Forest Laboratories, Inc.

NYSE: FRX
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Source: ThinkstockForest Laboratories Inc. (NYSE: FRX) reported third-quarter fiscal 2013 results before markets opened this morning. The drug maker and marketer reported an adjusted diluted earnings...
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