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Stocks rose Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting.
Cigna Corp. fell$. 26 or. 3 percent, to $93.42. Humana Inc. fell$. 29 or. 2 percent, to $122.64. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 17 or. 2 percent, to $83.30.
Cigna Corp. fell$. 43 or. 5 percent, to $93.25. Humana Inc. fell$. 73 or. 6 percent, to $122.20. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 52 or. 6 percent, to $82.95.
Cigna Corp. rose$. 53 or. 6 percent, to $93.68. Humana Inc. rose $1.00 or. 8 percent, to $122.93. UnitedHealth Group rose $1.13 or 1.4 percent, to $83.47.
Cigna Corp. rose$. 47 or. 5 percent, to $93.62. Humana Inc. rose$. 96 or. 8 percent, to $122.89. UnitedHealth Group rose $1.16 or 1.4 percent, to $83.50.
Cigna Corp. rose$. 59 or. 6 percent, to $93.15. Humana Inc. rose $1.48 or 1.2 percent, to $121.93. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 87 or 1.1 percent, to $82.34.
Cigna Corp. rose$. 10 or. 1 percent, to $92.66. Humana Inc. rose$. 25 or. 2 percent, to $120.70. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 24 or. 3 percent, to $81.71.
U.S. stocks closed higher for the third time in four days as a rally in tech, airlines and biotech firms helped lead gains.
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NEW YORK, Aug 7- U.S. stocks dipped in choppy trading Thursday, with all three indexes erasing morning gains spurred by upbeat labor data, amid uncertainty following Russia's retaliatory measures over Western sanctions.
WASHINGTON, July 31- U.S. consumers who purchase private health coverage through the federal Obamacare website HealthCare.gov are likely to find only modestly higher premiums but may still have technical problems signing up, a top health official said on Thursday.
A top federal health official told Congress on Thursday that upcoming open enrollment in Obamacare will have some "bumps," and "won't be perfect."
*Twitter shares rally a day after results. Among the biggest positives were bank shares, with the S&P financial index up 0.4 percent, helping to support the S&P 500. Shares of Wells Fargo gained 1.1 percent to $52.10.
Stocks turned mostly lower Wednesday as better-than-expected growth in the second quarter fostered talk of Fed rate hikes.
July 30- U.S. health insurer Humana Inc reported a lower profit owing to higher costs on Wednesday, as mounting concerns about increased medical spending drove health insurance industry shares lower for a second straight day.
*Twitter rallies after blockbuster results. NEW YORK, July 30- U.S. stocks were flat on Wednesday, paring earlier gains as a strong read on second-quarter economic growth sparked concerns the Federal Reserve may adjust its stimulus earlier than expected.
July 29- Aetna Inc, the third-largest U.S. health insurer, reported a rise in medical costs on Tuesday, raising investor concerns that a long run of low growth in such costs might be ending and pushing shares in the industry lower.
Stocks were little changed on Monday amid activity on the corporate-deal front.
July 25- Shares of WellCare Health Plans Inc fell 22 percent on Friday, a day after the healthcare provider reported a surprise loss due to high costs for Medicaid plans in Florida and the company halved its forecast for full-year adjusted profit.