BOSTON (TheStreet) -- U.S. stocks dropped on quadruple-witching Friday. Investors weighed slower growth in India and a potential rise in the Federal Reserve's discount rate. Still, the following stocks hit highs.
2. Biogen Idec ( BIIB) climbed 0.7% to $59.63, achieving a high of $60.17. Shares of the biotech company have rallied 11% in 2010, in part on takeover speculation. Activist investor Carl Icahn controls 4.8% of the float and is attempting to acquire more board seats.
1. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries ( TEVA) ascended 1.6% to $63.03, hitting a high of $63.97. Shares of the Israeli drugmaker have risen 7.3% in the past month. Yesterday, it announced a deal to purchase Ratiopharm, exceeding the bid of competitor Pfizer.