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    More and more American women  are seeking infertility treatment to increase their chances of having a child, but there's been no change in success rates and costs remain high, even with health insurance coverage.

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    Expected government cuts to Medicare and Medicaid, the uncertainty of health care reform and looming patent expirations are weighing heavily on the outlook of the biggest companies in the sector: large-cap pharmaceutical stocks.

  • Health maintenance organizations (HMOs) have further room to run, according to Charles Boorady, co-head of health care equity research at Credit Suisse.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's "Squawk on the Street."

  • Traders are getting more cynical by the day about the short dollar/long commodities/long material stocks trade — they do it, but they don't necessarily believe it.

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    Stocks rallied to close at multi-year highs Tuesday after several robust earnings reports and a surprisingly strong report on consumer confidence added to increasing optimism about economy.

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    Stocks rallied to new multi-year highs Tuesday after several robust earnings reports and a surprisingly strong report on consumer confidence added to increasing optimism about economy.

  • Following are moves you might have missed. Find out why shares of Biogen and Travelers popped while Chipotle dropped.

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    We are seeing the market respond to strong earnings from industrials, tech and materials, after expressing little enthusiasm for financial earnings.

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    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, April 21.

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    Citi hosts shareholders following Pandit's first profitable year, while closing arguments continue in the trial of Raj Rajaratnam. But, with the holiday-shortened week, the pupu platter of earnings is the story Thursday. Here's what we're watching…

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    Stocks ended down, after trading in a narrow range throughout much of the session Tuesday, as investors took a breather from a three-day rally amid rising oil prices and ongoing turmoil in Libya and the Middle East. Bank of America and GE fell, while Verizon rose.

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    Stocks traded slightly lower, and in a narrow range throughout much of the session Tuesday, as investors took a breather from a three-day rally as oil prices rose amid ongoing turmoil in Libya and the Middle East.  GE and Bank of America fell, while Verizon gained.

  • The shift to state-run health insurance exchanges will likely hurt Cigna and Aetna, according to Charles Boorady from Credit Suisse Investment Research.

  • Stocks ended sharply higher after rallying throughout the session Thursday as an upbeat report on jobless claims and falling oil prices led investors to retrace losses from earlier in the week ahead of a key jobs report on Friday. Caterpillar and Bank of America gained.

  • Stocks closed February on a strong note, leading to three consecutive months of gains, as all the major indices gained in the final minutes of trading. J&J and Verizon rose, while Intel fell.

  • Stocks traded mixed Monday, as blue chips advanced and small stocks slumped, yet the market was still on track to start the year with two straight months of gains.  Johnson & Johnson and HP gained, while Intel fell.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Monday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Plus, his calls on The Hain Celestial Group and Hudson City Bancorp.

  • Big HMO names like Humana and United Healthcare up 3 to 4 percent midday.