Tag: Johnson & Johnson

The Dow is on track for its best October in 6 years and third-quarter earnings are strong so far. What could go wrong?

A traditionally troublesome month is turning out to be anything but for the stock market…so far. Who would have thought, based on the way things ended last month, and the start to the first full week of October, that investors would be sitting pretty now. Certainly not Dennis Gartman. Yet, here we are. Look at […]

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Johnson & Johnson places its talc liabilities into bankruptcy

Johnson & Johnson placed into bankruptcy its liabilities for tens of thousands of claims linking talc-based products to cancer, hoping to drive a settlement of personal-injury claims that are expected to grow for decades to come. The healthcare company said Thursday that a corporate affiliate holding talc-related liabilities had filed for chapter 11 protection “to resolve […]

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