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Aetna Raises 2014 Forecast Aetna became the latest major health insurer to thump analyst expectations for the third quarter and then raise its forecast for 2014.
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Pfizer Earnings Down From Last Year, Still Exceed Expectations Pfizer's second-quarter earnings plunged 79 percent from last year, when the world's second-largest drugmaker booked a business spinoff gain of more than $10 billion, but results in the most recent quarter still edged analyst expectations.
GM 2Q Profit Falls 85 Percent On Recall CostsGeneral Motors says second-quarter profit fell 85 percent as recall costs chopped $1.5 billion from the bottom line.
UTC Reports Revenue Up, But Steep Drop In Fourth-Quarter ProfitUnited Technologies Corp. is reporting a steep drop in fourth-quarter profit, but its revenue edged up.
UTC Quarterly Report Due Next Week United Technologies Corp. is expected to post a modest increase in revenue for the fourth quarter and stronger sales growth for 2013, while its emphasis on cost-cutting drives a stronger boost in profit.
United Technologies 4th Quarter Meets Wall Street ExpectationsUnited Technologies Corp. says its fourth-quarter net income from continuing operations dropped 26 percent due to costs for restructuring, completing its $18.4 billion Goodrich acquisition and other one-time items, but improving sales of elevators and other products lifted revenue.
Opinion: Upon Further Review: Mitt Romney May Have Cheated To Win The DebateThere was a moment in the debate that will be discussed in the days ahead that everyone missed until yesterday. A review of the debate tape reveals that, apparently, Mitt Romney needed a cheat sheet to keep the lies straight.
Opinion: If Republicans Can't Run A Campaign How Can They Run A Government?It is clear that Democrats have shown a greater propensity to spend money wisely with their campaigns and allied groups. At the end of the day, that is what America needs.
Opinion: Republicans Are Abandoning Romney's Sinking ShipRomney is dragging his own campaign and every Republican down. Republican operatives and House and Senate candidates have conceded as much throughout the month of September.
Opinion: Occupy Wall Street’s First AnniversaryOccupy Wall Street made the world aware of Wall Street’s nearly-obscene inequities. But, unfortunately, that has been about it. How much has really changed because of the 12-month-old movement?
Opinion: Auto And Bank Bailouts Prove EffectiveOn Monday, the Treasury Department sold 553,846,153 shares in AIG on Monday, turning an $18 billion profit on the $32.50 a share price.