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  • Oct 28- Aetna Inc, the third-largest U.S. health insurer, said on Tuesday it expects 2014 medical costs to increase at the high end of its forecasts, underpinning investor concerns that years of stabilized medical use could be ending. Shares in Aetna fell 2.2 percent and others insurers including UnitedHealth Group Inc and WellPoint Inc also fell.

  • What's boosting healthiest sector in S&P this year Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 1:43 PM ET

    Health care has been on a tear in 2014, and there is still room for upside. Wall Street analysts are focusing on the following four trends.

  • 21,278%! 12 big winners from the '87 crash Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 4:03 PM ET
    A trader on the New York Stock Exchange reacts on October 19, 1987 as stocks were devastated during one of the most frantic days in the exchange's history.

    There are 12 stocks that are up more than 10,000% since the 1987 Black Monday crash, reports USA Today.

  • S&P 500 posts longest weekly loss streak since 2011 Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 4:28 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks surged Friday as companies including GE and Morgan Stanley reported profits.

  • Cramer: We are not in the clear, yet Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 6:17 PM ET

    Jim Cramer reviews the events in the market on Thursday to determine if it has finally reached a bottom for investing

  • Dow off for 6th day in longest loss streak of 2014 Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 4:16 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks wavered Thursday, with energy companies pacing gains as oil reversed up.

  • *Netflix tumbles after quarterly results. *UnitedHealth leads Dow, S&P higher. NEW YORK, Oct 16- The S&P 500 and Nasdaq moved in and out of positive territory in afternoon trading Thursday after starting the day with losses, as economic reports eased fears about the potential impact of a weakening global economy on the United States.

  • *Netflix tumbles after quarterly results. *UnitedHealth leads Dow, S&P higher. NEW YORK, Oct 16- U.S. stocks edged higher in afternoon trading Thursday, rebounding from earlier declines, as a flurry of economic reports eased fears about the potential impact of a weakening global economy on the United States.

  • *Netflix tumbles after quarterly results. *UnitedHealth leads Dow, S&P higher. Adding to the positive tone, St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard told Bloomberg television the U.S. central bank may want to keep up its bond buying stimulus for now given a drop in inflation expectations.

  • Oct 16- UnitedHealth Group Inc said on Thursday that patients had used medical services at low rates in the third quarter, easing worries among investors that higher admissions reported by hospitals would cost insurers more than they planned. UnitedHealth reported a net profit increase that beat Wall Street expectations and described medical use as "...

  • US stock futures retain sharp losses after claims Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 8:32 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures are signalling a lower open following widespread market volatility.

  • Early movers: GS, DAL, MAT, AXP, NFLX & more Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 8:21 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as the Alibaba Group IPO goes public.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • UnitedHealth beats Street 3Q forecasts Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 6:52 AM ET
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    UnitedHealth reported third-quarter earnings of $1.6 billion, and said it expects full-year earnings to be $5.60 to $5.65 per share.

  • Oct 16- UnitedHealth Group Inc said on Thursday that its third-quarter net profit increased as patients' use of medical services remained "restrained," helping to keep the cost of health insurance claims down. The largest U.S. managed care company reported earnings of $1.6 billion, or $1.63 per share, up from $1.57 billion, or $1.53 per share, a year earlier.

  • Traders looking for more economic headwinds Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 6:06 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, October 15, 2014.

    After Wednesday’s market turbulence, traders will be watching Thursday’s economic reports for any further indications the U.S. economy is running into headwinds.

  • Market fear factors could linger Thursday Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 7:57 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, October 15, 2014.

    After Wednesday’s market turbulence, traders will be watching Thursday’s economic reports for any further indications the U.S. economy is running into headwinds.

  • You better shop around: Medicare's open enrollment Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 2:14 PM ET

    Most people don't examine their current Medicare plan—or even consider options. But enrollees need to do that every year, experts say.

  • Stocks plunge; Nasdaq Composite near correction Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 4:08 PM ET

    Stocks rose Monday after last week's rout that came as investors fretted signs of a slowing global economy.

  • The declines were sparked last week by a cut in the global growth forecast by the International Monetary Fund and disappointing economic data in Europe. Earnings season will pick up this week, with results expected from Dow components Intel, Johnson& Johnson, UnitedHealth, American Express and General Electric, as well as financials Morgan Stanley, Citigroup,...

  • US STOCKS-Wall St little changed after selloff Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 10:02 AM ET

    The benchmark S&P index slumped 3.1 percent last week to sit just above its support level, the 200- day moving average of around 1,905. The declines were sparked by a cut in the global growth forecast by the International Monetary Fund and disappointing economic data in Europe. Earnings season will pick up this week, with results expected from Dow components...