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in the world was the medical products company CR Bard investing in Greek bonds?

For the third quarter 2011, the following items affected the comparability of results between periods: (i) charges of $2.7 million pre-tax for acquisition related items including purchased research and development, transaction costs, which consisted primarily of legal and valuation costs, and purchase accounting adjustments; (ii) net charges of $10.0 million pre-tax for restructuring; (iii) a charge of $7.0 million pre-tax for the impairment of Greek bonds; and (iv) a decrease of $1.1 million in the income tax provision due to an audit settlement. The net effect of these items decreased net income attributable to common shareholders by $14.8 million, or $0.17 diluted earnings per share available to common shareholders.

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