The extra time allows businesses and providers to better manage the costs of the Affordable Care Act.
The hospital operator is buying smaller rival $21 a share. Expect more such deals to come.
Hewlett-Packard is downgraded to 'sell,' Goldman Sachs is upgraded to 'positive.'
Stocks are lower despite better than expected reports on US industrial production and Chinese manufacturing activity.
Obamacare may not be as good for insurance companies as some people seem to think.
AOL is downgraded to 'underperform,' and Humana is downgraded to 'neutral.'
The move is a big bet that states will allow for Medicaid expansion.
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