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In this article CNC Morsa Images | DigitalVision | Getty Images Company: Centene Corp. (CNC) Business: Centene operates as a multi-national health-care enterprise that provides programs and services to under-insured and uninsured individuals in the United States. Its Managed Care segment offers health plan coverage to individuals through government-subsidized programs, including Medicaid, state children’s health
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Rafael Henrique | LightRocket | Getty Images A McKinsey partner was arrested Wednesday after being criminally charged with insider trading ahead of Goldman Sachs‘ recent $2.2 billion acquisition of fintech lender GreenSky. Puneet Dikshit, a 40-year-old McKinsey partner, exploited information he gained about his client Goldman Sachs’ pending takeover to buy profitable call options in
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Indexed universal life (IUL) insurance policies can help you to build wealth while leaving behind a death benefit for your loved ones. These policies put a portion of the policyholder’s premium payments toward annual renewable term life insurance, with the remainder added to the cash value of the policy after fees are deducted. On a
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While recent information breaches have prompted public outcry, the widespread availability of data has also emerged as a source for good. Investors and research analysts have increasingly found inventive ways to capitalize on newly available information. This has proved especially true in the world of responsible investing, which has grown substantially in recent years. According to a 2017 McKinsey
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If you are covered by Medicare and are wondering whether you really need a Medicare Supplement Insurance policy, also known as Medigap, you’re not alone. The Medicare website contains hundreds of pages of information, few of which are easy reading. It’s hard to get an answer to the big question: Why should anyone who has Medicare get
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NASA Administrator Bill Nelson speaks at a press briefing at the Kennedy Space Center in advance of the launch of the Boeing Starliner Orbital Flight Test 2. Paul Hennessy | LightRocket | Getty Images The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Tuesday delayed its plans to return astronauts to the surface of the moon, announcing
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The main benefit of life insurance is to create an estate that can provide for survivors or leave something to charity. Single-premium life (SPL) is a type of insurance in which a lump sum of money is paid into the policy in return for a death benefit that is guaranteed until you die. Here we look at some of
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(Click here to subscribe to the Delivering Alpha newsletter.) While much of the world has been focused on environmental, social, and governance issues over the past few years, more recently, cracks are starting to show in the way companies are working to solve ESG challenges.  Eileen Murray is the chairperson at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and
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A company’s worth—or its total market value—is called its market capitalization, or “market cap.” A company’s market cap can be determined by multiplying the company’s stock price by the number of shares outstanding. The stock price is a relative and proportional value of a company’s worth. Therefore, it only represents a percentage change in a company’s
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Jeff Bezos, left, and Elon Musk Getty Images; Reuters The U.S. Federal Court of Claims ruled against Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin in the company’s lawsuit versus NASA over a lucrative astronaut lunar lander contract awarded to Elon Musk’s SpaceX earlier this year. Federal judge Richard Hertling sided with the defense in his ruling, completing a
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The cost of healthcare can be overwhelming. Even with insurance, individuals and families often find themselves spending a significant amount of money on medical costs. The average family of four with employer-provided insurance and an income of $100,000 will likely pay $12,500 in healthcare expenses. This equates to roughly 13% of the family’s income. Flexible
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In this article BA ASTR AMZN Rocket 3.1 launches from Kodiak, Alaska. Astra / John Kraus A flurry of space companies filed requests with the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday for new or expanded broadband networks, asking the regulator for approval of nearly 38,000 total satellites. Amazon, Astra, Boeing, Inmarsat, Intelsat, Hughes Network, OneWeb, SpinLaunch,
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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A) released its 2018 annual report on Feb. 23, 2019, and the letter to shareholders from Chair Warren Buffett contains items of interest to Berkshire shareholders and the general investing public alike. Investopedia studied this letter and found five observations by Buffett that should be of particular interest, as summarized below. Buffett’s
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday took comfort in a prediction by Dr. Scott Gottlieb that the pandemic phase of Covid could be over by January. “Dr. Gottlieb basically said the war’s over, and that’s just incredible,” Cramer said. Gottlieb, who had served as FDA chief under former President Donald Trump, is currently a Pfizer board
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Quartr A new start-up is attempting to modernize the investor relations industry to meet the surge of new retail investors. Swedish start-up Quartr recently raised $4.5 million to help build out its product, which includes recordings of earnings calls and financial documents from major companies. Investors in Quartr include executives at the Ritholtz Group —
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In this article MAXR A close look at the primary mirror of a Worldview Legion satellite during assembly and inspection. Maxar Maxar Technologies‘ stock jumped on Thursday after reporting third-quarter results, with Wall Street analysts welcoming the space company’s progress toward the launch of key satellites next year. The company reported an adjusted EBITDA profit
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Iron ore is an essential component of the global iron and steel industries. Almost 98% of mined iron ore is used in steel making. About 50 countries mine iron ore, with Australia and Brazil dominating the market share for exports. Mines in Michigan and Minnesota account for the bulk of iron ore production in the
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In this article CAR A customer boards an Avis Budget Group Inc. shuttle bus at the Denver International Airport (DEN) in Denver, Colorado, U.S., on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015. Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images Car rental stock Avis Budget surged Tuesday after the company reported a stronger-than-expected third quarter that sparked massive trading
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Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (HTZZ) announced two major deals increasing its investment in the electric vehicle (EV) market. The car rental company is partnering with Tesla, Inc. (TSLA) and Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER) to expand its reach with EVs. Elon Musk tweeted late on Monday, Nov. 1, 2021, that the deal between Tesla and Hertz
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Rivian Automotive, founded by Robert “R.J.” Scaringe, is coming up fast in the rearview mirror of high-profile electric carmaker Tesla Inc. (TSLA). Largely unknown outside of automotive circles, the privately-held maker of premium electric sport utility vehicles (SUVs) and pickup trucks has yet to sell a vehicle. The company confidentially filed for an initial public
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