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  6. Quest Diagnostics Hikes Dividend, Ups Cost Cutting

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    These stocks are up on above-average volume today:The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of 11 m...

  1. Get ready for a bumpy ride in the markets

    The Long Term GARP portfolio rose 6.7% in February, better than the 5% gain of the S&P 500 Index (SPX) .As earnings reports have rolled in over the last six weeks, w...

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  3. Quest Buys Solstas Lab for $570M

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