NEW YORK, Nov 23- For years, Madeleine Smithberg has been at the forefront of American comedy as co-creator of "The Daily Show" and a talent coordinator for "Late Show with David Letterman." "It's heartbreaking," says Smithberg, 56, who heads a production company in Los Angeles. " "It's like having toddlers," says Smithberg, whose father passed away in 2014 after she moved her...
NEW YORK, Nov 3- As a financial planner who also sells long-term care insurance, Regi Armstrong always planned to buy a policy at some point. Care costs an average of $46,000 a year in the home and $80,000 in a nursing home, according to a survey from Genworth, one of the largest long-term care insurers. The danger in waiting jumps by age, said Jesse Slome, president of the...
*LinkedIn, AbbVie soar after results. Oct 30- U.S. stock indexes finished with their strongest monthly performances in four years on Friday, even as they dipped for the day amid a mixed bag of earnings reports. On Friday, CVS Health fell 4.8 percent to $98.78 after a disappointing profit forecast for 2016..
NEW YORK, Oct 27- When some 120 million employees start filling out their open enrollment choices this fall, they will be presented with the usual health, dental and vision options. "Some of those policies are going to be a perfect fit and valuable, and other things are not going to be useful," says Jennifer Benz, who runs her own benefits firm based in San Francisco.
CHICAGO, Oct 22- Long-term care insurance really is long term: buying a policy commits you to pay premiums over decades. More than one-third of long-term care insurance policyholders who buy policies at age 65 or older let their coverage lapse sometime in their lifetime, according to a study by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College.
*AIG, Allstate fall a day after results. *Walt Disney, Genworth to report after the bell. *Indexes down: Dow 0.51 pct, S&P 0.43 pct, Nasdaq 0.41 pct.
*Baxalta soars after $30- billion Shire offer. *AIG, Allstate fall a day after results. *Walt Disney, Genworth to report after the bell.
*Walt Disney, Genworth to report after the bell. Aug 4- Wall Street was little changed on Tuesday amid a burst of earnings reports from companies ranging from drugstore operator CVS Health to handbag maker Coach, while Apple's shares remained under pressure for a second day. Among other companies scheduled to release results are Dow component Walt Disney, Devon...
Aug 4- U.S. stock index futures were lower on Tuesday as investors awaited earnings reports from a batch of companies that includes Walt Disney Co and Kellogg. *Wall Street ended lower on Monday as tumbling oil prices dragged energy shares to a three-year low and factory data from China raised concerns about the world's second-biggest economy.
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Stocks finished near session highs Monday, with the Dow posting another record closing high and the S&P 500 within 1 percent of its 2007 peak, as investors shrugged off earlier worries over disappointing economic data from China and weakness in Europe.