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  • The one thing that's really killing Obamacare Thursday, 19 Nov 2015 | 1:21 PM ET
    Martha Lucia sits with Rudy Figueroa, an insurance agent from Sunshine Life and Health Advisors, as she picks an insurance plan available in the third year of the Affordable Care Act at a store setup in the Mall of the Americas on Nov. 2, 2015, in Miami.

    Years of Republican repeal efforts mean nothing compared to what United Health Group just did to Obamacare.

  • *U.S. crude dips below $40 a barrel. NEW YORK, Nov 19- Key stock markets in Europe and Asia rallied on Thursday as expectations built that the U.S. "This morning's data simply confirmed that the economic landscape is healthy enough for the Fed to continue with its desired timing for liftoff, which for now the market is expecting to be December," said Ian Lyngen, senior...

  • *U.S. crude falls, dips below $40 a barrel. NEW YORK, Nov 19- Key stock markets in Europe and Asia rallied on Thursday as expectations built that the U.S. "This morning's data simply confirmed that the economic landscape is healthy enough for the Fed to continue with its desired timing for liftoff, which for now the market is expecting to be December," said Ian Lyngen,...

  • *UnitedHealth to decide next year whether to leave exchanges. Nov 19- UnitedHealth Group Inc, the largest U.S. health insurer, warned on Thursday that it might stop selling individual health plans on the Obamacare exchanges in 2017, citing weak enrollment and high medical costs for people who did sign up. UnitedHealth's comments raise new questions about the...

  • *Best Buy, UnitedHealth fall after results. Nov 19- U.S. indexes wobbled on Thursday as healthcare stocks snapped a three-day rally after UnitedHealth cut its profit forecast, offsetting gains in technology and consumer stocks. Dow component UnitedHealth fell 4 percent to $112.49.

  • UnitedHealth CEO: We may bail on Obamacare Thursday, 19 Nov 2015 | 11:20 AM ET
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    UnitedHealth cut its full-year profit forecast due to continued pressure on its Obamacare plans for individuals.

  • Cramer: UnitedHealth news 'very damning' for ACA Thursday, 19 Nov 2015 | 11:13 AM ET
    Alina Nurieva (right) sits with Gabriela Cisneros, an insurance agent from Sunshine Life and Health Advisors, in Miami to pick an insurance plan in the third year of the Affordable Care Act.

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew discusses the likely outcome if UnitedHealth were to exit health-care exchanges set up by Obamacare.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St little changed; UnitedHealth weighs Thursday, 19 Nov 2015 | 9:58 AM ET

    *Best Buy, UnitedHealth fall after results. Nov 19- Wall Street wobbled in early trading on Thursday as healthcare stocks snapped a three-day rally after UnitedHealth cut its profit forecast for the year. Dow component UnitedHealth fell 5.6 percent to $110.73.

  • *Best Buy, UnitedHealth fall after results. *Keurig Green Mountain, Salesforce up on results. "This week, the bulls are back in control of the market and we've almost recovered, if not on track to recover, all of last week's losses and then some," said Adam Sarhan, chief executive of Sarhan Capital in New York.

  • Early movers: BBY, UNH, SJM, WEN, LB, AGN & more Thursday, 19 Nov 2015 | 7:58 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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

  • *Cuts 2015 EPS view to $6 from $6.25- $6.35. Nov 19- UnitedHealth Group Inc, the largest U.S. health insurer, cut its full-year profit forecast due to continued pressure on its Obamacare plans for individuals, and said it was evaluating to what extent it would continue to offer these plans in 2017.. UnitedHealth had said in October that costs for these plans had dented...

  • *Best Buy's shares were down 8 percent to $28.82 in premarket trading, while J M Smucker was untraded after both reported results. *Dow component UnitedHealth's shares were down 3.8 percent to $112.80 in premarket trading after the health insurer cut its full-year profit forecast. Peers Humana fell 1.2 percent, while Cigna was down half a percent.

  • Nov 19- Health insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc cut its full-year profit forecast due to continued pressure on its Obamacare plans for individuals, and said it was evaluating to what extent it can continue to offer these plans in 2017.. "In recent weeks, growth expectations for individual exchange participation have tempered industry wide... so we are taking this...

  • Nov 19- Health insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc on Thursday cut its full-year profit forecast due to continued pressure on its individual plans, which are sold on exchanges created under the U.S. The company said it now expects to earn $6 per share this year, down from its previous estimate of $6.25- $6.35 per share. "In recent weeks, growth expectations for...

  • Dogs of the Dow go to the doghouse Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | 11:32 AM ET
    Dogs of the Dow.

    A simple, popular investment strategy that has beaten the market is not paying off this year.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks gained on a sharp jump in oil prices boosted by geopolitical concerns following weekend terror attacks in Paris.

  • Nov 13- Specialty pharmacy Park Irmat Drug Corp is suing OptumRx, saying the pharmacy benefit unit of UnitedHealth Group plans to remove Irmat from its network as of the end of the month. In the suit, filed late on Thursday in New York Supreme Court, Irmat said it received notice that it will be cut off from reimbursement by OptumRx, which operates a mail-order...

  • Nov 13- Specialty pharmacy Park Irmat Drug Corp is being removed from the network of OptumRx, the pharmacy benefit unit of UnitedHealth Group, at the end of this month, according to a lawsuit filed by Irmat. In the suit, filed in New York Supreme Court, Irmat says it received notice that it will be cut off from reimbursement by OptumRx, which operates a mail-order...

  • Stocks close narrowly mixed; Apple weighs Tuesday, 10 Nov 2015 | 4:00 PM ET

    U.S. stocks closed narrowly mixed Tuesday, pressured by a more than 3 percent decline in Apple.

  • Stocks close mixed but post 6-week win streak Friday, 6 Nov 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed mixed, but held solid gains for the week after a strong jobs report increased confidence in the likelihood of a December hike.