New User:

-or-
Username:
Password:
Forgot your password?

Stock Market & Financial Investment News

News Breaks
April 1, 2013
16:35 EDTHUM, UNH, WLP, AET, TSLA, AM, KWK, DLLR, WLTOn The Fly: Closing Wrap
Stocks on Wall Street were lower on the first trading day of the second quarter, with mixed economic data, closed markets in Europe and light volume conspiring to keep investors from driving the market to new highs, as was the case in the last day of the just finished quarter... ECONOMIC EVENTS: In the U.S., the Institute for Supply Management's March manufacturing PMI came in at 51.3, versus an expected reading of 54.0. The Commerce Department reported that construction spending increased 1.2% in February, versus an expected increase of 1.0%. Asian markets finished mostly lower after China's official purchasing managers' index for March rose to 50.9 from 50.1 in February, though that was lower than the 51.0 reading economists were expecting. HSBC's separate PMI reading rose to 51.6 in March from its 50.4 prior reading. Also, in Japan, the quarterly Tankan survey showed a only a modest uptick in confidence among large Japanese manufacturers. In Europe, markets remained closed for the Easter holiday... COMPANY NEWS: A number of health insurers, including Humana (HUM), UnitedHealth (UNH), WellPoint (WLP) and Aetna (AET), rallied late in the trading day. The CMS announced on its website after the close that it had reversed its stance on cutting Medicare Advantage rates, giving insurers a 3.3% rate increase when a 2.2% decrease had been proposed earlier. Shares of the insurers extended their rally in after-market trading once the news was confirmed... Tesla (TSLA) shares gained $6.04, or 15.94%, to $43.93 after the company said it now expects to be profitable in the first quarter after its Model S sales exceeded 4,750 units, beating its previous expectations... MAJOR MOVERS: Among the notable gainers was American Greetings (AM), up $1.95, or 12.11%, to $18.05 after agreeing to be acquired by the family of its Chairman for $18.35 per share. Also higher were shares of Quicksilver Resources (KWK), up 35c, or 15.56%, to $2.60 after the company agreed to sell a 25% interest in its Barnett Shale oil and gas assets to a subsidiary of Tokyo Gas for $485M. Among the noteworthy losers was DFC Global (DLLR), down $3.60, or 21.63%, to $13.04 after the company lowered its earnings view for the full year. Also lower were shares of Walter Energy (WLT), down $2.26, or 7.93%, to $26.24 after Goldman reiterated its Sell rating on the company's stock... INDICES: The Dow was down 5.69, or 0.04%, to 14,572.85; the Nasdaq was down 28.35, or 0.87%, to 3,239.17; and the S&P 500 was down 7.02, or 0.45%, to 1,562.17.
News For HUM;UNH;WLP;AET;TSLA;AM;KWK;DLLR;WLT From The Last 14 Days
Sign up for a free trial to see the rest of the stories you've been missing.
1 | 2 | 3 | all recent news | >>
October 16, 2014
06:10 EDTUNHUnitedHealth reports Q3 Employer & Individual revenue $10.6B
Subscribe for More Information
06:08 EDTUNHUnitedHealth: Affordable Care Act reduced Q3 by 80 basis points
Subscribe for More Information
06:07 EDTUNHUnitedHealth sees FY14 EPS $5.60-$5.65, consensus $5.58
Subscribe for More Information
06:01 EDTUNHUnitedHealth reports Q3 EPS $1.63, consensus $1.53
Subscribe for More Information
October 15, 2014
18:26 EDTTSLAOn The Fly: After Hours Movers
Subscribe for More Information
16:00 EDTTSLAOptions Update; October 15, 2014
Subscribe for More Information
15:28 EDTUNHNotable companies reporting before tomorrow's open
Subscribe for More Information
14:37 EDTTSLAMichigan bill blocks Tesla from selling directly to consumers
Subscribe for More Information
13:52 EDTAETAetna will not renew contract for Delaware Medicaid program
Subscribe for More Information
09:38 EDTTSLAActive equity options trading on open
Subscribe for More Information
07:27 EDTWLPModern Healthcare to hold a virtual conference
Building Tomorrow's Delivery Model: Forging a Path to Value is being held on October 15 at 9:30 am. Webcast Link
06:39 EDTTSLATesla signs deal to build 200 more China charging stations, WantChinaTimes says
Subscribe for More Information
October 14, 2014
16:00 EDTTSLAOptions Update; October 14, 2014
iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures down 40c to 39.11. Option volume leaders: AAPL TSLA TWTR AMZN GILD C JNJ AA NFLX PBR according to Track Data.
09:37 EDTTSLAActive equity options trading on open
Subscribe for More Information
07:05 EDTUNHUnitedHealth October volatility elevated into Q3 and guidance
Subscribe for More Information
October 13, 2014
16:02 EDTTSLAOptions Update; October 13, 2014
iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures up 3.71 to 39.56. Option volume leaders: AAPL TSLA TWTR AMZN FB NFLX SUNE GILD BAC PBR according to Track Data.
09:39 EDTTSLAActive equity options trading on open
Subscribe for More Information
07:39 EDTHUMPharmaceutical Care Management Association to hold annual meeting
Subscribe for More Information
07:15 EDTUNHNational Association of Corporate Directors to hold a conference
Subscribe for More Information
October 12, 2014
17:21 EDTTSLATesla ahead of other car makers on semiautonomous driving system, WSJ says
Subscribe for More Information
1 | 2 | 3 | all recent news | >>

Sign up for a free trial to see the rest of the stories you've been missing.

I agree to the theflyonthewall.com disclaimer & terms of use