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Markets turn their focus back to the economy when third quarter GDP is released Friday, ahead of the market open.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Friday, Oct. 29.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
As the insurance industry braces for tough new rules on everything from premiums to profits, how should you play the space?
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.
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.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Aug. 5.
Stocks ended modestly lower after an unexpected rise in initial jobless claims and disappointing July retail sales, as the market awaited the critical July employment report.
Stocks were weak Thursday after an unexpected rise in initial jobless claims and July retail sales that were mostly weak.
The American consumer is a major theme Thursday, as chain stores report their monthly sales.
Some of Goldman Sachs' most important stock picks last quarter have fallen flat. But several of its so-called conviction-buy recommendations from last year have outperformed stock-market benchmarks many times over. Some may even rise further, according to Goldman's analysts.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
Stocks ended lower Wednesday as energy and financials dragged. Consumer discretionary and industrials were among the best performers.
Stocks ended mostly higher after a late rally Tuesday as banks and materials rebounded. But tech stocks remained under pressure.
Stocks staged a late rally Tuesday as energy stocks made a comeback. But tech stocks fell after several downgrades.
Trading has been bullish in WellPoint Health Networks and Health Net since early Friday morning, as the rumor mill goes into overdrive. Both health insurers are up in an ugly tape, though the option activity is much greater in WellPoint.
Two fund managers told CNBC Friday that they lost less than 1 percent of net asset value, despite Thursday's 347-point plunge by the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
Stocks staged one of the most dramatic selloffs in market history Thursday as what may have been a trader error exacerbated losses in a market already jittery about the European debt crisis. The Dow ended down about 350 points and the VIX was above 34.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, May 6.
Stocks pared their losses on Wednesday after a weak open, but the market remained skittish after Moody's put Portugal's debt rating on review. Dan Denbow, co-portfolio manager of USAA Precious Metals & Minerals Fund and Jim Meyer, chief investment officer and co-founder of Tower Bridge Advisors shared their insights.