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1 hr ago | Business Journal

Scientific instruments maker Bruker to sell Fremont unit, layoff workers

Scientific instruments maker Bruker Corp. plans to sell part of its business based in California and lay off 200 to 250 people as a result.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Fourier Systems, D2 Technologies, Healthcare Industry, Bruker Daltonics, Billerica, MA

5 hrs ago | SFGate

This Eye-Popping Chart Of Ex-US Companies Shows Why People Are...

This Eye-Popping Chart Of Ex-US Companies Shows Why People Are Freaking Out About 'Tax Inversions' A tax inversion is a corporate merger strategy that involves a company based in one country, say the U.S., acquires another company based somewhere else, say the U.K., and following the deal moves its tax base to enjoy a lower corporate tax rate.

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Related Topix: Medtronic, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Pfizer, Biotech

9 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

Zimmer earnings up 16 percent

Zimmer Holdings Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $176.5 million, or $1.03 per diluted common share, on net sales of $1.18 billion.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Zimmer Holdings, Healthcare Industry, Allen County, IN, Fort Wayne, IN

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Business Journal

Bone-growth startup lands cash from VC Brightstone

Brightstone Venture Capital has invested an undisclosed amount in Fortus Medical, a startup that uses stem cells to promote bone growth and help spinal surgery patients heal.

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Related Topix: Medtronic, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.

Zimmer and Biomet Sales Reps Will Both Have Jobs After Merger

Sales reps at both Biomet and Zimmer need not worry about their jobs following the combination of both companies - at least not in the immediate future.

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Related Topix: Zimmer Holdings, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Sales

AmericanBankingNews.com

Utah Medical Products (UTMD) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.06 EPS

Utah Medical Products posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday. The company reported $0.75 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts' consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.06, American Banking News.com reports.

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Related Topix: Utah Medical Products, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Benzinga

U.S. Markets Edge Higher; Facebook Shares Surge On Upbeat Results

Midway through trading Thursday, the Dow traded up 0.11 percent to 17,105.00 while the NASDAQ surged 0.21 percent to 4,483.11.

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Related Topix: CoStar Group, Media, Computers, Banking, Bancorp Rhode Island, Financial Services, APA Optics, Scientific Instruments, Electronics, Invacare, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Dearborn, MI, Startups, Logitech

Business Journal

Bruker discloses plans to sell California unit and lay off up to 250

Billerica-based scientific instruments maker Bruker Corp. disclosed in a federal filing yesterday that it's selling off part of its business based in California and plans to lay off 200 to 250 people as a result.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Bruker Daltonics, Billerica, MA

GigaOM

Johnson & Johnson partners with Organovo to consider 3D-printing living tissue

The partnership centers around using bioprinted tissue to discover new drugs. The announcement comes ahead of Organovo's commercial launch later this year.

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Related Topix: Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Acclarent, DePuy Orthopaedics, Hospital Administration, St Peters Health Care Services

JD Supra

IR Executive Settles SEC Insider Trading Charges

The SEC filed a settled insider trading case against a partner in an investor relations firm who traded securities based on information he obtained from draft press releases he worked on for firm clients.

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Related Topix: MISONIX, Scientific Instruments, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Business Journal

Mexican sugar tax drives Dr Pepper Snapple revenue in Latin America

Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. beat analyst expectations in the second quarter, thanks in part to a pop in Latin American sales that was primarily sweetened by a new Mexican sugar tax.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Diagnostic Products

Bellingham Herald

Boston Scientific 2Q profit falls 97 percent

The performance topped analyst expectations. The Marlborough, Massachusetts, company said Thursday its profit declined to $4 million, or roughly breakeven on a per-share basis, from $130 million, or 10 cents per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Boston Scientific, Healthcare Industry, Marlborough, MA

The Chronicle-Telegram

Invacare president, CEO to retire

Invacare Corporation's president and chief executive officer Gerald Blouch will retire effective July 31, according to a company press release .

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Related Topix: Invacare, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Elyria, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

Invacare president, CEO to retire

Invacare Corporation's president and chief executive officer Gerald Blouch will retire effective July 31, according to a company press release.

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Related Topix: Invacare, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Forbes.com

Forbes Earnings Preview: Zimmer Holdings

Zimmer Holdings reports its second-quarter earnings on Thursday, July 24, 2014, and the consensus earnings per share estimate is $1.48 per share.

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Related Topix: Zimmer Holdings, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Financial Markets

AME Info

DP World reports 9.3% like-for-like volume growth in H1 of 2014

DP World Limited handled 29.4 million TEU across its global portfolio of container terminals during the first half of 2014, with gross container volumes growing by 9.3% on a like-for-like basis.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Diagnostic Products

The New Zealand Herald

What's best for baby?

Sharon Dowling, research and development manager for leading company Johnson & Johnson , shares her advice.

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Related Topix: Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Acclarent, DePuy Orthopaedics, Hospital Administration, St Peters Health Care Services

Wed Jul 23, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: Chindex International major shareholder Sells 6,308 Shares of Stock

Chindex International major shareholder Chase & Co Jpmorgan unloaded 6,308 shares of Chindex International stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 18th.

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Related Topix: Chindex International, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Event will feature worksho... )--The Board of Directors of Energen Corporation today declared a quarterly cash dividend of 15 cents per share payable September 2, 2014, to shareholder... )--Vector Group Ltd. will conduct a conference call and webcast to discuss its second quarter 2014 results on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. .

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Related Topix: Owens and Minor, Richmond, VA, Energen, Energy, Tobacco, Vector Group, Banking, Financial Services, First National Lincoln

MLive.com

Stryker Corp. President and CEO Kevin Lobo has been named its chairman as well

Kevin A. Lobo president, CEO and now chairman of Stryker Corp., center, talks on Friday, July 18, 2014, with William U. Parfet, of MPI Research and the Stryker Corp. Board, left, and Jeff Fettig, chairman and CEO of Whirlpool Corp. They were among seven Michigan top executives to talk about innovation that day at Whirlpool headquarters in Benton ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Stryker, Healthcare Industry, Biotech, MPI Research, Whirlpool Corporation, Appliances, Whirlpool, Benton Harbor, MI

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