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  • NEW YORK, July 28- With Republican efforts to dismantle Obamacare in disarray, hundreds of U.S. counties are at risk of losing access to private health coverage in 2018 as insurers consider pulling out of those markets in the coming months. Anthem Inc, Cigna Corp, Health Care Service Corp and Molina Healthcare, four of the biggest health insurers selling Obamacare...

  • NEW YORK, July 28- With Republican efforts to dismantle Obamacare in disarray, hundreds of U.S. counties are at risk of losing access to private health coverage in 2018 as insurers consider pulling out of those markets in the coming months. So far, 40 U.S. counties are expected to have no insurer offering individual coverage next year, but that number could rise by...

  • With Washington preoccupied by an attempt to renegotiate its existing NAFTA treaty with Canada and Mexico, the EU has an opportunity to become the top setter of common business standards in a series of new deals. Now it has much of Asia and Latin America in its sights for trade treaties, while a far-reaching pact with Canada will already enter force in September.

  • NEW YORK, July 26- For many of us, the notion of being on a board of directors seems like the pinnacle of capitalist dreams. The financial planner from Chesterton, Indiana, had "prestigious" visions of board life swimming in her head, perhaps involving hanging out in mahogany boardrooms and hobnobbing with the rich and powerful. "These days boards are expected to...

  • NEW YORK, July 26- For many of us, the notion of being on a board of directors seems like the pinnacle of capitalist dreams. The financial planner from Chesterton, Indiana, had "prestigious" visions of board life swimming in her head, perhaps involving hanging out in mahogany boardrooms and hobnobbing with the rich and powerful. "These days boards are expected to...

  • NEW YORK, July 26- For many of us, the notion of being on a board of directors seems like the pinnacle of capitalist dreams. The financial planner from Chesterton, Indiana, had "prestigious" visions of board life swimming in her head, perhaps involving hanging out in mahogany boardrooms and hobnobbing with the rich and powerful. "These days boards are expected to...

  • NEW YORK, July 26- For many of us, the notion of being on a board of directors seems like the pinnacle of capitalist dreams. The financial planner from Chesterton, Indiana, had "prestigious" visions of board life swimming in her head, perhaps involving hanging out in mahogany boardrooms and hobnobbing with the rich and powerful. "These days boards are expected to...

  • NEW YORK, July 26- For many of us, the notion of being on a board of directors seems like the pinnacle of capitalist dreams. The financial planner from Chesterton, Indiana, had "prestigious" visions of board life swimming in her head, perhaps involving hanging out in mahogany boardrooms and hobnobbing with the rich and powerful. "These days boards are expected to...

  • NEW YORK, July 26- For many of us, the notion of being on a board of directors seems like the pinnacle of capitalist dreams. The financial planner from Chesterton, Indiana, had "prestigious" visions of board life swimming in her head, perhaps involving hanging out in mahogany boardrooms and hobnobbing with the rich and powerful. "These days boards are expected to...

  • July 26- Anthem Inc said it may exit more individual Obamacare markets as the future of the national healthcare law and the government subsidies that make insurance affordable for millions of Americans remain up in the air. Republican lawmakers are in the midst of a freewheeling debate to craft a bill that would end Obamacare, but the effort to roll back...

  • Republicans on Tuesday began a second day of debate on the U.S. Senate floor of a bill that would end Obamacare, but the effort to roll back Democratic President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law faced significant hurdles. Anthem, which sells Blue Cross Blue Shield plans in 14 states, has mostly pulled out of 3 states including Indiana where it had planned...

  • The company appeared to be taking the right steps to improve performance in its Obamacare business, Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Steven Halper said. "We expect that, over time, Anthem will increase its Medicare footprint and grow its Medicaid business." Anthem, which scrapped its $54 billion deal to buy Cigna Corp in May, said net income rose to $855.3 million, or $3.16...

  • Anthem said last month it would mostly stop selling individual plans in Wisconsin and Indiana, exiting the Obamacare exchanges altogether and cutting out sales through brokers in all but one county in Wisconsin and five counties in Indiana. Anthem, which scrapped its $54 billion deal to buy Cigna Corp in May, said net income rose to $855.3 million, or $3.16 per...

  • *Raises FY17 revenue forecast to $22 bln- $22.5 bln. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration in April declined to approve the drug, baricitinib, made by Lilly and partner Incyte Corp, indicating additional clinical data was needed to determine the most appropriate doses. The companies will be discussing the path forward with the agency and evaluating options for...

  • Excluding items, Lilly earned $1.11 per share, above the average analyst expectation of $1.05 per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Net income rose to $1.01 billion, or 95 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, from $747.7 million, or 71 cents per share, a year earlier. However, the Indianapolis- based drugmaker has suffered setbacks recently,...

  • NEW YORK, July 19- A broad barometer of global stocks posted a ninth straight session of gains on Wednesday as earnings season in the United States and Europe heated up, while the dollar clawed back from 10- month lows and oil prices jumped. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq marked record highs in the United States, picking up from strong performances by major European stock...

  • LONDON, July 13- Alcoa is bringing one of its U.S. aluminium smelters back from the dead. The Warrick smelter in Indiana has annual capacity of 269,000 tonnes, its own coal-based power source and is integrated with a rolling mill. But now, miraculously, Warrick is back and Alcoa will fire up three of the plant's five production lines, with capacity of 161,400 tonnes of...

  • LONDON, July 13- Alcoa is bringing one of its U.S. aluminum smelters back from the dead. The Warrick smelter in Indiana has annual capacity of 269,000 tonnes, its own coal-based power source and is integrated with a rolling mill. But now, miraculously, Warrick is back and Alcoa will fire up three of the plant's five production lines, with capacity of 161,400 tonnes of...

  • LONDON, July 12- Zinc prices climbed to their highest in more than three months on Wednesday as the market worried about falling stocks in exchange warehouses, shortages and expectations of stronger demand from top consumer China. Earlier, prices of the metal used to galvanize steel touched $2,874.50, the highest since March 30. Investors have turned positive...

  • Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb and Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka tour the grounds of the Indiana Statehouse.

    Infosys gets criticized for use of foreign worker visas, but it's creating 2,000 tech jobs in Indiana. Gov. Eric Holcomb on the deal.