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The "Squawk on the Street" news crew reports Wellpoint will acquire Amerigroup for $92 a share in a cash deal.
Stocks finished slightly lower Thursday but staged an impressive comeback in the last half-hour of trading following reports that Germany's Angela Merkel has canceled the EU summit's press conference tonight, giving hope to traders that the European leaders are working to form a solution to tackle the ongoing debt crisis.
Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers:
The Supreme Court upheld President Obama's health care overhaul, including the controversial requirement that most Americans have health insurance.
No matter how the Supreme Court rules, these health care stocks win.
Stocks accelerated their selloff in the final minutes of trading to close down more than 1 percent across the board Monday, as initial euphoria over Spain's bank bailout fizzled and amid ongoing fears over a global economic slowdown.
Investors will soon realize not all health-care stocks are equal as the Supreme Court prepares to decide Obamacare’s fate.
Is it enough? The 100 billion euros ($125 billion) the European Union is lending to Spain for bank recapitalization was dismissed almost immediately because it didn't involve: 1) writedowns; and 2) a massive restructuring of the Spanish economy. This buys some more time, but everyone is looking for what form the ultimate solution will take.
U.S. stock index futures were higher Monday but off their best levels as questions began to form over whether Spain's bank aid would really help put an end to the debt crisis.
The Morgan Stanley Healthcare Payors Index is having its worst day in eight months on news Ohio will not renew contracts to four current Medicaid providers.
Health care stocks spent much of 2012 inching higher, and are currently the sixth best performing sector in the S&P 500, up 7 percent.
While the whole market came off its earlier highs (Dow was up almost 150 points right after the open), financials led the decline shortly after 2pm ET, when many big names went into the red, and not just JPMorgan or Citi, both down all day. I said it this morning, I'll say it again: bank earnings estimates for 2012 look too high to me.
Santorum’s still a long way off from the presidency. But with the New Hampshire primary coming next week, we thought it would be useful to explore how a Santorum presidency might impact investors.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngeli reports on today's big market movers.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Amerigroup will release second-quarter figures on Friday before the bell. In the past 8 quarters, the company's shares rose 2.34 percent, on average, thirteen days after the company reported its quarterly results.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Friday, April 29.
Compass Minerals up another 2 percent today, to an historic high. Also: Why the rally in HMOs?
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Wall Street has done a bit of an about-face on health care reform in the past few weeks—while the Street for the most part is strongly opposed to the bill, analysts are increasingly pointing out potential positives in addition to negatives.