WellPoint CEO: Insurer readies for technology wave
WellPoint 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.
Recipe for higher sales: Add fiber, cinnamon
General Mills hopes a pinch of cinnamon and a dash of fiber will be a recipe for stronger sales.
Stocks creep up after 2 days of losses
Stocks inched higher midday Wednesday, reversing a two-day decline, as the quarterly earnings season got underway with some positive news from the giant aluminum company Alcoa.
Government made $100B in improper payments
By its own estimate, the government made about $100 billion in payments last year to people who may not have been entitled to receive them.
US students in middle of pack on financial knowhow
The United States runs in the middle of the pack when it comes to the financial knowledge and skills of 15-year-old boys and girls, according to an international study released Wednesday.
Stocks fall for a second day; Nasdaq slumps
U.S. stocks are falling in midday trading Tuesday as investors await corporate earnings reports this week. Tech and small companies fell sharply. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped below 17,000 for the first time since crossing that threshold last week on news that employers have been hiring more.
US-China strategic talks get test this week
The United States and China will spend time over the next couple of days testing whether their annual "Strategic and Economic Dialogue" can produce tough compromises or just serve as a venue to talk about greater cooperation.
Stocks fall after market hit milestones
Stocks were modestly lower Monday as investors prepared for the start of corporate earnings season. The market gave up some of its gains from late last week, which were driven partly by news of a surge in hiring last month.
Virgin Galactic partners with New Mexico hotel
Virgin Galactic appears to be getting closer to reaching its long-delayed goal of launching tourists into space.
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