The FTSE 100 lagged its counterparts on Thursday following a run of broker downgrades and after a stronger pound ate into FX gains for London's blue chips.
Investors should look at cheap, inflation-proof stocks, which could be very cheap.
When interest rates rise, these quality dividend growth stocks should weather the storm.
The medical device company taps Jason Hannon, an 11-year company veteran, as its new president and COO, succeeding Patrick Miles, who was appointed vice chairman.
The $1 billion transaction could inspire other medical device companies and private equity firms to bend over backwards for spinal device assets.