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Saturday Aug 23 | Seeking Alpha

Tracking Ole Andreas Halvorsen's Viking Global Portfolio - Q2 2014 Update

Halvorsen's 13F portfolio decreased 4% this quarter from $23.84B to $22.91B. The number of positions increased from 60 to 62. Viking Global significantly increased Pioneer Natural Resources & Regeneron Pharmaceuticals stakes this quarter while reducing Time Warner and Twenty-First Century Fox.

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Related Topix: StyleFeeder, Retail, Lowes Companies, Household Products, Allergan, Biotech

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Insider Monkey

Google Inc (GOOGL), Walgreen Company (WAG), Alcoa Inc (AA):...

An understudy of George Soros, Stanley Druckenmiller has become famous following the big short of the British Pound in 1992, a bet that brought Druckenmiller and Soros a gain of roughly $1 billion.

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Related Topix: Mining, Alcoa, Walgreens, Google, Startups, Retail, Financial Markets

Insider Monkey

Endo International PLC (ENDP), Walgreen Company (WAG), Charter...

In its latest 13F filing, Blue Ridge Capital , managed by John Griffin , disclosed its equity portfolio held as at the end of June 2014.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Healthcare Industry, Walgreens, Retail, Financial Markets, 9, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Television, Charter Communications

Thu Aug 21, 2014

MSDN Blogs

Healthcare leaders navigate tectonic changes but must never lose...

The past few days I've been in the nation's capital with senior healthcare executives from some of America's largest and best known hospital systems and clinics.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

Insider Monkey

Walgreen Company (WAG), llumina Inc. (ILMN), Valeant Pharmaceuticals...

Andreas Halvorsen 's Viking Global recently disclosed its long equity positions for the second quarter of 2014.

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Related Topix: Walgreens, Retail

Sys-Con Media

Philips receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for TAVI Precision Treatment Planning Application

Through 3D imaging, the Philips TAVI application provides interventionalists with pre-procedural, high-precision positioning to treat aortic stenosis ailments.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law, Royal Philips Electronics

Wed Aug 20, 2014

AndhraNews

Biggest Manipal Alumni Gathering

About 800 Manipal alumni from all over the world recently attended the 1st Global Manipal Alumni Health, Science and Technology Convention themed Networking Globally For The Future of Healthcare and Technology hosted in Kuala Lumpur.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia,

Sys-Con Media

Ryan & Maniskas, LLP Announces Investigation of Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc.

Ryan & Maniskas, LLP is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc. concerning possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law related to the Company's efforts to sell the Company to Genesis Healthcare.

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Related Topix: Skilled Healthcare, Healthcare Industry

The Bradenton Times

Movers and Shakers: Kerkering Barberio Welcomes Five New Employees

SARASOTA Kerkering, Barberio & Co., Certified Public Accountants is pleased to announce the addition of five new staff members.

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Related Topix: Sarasota, FL

Tue Aug 19, 2014

PR-inside.com

Market Report, "Hain Celestial Group Inc, The in Health and Wellness (USA)", published

Euromonitor International Local Company Profiles are a concise set of briefings detailing the strategic direction taken by a company.

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Related Topix: Hain Celestial Group Inc The, Food, Euromonitor International, Advertising

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Genesis HealthCare To Combine With Skilled Healthcare In 100% Stock Transaction

The combined company will be able to expand its core business lines and enhance its collective ability to provide the highest quality patient care while meeting the current challenges facing the healthcare industry.

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Related Topix: Skilled Healthcare, Healthcare Industry, Long Term Care, Health

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Freshnews

Northstar Healthcare Accelerates Expiry Date of Warrants

Each Warrant entitles the holder thereof to purchase one additional common share of Northstar at a price of $1.10.

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Related Topix: National HealthCare, Healthcare Industry, Scottsdale, AZ

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

American Municipal Income Portfolio Inc. Announces Initial Results of Fund Annual Shareholder Meeting and Adjournment of Fund Special Shareholder Meeting )--American Municipal Income Portfolio Inc. announced that, at the Fund's Annual Meeting of Shareholders held today, shareholders elected the Fund... Liberty Announces Semi-Annual Interest ... (more)

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Related Topix: Owens and Minor, Medical Equipment, Monsanto, Chemicals, Divergence, Riviera Beach, FL

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Science Daily

Rural hospitals: Lean six sigma principles shorten queues, save time

By adapting the "Lean Six Sigma" principle of manufacturing to rural hospitals, researchers suggest that patient queues might be shortened by 91 percent while consultation time could be reduced to about a third of the time.

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Related Topix: Motorola

AmericanBankingNews.com

Weekly Analysts' Ratings Changes for Walgreen Company

Walgreen Company had its price target lowered by analysts at ISI Group from $74.50 to $67.00.

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Related Topix: Walgreens, Retail

GlobeNewswire

MPI to Deliver Smart Monday Education and Daily Keynotes During IMEX America

Following the success of its 2014 World Education Congress , Meeting Professionals International will deliver more industry-leading education during the fourth edition of IMEX America in Las Vegas this October.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Las Vegas Travel

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Business Insurance

Injured worker who had just quit wins appeal for workers comp

A Pennsylvania health care firm must pay workers compensation benefits to a former employee who was injured shortly after resigning from his job, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court ruled Monday.

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Related Topix: Delaware County, PA

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Pharmaceutical Executive

How Vital is Good Customer Experience in Healthcare?

In case you missed it, AOL's Vice President Ryan Block accidently created a viral success with his eight-minute recording of Comcast delivering awful customer service.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Were You Really Owning Walgreen For A Tax Inversion?

However, this seems to be more "hoopla" than a true concern as none of these events appear particularly troubling from a long-term view.

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Related Topix: Walgreens, Retail

Thu Aug 07, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Walgreen Company Price Target Lowered to $65.00 at BB&T Corp.

The firm currently has a "buy" rating on the stock. BB&T Corp.'s target price indicates a potential upside of 9.78% from the stock's previous close.

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Related Topix: Walgreens, Retail

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