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UTX Stock Gains as CEO Proposes Selling $107 Billion Company for $81 Billion

Tickers in this article: UTX GE F

United Technologies gains as the company's CEO says that board is studying whether to sell the best parts of the conglomerate for $81 billion, compared with a market cap of $107 billion.

02/22/18 - 06:00 PM EST

Flu Season May Make Hospital Cash Registers Feel Better ... but Maybe Not

Tickers in this article: CYH HCA KND UHS

While this year's bug may help raise first-quarter revenue for hospital chains, it may also end up being a drag on the bottom line.

02/15/18 - 08:35 AM EST

GM, Teva, Facebook and Other New Jana Partners Positions

GM, Teva, Facebook and Other New Jana Partners Positions

Tickers in this article: CMCSA FB GM EVHC GWW TEVA

The insurgent manager that helped engineer the Amazon-Whole Foods combination just offered up a window into his latest allocations, any of which could soon become campaigns. Both Jana Partners and Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. reported new positions in Teva

02/14/18 - 08:15 PM EST

Why a Walgreens Purchase of Humana or WellCare Now Appears Less Likely

Why a Walgreens Purchase of Humana or WellCare Now Appears Less Likely

Tickers in this article: WBA ABC HUM WCG CVS AET

Walgreens and AmerisourceBergen are talking about a deal.

02/14/18 - 07:01 AM EST

3 Healthcare Stocks to Buy After the Market's Beating

3 Healthcare Stocks to Buy After the Market's Beating

Tickers in this article: UNH AMZN JPM BRK.A BRK.B ANTM

'We see attractive entry points for many stocks in our universe,' RBC writes.

02/12/18 - 06:30 PM EST

Why Former General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt Is a Great Fit for Athenahealth

Why Former General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt Is a Great Fit for Athenahealth

Tickers in this article: GE ATHN

Former General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt makes his return, accepting a role as chairman of Athenahealth.

02/09/18 - 11:09 AM EST

Stock Market Drop Not Seen Dampening Healthcare Deal Activity

Stock Market Drop Not Seen Dampening Healthcare Deal Activity

Tickers in this article: CELG GILD SNY JUNO BIVV

A steeper fall might cause both buyers and sellers to re-think potential deals, but so far that doesn't seem to be the case yet.

02/08/18 - 06:48 PM EST

3 Large-Cap Healthcare Stocks You Must Buy Following the Market Pullback

3 Large-Cap Healthcare Stocks You Must Buy Following the Market Pullback

Tickers in this article: JNJ MDT EW

Large-cap healthcare stocks, especially those in the medical technology sector, are one of the biggest losers in the recent market selloff.

02/07/18 - 07:00 PM EST

3 Great Dividend Stocks to Buy in the Broad Market Rout

3 Great Dividend Stocks to Buy in the Broad Market Rout

Tickers in this article: GOOGL NFLX MSFT JNJ AAPL IBM

When the market pulls back in a strong uptrend, it's time to consider buying.

02/06/18 - 06:00 AM EST

Canadian Liquor Stores Chain Hits the PIPEs

Canadian Liquor Stores Chain Hits the PIPEs

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is investing more than $100 million in Canadian alcohol provider Liquor Stores NA Ltd. The company will sell both cannabis and alcohol. Some stores will be repurposed as cannabis outlets, and some liquor outlets will be renovated with PIPE proceeds.

02/05/18 - 09:09 PM EST

5 Top Stocks With 100% Buy Ratings Right Now

5 Top Stocks With 100% Buy Ratings Right Now

Tickers in this article: IOVA AVGO ETP BABA BMRN

These five 'Strong Buy' stocks boast a double whammy of only buy ratings and big upside potential. After the market's recent plunge, this list is quite handy.

02/05/18 - 06:22 AM EST

Pharma Execs Talk M&A, Drug Pricing Pressures on Earnings Calls

Pharma Execs Talk M&A, Drug Pricing Pressures on Earnings Calls

Tickers in this article: PFE MRK LLY

'I think everybody is looking at potential combinations and consolidations,' Pfizer CEO Ian Read said on an earnings call on Tuesday, Jan. 30.

02/03/18 - 08:00 AM EST

Is Amazon-Berkshire-JPM Venture Healthcare Disruption or Just a Huge Group Plan?

Is Amazon-Berkshire-JPM Venture Healthcare Disruption or Just a Huge Group Plan?

Tickers in this article: AMZN BRK.A JPM

The undertaking by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan to provide healthcare for their employees could be anything from a means of disrupting the industry to simply one very large group insurance plan.

01/30/18 - 11:00 PM EST

Bezos, Buffett and Dimon Bring the Amazon Effect to Healthcare

Bezos, Buffett and Dimon Bring the Amazon Effect to Healthcare

Tickers in this article: AMZN BRK.A BRK.B JPM

Combining the dealmaking savvy of Buffett and JPMorgan with Amazon's cloud and e-commerce strength could be a prescription for healthcare tech acquisitions.

01/30/18 - 08:26 PM EST