Blackstone, Carlyle and Silver Lake are among the bidders for this electronic health records company.
The industry's consolidation, which comes as private equity hits the exits, may not be a winning trade.
Stocks are lower at midday and the sluggish trading environment persists as investors remain on the sidelines ahead of Bernanke speech.
Dow sheds 125 points to below 13,000. Weak economic data out of Japan, South Korea and Europe put the focus back on international issues. US retailers report generally better-than-expected sales, while jobless claims remain flat.
The private equity firm has been snapping up an eclectic mix of businesses. But is it a good buy itself?
Stocks move in a narrow range, little affected by the day's slew of economic reports.
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The Dow jumps 109 points after rising as many as 191. Oil-price jitters and rising rates trim gains. Those factors and the Fed may weigh on markets Tuesday.
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