Dec 21- U.S. stocks ended stronger on Monday, helped by bounces in Apple and Microsoft as well as a rally in hospital stocks after more Americans signed up for subsidized health insurance. Shares of Apple Inc, under pressure in December over concerns that iPhone sales could miss estimates, rose 1.23 percent and boosted major indexes. Notwithstanding Monday's...
Shares of Apple Inc, under pressure in December over concerns that iPhone sales could miss estimates, rebounded 1 percent and gave a boost to major indexes. Tenet Healthcare Corp jumped 9.5 percent and was headed for its best day since June. Universal Health Services Inc rose 3.4 percent.
Wage pressures in pockets of corporate America suggest labor costs could be a bigger headwind for U.S. companies in 2016.
China's stock market collapse and the Greek currency crisis got you down? You need a "staycation" according to Goldman Sachs.
U.S. stocks closed lower, failing to hold initial gains, as lack of resolution between Greece and its creditors weighed on investor sentiment.
See how major health care industry stocks are responding to the Supreme Court's Obamacare ruling.
Obamacare has failed to deter emergency room visits because many patients still have no other choice, says Universal Health Services' Alan Miller.
Want to know what's giving health stocks confidence in profit forecasts? Like it or not, it's the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare.
It's been a whipsaw day on Wall Street with traders trying to buy market bottoms.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Hospitals in states that expanded Medicaid are reaping financial benefits in excess of original estimates, a new report found.
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
It's hard to find investors and analysts who aren't bullish on health care. But how does the prognosis look for the rest of the year?
Companies in the news after Thursday's bell:
The latest cold blast is likely to add to the murky economic picture, which is already making it difficult for stocks to advance.
Obamacare "defies the whole concept" of its intended purpose to make health insurance more affordable for more people, billionaire entrepreneur Ken Langone told CNBC.
Having millions more insured could be a game changer for hospitals, especially those with large emergency departments.
Alan Miller, chairman, president & CEO, Universal Health Services, discusses the economy and concerns people have over co-pays and getting medical care. Those concerns have dampened utilization, he says. People are putting off elective procedures.
The Obama administration's dramatic delay of the new health care law's effect on larger businesses could save jobs in the short-term, but is unlikely to lead to a big hiring boom.
Obamacare's implementation may look like a "train wreck," but Universal Health Services CEO Alan Miller says his $7 billion hospital company is well-positioned for the changes.