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With UnitedHealthcare due to report earnings on Tuesday, Wall Street is taking close notice of late developments in the area of healthcare reform.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of CIT and Tiffany popped while Take-Two Interactive and UnitedHealth dropped.
Now is not the time to get overly pessimistic about the U.S. economy, said Mary Jane Matts, director of large cap value strategies at Fifth Third Asset Management.
Options traders were bullish on Cisco Systems yesterday, apparently in early speculation over the networking technology giant's earnings report next month.
The S&P 500 fell to its lowest level in 10 weeks on Tuesday as talk of a second government stimulus plan heightened fears that the economy remains weak.
Health insurance is supposed to offer protection — both medically and financially. But as it turns out, an estimated three-quarters of people who are pushed into personal bankruptcy by medical problems actually had insurance when they got sick or were injured.
President Obama is prescribing change in the healthcare system. The issue is front and center right now before Congress and Wall Street...We may see some volatility in a sector that’s traditionally very stable. Analysts say it’s time to reexamine your pharma stocks and position yourself for the changes President Obama will make.
Stocks fell to the lows of the day this afternoon as a couple of issues weighed on the markets.
One stock in particular should benefit now that Washington’s plans are coming into focus.
Plus, get calls on the banks, the steels, retail ETFs and more.
Despite what you heard, stocks today suffered a classic technical correction.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Alcoa and Evergreen Solar popped while Apple and Morgan Stanley dropped.
Healthcare took center stage again Thursday with the President making a new push for a government-sponsored insurance plan. What’s the trade?
John Hussman, portfolio manager at Hussman Strategic Growth Fund, and Art Nunes, market strategist at IMS Capital Management, offered their economic outlooks and investment advice.
Shares of HMOs plunged after published reports suggested that President Obama wanted to renew his push to create some kind of nationalized healthcare alternative.
We are putting cash back to work, said Ron Muhlenkamp, portfolio manager at The Muhlenkamp Fund, and Jeff Mortimer, CIO of Charles Schwab Investment Management.
Plus, Cramer makes the call on insurance, the autos, natural gas and more.
We are at the beginning of a slow and uneven recovery but we will see the S&P 500 reach 1,000 by year-end, said Bob Doll, vice chairman of BlackRock.
Even though Warren Buffett always says he likes stocks more when they're cheaper, he didn't do a lot of buying as Wall Street's major indexes fell to their bear-market lows (so far) in early March. Berkshire Hathaway's first quarter stock portfolio snapshot shows no blockbuster buys. A few stakes did, however, get bigger during the first three months on the year.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Tyson Foods and Philip Morris popped while IBM and NVIDIA dropped.