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Here's another nail in the coffin of the case for repealing Obamacare. Two of the major players in the healthcare industry-hospitals and insurance companies-are getting a much bigger stake in the law as they foresee profits under it.
Activity in China's manufacturing sector rose in July, according to China's official gauge, bolstering the government's chances of meeting its 2014 economic growth target of about 7.5 per cent and continuing a recent run of positive data out of the world's second-largest economy.
Healthcare premiums will rise an average of 4.2 percent in 2015 on California's Obamacare insurance exchange, the largest of the state marketplaces established by President Barack Obama's healthcare reform, state officials said on Thursday.
The announcement dealt another blow to Appalachia's iconic, but dwindling, fossil fuel industry.
Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. on Wednesday said it has terminated its offer to acquire Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. and will not be pursuing its board size increase and scheme of arrangement proposals.
This year is on track to becoming the costliest for the insurance and reinsurance sector since 2001, when the Sept.
Allstate Corp, the largest publicly traded home and auto insurer in the United States, reported a 49 percent jump in quarterly profit as costs fell and the company took in more premiums.
Lincoln National Corp. today reported second-quarter earnings of $398 million, or $1.48 per diluted common share, a 26 percent increase from the $317 million, or $1.15 a share, posted for the same three months of 2013.
Hawaii is one of the biggest markets in the United States for captive insurance companies - a form of self insurance for businesses - and the state's experience has drawn companies ranging from local mom-and-pop to Fortune 500 companies such as Google .
As we gird for the inevitability of fully autonomous cars sometime between 2020 and 2035, we occasionally hear the small, still voices of technologists and industry analysts discussing the significant reduction in automotive insurance rates and how it will add momentum to autonomy.
Recall, for a moment, how health insurers were treated by Democrats in the Obamacare debate.
WellPoint's second-quarter profit fell 8.6 percent as expenses tied to changes in the nation's health care laws climbed.
The company's results, released Wednesday, matched analysts' expectations, and it reaffirmed its 2014 earnings estimate of between $7.25 and $7.75 per share.
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White Mountains Insurance Group released its earnings data on Tuesday. The company reported $15.53 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts' consensus estimate of $8.12 by $7.41, American Banking News.com reports.
Allstate shares are down -1% to $57.35 in pre-market trading today. TheStreet Ratings team rates ALLSTATE CORP as a Buy with a ratings score of A+.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 07:10 am
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