WellPoint

NYSE: WLP
The three major US stock indexes opened mixed this morning with the Nasdaq Composite slightly negative on an unexpectedly weak earnings report from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) (more coverage here). A...
The three major US stock indexes opened roughly flat this morning as Spanish 10-year bond yields rose to 7.5% and Moody’s cut Germany’s outlook to ‘negative’ after the markets closed last...
The three major US stock indexes opened lower this morning following report from China that it has cut inflation to an annualized rate of 2.2% in June (our coverage here). Lower inflation, however,...
Monday’s stock market opened slightly lower Monday based on weak economic data in Asia, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.32%, Nasdaq down 0.21% and the S&P 500 down...
Now that the healthcare constitutionality argument has passed, healthcare and insurance providers are consolidating.  WellPoint Inc. (NYSE: WLP) just announced that it was acquiring...
Health insurance provider Wellpoint Inc. (NYSE: WLP) announced this morning that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire managed care provider Amerigroup Corp. (NYSE: AGP) for a total of...
If you were watching the reactions in the market after the Supreme Court ruling on Obamacare as being constitutional as a tax, you might think that the healthcare insurance providers are suddenly an...
The data is from a major union, and, therefore, may have a bias against chief executives. Numbers can be bent.The AFL-CIO reports that CEO pay rose 14% last year:According to data released by the...
Greece and its creditors are close to a deal on the nation’s debt swap. (Reuters)A judge rules that some of the Gulf spill costs to be covered by Transocean (NYSE: RIG) will be covered by BP...
Markets opened mixed this morning, with the DJIA and S&P 500 opening lower and the Nasdaq Composite opening higher. The Nasdaq was getting a big push from the very strong earnings report out of Apple...
Carol Bartz resigns from Yahoo!’s (NASDAQ: YHOO) board. (Reuters)Lagarde disputes reports of an IMF study that shows a $372 billion capital shortfall among Europe’s banks. (Reuters)Bank of...
Earnings season is so far turning out to be a mixed bag and is so far being overshadowed by the elected officials in Washington D.C. threatening a gridlock that could ultimately result in a U.S....
These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Thursday morning.AMR Corporation (NYSE: AMR) Cut to Sell at Ticonderoga. Bank of...