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Saturday | The Motley Fool

Why JPMorgan Chase, IBM, and UnitedHealth Group Were the Dow's Only Losers Last Week

Yet holding the Dow back were JPMorgan Chase ( All three losing members of the Dow Jones Industrials can blame unfavorable earnings reports for the lion's share of their losses last week.

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Saturday | Forbes.com

Insurers Fret Hepatitis C Pill Costs Along With Obamacare

As health insurance companies reveal much anticipated first-quarter earnings, it's the unpredictable impact from the five-figure cost of new Hepatitis C treatments that are the subject of as much Wall Street worry as the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Beverages, Medicaid, Medicare

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Hispanic Business

Earnings Season Starts Rough for Health Insurers

Health insurers that easily outpaced the broader market in trading last year nosedived this week after UnitedHealth released shaky first-quarter earnings.

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Related Topix: Beverages, Medicare, Health

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Jerusalem Post

U.S. stocks open lower after earnings reports; Dow Jones down 0.15%

Investing.com - U.S. stocks opened lower on Thursday, despite positive U.S. jobless claims data and accomodative comments by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and after the release of fresh earnings reports.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Beverages

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Ltd., and Sony Corp. Dominating )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global 3DTV Market 2014-2018 with LG Electronics Inc... )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Rubber Market 2014-2018" report to their of... )--UnitedHealth Group today reported first quarter results, highlighted by Optum's strong ... (more)

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Samsung Electronics Co, Electronics, Beverages, Orbital Sciences Corporation, Aerospace-Defense, Mattel, Toys

Reuters

UnitedHealth: New hepatitis C drug costs far more than forecast

UnitedHealth Group Inc, the largest U.S. health insurer, said it spent more than $100 million to cover a pricey new hepatitis C drug from Gilead Sciences Inc in its first three months on the market, an amount that was "multiple" times what it had expected.

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Related Topix: Beverages, Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Biotech, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Wellpoint Health Networks, Insurance, Aetna

Bloomberg

UnitedHealth Sees `Unsustainable' Pricing in New York, CEO Says

UnitedHealth Group Inc. , the biggest U.S. health insurer, said it may lose members in New York as the market becomes more crowded, driving down prices.

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Related Topix: Beverages, Minnetonka, MN, Medicare, Health, US News

The Motley Fool

International Business Machines Corp. and UnitedHealth Group Inc. Are Dragging the Dow Down

Today continues the trend of weakly indecisive markets that has plagued American investors for much of April.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, International Business Machines Corporation -- Microelectronics, Electronics, Beverages, IBM, Financial Markets

KIII

Tech stocks slump after Google, IBM disappoint

Stocks edged lower on Thursday as investors digested a crop of disappointing earnings by Google, IBM and UnitedHealth.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Beverages, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Stanley

Silver City Sun-News

Tech stocks slump after Google, IBM disappoint

Stocks edged lower on Thursday as investors digested a crop of disappointing earnings by Google, IBM and UnitedHealth.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Beverages, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Stanley

The Hartford Courant

UnitedHealth says first-quarter profit fell on reform costs

UnitedHealth Group Inc , the largest U.S. health insurer, said on Thursday that first-quarter profit fell due to costs and taxes related to the national healthcare reform law as well as government cuts to private Medicare funding.

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Related Topix: Beverages, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Ansonia, CT

Medical News

UnitedHealth Group reports strong revenue growth in Q1 2014

UnitedHealth Group today reported first quarter results, highlighted by Optum's strong growth in revenues, operating earnings and revenue backlog and UnitedHealthcare's continued strong, diversified performance despite the negative impacts of newly effective ACA taxes and regulatory provisions and sequestration cuts to Medicare.

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Related Topix: Beverages, Medicare, Medicine

The Miami Herald

UnitedHealth's 1Q profit tumbles 8 percent

UnitedHealth Group says its first-quarter net income slid 8 percent as fees and funding cuts from the health care overhaul helped dent the performance of the nation's largest health insurer.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Motley Fool

Intel's Falling Earnings Can't Keep the Dow from a Triple-Digit Surge

Despite bad news from across the Pacific, the market has managed to haul in great gains today as the Dow Jones Industrial Average has exploded for a 112-point gain as of 2:30 p.m. EDT.

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Related Topix: Startups, Intel, Financial Markets, Beverages, Health Insurance

The Motley Fool

Why DuPont and UnitedHealth Group Will Move the Dow Tomorrow

With many companies already reporting solid earnings results, Thursday morning will bring a huge number of reports in this holiday-shortened week; DuPont ( UnitedHealth Group and DuPont will release their quarterly reports on Thursday before the market opens; last quarter, both companies got an early start on the morning's earnings news, releasing ... (more)

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Related Topix: Beverages, Agriculture, Science

Newswise

Vanderbilt Participates in National Study of Group Prenatal Care

Vanderbilt University hopes to enroll about 400 women in a national study to evaluate the effectiveness of a new model of group prenatal care designed to improve the health and well-being of mothers and babies during pregnancy, birth and infancy.

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Related Topix: Vanderbilt University, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Social Software, Beverages

The Motley Fool

Dow Rises, But UnitedHealth Group Falls Ahead of Earnings

Stock markets marched higher in Wednesday trading, helped by positive comments from Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen.

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Related Topix: Beverages, Banking, Financial Services, CitiMortgage, Citigroup, Medicare

MarketNewsVideo

Dow Movers: UNH, V

In early trading on Wednesday, shares of Visa topped the list of the day's best performing Dow Jones Industrial Average components, trading up 1.2%.

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Related Topix: Beverages, Business News, Video

SchaeffersResearch.com

Analyst Downgrades: UnitedHealth Group Inc., Transocean LTD, and Autodesk, Inc.

Short interest on the stock climbed 29.3% during the past two reporting periods, and now accounts for 13.3% of RIG's available float.

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Related Topix: Beverages, Autodesk, Startups, Personal Finance, Day Trading

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Motley Fool

UnitedHealth Group Inc. Earnings: Can They Grow Despite Obamacare?

Yet even as UnitedHealth and rivals WellPoint have struggled to deal with and incorporate the health-care reforms under Obamacare into their respective business models, UnitedHealth hopes to find new avenues for growth in areas that WellPoint and Humana have largely left untapped.

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Related Topix: Beverages, Health Insurance, Insurance

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