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Aetna Inc., the No. 3 U.S. health insurer by enrollment, raised its full-year earnings forecast after reporting profit that topped analysts’ estimates as it added more members in government insurance programs.
These are divisive days in the world economy.
The unprecedented boom in Chinese stock trading during the first half of 2015 has fizzled.
The Federal Reserve is about to take an unprecedented plunge into money markets. It plans to make it a limited-time offer, but the assets are so attractive that it may be forced to extend the life of the deal.
In the war between conventional share indexes and the smart beta style that became popular in the last decade, score one for the old school.
Treasuries fell from the highest levels since early June as oil prices rebounded and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart said the central bank is close to being ready to raise interest rates.
Puerto Rico’s debt crisis escalated as it suspended deposits into a fund that pays its general-obligation bonds and one of its agencies defaulted for the first time, jeopardizing the cash-strapped government’s ability to raise money.
Platinum fell to a six-year low and palladium reached the lowest since 2012 on speculation that supplies are ample amid slowing demand from China. Gold was little changed.
Oil climbed amid speculation that its drop below $50 a barrel is excessive given projections that U.S. supply will decline.
Oil rebounded from a six-month low to stem the selloff in commodities, boosting currencies in resource-exporting nations. Treasuries fell from a two-month high, while U.S. stocks declined as Apple Inc.’s slide worsened.
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