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HONG KONG, Feb 11- Hong Kong shares posted their best daily gain in nearly three months on Tuesday, as investors covered short positions in Chinese insurers and energy plays on optimism that Beijing will unveil more plans that could spur earnings growth in some sectors.
*Hong Kong and H-shares at one-week high on policy optimism. HONG KONG, Feb 11- Hong Kong shares are set to post their best daily gain in nearly 3 months on Tuesday, led by Chinese insurers and energy counters on optimism that Beijing will likely unveil more policy that could favor earnings growth in some sectors.
*Hasbro rallies after results, upbeat comments. NEW YORK, Feb 10- U.S. stocks ended with modest gains on Monday as investors digested recent market gains and looked ahead to new Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's first testimony before lawmakers.
*S&P 500 coming off best two-day gain in four months. *Hasbro rallies after results, upbeat comments. NEW YORK, Feb 10- U.S. stocks were little changed on Monday as investors digested recent market gains and looked ahead to new Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's first testimony before lawmakers.
*Yelp climbs on deal with Yahoo. *Carl Icahn drops Apple buyback demand. NEW YORK, Feb 10- U.S. stocks were little changed on Monday, on the heels of the S&P 500' s best two-day performance in four months and ahead of new Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's first testimony before lawmakers on Tuesday.
*Loews' fourth-quarter net loss $198 mln vs $32 mln year earlier. Feb 10- CNA Financial Corp said it would sell its life and group insurance business, on the same day that parent Loews Corp reported a bigger quarterly loss, hurt by impairment charges.
Hundreds of people with HIV/AIDS trying to obtain coverage under Obamacare are in danger of being thrown out of their insurance plan.
NEW YORK, Feb 8- Hundreds of people with HIV/AIDS in Louisiana trying to obtain coverage under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform are in danger of being thrown out of the insurance plan they selected in a dispute over federal subsidies and the interpretation of federal rules about preventing Obamacare fraud.
John Makin, American Enterprise Institute, and Steve McMahon, Democratic strategist discuss how Obamacare will impact the growth of the economy.
A law that was designed to curb deficits in the national flood insurance program is now the target of repeals.
NEW YORK, Feb 7- Apollo Global Management LLC reported a 37 percent drop in fourth-quarter profit per share on Friday, failing to match its carried interest income from a year ago, yet the result beat most analysts' expectations on stronger fund values.
Feb 7- Cigna Corp on Friday reported a lower fourth-quarter profit as medical costs in its private Medicare business came in higher than anticipated, and the U.S. insurer gave a 2014 earnings outlook below analysts' expectations. Cigna said it expected its medical customers to grow by 1 percent to 2 percent this year.
Chris Wei, Group CEO at Great Eastern Holdings, explains why operating profit from its insurance business came in lower than last year.
Feb 6- Aetna Inc, the third-largest U.S. health insurer, said on Thursday it expects to lose money on the Obamacare exchanges even as demand for these insurance plans has picked up over the past few weeks.
Feb 6- Aetna Inc, the third-largest U.S. health insurer, said on Thursday that demand for insurance plans on the Obamacare exchanges had picked up in the last few weeks and that it had signed up 135,000 paid members through the end of January.
Feb 6- Aetna Inc, the third-largest U.S. health insurer, on Thursday said fourth-quarter profit rose due to the acquisition of Coventry Healthcare, and it forecast an increase in medical customers in its private Medicare business in 2014..
Feb 6- Aetna Inc, the third-largest U.S. health insurer, on Thursday said fourth quarter profit rose due to the acquisition of Coventry Healthcare and forecast an increase in medical customers in its private Medicare business in 2014..
Feb 6- Citigroup Inc has agreed to pay $110 million to thousands of homeowners who were forcibly charged expensive property insurance premiums, a court filing showed, as several U.S. banks and insurers were criticized by regulators over such practices.
Feb 5- Allstate Corp aims to grow its share of the U.S. home and auto insurance markets without the need for "abnormally large" rate increases, its CEO said, after the company's profit more than doubled in the fourth quarter. Shares of Allstate, the largest publicly traded home and auto insurer in the United States, rose 2 percent after the bell on Wednesday.
Dr. William Grace, founder of Grace Oncology, discusses how prices for health care under Obamacare will affect hospitals, doctors and consumers.