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Health Insurers Looking Healthy

Wednesday, 31 Oct 2007 | 9:02 PM ET

The health insurers are poised to breakout ahead of Cigna (CI) earnings this Friday.

Cigna has beat its earnings six of the last six quarters, Carter Worth said. It’s got a healthy looking chart and he would get long CI before it reports.

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And while shares of Aetna (AET), Humana (HUM) and Cigna have all been weighed down by the fear of a democratic government, AET and HUM did report profits that beat the Street last week. Jeff Macke called the insurers “not hugely exciting” but workable as trades against the political trend.



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And while shares of Aetna (AET), Humana (HUM) and Cigna have all been weighed down by the fear of a democratic government, AET and HUM did report profits that beat the Street last week. Jeff Macke called the insurers “not hugely exciting” but workable as trades against the political trend.


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Trader disclosure: On Oct 31, 2007, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s Fast Money were owned by the Fast Money traders: Najarian owns options in (BIDU), (GOOG), (MER), (YHOO); Macke owns (YHOO), (DIS); Carter Worth’s firm is a market maker in (DRYS), (YHOO)

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