Anthem Inc (ANTM.N)
22 Mar 2019
* Indexes up: Dow 1.33 pct, S&P 0.89 pct, Nasdaq 1.30 pct
(Updates to early afternoon)
Jan 30 Anthem Inc surprised Wall Street
on Wednesday by moving up the launch of its in-house pharmacy
benefits management business, sending shares 10 percent higher
as investors welcomed the decision after rival health insurers
signed multibillion-dollar deals joining forces with PBMs.
* Boeing gains after upbeat earnings, 2019 deliveries
Jan 30 U.S. stock index futures rose on
Wednesday, as Apple Inc's results offered some relief
to markets ahead of the Federal Reserve's outlook on monetary
policy and another round of U.S.-China trade talks.
Jan 30 Anthem Inc reported a 3 percent
rise in quarterly revenue on Wednesday as the health insurer
benefited from premium rate increases.
Jan 29 A U.S. judge rejected Yahoo's proposed
settlement with millions of people whose email addresses and
other personal information were stolen in the largest data
breach in history, faulting the Internet services provider for a
lack of transparency.
Jan 24 CVS Health Corp's Aetna and a
host of other health insurers said on Thursday they have
partnered with IBM Corp to create a blockchain network
aimed at cutting costs in the healthcare industry.
Jan 24 A group of health insurers including CVS
Health Corp's Aetna, have teamed up with IBM Corp
to create a blockchain network aimed at cutting costs in
the healthcare industry.
* Company reaffirms 2019 earnings forecast
(Adds CEO comment, analyst reaction; updates shares)
NEW YORK, Dec 19 The number of Americans who
signed up for 2019 insurance plans created by the Affordable
Care Act, often called Obamacare, fell by about 4 percent to 8.5
million people from 2018, the U.S. government said on Wednesday.