The cosmetics company needs more time to think about the latest bid.
A jittery Europe, a slowing China, and a weak US recovery means rock-solid income is a great choice for investors looking to ride out the storm.
Mergers and acquisitions activity is heating up among big pharma and biotechs.
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Despite more jobless claims than expected and disappointing results from Exxon Mobil, stocks were up at midday.
With reliable earnings and dividends, this stalwart is a AAA-rated play in health care.
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