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  • NEW YORK-- Shares of Healthways Inc. slumped Friday after the wellness program operator posted disappointing third-quarter revenue and cut is annual net income guidance because of the costs associated with new contracts. Analysts expected Healthways to report net income of 13 cents per share and $172.5 million in revenue, according to FactSet.

  • UnitedHealth Group Inc. has spoiled the surprise for investors by already stating that its third-quarter net income will top Wall Street expectations, but the nation's largest health insurer will release more details on Tuesday.

  • UnitedHealth Group Inc. will spend about $4.9 billion to buy a majority stake in Brazilian health benefits and care provider Amil Participacoes SA, as the largest U.S. health insurer leaps into an international market it says is primed for growth.

  • UnitedHealth Group Inc. will spend about $4.9 billion in cash to buy a majority stake in Brazilian health benefits and hospital services provider, as the largest U.S. health insurer takes a big leap toward international growth.

  • Different presidential election outcomes would benefit different health care stocks, Bernstein analyst Ana Gupte said Thursday on CNBC.

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    Healthcare moving on debates. Governor Romney's performance last night has investors in certain healthcare sectors a bit nervous. Obamacare is perceived to be a positive for hospitals, slight negative for HMOs. Today, that trade is being reversed: hospital stocks are down, HMOs are up

  • David Einhorn, president of Greenlight Capital Inc., speaks at the Value Investing Congress in New York.

    Hedge-fund manager David Einhorn was in top form at the Value Investing Congress conference in midtown Manhattan Tuesday morning, poking fun at a range of targets from Bill and Hillary Clinton’s marriage to Green Mountain Coffee Roasters spacer management — and perhaps most of all at investors who send stocks spiraling downward at his mere utterance of their company names.

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    Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • David Einhorn, president of Greenlight Capital Inc., speaks at the Value Investing Congress in New York.

    Shares of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, General Motors, Cigna, Chipolte and Herbalife all moved in reaction to remarks by hedge-fund manager David Einhorn at the Value Investing Congress Tuesday morning.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 2- Hedge fund manager David Einhorn listed Cigna Corp as one of his best ideas, calling the company his "favorite HMO." He said that the effects of implementing President Obama' s health care plan should be minimal on Cigna. He said he likes the company because its success is not tied to macroeconomic events such as solving Greece's debt crisis.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 2- Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc took a nosedive on Tuesday when hedge fund manager David Einhorn said the restaurant chain will face significant competition and additional costs, making it an attractive "short."

  • NEW YORK, Oct 2- Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc took a nosedive on Tuesday when hedge fund manager David Einhorn said the restaurant chain will face significant competition and additional costs, making it an attractive "short."

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    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday.

  • European Union (EU) flags fly outside the the European Commission headquarters in Brussels.

    Market expectations are running so high for the European Central Bank’s meeting Thursday, that it can only disappoint.

  • U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street on Thursday as investors who continued to fret about a slowdown in economic growth were left uneasy after the minutes of the June 20 meeting of the Federal Reserve’s interest rate setting committee showed no appetite among committee members for a resumption of quantitative easing.

  • 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.

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    Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • If ever there’s been a powerful trading catalyst to reconcile, it’s Obamacare. The Supreme Court decision expected Thursday is all but certain to move stocks.

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    Investors will soon realize not all health-care stocks are equal as the Supreme Court prepares to decide Obamacare’s fate.

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    Check out which companies are making headlines after-the-bell Thursday: