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Humana Posts 2Q Earnings Beat

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) reported its second-quarter financial results Wednesday before the markets opened. The company had $1.67 in earnings per share (EPS) on $13.73 billion in revenue compared to ...
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Why Aetna Is Now a Bargain

The Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) merger has shaken up the health insurance industry. This has been long awaited since the Affordable Care Act came into ...
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Health Insurance Mergers Falling Into Place

Over the long weekend, the first move toward an acquisition was made in the health insurance industry. This has been long awaited since the Affordable Care Act came into play. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Epizyme, Goldcorp, GoPro, Intuitive Surgical, VMware and More

Stocks were indicated lower after the Greek "no" vote on austerity. The one trend that has prevailed for over three years is that investors have literally bought every single pullback. ...
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Do Health Insurance Mergers Really Need to Sweat DOJ Reviews?

The world of health insurance has been marked by consolidation for years now. It is generally true that antitrust issues arise when there become only two or three choices. The ...
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Will One of the Health Insurance Mergers Get a Cold Shoulder?

Merger talks within the health insurance sector are reaching a critical point, and it appears that there will be some major moves in the very near future. Some might equate ...
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Could the Health Insurance Mergers Leave an Odd Man Out?

The market often works in mysterious ways, then it can turn into the wild west when it comes to raw speculation. It turns out that speculators love guessing about mergers. ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Achillion, CSC, Keurig, Sarepta, Splunk and More

Stocks were marginally higher on Wednesday morning, but the S&P 500 and DJIA are effectively at all-time highs. As investors keep proving over and over that they want to buy ...
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biotech

Massive Biotech Stock Sale Highlights Insider Selling Report

As we approach the earnings releases for the first quarter, we are seeing an increase in the insider selling activity. The reason could be many insiders have selling windows closed ...
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UBS Raises Price Targets on 4 Top Health Care Providers

If there has been one group stocks that has delivered for investors this year it has been the managed care organizations (MCO) that are the top health care providers in ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Chesapeake, eBay, Enterprise, Gilead, Newmont, Wynn and More

Stocks were indicated marginally lower on Thursday after a post-FOMC rally on Wednesday. The one trend that keeps holding true is that investors buy stocks after every sell-off, something that ...
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Analyst Stocks Hitting 52-Week Highs That Are Still a Buy Now

Seemingly every day the stock market is hitting fresh 52-week highs, and while that is great news for investors, there is always the lurking fear about what to do with ...
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5 Top Credit Suisse Health Care Stock Picks to Buy for 2015

As one of the top sectors in the S&P 500 in 2014, health care has one factor that almost always makes it a reasonably safe place to invest in. The ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Aetna, AOL, Chesapeake Energy, JD.com, Skyworks and More

Stocks were trying to hold firm Thursday morning, and investors now have an opportunity to check their list of stocks that got away from them for stocks that have pulled ...
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5 Affordable Care Act Stock Winners to Buy Now

While many consumers are still struggling mightily with the details of the Affordable Care Act, many of the health services companies involved in the massive plan are finally starting to ...
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