Oct 1- Medical device maker Stryker Corp on Monday named Kevin Lobo, head of its orthopedics unit, as president and chief executive following an eight-month search.
The sluggish economy is prompting more Americans to put off medical tests, prescriptions and so-called elective procedures—like knee or hip replacements—and related health care companies are feeling the pain.
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After the housing bubble and the Internet bubble before that, you'd think we'd learn our lesson. But apparently not.
The bulls are back in Stryker.
Take a look at some of Thursday morning's early movers:
Chief executives at some of the biggest U.S. biotech and pharmaceutical companies are at the annual JPMorgan health care conference in San Francisco. Here's what some of them told CNBC on Tuesday.
Option bulls are looking for Stryker to leg higher.
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Stephen MacMillan, Stryker Chairman & CEO, discusses whether the company is under pressure as the stock underperforms even more than the broader market.
With shares down about 20% over the past 3 months, how should you trade Stryker?
Options Action trader, Mike Khouw with an outlook on Stryker and whether it is set to surge.
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Stocks trimmed losses in the final hour of trading to end flat amid mixed earnings and economic news, and ahead of the President's State of the Union speech tonight. AmEx and Bank of America fell, while Wal-Mart rose.