Stocks rose Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting.» Read More
Stocks rose modestly on Thursday, extending the prior day's rally.
Mobile health can be part of a cure for rising insurance costs. Here are six preventative health apps that can help consumers and employers.
Three major insurers and a nonprofit group are planning to launch an online tool that will tell consumers the prices of medical procedures.
Stocks opened higher on Monday, lifting the S&P 500 to within reach of record territory.
Virginia and Washington state's Obamacare prices for 2015 don't look so scary on average, but a few other states could be in for some sticker shock.
The company tapped to salvage Massachusetts' Obamacare exchange predicts it can finish the job by open enrollment next fall.
U.S. stocks fluctuated on Wednesday as investors cycled out of so-called momentum stocks.
*Putin comments on Ukraine suggest easing tensions. *Gold prices decline, U.S. dollar index edges up. Equities were volatile throughout the day, with investors parsing comments from Russian President Vladimir Putin indicating a possible easing to the geopolitical concerns over Ukraine that have weighed on markets.
WellPoint reported profit that beat analysts' expectations and said individual exchanges were operating at a profit.
April 30- WellPoint Inc, the second-largest U.S. health insurer, on Wednesday reported first-quarter profit that beat analysts' expectations and said that the individual exchanges created under healthcare reform were operating at a profit.
WellPoint bet big Obamacare, and investors expect the nation's largest provider of Blue Cross plans to report large membership gains.
April 24- Aetna Inc said on Thursday its first few months under Obamacare turned out better than expected as it added new members not only on the exchanges but in its traditional large corporate business.
April 22- Gilead Sciences Inc, which ignited a fierce debate over prescription drug prices, said its new $1,000 hepatitis C pill generated quarterly sales of $2.27 billion, helping the company's quarterly net profit nearly triple.
Biotech earnings kick off Tuesday after the bell as Gilead and Amgen report. Here's what to watch for.
*Google, IBM shares fall a day after posting earnings. NEW YORK, April 17- U.S. stocks ended a holiday-shortened week with mostly modest gains on Thursday, though the S&P 500 notched its biggest weekly advance since July as Morgan Stanley and General Electric rallied after strong results.
*Google, IBM shares fall a day after posting earnings. NEW YORK, April 17- U.S. stocks advanced slightly in choppy trading on Thursday after three days of gains, as underwhelming results from tech bellwethers Google and IBM were offset by upbeat quarterly numbers, including those from Morgan Stanley and General Electric.
European shares closed higher on Thursday, as investors focused on Wall Street earnings and the latest U.S. jobs data.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
April 17- UnitedHealth Group Inc, the largest U.S. health insurer, said on Thursday it has spent more than $100 million to cover a pricey new hepatitis C drug from Gilead Sciences Inc, a higher cost than it expected by "multiples," sending shares in the sector lower.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher open, with multiple big names reporting earnings before Wall Street opens.