The federal government has extended the so-called Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan for an extra month, NBC News reports.» Read More
China is using "concerted" probes of foreign baby formula, pharmaceutical and packaging companies to bolster domestic firms, according to observers.
Health care stocks have been up almost across the board since 2010. Biotech and insurance names have been up triple digits. But political developments have put health care on a rockier path. CNBC's Kate Kelly breaks down the sector.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center released a study revealing men with concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids have an increased risk of prostate cancer. Co-author Alan Kristal shares more from their study on the best selling supplement.
Executives of British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline in China have confessed to charges of bribery and tax law violations, China's security ministry said on Thursday.
In a wide-ranging interview, Dick Parsons, former Time Warner chairman & CEO, shares his perspective on the banking industry and regulations; splitting the roles of chairman and CEO, and Tribune's separation.
One of the topics that will be discussed at next week's Delivering Alpha Conference will be the impact of Obamacare. CNBC's Kate Kelly takes a look at how hedge funds are playing it. And Eric Siegel, Citigroup, discusses his strategies on where he sees the best opportunities for investors now.
Can President Obama tinker with the law that was passed by Congress? Michael McConnell, Stanford Law Professor, and CNBC's Bertha Coombs discuss.
With six months of the year to go, investment professionals reveal how they're positioning themselves now.
Intuitive Surgical is down about 18 percent today after pre-announcing a huge miss Monday, CNBC's Herb Greenberg brings everyone up to speed; and Jason Mills, analyst at Canaccord Genuity, explains why he downgraded the stock.
Implementation of President Barack Obama's health-care law needs to be put on "permanent hold," GOP Sen. Bob Corker tells CNBC.
Smokers trying to get coverage next year under President Obama's health law may get a break from tobacco-use penalties that could have made their premiums unaffordable.
The Obama administration will roll back requirements for state insurance marketplaces to verify the income and health coverage status of people who apply for coverage.
The government will be ready to open new online insurance exchanges, a provision of the president's health-care law, by Oct. 1, U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park told CNBC.
The employer mandate of the Affordable Care Act has been delayed one year, and now the HHS says pre-verification of eligibility for benefits is "not feasible." Ron Pollack, Families USA, and Michael Cannon, Cato Institute, discuss.
William George, Harvard Business School professor, discusses the impact of delaying the healthcare mandate for businesses. A lot of disruption is going to take place for small businesses, in particular, he says.
Ronald Williams, RW2 Enterprises chairman, explains why the one-year delay on an employer insurance mandate in the Affordable Care Act shows the Obama administration is listening to employers' concerns.
Insurance stocks have a had a solid run, but the delay of employer mandate in the health-care reform law shouldn't derail that for now.
The Obama administration's dramatic delay of the new health care law's effect on larger businesses could save jobs in the short-term, but is unlikely to lead to a big hiring boom.
The Affordable Care Act's employer mandate was delayed until January of 2015. CNBC's John Harwood reports this does not affect most American businesses and workers directly. Doug Holtz-Eakin, American Action Forum, weighs in.
CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks with Charles Biderman, Trimtabs Investment Research about investors fear of the Fed and liquidity trends. "We're estimating 182,000 for jobs in June," he says.