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Could Obamacare Be Working?

Health insurer WellPoint Inc. (NYSE: WLP) raised its earnings outlook for the 2014 fiscal year Friday morning, based on an estimate that the company will add 1 million to 1.3 ...
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Jefferies’ Cheapest Health Care Stocks to Buy

With the beating the market took Thursday, many investors are starting to get a little worried that a major correction might be right around the corner. With the first quarter ...
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Health Insurance Giants Off to Rocky 2014: Obamacare vs. Affordable Care

Health insurance providers are not having a good start to 2014. The Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, is not bringing in enough young subscribers to offset the costs of those ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Boeing, Citrix, Denbury, Facebook, Qualcomm and More

The earnings report are coming out fast and furious, and analysts and investors alike are repositioning their expectations for 2014. Each morning of the week, 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens ...
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Deutsche Bank Raises Price Targets on Its Top Stocks to Buy

As the second-quarter earnings season starts to wind down, most equity strategists at the major Wall Street firms we cover are reasonably pleased with overall corporate performance and results. While ...
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Top 10 Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Caterpillar, Facebook, Ford, Sequenom and More

Investors and traders are usually on the lookout for new research ideas that will generate higher income or more profits. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many analyst research calls from Wall ...
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Closing Bell for Wednesday on Wall Street: Markets Open Higher, Inch Downward All Day

July 24, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning following upbeat estimates for eurozone flash PMI readings. In Asia, China’s PMI came in lower than expected, leading to more ...
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Closing Bell for Tuesday on Wall Street: Markets Open Higher, Finish Mixed

July 23, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning, but only the DJIA was able to stay in positive territory throughout the day. There was little economic data out ...
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Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance on the Way Out?

A significant portion of employers that currently offer health insurance to their employees are likely to drop that benefit in the next five years. According to a survey by J.D. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Stocks to Buy: Dean Foods, Fusion-io, Kroger, Yahoo! and More

Investors and traders are often looking for fresh research ideas that will lead to higher income or more profits. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many fresh research calls to find great ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (CELG, CMCSA, FB, FFIV, JPM, JNPR, KMB, NWSA, PDCE, AET, CI, HUM, UNH, WLP)

Investors and traders are usually on the hunt for new ideas that will generate positive returns or income. 24/7 Wall St. looks over numerous research calls to find great ideas ...
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What Medicare Reimbursement Increases Really Mean (AET, CI, HUM, UNH, WLP, UAM)

After promising voters that the Affordable Healthcare Act (aka Obamacare), and other health care initiatives designed by the current administration would not result in any increase in costs for citizens, ...
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Proposed 2014 Medicare Rates Slam Humana and Other Insurers

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is leading the large health insurance providers lower as the week gets off to a start. The news hit going into the weekend that the Centers ...
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Large Company Female CEOs Face Headwinds

The stock prices of the majority of large public companies led by female CEOs have underperformed the S&P 500 so far this year, in some cases by a great deal. ...
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UnitedHealth Forecast Disappoints

In an announcement for its annual investor conference tomorrow, UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE: UNH) reaffirmed its earnings per share (EPS) forecast for 2012 at $5.20 to $5.25. But in its ...
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