NEW YORK – Shares of some top drugstore companies are up at 10 a.m.:
CVSCaremark rose $.66 or .9 percent, to $77.02.
Rite Aid rose $.03 or .4 percent, to $6.72.
Walgreen rose $.85 or 1.2 percent, to $69.62.
Balance will be achieved in the gradual process employed for raising rates once the initial increase is announced later this year.