4 stocks the manager of the FPA Crescent Fund keeps acquiring.
Stocks are mixed as Apple earnings weigh on the Nasdaq but improved outlooks from Boeing and Caterpillar support the Dow.
The move is a big bet that states will allow for Medicaid expansion.
Stocks head lower as investors remain cautious after a disappointing jobs report Friday and news of higher bond yields in both Spain and Italy.
The move is the latest in a round of consolidation that has swept the health care industry since the passage of Obamacare.
The health benefits company is acquiring Amerigroup, and the aluminum giant kicks off Q2 earnings season.
The Supreme Court decision could benefit some health stocks.
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