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  • Stocks rebounded on Monday as investors returned to stocks after a sharp sell-off on Friday, but yet kept a cautious eye on events unfolding in Egypt. Alcoa and Exxon rose, while P&G fell.

  • Stocks added to gains in the final minutes of Monday's session as investors came back to stocks after a sharp sell-off on Friday, but yet kept an eye on events unfolding in Egypt. Alcoa rose, while P&G fell.

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  • Stocks were mixed Monday as news of a financial bailout for Ireland failed to calm investors worried about debt troubles spreading to other euro zone countries. Robert Doll, chief equity strategist at BlackRock, shared his best plays.

  • Stocks ended higher after an initial rocky response to the Federal Reserve announcement it would buy $600 billion in long-term Treasurys the middle of next year in an effort to stimulate the economy's sluggish growth. HP and Cisco rose, while AmEx and Microsoft fell.

  • Stocks rose after an initial rocky response after the Federal Reserve announced it would buy $600 billion in long-term Treasurys by the end of the second quarter of 2011 in an effort to stimulate the economy's sluggish growth.  HP and Cisco rose, while AmEx and Microsoft fell.

  • Stocks turned negative Wednesday as traders awaited news about the size and scope of the Federal Reserve's anticipated plan to buy bonds to stimulate the economy.  Cisco and HP rose, while Alcoa fell.

  • Stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open for Wall Street Wednesday after news the private sector added more jobs than expected, and a day after Republicans won a substantial number of seats in races nationwide, and took control of the House of Representatives.

  • The New Austerity: be careful what you wish for. Trading desks talking about a piece Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian wrote in the Washington Post this morning...Paul Ryan notwithstanding, it will be a tough time for austerity buffs. It's easy to argue against cap and trade. You can cast symbolic votes to get rid of healthcare reform, but trying to starve the beast by eliminating funding for different parts of it will be a grueling, exhausting slog.

  • U.S. Minority Leader Rep. John Boehner

    Voters swept Democrats from power in the House and strengthened the ranks of Senate Republicans on Tuesday in an election rout that dealt a sharp rebuke to President Obama.

  • Your Money Your Vote - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks ended higher as the mid-term elections were underway and the Federal Reserve began a two-day meeting that is expected to result in a decision to pump more money into the economy. Home Depot and AmEx rose, while JPMorgan fell.

  • Your Money Your Vote - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks held gains as the mid-term elections took place Tuesday and the Federal Reserve began a two-day meeting that is expected to result in a decision to stimulate the economy. Home Depot and AmEx rose, while JPMorgan fell.

  • Is a political gridlock good for stocks? Ron Carson, CEO and founder of Carson Wealth Management Group, and Adam Bold, CEO and founder of The Mutual Fund Store, shared their views.

  • Stocks fluctuated Friday after a report on economic growth did little to reassure investors about the health of the economy, but also reinforced expectations the Federal Reserve will act to stimulate the economy as early as next week. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services shared his market outlook.

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    The insurers have begun tightening oversight of the care provided to patients with many different types of cancer, hoping to lower expenses by experimenting with new ways to pay specialists. The NYT reports.

  • Sphygmomanometer

    The four largest health insurance companies in the US denied coverage to more than half a million individuals because of their pre-existing conditions from 2007 to 2009, according to a congressional investigation.

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    As Obama administration officials put into place the first major wave of changes under the health care legislation, they have tried to defuse stiffening resistance by granting dozens of waivers to maintain even minimal coverage far below the new law’s standards.

  • American healthcare reform

    The first big wave of new rules under the federal health care law goes into effect on Thursday, leaving many insurers scrambling to get ahead of the changes. The New York Times reports.

  • NASDAQ’s Market Intelligence Desk explains why it's expecting low volumes in the foreseen future.