Health Care Down On Defensive Shift -- Health Care Roundup

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Shares of health-care companies were more or less flat as traders sought out defensive sectors, given uncertainty about tax policy and an investigation into the presidential elections.

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While the economic recovery is likely to pick up steam next year, the stock market may well hit a peak, warned strategists at brokerage Bank of America Merrill Lynch, in an outlook for 2018.

-Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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December 05, 2017 16:25 ET (21:25 GMT)