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  • Health Care Offers Bright Spots: Analysts Friday, 17 Oct 2008 | 3:43 PM ET

    Although the health care industry is not immune to a sluggish economy, the sector presents some attractive opportunities, said Carl McDonald, a senior analyst at Oppenheimer & Co.

  • Hiding Out in Health Care Monday, 4 Aug 2008 | 11:21 AM ET

    Health care stocks have been the stealth performers, and they will likely continue to outperform because of steady earnings, a favorable macro environment and cheap valuations, says Merrill Lynch's Brian Belski.

  • Cigna Shares Fall After Unit Outlook Trimmed Friday, 1 Aug 2008 | 9:44 AM ET
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    Health insurer Cigna posted better-than-expected quarterly profit Friday, helped by its Great West acquisition and operating expense controls, but cut the outlook for its main health-care segment.

  • Market Insider: Thursday Look Ahead Wednesday, 30 Jul 2008 | 9:07 PM ET

    Oil inventory data could be as much a factor for stocks as energy markets Wednesday, if the seesaw trade between the two markets continues.

  • Dow Gains but Ends in Bear Territory Thursday, 3 Jul 2008 | 3:42 PM ET

    Stocks enjoyed an upbeat session after a not-horrible jobs report but both the Dow and Nasdaq ended the holiday-shortened week in bear-market territory.

  • Stocks Back Up in Wobbly Session Thursday, 3 Jul 2008 | 11:42 AM ET

    Stocks opened higher Thursday as the market breathed a collective sigh of relief that the June job loss wasn't worse than expected.

  • Aetna, HealthNet Down on Goldman Downgrade Thursday, 3 Jul 2008 | 10:54 AM ET

    Aetna shares dropped 5 percent and Health Net tumbled 10 percent after a Goldman Sachs analyst slapped "sell" ratings on the two health insurers' stocks Thursday.

  • The Big Issue For Stocks: Selloff In Materials Thursday, 3 Jul 2008 | 9:37 AM ET

    June payrolls came in in line with expectations, though there were revisions downward in prior months. No surprise, the ECB raised rates a quarter point to 4.25 percent; Sweden also raised rates. The dollar rose. What's up in Japan? The Nikkei has fallen 11 days in a row, the longest losing streak since 1953.

  • Pops & Drops: Goldman Sachs, Wyeth... Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 6:24 PM ET

    Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Goldman Sachs and Wyeth popped while Coca-Cola and Denny’s dropped.

  • Stocks Pull Off a Gain; Oil Drop Buoys Techs Thursday, 19 Jun 2008 | 5:04 PM ET

    Stocks bobbed up and down Thursday, struggling to hold onto gains, as investors weighed oil's retreat against a dismal manufacturing reading and a fresh wave of concern about banks.  Oil slipped nearly $5, settling at $131.93 a barrel.

  • China's Rising Gas Prices May Help U.S.? Thursday, 19 Jun 2008 | 4:32 PM ET

    It was a mixed day, which started poorly with a big earnings warning from HMO Coventry, as well as Burlington Northern and Smucker's, which noted higher soybean oil and wheat costs were hurting their bottom line.

  • Stocks Grapple With Oil Drop, Downgrades Thursday, 19 Jun 2008 | 2:51 PM ET

    Stocks wavered Thursday after a dismal manufacturing reading and a slew of analyst downgrades.

  • Stocks Wobble Amid Slew of Downgrades Thursday, 19 Jun 2008 | 11:32 AM ET

    Stocks wavered Thursday after a dismal manufacturing reading and a slew of analyst downgrades.

  • Healthcare in Need of Life Support Wednesday, 18 Jun 2008 | 10:38 PM ET

    After the close today, Coventry Health Care slashed its Q2 and full-year earnings guidance due to increasing cost pressures. Coventry’s stock was halted after hours before starting again. Meanwhile, other healthcare stocks are trading sharply lower in after hours trading following the news.

  • Your First Move For Wednesday June 4th Tuesday, 3 Jun 2008 | 7:10 PM ET

    Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now!

  • Sudden Death: Delta, Target and More Wednesday, 23 Apr 2008 | 6:56 PM ET

    It's a booyah-free zone. There goes Swifty!

  • Second Quarter Preview Friday, 28 Mar 2008 | 6:32 PM ET

    What will the stock market look like in 3 months and how should you trade it?

  • Stocks Drop 2% On Bear Bailout Friday, 14 Mar 2008 | 6:15 PM ET

    Wall Street sent the Dow lower Friday amid the stunning news that the Federal Reserve had helped to engineer a bailout of investment bank Bear Stearns. What's the word on the Street?

  • Analyze Them Thursday, 13 Mar 2008 | 6:26 PM ET

    Expect to hear potentially market moving news out of DuPont, Genentech and Aetna on Friday. All three firms are holding analyst meetings. So, what’s the scoop?

  • Stock Picks: Healthcare, Clinical Labs and More Thursday, 13 Mar 2008 | 4:14 PM ET

    With stocks sharply lower today, shareholders need to protect their portfolios. So what are some of the best defensive stock picks? CNBC asked the experts.