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NEW YORK— More viewers have tuned in to watch Fox News Channel host Bill O'Reilly as he faces criticism for some of his past reporting. The Nielsen ratings company says O'Reilly had his largest audience since last summer among the 25-54 age demographic, the basis of most ad sales for news programming. Stories over the past week have accused O'Reilly of falsely...
NEW YORK— UnitedHealth, the largest U.S. health insurer, said Thursday it is tightening its coverage rules on hysterectomies. UnitedHealth said in a notice to providers it won't approve the procedure if it concludes that the operation isn't medically necessary. UnitedHealth Group Inc. says the changes are based on recommendations from the American Congress...
NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester, Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley, Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer, former Federal Reserve chair Ben Bernanke and Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso participate in the U.S. Monetary Policy Forum 2015 Annual Conference sponsored by the...
TRENTON, N.J.— Drugmaker Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. said Thursday that an experimental combination of two hepatitis C drugs— its daclatasvir and Gilead Sciences Inc.' s blockbuster drug Sovaldi— cured hepatitis C in just 12 weeks in nearly all the patients, who also are infected with the HIV virus. David Wyles, an associate professor at University of...
Kelly Services Inc. class A rose$. 03 or. 2 percent, to $17.93. Korn/Ferry International Inc. fell$. 08 or. 3 percent, to $30.81. ManpowerGroup rose$. 92 or 1.1 percent, to $81.51.
Caterpillar fell $1.35 or 1.6 percent, to $83.80. Deere& Co. fell$. 44 or. 5 percent, to $91.18. Terex fell$. 38 or 1.4 percent, to $27.37.
Kohl's Corp. rose$. 79 or 1.1 percent, to $71.69. Nordstrom fell$. 34 or. 4 percent, to $80.85. J.C. Penney Co. rose$. 13 or 1.4 percent, to $9.12.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top drug benefits companies were mixed at the close of trading:. CVS Health Corp. rose$. 73 or. 7 percent, to $104.17. Express Scripts Holding Co. fell$. 55 or. 6 percent, to $84.54.
Brinker International Inc. fell$. 67 or 1.1 percent, to $60.53. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. fell $5.23 or. 8 percent, to $670.29. Darden Restaurants Inc. rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $64.38.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. rose$. 40 or. 7 percent, to $56.70. MGM Resorts International fell$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $21.95. Marriott International Inc. rose$. 86 or 1.0 percent, to $83.22.
Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 02 or. 6 percent, to $3.32. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 19 or 1.9 percent, to $9.58. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 07 or 1.3 percent, to $5.30.
Canadian National Railway Co. fell$. 56 or. 8 percent, to $69.13. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. fell $1.70 or. 9 percent, to $188.59. Kansas City Southern fell $1.52 or 1.3 percent, to $117.08.
Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 02 or. 2 percent, to $12.76. Gold Fields Ltd ADS rose$. 20 or 4.5 percent, to $4.61. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 26 or 1.0 percent, to $26.31.
Feb 26- Bank of America Corp said on Thursday that two members of its board of directors and its chief accounting officer will be leaving the company in coming weeks. Directors Charles "Chad" Holliday, who chaired the bank's board until chief executive Brian Moynihan took on that role in October, and Clayton Rose will not stand for re-election at the company's...
CVS Health Corp. rose$. 73 or. 7 percent, to $104.17. Rite Aid rose$. 02 or. 2 percent, to $8.17. Walgreen Boots Alliance Inc. rose $1.64 or 2.0 percent, to $81.65.
Lockheed Martin Corp. fell $2.03 or 1.0 percent, to $201.33. Northrop Grumman Corp. fell $1.64 or 1.0 percent, to $166.31. Raytheon fell$. 56 or. 5 percent, to $108.60.
Allergan fell$. 08 or percent, to $232.40. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 19 or. 3 percent, to $68.67. St. Jude Medical Inc. fell$. 19 or. 3 percent, to $66.80.
Aflac Inc. rose$. 23 or. 4 percent, to $62.18. American International Group rose$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $54.93. XL Group PLC rose$. 23 or. 6 percent, to $35.89.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were mixed at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 60 or 1.2 percent, to $49.25. DuPont Co. rose$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $78.03.
American Electric Power Co. fell$. 67 or 1.2 percent, to $57.41. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. fell$. 73 or 1.1 percent, to $63.06. Dominion Resources Inc. fell$. 76 or 1.0 percent, to $71.95.