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An increasing number of analysts analysts are arguing that the central banks need to stop focusing on inflation as a reason to keep cutting rates.
*EMC shares rise after Dell offer. The Dow rose for a seventh straight session, led by gains in UnitedHealth Group, which rose 2.7 percent at $122.51. This week brings results from some top U.S. banks, among other companies, and investors are eyeing a projected 4.8 percent year-over-year decline in third-quarter S&P 500 earnings, according to Thomson Reuters data.
U.S. stocks closed mildly higher Monday in low volume trade as investors readied for the first major earnings reports due Tuesday.
As third-quarter earnings season gets underway next week, traders are bracing for more volatility in a range-bound market.
U.S. stocks closed higher, wrapping up a solid week of gains, as investors digested indications on the timing of a rate hike ahead of earnings.
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NEW YORK— The stock market is closing out its best week this year with a modest gain, helped by airlines and industrial companies. United Continental and American Airlines each rose 7 percent. Sales of women's clothing at Banana Republic slumped.
The nation's biggest pharmacy benefits manager has decided to cover two new drugs that lower artery-clogging cholesterol.
Express Scripts said Tuesday that it will pay for prescriptions of Amgen Inc.' s Repatha as well as Praluent from Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. under a few conditions designed to control costs. More than 73 million U.S. adults, or nearly one-third, have high LDL cholesterol, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
U.S. stocks closed mixed, stabilizing after a sharp two-day rally, as investors awaited the official beginning of earnings season.
*IMF cuts global growth view for second time. *Nasdaq biotech index down 4 pct. Oct 6- U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday as healthcare companies lost ground and investors eyed upcoming quarterly reports that are expected to show a dip in corporate earnings.
U.S. stocks closed sharply lower as uncertainty about the timing of a rate hike and concerns about global economic growth continued to weigh.
U.S. stocks closed mixed, pressured by a plunge in biotechs, as investors digested Nike earnings and Fed Chair Janet Yellen's remarks.
U.S. stocks closed sharply lower as investors weighed concerns over the implications of the Fed's decision to keep short-term rates unchanged.
U.S. stocks closed mixed Thursday as investors digested the Federal Reserve's rate hike decision and Fed Chair Yellen's press conference.
U.S. stocks closed mildly higher despite a renewed decline in oil prices and uncertainty ahead of the key Federal Reserve meeting next week.
U.S. stocks closed higher, off session highs as a bounce in oil and stocks failed to completely offset uncertainty ahead of the Fed meeting next week.
Sept 9- Pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts Holding Co said Chief Executive George Paz will retire in May and President Tim Wentworth will succeed him. Under Paz's leadership, Express Scripts acquired Medco Health Solutions Inc for about $29 billion in 2012, its biggest acquisition that also made it the largest manager of pharmacy benefit plans in the...
Investors looking for safety in this volatile market should look at these names, two financial experts said Tuesday.
The healthcare secular theme isn't new, but is still very much in force.