U.S. hiring accelerates, jobless rate hits six-year low

U.S. employers ramped up hiring in September and the jobless rate fell to a six-year low, bolstering bets the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates in mid-2015.

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Silicon Valley takes benefits 'arms race' to health care

High salaries and free food aren't enough any more in Silicon Valley, where maturing companies are competing for talent with creative health care and "wellness" programs that use gadgets to promote good behavior.

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Want to get back into stocks? Check junk spreads first

A positive vibe returned to the U.S. stock market Friday, leaving some to wonder if, after two weeks of losses, the latest selloff scare was over. The best clues may come from what happens to low-quality corporate bonds.

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Wall St. rallies; S&P 500 posts best day since August

The S&P 500 posted its best day since August on Friday following a stronger-than-expected September U.S. jobs report that bolstered the outlook for the U.S. economy.

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Endo offers to buy Auxilium Pharma for about $2.2 billion

Specialty healthcare company Endo International Plc (ENDP.O) (ENL.TO) offered to buy Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc (AUXL.O) for about $2.2 billion in cash and stock to expand its men's healthcare products business.

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Top investors push Salix to abandon Cosmo deal - sources

Some of the top 20 investors at Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd (SLXP.O) are threatening to vote down a proposed deal to buy a unit of Cosmo Pharmaceuticals SpA (COPN.S), and are pressing Salix to consider selling itself instead, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

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New joint venture enters Indian healthcare market

The Burman family and Healthcare At Home UK form joint venture for the Indian market.

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Albion Ventures infuses funding to Aridhia Informatics

Albion Ventures had decided to invest in Aridhia for its cutting edge informatics platform.

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After the shutdown, debt ceiling next issue

History showed greater economic performance after a shutdown, but there are many issues after that which need action from government.

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Obama remembers Lehman Bros collapse and the gains of the US since then

In the fifth year after the so-called 'Great Recession', Obama highlights the gains made by the US economy as a better capitalized and better regulated economy.

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Initial close of Quadria Capital's second fund scores USD 107 million

The initial closing of Quadria Capital's second fund raised USD 107 million in capital commitments.

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BioMerieux purchases BioFire

BioFire is bought out by BioMerieux for USD450 million, funded through debt.

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Vodafone Ventures Egypts takes 22.22% stake in via venture capital

For a Round-A venture capital investment, Vodafone Ventures Egypt would be taking a 22.22% stake in online pharmacy

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Walmart extends healthcare package to partners of LGBT employees

In a surprising but laudable move, multinational retail company Walmart released changes on its 2014 healthcare package, including a provision for LGBT employees to elect domestic spouses in health insurance.

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Baird Capital announces investment in Kedu Healthcare

Baird Capital recently announced its investment in China's Kedu Healthcare.

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