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Asian stocks down after Wall St weekly loss on rate fears

Nov. 20, 2022 22:46 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets sank Monday after Wall Street ended with a loss for the week amid anxiety about Federal Reserve plans for more interest rate hikes to cool inflation. Hong Kong's benchmark fell more than than 3%. Shanghai, Tokyo and Sydney also retreated. Oil...

Stocks end higher on Wall Street but still fall for the week

Nov. 18, 2022 16:52 PM EST

A late-afternoon rally on Wall Street helped stocks close higher Friday, though the major indexes still wound up finishing lower for the week after several days of bumpy trading. The S&P 500 rose 0.5% after wavering between small gains and losses for much of the day. The Dow...

Judge blocks Penguin Random House-Simon & Schuster merger

Oct. 31, 2022 22:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has blocked Penguin Random House's proposed purchase of Simon & Schuster, agreeing with the Justice Department that the joining of two of the world’s biggest publishers could “lessen competition” for “top-selling books.” The ruling was a victory for...

Stocks fall broadly on Wall Street as inflation worries grow

Oct. 14, 2022 16:54 PM EDT

More worries about inflation helped spur a broad slide for stocks Friday that left most of the major indexes on Wall Street in the red for the week and wiped out much of the market's gains from a strong rally a day earlier. A report showing U.S. consumers raised their expectations...

JPMorgan, UnitedHealth Group rise; Kroger, Chevron fall

Oct. 14, 2022 16:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Friday: Wells Fargo & Co., up 79 cents to $43.17. The bank beat Wall Street’s third-quarter revenue forecasts as higher interest rates helped offset a steep decline in home lending. ...

UnitedHealth ups expectations for the year after strong Q3

Oct. 14, 2022 10:43 AM EDT

UnitedHealth trumped third-quarter expectations and hiked its 2022 forecast again as one of the largest U.S. health insurance providers moved deeper into delivering care. The health care giant said Friday that it booked 17% revenue growth from its Optum segment, which runs doctors...

UnitedHealth closes roughly $8B deal for Change Healthcare

Oct. 03, 2022 13:33 PM EDT

MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) — UnitedHealth Group said Monday that it completed its acquisition of Change Healthcare, closing the roughly $8 billion deal a couple weeks after a judge rejected a challenge from federal regulators. UnitedHealth is merging the technology company with its...

JetBlue CEO first witness in US lawsuit against 2 airlines

Sep. 27, 2022 18:28 PM EDT

Government lawyers used airline executives' own words in trying Tuesday to persuade a federal judge to kill a partnership between American Airlines and JetBlue Airways. The government argued that the deal is, in effect, a merger that will cost consumers $700 million a year in higher...

Judge outlines holes in DOJ suit to stop UnitedHealth deal

Sep. 22, 2022 13:21 PM EDT

Federal regulators failed to show that UnitedHealth Group’s purchase of technology company Change Healthcare will likely hurt competition, a judge explained in a memo outlining his rejection of a lawsuit over the deal. The U.S. Department of Justice had sued in February to block...

Ford, Olin fall; Apogee, Oxford Industries rise

Sep. 20, 2022 16:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Tuesday: Ford Motor Co., down $1.84 to $13.09. The auto company warned that a parts shortage is hurting its third-quarter earnings. Change Healthcare Inc. up $1.64 to $27.11. ...