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Critical Investor John Hussman's Top Five Q2 Holdings

John Hussman is a market analyst with a dire outlook for the markets, largely owing to Fed interference in them.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Reuters

California's proposed 2015 Obamacare premiums to rise 4 percent in 2015

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.

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Forbes.com

Daily Dividend Report: WLP, AFL, AMP, LUV, STJ, GWW, KIM, CNX, LUK, CHD, AWK, GCI, ENB

WellPoint declared a third quarter 2014 dividend to shareholders of $0.4375 per share.

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Free Republic

Obamacare Dividends Pile Up for Hospitals as Patients Pay

Even as Obamacare continues to be attacked by foes and challenged in court, hospital chains and insurers are making more money, more patients using ERs are paying for their care, and the country as a whole is enjoying slower growth in its health-care spending.

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

Reuters

WellPoint says exchange business costs are as planned

WellPoint Inc Chief Financial Officer Wayne DeVeydt said on Wednesday the costs for new exchange customers were tracking within the company's expectations and are covered by the premium prices it has charged in 2014.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Washington Post

Insurers Stalled by Humana as Obamacare Raises Expectations

U.S. health insurers were dragged down by Humana Inc.'s second-quarter earning results, which matched estimates while investors had higher expectations for a boost from Obamacare.

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TheStreet.com

Why WellPoint (WLP) Stock Is Lower Today

The company upped its earnings outlook for the year, saying it now expects adjusted per share profit to top $8.60, compared with its prior forecast for earnings of more than $8.40 a share.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Financial Markets, Business News

Seeking Alpha

WellPoint's (WLP) CEO Joe Swedish on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to the WellPoint Incorporated Second Quarter Results Conference Call.

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Castanet.net

WellPoint 2nd-quarter profit falls on higher expenses, but still tops ...

WellPoint's second-quarter profit fell 8.6 per cent as expenses tied to changes in the nation's health care laws climbed.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Medicare, Health, Medicaid

Ledger-Enquirer.com

WellPoint 2Q tops Wall Street expectations

The Indianapolis health insurer reported Wednesday that net income declined to $731.1 million, or $2.56 per share, from $800.1 million, or $2.64 per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

WellPoint 2Q tops Wall Street expectations

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Benzinga

WellPoint Q2 Profit Beats Street View

The Indianapolis, Indiana-based company posted a quarterly net income of $731 million, or $2.56 per share, compared to $800 million, or $2.64 per share, in the year-ago period.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Indianapolis Business News

Connecticut nixes rate increase by WellPoint subsidiary

The Connecticut Insurance Department has rejected a 12.5-percent rate increase proposed by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, the state's largest health insurer.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Indianapolis, IN

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Monster.com

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Indianapolis Business News

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WellPoint Inc. CEO Joseph Swedish says that when people ask what a doctor's appointment will be like in the future, they assume that patients will physically have to visit an office.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

News Max

Web Clicks Replace Stethoscopes as Internet Healthcare Grows

To cut medical costs and diagnose minor ailments, WellPoint Inc. and Aetna Inc., among other health insurers, are letting millions of patients get seen online first.

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Related Topix: Aetna, Insurance, Medicine, UC San Francisco, Health Care Policy, Health

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Indianapolis Star

Hoosiers should shop around on health exchange

Hoosiers should shop around on health exchange New companies coming on boad next year could mean cheaper rates Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1mPMv2x Hoosiers who buy individual health insurance through the federal exchange will find that prices and plan offerings are changing next year - and that it will pay to shop around.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Health Insurance, Health, Medicaid, Insurance

Wed Jul 16, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

WellPoint's Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank

's stock had its "hold" rating reiterated by stock analysts at Deutsche Bank in a report issued on Wednesday.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

WellPoint Hits New 52-Week High at $113.10

WellPoint 's share price hit a new 52-week high on Monday , AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

New York Post

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