Can't companies see the positive transformation these deals bring? What are these putative buyers scared of?
Stocks are lower as concerns about the Chinese economy reverberate throughout the world's markets.
The hospital operator is buying smaller rival $21 a share. Expect more such deals to come.
Oracle, VMware are downgraded to 'sell,' and Dollar Tree is initiated with a 'buy .'
US markets set to open unchanged as the Federal Reserve is to begin its 2-day policy meeting.
Tenet Healthcare is upgraded to 'buy,' and JetBlue is downgraded to 'neutral.'
Baidu is upgraded to 'buy,' and Health Management is downgraded to 'hold.'
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