health insurers

NEW YORK | Election Impact: Health care stocks jump following midterms

NEW YORK— The outcome of the midterm elections was good for the stock market in general, mostly because it didn’t produce any big surprises, but it was especially good for the health care industry and several other companies. Health insurers rose sharply Wednesday as investors anticipated that any prospects of repealing the Affordable Care Act, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Election Impact: Health care stocks jump following midterms

NEW YORK | Global stocks jump, helped by strong earnings in the US

NEW YORK  — World stock markets are turning higher again Tuesday, helped by strong earnings reports from major U.S. companies. Investment banks Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs, health care products company Johnson & Johnson and health insurer UnitedHealth all climbed after announcing their third-quarter results. Technology companies are also rising after their recent slump. KEEPING … Continue reading NEW YORK | Global stocks jump, helped by strong earnings in the US

NEW YORK | Technology stocks, led by Apple, push Wall Street higher

NEW YORK— U.S. stocks made solid gains Thursday as Apple and Qualcomm led a rally in technology companies. Drugmakers and health insurers also rose. Apple changed course and rose a day after it introduced three new iPhone models and updates to the Apple Watch. Chipmakers recovered after a steep drop the day before. Stock indexes … Continue reading NEW YORK | Technology stocks, led by Apple, push Wall Street higher

UnitedHealth ventures deeper into care with nearly $5B deal

December 6, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) –The nation’s biggest health insurer is spending nearly $5 billion to buy hundreds of clinics, just three days after rival Aetna announced a bigger tie up with CVS Health Corp. UnitedHealth Group Inc. said Wednesday that it will buy DaVita Medical Group in a deal that extends the reach of its … Continue reading UnitedHealth ventures deeper into care with nearly $5B deal