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Stocks jumped on Wednesday on positive economic data. Now, investors are waiting to hear from the Fed at 2:15pm. Will they confirm or deny the rally?
You’ve heard it before, but a health care bill looks likely to pass the House that would create a public option and ultimately cover at least 95% of the nation.
In a setback for progressives, Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe said she would vote with fellow Republicans to block the Democratic health care overhaul...
Plus, get calls on earnings, retail, health care and more.
Despite what you’ve heard, the public option might not be off the table after all.
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Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of UnitedHealth and BlackRock popped while Lockheed Martin and State Street dropped.
Stocks retreated Tuesday after several earnings reports beat expectations but economic numbers missed their targets. The Dow shed more than 50 points, or 0.5 percent, but still held above 10,000. The S&P and Nasdaq each lost about 0.6 percent.
Stocks retreated Tuesday after several earnings reports beat expectations but economic numbers missed their targets. Apple and Caterpillar surged after their earnings blew past forecasts.
Futures were poised for a modestly higher open on the strength of more earnings surprises from some of Wall Street's leading companies.
The largest US health insurer said results at its government and services businesses were strong in the third quarter, and its profit rose 13 percent to top Wall Street estimates.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of UnitedHealth and CSX Corp popped while LDK Solar and Chesapeake Energy dropped.
Tuesday could well be remembered as a turning point in our nation’s efforts to reform health care.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Newmont and Wells Fargo popped while Acorda Therap. and the iShares 20 Year Treas. ETF dropped.
Can the bulls can generate enough momentum to drive the Dow over 10,000 next week, or are they're about to be sidelined by the dollar?
Every time you turned around on Wall Street Thursday, it seemed Washington was moving the market. Which stocks are are making big moves and why?
A weak dollar and comments from Nancy Pelosi have the bulls on a tear. Are you positioned to profit?
Playing the volatility of the health care sector while legislation is still pending in Congress could be profitable, especially in managed care, Les Funtleyder, health care strategist at Miller Tabak, told CNBC.
With data from ThomsonReuters, we took a look at which stocks have consensus estimates farthest above their stock prices (as of market close on 9/30/09).
Plus, a play on the cap-and-trade bill.