Stocks erased their losses in the final half-hour of trading Monday as consumer and tech stocks advanced.
Stocks declined Monday as steep slides in commodity prices hit energy and materials, while a weak Empire State manufacturing report put a damper on investor sentiment.
With the S&P breaking below key levels, how low will the bears will drive this market?
Stocks wobbled Monday as investors weighed a slew of M&A activity against a disappointing Empire State manufacturing report and weak outlook from Lowe's.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower Monday, as European debt has moved to the forefront on the list of Wall Street's concerns, and the euro has touched its lowest level in four years.
Wall Street has done a bit of an about-face on health care reform in the past few weeks—while the Street for the most part is strongly opposed to the bill, analysts are increasingly pointing out potential positives in addition to negatives.
House Democrats are pushing to pass the health care bill as Pres. Obama seeks to rally recalcitrant congresspeople. Which stocks and sectors actually stand to benefit from the bill? Les Funtleyder, health care strategist at Miller Tabak, Jason Gurda, managed care analyst at Leerink Swann and Ralph Giacobbe, analyst at Credit Suisse First Boston offered their insights and investment recommendations.
Option activity is heating up for a second day in Universal Health Services, as investors look for the stock to rally over the next two months.
There is nothing in this bill that changes our views at Soleil regarding the health care stocks we have been recommending.
Buy the IPO, Cramer says, because the company in an industry powerhouse.
Economic news on Tuesday came early and left little impression. The news from overseas was actually more encouraging than the domestic variety
Chairman And CEO of Universal Health Services, Alan Miller writes, "Now that President Barack Obama has made healthcare a priority for his administration, we should all hope that his plan to provide greater access to health insurance and lower the cost of healthcare will also include tort reform for medical malpractice lawsuits."
With the race for the White House over and done, what are the best long-term moves going forward?
Prospects for a revised financial bailout improved as the Senate prepared to vote tonight and House leaders said headway is being made. However, CEOs are split on whether passing the bill is truly the best way to tackle the financial crisis.
There are too many opportunities for investors to be sitting on the sidelines.
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