 per share.

  • BRIEF-LabCorp announces changes to board of directors Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 5:11 PM ET

    *Announces changes to board of directors. *Thomas Mac Mahon informed board of decision to retire from board at. conclusion of his current term on may 8, 2013.

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