Stocks to Watch: Yahoo!, Apple, Health Management
NEW YORK -- Yahoo!
The companies are discussing new arrangements, including possible deals to get more content from Yahoo News and its other Web properties loaded onto Apple devices or available through an expanded Siri partnership, one of the people told the newspaper.
No deal is imminent, said people with direct knowledge of the companies' relationship, the Journal said.
Yahoo! and Apple declined to comment for the story.
Health Management Associates
The company said it expects to report adjusted profit of 12 cents to 13 cents a share in the first quarter on revenue of $1.48 billion.
Analysts are calling for earnings of 23 cents a share on revenue of $1.55 billion.
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Thermo Fisher Scientific
Meanwhile, private-equity firms Blackstone Group, Carlyle Group and Singapore's state investor Temasek were in talks with KKR & Co about securing the required equity and finalizing a consortium to take the genetic testing equipment maker private, the people said.
Life Technologies has a current market value of more than $11 billion. ,
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