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Health services firm Health Net has been rising for the last month and is up another 6 percent Wednesday amid heavy options volume. In the first 90 minutes of the session alone, HNT contracts had already traded more than seven times the 20-day average. Find out what it means.
More companies announced layoffs on Tuesday as the employment picture continued to dim.
Another round of layoffs was announced by big-name companies Monday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment.
More companies announced layoffs as the employment picture continued to dim.
Even on Inauguration Day, companies continued to announce layoffs, reinforcing the challenges facing Barack Obama.
Corporate layoffs have soared since New Year's. On Friday alone, GE, Pfizer, AMD, Wellpoint and Hertz announced big cuts.
Stocks popped like a champagne cork Tuesday as Wall Street breathed a gigantic sigh of relief that the presidential election — and the uncertainty that comes with it — is almost over.
Stocks staged an impressive Election Day rally as hopes for change lifted the market and Mastercard led gains by a raft of financial-related stocks.
Stocks staged an impressive Election Day rally as hopes for change lifted the market and MasterCard led gains by a raft of financial-related stocks.
Wall Street greeted the last day of a long presidential election campaign with enthusiasm, sending stocks up strongly off the market open as the nation chooses its new leader.
Maria Bartiromo discusses Thursday's top business and financial stories, and looks ahead to tomorrow's events.
In the first half of this year more than 300 million in venture capital financing poured into virtual world startups, with over 250 new virtual worlds popping up, and generating $700 million plus in business.
Health care stocks have been the stealth performers, and they will likely continue to outperform because of steady earnings, a favorable macro environment and cheap valuations, says Merrill Lynch's Brian Belski.
Health insurer Cigna posted better-than-expected quarterly profit Friday, helped by its Great West acquisition and operating expense controls, but cut the outlook for its main health-care segment.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Aetna shares dropped 5 percent and Health Net tumbled 10 percent after a Goldman Sachs analyst slapped "sell" ratings on the two health insurers' stocks Thursday.
After the close today, Coventry Health Care slashed its Q2 and full-year earnings guidance due to increasing cost pressures. Coventry’s stock was halted after hours before starting again. Meanwhile, other healthcare stocks are trading sharply lower in after hours trading following the news.
It's a booyah-free zone. There goes Swifty!
What's the prescription for fast money as the ailing healthcare industry seeks the antidote to a miserable case of stock decline?
On a day when the market posted its biggest gains in years, the health insurers got obliterated. All is not well in this group, but there's one stock that could make it out alive.