Stocks finished narrowly mixed Monday as trading was largely muted with no major economic news on tap and as investors hesitated to jump in after the recent rally, but the S&P 500 rose to touch a fresh all-time high.» Read More
H&R Block up 5 percent as Wilbur Ross has agreed to acquire Option One's Servicing Business for $1.1 Billion from H&R Block. He is not buying the mortgages, merely the right to service them. Another HMO lowers its outlook. Coventry lowered its 2008 forecast, citing the impact of flu on costs.
What's the prescription for fast money as the ailing healthcare industry seeks the antidote to a miserable case of stock decline?
Health insurer Humana slashed its first-quarter earnings forecast by nearly half Wednesday based on new projections for its Medicare plans for the elderly that provide prescription drug coverage.
A profit warning from WellPoint suggests that U.S. health insurers may not be a safe bet for investors to put their money in a troubled economy.
HCA and Kinder Morgan. Just a couple of recent management led buyouts. But with that list growing--the issues of whether a ceo or management team is acting in the best interests of shareholders has become more pressing. In fact--it's prompting one shareholder with some unique insights to speak out exclusively to CNBC.