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  • Power Playbook: Health care Thursday, 29 Oct 2015 | 3:43 PM ET
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    Power Playbook

  • Oct 28- Hospital products maker Baxter International said José Almeida, former chief executive of Covidien Plc, will succeed Robert Parkinson as its top executive on Jan. 1. Activist investor Daniel Loeb's Third Point, which is Baxter top shareholder with a 9.62 percent stake, had said in August it was supportive of the CEO transition. The Wall Street Journal...

  • Baxter names former Covidien chief Jos+¬ Almeida CEO Wednesday, 28 Oct 2015 | 5:33 PM ET

    Oct 28- Hospital products maker Baxter International said it named José Almeida chief executive officer, succeeding Robert Parkinson, who retires on Jan. 1. Almeida was previously chief executive of Covidien Plc, which was acquired by medical device maker Medtronic Plc in January this year. The Wall Street Journal earlier on Wednesday reported that the...

  • Bill George: Valeant CEO has to go Thursday, 22 Oct 2015 | 3:58 PM ET
    Bill George

    Drugmaker Valeant is in dire need of a total leadership turnover, said former Medtronic CEO Bill George on Thursday.

  • This sector needs a jump-start from the tech world Wednesday, 14 Oct 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Virtual Reality

    Tech is spurring an evolution in all of the industries it touches, but one sector still seems to be upgrading at a snail's pace: health care.

  • Bill George: Are corporate ethics sliding again? Tuesday, 15 Sep 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Jeff Smisek in May, 2015.

    Recent scandals at United and Toshiba are sending off a warning signal about corporate ethics, says former Medtronic CEO Bill George.

  • Stocks close mixed as Street awaits key jobs data Thursday, 3 Sep 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed mixed, attempting to extend a recovery as investors eyed oil prices and awaited Friday's key jobs report.

  • Sept 3- Medtronic Plc, the world's largest standalone medical device maker, reported a 70 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by higher sales across its business lines, in part due to the acquisition of surgical products provider Covidien Plc. An improving U.S. economy and the impact of the affordable care act has driven an increase in the number of surgical...

  • Early movers: SLB, LULU, EBAY, MDT, JOY & more Thursday, 3 Sep 2015 | 11:51 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Take a look at some of Thursday's early movers: SLB, LULU, EBAY, MDT, JOY & more

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open, building on Wednesday's rally which saw major averages gain more than 1.5 percent.

  • Sept 3- Medtronic Plc reported a better-than-expected 70 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by higher sales of its heart and vascular devices in the United States and the Covidien acquisition. Dublin- based Medtronic's revenue rose to $7.27 billion from $4.27 billion a year earlier. Medtronic said sales in its cardiac and vascular business, which makes...

  • Medtronic profit jumps 47 pct Thursday, 3 Sep 2015 | 7:33 AM ET

    Sept 3- Medical device maker Medtronic Plc reported a 47 percent rise in quarterly adjusted net income, helped by higher sales across all its divisions. The Dublin- based company's adjusted profit rose to $1.46 billion, or $1.02 per share, in the first quarter ended July 31 from $992 million, or 99 cents per share, a year earlier. This is the second quarter to include...

  • US markets set to build on gains Thursday, 3 Sep 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open on Thursday, building on Wednesday's rally which saw major averages gain more than 1.5 percent.

  • Why traders are fishing for a bottom Wednesday, 2 Sep 2015 | 5:38 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Wednesday's rally will need to continue Thursday and into the end of the week before many analysts find more confidence the stock market is firmly on its way upward.

  • Traders gear up for volatility, big jobs Friday Monday, 31 Aug 2015 | 8:31 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Traders emerging from one of the most turbulent weeks in history will likely need to brace for more volatility as the Street gears up for jobs data.

  • Aug 31- Two studies have identified a gene associated with potentially fatal abnormal heart rhythms, device maker Medtronic Plc said on Monday. A second study, called the' Oregon Sudden Unexpected Death', confirmed the finding in the general population, Medtronic said. "This research is vital to helping us better understand why some patients are at higher risk of...

  • Cramer game plan: Prep for more selloff next week Friday, 28 Aug 2015 | 6:12 PM ET
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    Jim Cramer goes over the stocks and events on his radar next week. It's all about one event that could trigger another huge selloff.

  • Jared vs. Snoopy: Should Subway get a pitch dog? Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 10:51 AM ET
    Jared Fogle (L) and Snoopy (R).

    Subway took a hit losing its spokesman Jared to scandal. So, is it better to use a pitch dog like Snoopy?

  • General Electric moves away from job reviews Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 2:33 PM ET
    General Electric

    GE rethinks annual performance reviews in favor of more frequent dialogues throughout its 300,000 workforce

  • Google's Alphabet move was brilliant: Bill George Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Google co-founders Sergey Brin, left, and Larry Page in a 2008 file photo.

    Here's why Google's Alphabet reorg was a really smart move, says former Medtronic CEO Bill George.