Shares of some top pharmaceuticals companies are up at 10 a.m.:

Baxter International Inc. rose $.45 or .6 percent, to $75.49.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. rose $.34 or .7 percent, to $50.52.

Hospira rose $.28 or .5 percent, to $54.88.

Johnson & Johnson rose $.53 or .5 percent, to $103.63.

Eli Lilly & Co. rose $.69 or 1.1 percent, to $63.01.

Merck rose $.54 or .9 percent, to $59.71.

Pfizer rose $.03 or .1 percent, to $28.95.