NEW YORK, Dec 15- Healthcare companies including Aetna Inc, Mercer and Towers Watson& Co have invested hundreds of millions of dollars to build exchanges that allow company employees to buy their own insurance, betting that Corporate America wants to get out of managing workers' health benefits. By last year, blue chip names such as Sears Holding Corp and Walgreen...
NEW YORK, Dec 15- Healthcare companies including Aetna Inc, Mercer and Towers Watson Co have invested hundreds of millions of dollars to build exchanges that allow company employees to buy their own insurance, betting that Corporate America wants to get out of managing workers' health benefits. By last year, blue chip names like Sears Holding and Walgreen Co had...
As a result, new policies and renewals will become costlier for companies opting to insure business travel to West Africa or to cover the risk of losses from quarantine shutdowns at home, industry officials told Reuters. "What underwriters are doing at the moment is they're generally providing quotes either excluding or including Ebola- and it's much more...
British broker Miller Insurance Services LLP said the product it created with U.S. broker William Gallagher Associates would also protect hospitals against any potential losses to revenue in the aftermath of a quarantine. The news comes as U.S. health officials said they were monitoring 16 people in Ohio, including one in quarantine, who had close contact...
As tensions between Hong Kong and Beijing increase, multinational firms are seeing more stability in Singapore and expanding their outlook.
Salaries are on the rise, and the money being allocated to bonus pools will hit record levels this year, according to Aon Hewitt.
Even as traders monitor the world's hot spots, corporate earnings news could be a positive for stocks in the week ahead.
Although large employers are committed to providing their workers with health benefits now, the looming 'Cadillac' tax raises questions about the future.
Premiums at large employers rose an average 3.3 percent this year but are expected to increase much more next year, according to a study.
More large American corporations are reducing their tax bill by buying a foreign company and effectively renouncing their United States citizenship.
It's make-or-break time for the first-quarter earnings season, and it comes just as the stock market is showing signs of strain.
How everyone will deal with the effects of Obamacare in 2013.
*Adjusted EPS $0.95 vs est $0.89. *To target $300- $400 mln annually on acquisitions. Oct 26- Aon Plc's quarterly profit beat analysts' estimates as investments aimed at increasing margins at its human resources services unit helped boost profit, and the company said it planned a series of small acquisitions.
At least 20 multinationals are drawing up plans to move their regional or global headquarters to Britain over the next year after government efforts to increase the competitiveness of the UK’s business tax regime.
Take a look at some of Friday's morning movers:
Walking around the halls or sitting in on the panels, you’ll hear talk about “soft patches” and “slow motion recovery.” Not from John Rogers Jr., founder and CEO of Ariel Investments: “I’m very, very enthusiastic about the markets."
Goldman Sachs' latest "Conviction List" for the Americas, a roster of "buy"-rated U.S. stocks, highlights 11 consumer companies. TheStreet.com details the profiles, market cap, potential upside and 2011 return of these companies.
Stocks could take a breather Friday as the massive Europe-driven rally puts the market on track for its best monthly gain in 37 years.
Although employment growth ground to a halt in August, many companies and industries are still hiring. In an interview with CNBC, Matt Ferguson, CEO of CareerBuilder, detailed the companies and industries that continue to hire.