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Markets Right Now: Stocks close higher, extending gains
Stocks are closing broadly higher as the market builds on its gains from a day earlier.
UnitedHealth hikes 2018 forecast, books another big 1Q gain
UnitedHealth chased a 35 percent profit hike in last year's first quarter with a 30 percent jump in the first three months of 2018, as the nation's largest health insurer added more than 2 million customers and improved its business outside insurance.
Global stocks turn higher on upbeat corporate earnings
Global shares are mixed amid persisting worries over trade tensions between China and the U.S.
Markets Right Now: US stocks indexes close broadly higher
The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are closing broadly higher as technology, health care and industrial companies post solid gains. Microsoft rose 1.2 percent Monday and UnitedHealth Group jumped 2.7 percent. Truck and engine maker Navistar jumped 9.8
Will Amazon, Berkshire and JP Morgan disrupt the healthcare market?
Healthcare stocks plummeted Tuesday after Amazon , JP Morgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway announced they were teaming up to form a new health insurance company for their employees in the United States. CVS Health stocks sank 4.1 percent, while United Health Group dropped 4.3 percent. Healthcare
Aetna to Cut Nearly 70% of Obamacare Plans in 2017
In a move that will reduce choices for customers and potentially drive up prices, health insurance giant Aetna said that it will cut its participation in health care exchanges set up by President Obama’s health care reforms. The company will reduce the number of counties it serves on the exchanges
Why the Fear of Fed Interest Rate Increases Makes Little Sense
Based on what financial talking heads are saying, you’d think that rising interest rates would be something of an Armageddon for the stock market. You can’t turn on the tube or open up a newspaper financial section without seeing a stream of speculation about when the Federal Reserve Board will
Microsoft to Eliminate 18K Workers as It Absorbs Nokia
Morning Money Memo: Microsoft plans to layoff 14 percent of its workforce in the next year, or 18,000 employees, as it works to integrate the Nokia devices business it bought in April. With the Nokia deal, Microsoft’s employee headcount rose to 127,000 as of last...
'This Week': Powerhouse Roundtable
James Carville, Mary Matalin, Peggy Noonan, David Remnick and Tavis Smiley on the week's politics.