Mark Bertolini, Aetna chairman & CEO, reveals his company's strategy to deal with uncertainty in Washington, and introducing mindfulness to his employees.
Stocks finished modestly higher across the board Tuesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 closing at their best levels since October 2007, lifted by optimism for more M&A deals and after positive economic data from Europe.
Carl Icahn bought 14 million shares of Herbalife, making a major bet against Pershing Square's Bill Ackman, who is short the stock. The two had an epic showdown on CNBC last month .
Mark Bertolini, chairman, CEO and president of Aetna, shares his take on unions, the company's earnings and the impact of higher medical costs.
Flu season typically costs the U.S. economy close to $10.5 billion in lost productivity and direct medical expenses, according to 2007 study by the Centers for Disease control (CDC). With the nation in the midst of the strongest flu season in nearly a decade, costs this winter could top those numbers.
It is shaping up to be the worst cold and flu season in about ten years, with more than 40 states reporting widespread influenza doctor visits and hospitalizations.
CNBC Contributor Barbara Ryan is taking the pulse of health care stocks at this year's "Woodstock" of health care.
The deal in Washington may be giving markets some relief. But "Fix the Debt" remains very critical of the move by Congress. Mark Bertolini, chairman, CEO & president of Aetna, weighs in.
To provide all Americans with health insurance, premiums will have to rise to pay for it, Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini told CNBC on Wednesday.
Managed-care and hospital stocks should repeat 2012's performance in 2013 as Obamacare is enacted, says one fund manager.
Health care stocks reached their highest level since April 25, led by Aetna.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday.
Take a look at Friday's midday movers:
How everyone will deal with the effects of Obamacare in 2013.
There are 38 companies in the S&P 500 index that have not moved more than 2 percent positive or negative year-to-date.
Mark Bertolini, Aetna Chairman, President & CEO, offers his take on what would happen if the U.S. went over the fiscal cliff.
Now that the election is over, CEOs from a range of industries are saying loud and clear to Washington: Let's get a deal done on the "fiscal cliff" and give this economy a jump-start.
Following President Obama’s re-election on Tuesday, CEOs, investors and other business leaders are pushing for Congress and the president to reach a deal on the looming “fiscal cliff.”
Congress should act during the lame duck session to solve the country’s looming fiscal problems, Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Wednesday.
A look at what President Obama's victory means for the future of of the nation's health care system. Mark Bertolini, Aetna chairman, president & CEO.