*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.
April 29- Life and mortgage insurer Genworth Financial Inc is considering going private and would be open to selling its long-term care insurance unit, among other strategic options, Chief Executive Tom McInerney said. McInerney said that, although Genworth would be open to selling its long-term care insurance unit, it could be difficult to find a buyer.
April 29- Life and mortgage insurer Genworth Financial Inc is considering going private or selling its long-term care insurance unit, among other strategic options, Chief Executive Tom McInerney said. Genworth's shares rose as much as 11 percent on Wednesday. Genworth had also said at the time that the long-term care business remained "a priority".
April 29- Life and mortgage insurer Genworth Financial Inc is considering strategic options, including going private or selling its global life and annuity insurance unit, Chief Executive Tom McInerney said. The company's shares rose 6.5 percent to $8.51 in early trading on Wednesday. "We're in the early stages of talking to players who might be interested in...
April 28- Life and mortgage insurer Genworth Financial Inc reported a 16 percent drop in quarterly profit, hurt by lower operating income from its global mortgage insurance unit. Net profit attributable to common shareholders in the first quarter ended March 31 fell to $154 million, or 31 cents per share, from $184 million, or 37 cents per share, a year earlier.
April 2- U.S. insurer Genworth Financial Inc is seeking buyers for a life and annuity unit, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Genworth has been carrying out a restructuring plan after reporting losses of more than $1.5 billion in the past two quarters due to hefty charges to cover losses in its long-term care business.
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