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  • Obamacare Employer Mandate Delayed     Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    The Obama administration is delaying the employer mandate under the Affordable Care Act for at least a year, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs. Grace-Marie Turner, Galen Institute; and CNBC's Kelly Evans and John Harwood, discuss.

  • Obamacare Employer Mandate Delayed     Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 5:43 PM ET

    The Treasury Department says it is going to delay the employer mandate of the Affordable Care Act for 1 year, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs.

  • Cramer: Easy Money Over, Ring the Register Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 6:25 PM ET

    The trick to successful investing is knowing when to take profits and walk away. In this case, Cramer says it’s time.

  • Covidien CEO on Pharma Spin-Off     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 4:45 PM ET

    Covidien President & CEO Jose Almeida discusses why now is the best time to separate the pharma business. "Covidien has been growing above market," he says.

  • Bidding Up the Price of Cancer Cures Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 4:26 PM ET
    Dr. Tony Coles, Chairman & CEO of Onyx

    Amgen's low-ball offer to Onyx Pharmaceuticals has set off speculation of a potential bidding war that could leave another company walking away with Onyx.

  • Onyx Rejects Amgen's $10 Billion Bid     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 1:03 PM ET

    Onyx Pharmaceuticals has rejected a $10 billion takeover bid from Amgen, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs.

  • Onyx Pharma Rejects Buyout Offer From Amgen Sunday, 30 Jun 2013 | 2:06 PM ET

    Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc on Sunday confirmed it had rejected an offer from Amgen Inc.

  • Obamacare's Public Relations Push     Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 7:33 PM ET

    The Obama administration is reaching out to the NFL, the NBA and Hollywood celebrities to help promote enrollment in the new programs created under Obamacare. Ron Pollack, Families USA; Guy Benson, TownHall.com; and Carly Fiorina, Former Hewlett-Packard CEO, discuss.

  • Same-Sex Marriage Ruling: A Financial Game Changer Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 2:38 PM ET
    Hundreds of people gather outside the US Supreme Court building in Washington, DC on June 26, 2013 in anticipation of the ruling on California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman.

    The Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage isn’t just an emotional victory for same-sex spouses. It’s a practical one that will usher in a sea change and prompt lawsuits.

  • Obamacare Challenge: Youngsters Shun Insurance Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    Young adults make up a disproportionate share of the nation's 50 million uninsured. Getting them to sign up for insurance coverage will be a major focus of the government this fall during the roll-out of Obamacare.

  • Hedge Legend Robbins Takes on HMA     Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    Larry Robbins, Glenview Capital Management founder and CEO, explains why he's taking a "suggestion" directly to shareholders of Health Management Associates to replace eight board members.

  • Hedge Fund Seeks Shake-Up at Health Mgmt. Assoc. Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 9:15 AM ET

    Hedge Fund Glenview Capital wants a shake-up of the board of Health Management Associates, saying the health-care company has underperformed its competitors.

  • Biggest Cause of Personal Bankruptcies? Medical Bills Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 2:29 PM ET

    Mounting medical bills are likely to force many people to file for bankruptcy, according to new data from NerdWallet. And even those with insurance are buckling under unpaid bills.

  • Tenet Will Be 'More Aggressive' With Deals: CEO Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 12:08 PM ET

    The $1.8 billion deal for Vanguard Health Systems is not the last major acquisition Tenet Healthcare will make, the company's CEO Trevor Fetter told CNBC.

  • After striking a $1.8 billion deal to purchase Vanguard Health Systems, Tenet's CEO Trevor Fetter said the company will be "more aggressive with acquisitions."

  • The "Squawk on the Street" team discusses the terms of Tenet's offer, and weigh in on Vodafone's $10 billion buyout offer for Kabel Deutschland.

  • Prostate Cancer Tests Not Recommended for All Men Saturday, 22 Jun 2013 | 2:39 PM ET

    Top doctors are calling attention to new guidance on screening for prostate cancer—the second-leading cause of cancer deaths for American men.

  • Cramer: Cavalry Stocks Coming to the Rescue Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 6:00 PM ET

    After the selling frenzy dies down, Cramer expects 3 sectors to emerge and ultimately rescue the bulls.

  • Rising Rates Are Not a Bad Rx for Pharma: Ryan Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 3:27 PM ET

    Independent of the debate on the Federal Reserve and interest rates, FTI Consulting's Barbara Ryan expects pharmaceutical and biotech stocks can continue to do well.

  • Obesity's New Status as Disease May Hurt Insurers Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 12:44 PM ET

    The AMA's new recognition of obesity as a "disease" could put a dent into insurers' bottom lines—at least in the short-term—but boost profits for makers of weight-loss drugs.

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