Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.» Read More
Becton, Dickinson& Co. fell $1.07 or. 9 percent, to $124.00. Covidien plc fell $3.62 or 3.9 percent, to $88.74. PerkinElmer fell$. 53 or 1.3 percent, to $39.80.
Becton, Dickinson& Co. fell$. 76 or. 6 percent, to $125.07. Covidien rose$. 50 or. 5 percent, to $92.36. PerkinElmer rose$. 57 or 1.4 percent, to $40.40.
Becton, Dickinson& Co. rose$. 49 or. 4 percent, to $126.32. Covidien plc rose$. 79 or. 9 percent, to $92.65. PerkinElmer rose$. 87 or 2.2 percent, to $40.70.
Becton, Dickinson& Co. rose$. 60 or. 5 percent, to $126.43. Covidien plc rose$. 27 or. 3 percent, to $92.13. PerkinElmer rose$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $39.90.
Becton, Dickinson& Co. fell$. 36 or. 3 percent, to $127.51. Covidien plc rose$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $92.98. PerkinElmer fell$. 34 or. 8 percent, to $40.84.
Becton, Dickinson& Co. fell$. 32 or. 3 percent, to $127.55. Covidien plc fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $92.87. PerkinElmer fell$. 24 or. 6 percent, to $40.94.
*EU agency looking into issue with Thermo Fisher software. *Thermo Fisher says reviewing matter, no further comment. An official at the London- based European Medicines Agency told Reuters that the issue, involving Thermo Fisher Scientific's Kinetica package, would be discussed by European regulators at a meeting next week.
Becton, Dickinson& Co. rose$. 72 or. 6 percent, to $128.66. Covidien rose$. 91 or 1.0 percent, to $93.60. PerkinElmer fell$. 56 or 1.3 percent, to $41.87.
Becton, Dickinson& Co. rose$. 17 or. 1 percent, to $128.11. Covidien rose$. 45 or. 5 percent, to $93.14. PerkinElmer fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $42.40.
NEW YORK, Sept 29- U.S. securities regulators can move forward with a lawsuit accusing two Dubai residents of making $3.7 million through insider trading in Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc and another biotechnology company, a Manhattan federal judge ruled on Monday.
FRANKFURT, Sept 22- Drugs and chemicals maker Merck KGaA agreed on Monday to acquire U.S.-based Sigma-Aldrich Corp for $17 billion in cash to boost its lab supplies business, the biggest takeover in the German group's history.
Sept 17- Laboratory equipment supplier VWR Corp said it expects its initial public offering of common stock to be priced between $22 and $25 per share, raising up to $638 million.
July 23- Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc, the world's largest maker of scientific instruments, reported a higher-than-expected second-quarter profit in its first full quarterly results to include its acquisition of genetic testing company Life Technologies Corp..
Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman gave 12 stock recommendations at the Delivering Alpha conference Wednesday.
NEW YORK, July 16- Hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman, who has forecast that the Standard& Poor's 500 stock index will hit 2000 this year, cautioned on Wednesday that gains will be slower as the market is more fairly valued now.
Larry Robbins' big idea for companies is debt—loads of debt at a time when rates are still low but ready to rise.
Some of 2014's biggest winners are slated to share their next big ideas at this year's Delivering Alpha Conference.
SINGAPORE, July 8- Singapore sovereign investor Temasek Holdings wants to increase its holdings in China's financial services and technology sectors, banking on the long-term growth prospects of the world's second largest economy.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
June 24- VWR Corp, a provider of laboratory supplies and services, filed with U.S. regulators on Tuesday to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering. The Radnor, Pennsylvania- based company listed Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner& Smith, Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan as the lead underwriters to the IPO.