Ezekiel Emanuel, a former health policy advisor, tells CNBC the plans offered on government-run exchanges need to be more affordable in order to boost participation rates.» Read More
If investors want to return value to shareholders, Cramer says, they should increase their dividends.
The S&P Health Care Index has been seeing a boost from the health care bill. Will the stocks continue to get a lift from the new legislation—and how should you play the sector? Ipsita Smolinski, president and health care analyst at Capitol Street, and Carl McDonald, health care analyst and managed care analyst at Oppenheimer, discussed their views.
Many companies are announcing dividend hikes this month—a reversal from last year and the year before. So where should investors place their money? Jeff Krumpelman, dividend growth portfolio manager at Hilliard Lyons Capital Management, and Stanley Nabi, chief strategist at Silvercrest Asset Management, offered their best dividend plays.
The push for health care reform intensified this week with investors wondering if Dems can find the 216 votes needed to pass the bill in the House.
If you’ve been playing health care on hopes of gridlock in Congress, you should read this.
As the Olympics wind down this weekend, one job-posting site gave out a gold medal of its own — to the company that posted the most job listings in January!
President Obama talked through the issues of health care reform on Thursday in a bipartisan summit. The unprecedented event comes as the president tries to get his reform plans back on track. Charles Boorady, health care providers analyst at Citigroup, discussed the summit and shared his investment strategies.
Health insurers lately seem more afraid of Wall Street than of Washington.
Markets opened higher on Wednesday, after the Dow logged its best day in three months on Tuesday. Is the correction over and should investors start putting their money in stocks? Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist at Standard & Poor’s shared his insights.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway dramatically cut its stakes last fall in two of the nation's biggest oil companies. It also significantly reduced its holdings of Procter & Gamble and Johnson & Johnson.
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Stocks continue to be tethered to the outcome of a potential Greece rescue plan. Futures were up modestly, with European banks leading the way. However, shortly before 8am ET, futures lost most of their gains as a Reuters headline cited comments from a German government official that no decision on aid has been made, nor is one pending.
The Mad Money host spots a pattern in the market's reaction to President Obama's attacks.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Eastman Kodak and Procter & Gamble popped while Potash and Motorola dropped.
If you don’t trim your winnings from these three stocks, you’re just being greedy.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Berkshire Hathaway and Johnson Controls popped while Harley-Davidson and AMD dropped.
It’s been a tough week for the bulls as the Dow has had its worst two-day drop since June, the S&P had its worst one-day drop since October of last year. Are the markets headed for a correction? Joe Battipaglia, private client market strategist at Stifel Nicolaus, shared his insights.
Is the market starting to show signs of a top? A critical level on the S&P could confirm or deny the trend. What should you be watching?
The Dow logged its biggest two-day drop since June on Thursday. Big financials led today's decline as President Obama rattled the market with plans to crack down on Wall Street risk taking. But regional banks continued to shine.
Stocks fell sharply, led by financials, as President Obama spoke about his planned crackdown on Wall Street's risk taking.