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Worries over health care reform have caused the sector to be underowned, but there are still opportunities for investors looking to take advantage of the low prices, said Charles Boorady of Citigroup and Arthur Henderson of Jeffries & Co.
Playing the volatility of the health care sector while legislation is still pending in Congress could be profitable, especially in managed care, Les Funtleyder, health care strategist at Miller Tabak, told CNBC.
Plus, a play on the cap-and-trade bill.
That's the reason this group recently took such a big a hit, Cramer says.
Markets opened and remained lower on Monday as traders took a breather from the previous week’s stock rally. What's next? Dan Deighan, founder of Deighan Financial Advisors and Michael Yoshikami, chief investment strategist at YCMNET Advisors, shared their market views.
The government is investigating a major insurance company for allegedly trying to scare seniors about the health care overhaul in Congress.
The day after President Obama’s impassioned speech for big-government health care, Wall Street bet heavily that the so-called government-insurance option he supports is dead.
Shares of U.S. health insurers climbed as analysts said Pres. Barack Obama's highly anticipated speech urging Congress to act on health reform revealed no "game changers." Thomas Carroll, analyst at Stifel Nicolaus, and David Joy, chief market strategist at RiverSource Investments, shared their insights on the industry.
As the health care debate continues, Todd Weller, health care IT analyst at Stifel Nicolaus, and Les Funtleyder, health care strategist at Miller Tabak, zero in on health care names that may bring healthy returns.
The market bounced back on Tuesday against all odds, just like the Mad Money host said it would.
Does the inner Obama secretly favor private health care? It’s hard to know why President Obama said what he said at Tuesday’s health-care town hall in New Hampshire. He actually stated, “If you think about it, UPS and FedEx are doing just fine. It’s the Post Office that’s always having problems.” Oops. Freudian slip?
Money flowed into health care stocks on Tuesday. But with the potential of sweeping reform looming over the sector, how should you trade?
Stocks rallied to their highest closes since November Monday following encouraging economic reports from the U.S. and abroad and following news that auto sales got a boost from the "Cash for Clunkers" program.
Stocks rallied Monday after a pair of encouraging reports on the manufacturing sector, plus strong bank earnings out of Europe and expectations for strong auto sales. The S&P briefly topped 1,000, a level it hasn't seen since November.
Stocks got a quick pop at the open Monday after some strong bank earnings out of Europe and expectations that auto sales will show a boost from the "Cash for Clunkers" program. But the rally quickly fizzled.
Stock index futures indicated a strong opening for Wall Street Monday, helped by European markets that hit a broader-index high for the year on better-than-expected bank earnings.
While the public is continuing to obsess over the generally better than expected earnings and the two-week, 100 point rise in the S&P 500 (11 percent), stock traders are nervously eyeing the $200 billion in new Treasury debt that is coming this week.
President Obama is prescribing change in the healthcare system. The issue is front and center right now before Congress and Wall Street...We may see some volatility in a sector that’s traditionally very stable. Analysts say it’s time to reexamine your pharma stocks and position yourself for the changes President Obama will make.
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