Oil prices rose after data showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell last week and as the market continued to worry about supply disruptions.
Stocks rose slightly on Wednesday as some of the biggest U.S. companies reported strong quarterly results, lifting investor sentiment.
U.S. government debt yields rose on Wednesday, with short-term rates floating near multiyear highs.
The two-year Treasury note yield rose to its highest level since 2008 on Tuesday after a top Federal Reserve official said he expects U.S. inflation to rise.
Shares of Cardinal Health, McKesson, AmerisourceBergen, Walgreens Boots Alliance and CVS Health all rose on the news.
U.S. stocks rose on Monday as fears of an escalating conflict in Syria eased for the moment.
U.S. government debt yields rose on Monday after strong retail sales and amid receding geopolitical fears.
The number of health-care deals rose 16 percent last year, while value surged 27 percent, according to a new report from Bain & Company.
The cryptocurrency briefly rose more than 6.5 percent over the last 24 hours to a high of $8,204, according to Coinbase.
Stocks rose sharply on Thursday after President Donald Trump clarified his position on a possible missile attack in Syria.