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UnitedHealth Group
27 апреля, 18:48

5 ETFs to Buy if Trump Tax Reform is Enacted by Year End

Trump Tax Reform Plans Put These ETFs in Focus.

27 апреля, 16:30

Zacks.com featured highlights: Nucor, Primerica, Universal Forest Products, UnitedHealth Group and Lithia Motors

Zacks.com featured highlights: Nucor, Primerica, Universal Forest Products, UnitedHealth Group and Lithia Motors

26 апреля, 17:23

Universal Health (UHS) Beats on Q1 Earnings, Misses Revenues

Universal Health Services Inc. (UHS) reported first-quarter 2017 adjusted earnings of $2.10 per share that surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 1.9%.

26 апреля, 17:16

Anthem's (ANTM) Beats Q1 Earnings on Increased Revenues

Anthem Inc.'s (ANTM) first-quarter 2017 adjusted net income per share of $4.7 surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $3.8 by 23.7%.

26 апреля, 16:30

7 Stocks with Exciting Interest Coverage Ratio

Debt, which is crucial to financing operations for a majority of companies, comes at a cost called interest.

25 апреля, 17:22

Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for April 25th

Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for April 25th

25 апреля, 16:30

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: General Electric, Bank of America, UnitedHealth and Phillip Morris

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: General Electric, Bank of America, UnitedHealth and Phillip Morris

25 апреля, 13:56

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: Trump’s tax plan -- JUST WONDERING: What is the W.H. gov’t shutdown strategy? -- POLITICO names new CEO -- ANNIE KARNI on Ivanka in Berlin -- LUMBER WARS -- B'DAY: AshLee Strong

Listen to the Playbook Audio Briefing http://bit.ly/2orock8 ... Subscribe on iTunes http://apple.co/2eX6Eay ... Visit the online home of Playbook http://politi.co/2f51JnfGood Tuesday morning.HILL TO W.H.: 15% CORPORATE TAX RATE? GET REAL -- The White House yesterday sent out the message that they planned to cut the corporate tax rate to 15 percent -- fulfilling a campaign-season promise. Is this an opening negotiating position or what Trump wants to achieve? We don’t know, because we haven’t seen him in a successful legislative negotiation yet.BUT PRIVATELY, CAPITOL HILL REPUBLICANS ARE SEETHING. Why? Because a 15 percent corporate rate is practically impossible to achieve without blowing a hole in the budget. The president might be willing to balloon the national deficit, but Hill Republicans -- which have made debts and deficits their central issue over the last decade -- are not. To make a cut like that permanent, Republicans would need Democratic votes in the Senate, because it would run afoul of reconciliation rules. Speaker Paul Ryan and House Republicans raise $1 trillion in new cash with the border-adjustment tax, and they can only get the corporate rate down to 20 percent. Trump is signaling he has no interest in the so-called BAT. -- WSJ’S RICHARD RUBIN: “Five Roadblocks in the Way of the White House’s Proposed Corporate Tax Cut”: “Deficits … Passthroughs … Reconciliation … Tradeoffs … Corporate Splits.” http://on.wsj.com/2p07O8y SPOTTED -- THE DINNER OF THE NIGHT -- Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.), the chief deputy whip and a critical player on practically any bill that comes to the House floor, dining with White House National Economic Adviser Gary Cohn at Le Diplomate on 14th Street. … MEETING TODAY -- Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady, Speaker Paul Ryan, Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Gary Cohn and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.… TRUMP SOFTENS TONE ON BORDER WALL: The idea that the Trump administration could get funding for a border wall is fantastical, as Democrats can stop it cold in the Senate. Why did the White House take a firm position on it, only to abandon it last night? (See: Dawsey, Josh http://politi.co/2pdnhRd). When Congress passes the government funding bill in the next few days, the narrative will be that Trump was unable to secure money for the border wall, and in typical Washington fashion, has pushed off the fight to September. Sure, the administration could get a win here, if they let themselves. If they beef up border security or step up surveillance on the border they can sell that as a “down payment" on a stronger border, as Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) has been putting it. RACHAEL BADE and JOHN BRESNAHAN: “Ryan on the hot seat to deliver for Trump”: “‘He has a really tough job, and I think he’s managing it well,’ an administration official added. ‘We all look back and see things we could have done better, but he’s got a very diverse conference that has a lot of different views.’” http://politi.co/2pgoWYv -- ABOUT THAT PROGRESS ON HEALTH CARE: Remember when House Republicans wanted to show progress on health care before heading home a few weeks ago? They went to the House Rules Committee and started the process of passing a bill implementing risk-sharing pools. We hear that effort will be dropped and that House Republicans could kill the rule as soon as today. TRUMP’S FIRST 100 DAYS -- The White House is launching a website to commemorate the milestone. The site has three categories of accomplishments: “Building American Prosperity,” “Keeping Americans Safe & Strengthening Security Abroad,” and “Making Government Accountable to the People.” The president has called the 100-day construct a “ridiculous standard.” http://bit.ly/2p08J9f-- AP: “Trump’s 100-days promises: Fewer than half carried out,” by Jill Colvin and Calvin Woodward. http://apne.ws/2oGPlv9 ABOUT THOSE 100 DAYS -- THE RESISTANCE: “Trump has enabled the Democratic Party to overlook its serious problems,” by Gabe Debenedetti: “By most traditional measures, the Democratic Party hit rock bottom at the outset of Donald Trump’s presidency. The Democratic National Committee was leaderless and in shambles. Congress and the White House were under Republican control, as were about two-thirds of the statehouses. Perhaps the most popular national figure associated with the party, Sen. Bernie Sanders, refused to even call himself a Democrat.“Yet Trump’s first 100 days in office appear to have resuscitated the party, if for no reason other than the rank-and-file loathe him so deeply and furiously. Grassroots activism and organizing is surging. Irate Democrats are flooding GOP town halls even in conservative states like Idaho and South Carolina. Small-dollar fundraising is also on fire — six of the 10 Senate Democrats up for re-election in states Trump won collected over $2 million in the first three months of the year. For some of them, that represented more than had ever been raised in their state this early in the election cycle. But while the president has generated a vibrant culture of resistance on the left, it’s obscuring the depth of the hole that the Democratic Party still finds itself in.” http://politi.co/2pvfXn9FOR YOUR RADAR -- “Seoul: North Korea holds drill to mark military anniversary,” by AP’s Eric Talmadge and Kim Tong-Hyung in Pyongyang, North Korea: “South Korea's military said Tuesday that North Korea held major live-fire drills in an area around its eastern coastal town of Wonsan as it marked the anniversary of the founding of its military. The exercise took place as a U.S. guided-missile submarine arrived in South Korea and envoys from the United States, Japan and South Korea met in Tokyo to discuss the growing threat posed by North Korea's nuclear weapons and missiles program. Though experts thought a nuclear test or ballistic missile launch might happen, the morning came and went without either.” http://apne.ws/2q9DqGO-- “As North Korea Speeds Its Nuclear Program, U.S. Fears Time Will Run Out,” by NYT’s David Sanger and William Broad: http://nyti.ms/2q1pUs5 ANNIE KARNI in BERLIN -- “Ivanka Trump faces skeptical audience in Berlin”: “‘What does a daughter with no political experience have to do in the White House?’ said Andrea Seibel, an opinion editor at Die Welt, the influential conservative-leaning Berlin daily, where editors huddling in the newsroom Monday afternoon planned to give front-page coverage to the visit. ‘We have family clan experiences in autocracies,’ Seibel said. ‘Ivanka Trump isn’t elected, she is a daughter. She didn’t say anything in the elections when he was saying nasty things about women and migrants. She is his voice, but somehow she has a nicer face.’“The coverage of Ivanka Trump in the German media in the days leading up to her speech was similar to that at home, where she has been criticized on late night programs like ‘Saturday Night Live’ for being ‘complicit’ in her father’s agenda.” http://politi.co/2q0RoOJ -- VIDEO of Ivanka arriving in Berlin. http://bit.ly/2pgqBgD -- IVANKA FT OP-ED with World Bank president JIM YONG KIM, “Investment in women unleashes global gains: Female economic empowerment brings dividends for families, businesses and nations”: “We know what works. We need to increase access to finance, redistribute care work, accelerate progress to financial inclusion, and offer programmes that train female entrepreneurs and help them to access higher value markets. We need to develop new legal and regulatory frameworks to boost women’s growth and productivity. The right skills training enhances women’s capacity to better manage their businesses. And mentorship opportunities and access to networks bring learning opportunities and connections to capital and markets.” http://on.ft.com/2q17nML LUMBER WARS -- “In New Trade Front, Trump Slaps Tariff on Canadian Lumber,” by NYT’s Peter Baker in D.C. and Ian Austen in Ottawa: “The Commerce Department determined that Canada had been improperly subsidizing the sale of softwood lumber products to the United States, and after failed negotiations, Washington decided to retaliate with tariffs of 3 percent to 24 percent. The penalties will be collected retroactively on imports dating back 90 days …“The United States and Canada have been at odds over softwood lumber in one form or another since the 19th century, with the current dispute tracing back to 1982. The United States imported $5.7 billion in softwood lumber last year alone, mainly for residential home building. At the conflict’s heart is a fundamental difference in forestry ownership. In the United States, forest lands are largely held by lumber companies. In Canada, they tend to be owned by the government, and American mills contend that Canadian provinces subsidize their industries by charging low royalty rates for cutting trees. A temporary truce under President George W. Bush, which effectively limited Canadian exports to the United States, expired in 2015.” http://nyti.ms/2pgi6lC -- TORONTO STAR: “The move was expected: the historic dispute over lumber pricing has led to once-a-decade trade skirmishes over the issue, resulting in American duties, then the inevitable court battles, and ultimately negotiated settlements. What wasn’t expected Monday was the enthusiasm with which the new American administration flung itself into the lumber hostilities, touting its incoming countervailing duties as an example of U.S. President Donald Trump’s tough, America-first trade posture.” http://bit.ly/2pdfNxx TRUMP INC. -- “Flynn’s Turkish lobbying linked to Russia,” by Isaac Arnsdorf: “The Turkish man who gave Michael Flynn a $600,000 lobbying deal just before President Donald Trump picked him to be national security adviser has business ties to Russia, including a 2009 aviation financing deal negotiated with Vladimir Putin, according to court records. The man, Ekim Alptekin, has in recent years helped to coordinate Turkish lobbying in Washington with Dmitri ‘David’ Zaikin, a Soviet-born former executive in Russian energy and mining companies who also has had dealings with Putin’s government, according to three people with direct knowledge of the activities.“This unusual arrangement, in which Alptekin and Zaikin have helped steer Turkish lobbying through various groups since at least 2015, raises questions about both the agenda of the two men and the source of the funds used to pay the lobbyists. Although Turkey is a NATO ally, its president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has grown increasingly authoritarian and friendly with Putin. And the hiring of Flynn by Alptekin came at a time when Flynn was working for Trump’s campaign and Putin’s government was under investigation for interfering with the U.S. election.” http://politi.co/2oHnb38POLITICO NAMES A NEW CEO -- Robert Allbritton and John Harris email the POLITICO world staff: “POLITICO’s next CEO is Patrick Steel, who is leaving a successful 16-year career at the investment bank of FBR & Co. to join us on May 8. Patrick is right for POLITICO for these primary reasons ... [H]is experience and expertise for the past 16 years has been in helping recognize companies that are poised for dramatic growth both domestically and overseas, and helping their management teams organize to achieve their potential.” WSJ story on the hire http://on.wsj.com/2orts74 THE JUICE …-- FIRST IN PLAYBOOK: UBS INVESTOR WATCH is out with its quarterly report this time focused on the first 100 days of the Trump administration. The findings: 61 percent of investors are optimistic about the economic outlook, up from 42 percent last summer. Three-in-four business owners are optimistic about their business outlook for the next four months. And while health care continues to be the top concern for investors, 90 percent believe government should spend more time coming up with a better solution. The survey polled more than 2,200 people who have at least $1 million in investable assets from March 28 through April 3. More results http://bit.ly/2oFSzy9-- JONES DAY, the Trump campaign’s law firm, is running an online ad touting its “Insights on the New Administration,” listing issues it has expertise on like “energy & environment,” “financial regulation,” “government contracts,” and “health care / ACA”. One of the ads, which has a picture of the White House, was a prominent ad on NPR’s home page on Saturday. The ad links to a page (http://bit.ly/2q3yfbo) that has 14 publications analyzing the Trump administration’s policies. The law firm, whose former partner Don McGahn became White House counsel, was paid $3.3 million in legal fees by the campaign through the end of last month. At least three Jones Day lawyers joined McGahn in the White House. The firm, which does not lobby in Washington, did not respond to requests for comment on the ad campaign. See the ad http://bit.ly/2oVs773-- FROM MORNING MEDIA: “At The New York Times, Rebecca Ruiz is joining the Washington bureau as a Justice Department reporter on the team covering national security and law enforcement. She’s been doing sports investigations since 2015 and was a business reporter prior to that.”-- RANDOLPH ALLES is expected to be named the new Secret Service director. Ken Vogel and Cristiano Lima report: “Alles has served as the acting deputy commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border protection since Trump's inauguration. He previously served stints as the CBP’s acting executive assistant commissioner of enterprise services and leading the department’s Air and Marine Operations. Prior to serving in federal government, Alles served for 35 years in the Marine Corps, retiring in 2011 with the title of Major General.” http://politi.co/2oZTqgS-- SEN. TAMMY DUCKWORTH is scheduled to deliver her first speech on the Senate floor at 2:30 p.m. The Illinois Democrat will “call for a return to the shared values of equality, opportunity, and inclusiveness that have helped make our country the strongest in the world.” http://bit.ly/2pZIfmQTRUMP’S TUESDAY -- The president will be on Capitol Hill for a Holocaust remembrance ceremony. He’ll meet with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.SCHEDULE SHIFT -- “Trump dinner with Supreme Court justices postponed,” by Josh Gerstein: “President Donald Trump has postponed plans to host a dinner this week for the justices of the just-back-to-full-strength Supreme Court, White House officials said Monday. A week-ahead schedule distributed to reporters on Sunday said Trump would attend a dinner Thursday evening with the justices, ‘including his successfully confirmed nominee Justice Neil Gorsuch.’ However, a later version of the outlook dropped the Supreme Court event. A Trump aide said Monday that the dinner was put off due to scheduling issues during this busy week where officials are going all-out to mark the president’s accomplishments in his first 100 days in office.” http://politi.co/2q9Ju1J BEYOND THE BELTWAY -- “A reelection challenge (almost) as big as Texas,” by WaPo’s Karen Tumulty in Tornillo, Texas: “Midterm elections are known to be brutal on the party in power, and if there is an anti-Republican wave in 2018, look for it to touch shore right here. The vast, volatile 23rd Congressional District of Texas is bigger in area than 29 states. It stretches from San Antonio to El Paso and includes about one-third of the entire U.S.-Mexico border. Its overwhelmingly Latino electorate last year went for Democrat Hillary Clinton in the presidential race. But it also reelected a Republican to the U.S. House — one of fewer than two dozen in the country to split that way. Rep. Will Hurd narrowly won a second term in what turned out to be the most expensive House race in Texas history. Democrats have put Hurd’s seat in their top five targets in 2018. He will also be running to beat the fickle tendencies of a district that has ousted four different incumbents since 2006.” http://wapo.st/2pdajD3WEST COAST WATCH -- “Anticipating a shift to the right in the courts, the NRA begins its attack on gun controls in California,” by L.A. Times Pat McGreevy: “The state affiliate of the National Rifle Assn. on Monday filed the first in a series of planned court challenges opposing sweeping new gun control laws approved in California in the wake of the San Bernardino terror attacks. The flurry of legal action comes as Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s choice for the Supreme Court, takes his seat, returning a conservative majority to the nation’s highest court. And as the Republican administration begins appointing additional judges to the federal court system, gun-rights advocates say they hope that some of the more restrictive laws imposed in recent years will be vulnerable to legal challenge.” http://lat.ms/2q9JFKNPLAYBOOK METRO SECTION -- “Tony Kornheiser’s D.C. bar finally has its new name,” by WaPo’s Dan Steinberg: “Kornheiser announced on his podcast last week that the former Chad’s (formerly Chadwick’s) has been renamed Chatter, effective immediately. The name is both a reference to the restaurant’s new podcasting studio -- which he said should be open by May 1 -- and to a famous quote about newspapers. ... Some of his partners -- who include Maury Povich, Gary Williams and Alan Bubes -- preferred Chatters, but Kornheiser prevailed upon them to use the singular.” http://wapo.st/2oGS7AMMEDIAWATCH -- “White House turns conservative media reception into on-the-record briefing,” by Hadas Gold: “Around 50 attendees from the likes of Breitbart, the Washington Free Beacon, Daily Caller, Christian Broadcast Network, Catholic-focused The Eternal Word Television Network, as well as conservative radio hosts like Laura Ingraham, Larry O’Connor and John Fredericks mingled with senior administration officials and the president over light snacks, fruit and candy in the White House’s Roosevelt room. Nearly the entire communications staff were in attendance in addition to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, chief of staff Reince Priebus, chief strategist Stephen Bannon, senior adviser Jared Kushner, National Security Council spokesperson Michael Anton and Deputy National Security Adviser K.T. McFarland. After about 30 minutes, the president came in and, standing in the corner of the room, began to take questions from the assembled press, later turning the event on the record.” http://politi.co/2pvdBEL--Some reporters grumbled that they were unprepared when the evening turned into an impromptu presidential news conference. Reporters had been expecting a casual reception. The invitation had said the event was going to be “on background,” which the White House reiterated at the start of the event, according to an attendee. Because they thought the event was on background, some reporters at the reception weren’t jotting down exact quotes from Trump during his Q&A.--SPOTTED: Charlie Spiering, Matthew Boyle, Alex Marlow, Kaitlan Collins, Jim Stinson, Star Parker, Adam Kredo, Brent Schur, Vince Coglianese, Katie Pavlich, Trey Yingst-- “Bill O’Reilly plans to turn podcast into ‘genuine news program’,” by Hadas Gold: “Bill O'Reilly wasted no time stepping back into the media limelight following his stunning fall from grace last week, when he was pushed out of Fox News. On his podcast, which O'Reilly made free for this week, he said he plans to develop his website and the podcast, moving it from a short daily program into what would amount to a replacement for his long-running Fox show. ‘And then as we develop the website, we’ll have guests and things like that, and this will become longer and longer and longer, into a genuine news program. That’s the vision right now,’ O’Reilly said. After this week, those wishing to listen to O'Reilly's podcast will have to pay a fee.” http://politi.co/2p04v1a--“Tucker Carlson Is Shopping Around A Book,” by BuzzFeed’s Steven Perlberg: “On Monday night, Tucker Carlson assumed the prized 8 p.m. time slot on Fox News, a big step in the cable news host’s steady climb at the network over the past few months. Now Carlson is looking to raise his profile even more. According to three people familiar with the matter, the 47-year-old Fox host is shopping a book or series of books to publishers. ... [T]he ongoing auction will likely fetch Carlson millions of dollars. The book is not autobiographical in nature, but rather reflects on themes Carlson cares about ... Carlson is being represented by literary agency Javelin. The firm’s founding partner, Keith Urbahn, is a former chief of staff to former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld.” http://bzfd.it/2q0V1nQ -- “Trump Adviser Gorka Walks Off Stage at a Discussion of Fake News,” by Bloomberg’s Nafeesa Syeed: “Trump adviser Sebastian Gorka, under fire for his alleged association with a Hungarian nationalist group and his views on Islam, walked off the stage during a conference in Washington after facing questions from students and protesters he said distracted from other participants. Gorka, a deputy assistant to President Donald Trump, was on a panel at Georgetown University on Monday titled ‘News, Alternative Facts and Propaganda: The Role of Cyber in Influence Operations.’ ... After intense questioning, Gorka said he was leaving the stage ‘to allow my colleagues to actually get questions about the issues on the table.’” https://bloom.bg/2q9Hg2CSPOTTED: Kellyanne Conway in first class on the 8 p.m. Acela from New York to Washington ... Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) having dinner last night with House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) at the Monocle.TRANSITIONS -- Drew Cole, a veteran Republican lobbyist who was formerly with Quinn Gillespie and DCI Group, is joining Roberti Global: Irizarry Klein Roberti as a partner. … Dan Alfaro has joined Mercury as a VP. He previously was communications director for Rep. Bob Latta (R-Ohio). ... ClearPath has hired Jeremy Harrell as policy director. He previously advised Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) on energy, environmental and other policies. ... Jeff Wieand started on Monday on House Majority Whip Steve Scalise’s policy team as counsel. He was previously Rep. Tom Marino’s LD. ... … The bipartisan Faith and Politics Institute has named Dan Keniry, VP and head of federal government affairs for United Health Group and former deputy assistant of legislative affairs for President George W. Bush, as its the new board chairman. http://bit.ly/2pZHXwf ... Latino Victory Fund has brought on Jorge Silva as VP for communications. Silva served as spokesperson and national director for Hispanic media for the Clinton campaign. ...… John Wetzel is retiring from the Association of American Railroads after 34 years this week. Wetzel has served as VP of government affairs since 2005. Starting May 1, Bret Manley, legislative director for Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Calif.), joins AAR as AVP of government affairs. … Aaron Fobes has joined Celgene Corp. as associate director of public affairs and policy. He was previously press secretary for the Senate Finance Committee.WEEKEND WEDDING -- Former Fox News VP of PR Dana Klinghoffer said “I DO” on Saturday to Daniel Kuney, co-founder of Jumpstart Entertainment, a Broadway general management company. The happy couple was married at Pomme in Radnor, Pennsylvania, among friends and family. Their first date was a walk through Prospect Park, where they later got engaged. Now they’re off to South Africa for their honeymoon. Pic http://bit.ly/2q9WvII OUT AND ABOUT -- Jamie Weinstein and Michelle Fields hosted Trump confidante Roger Stone at their D.C. condo Monday night as part of their off-the-record Churchill Tommy Gun Society dinners. Pic http://bit.ly/2p01NZw SPOTTED: IJ Review’s Maegan Vazquez, BuzzFeed’s Adrian Carrasquillo, The Washington Examiner’s Alex Pappas, The Washington Free Beacon’s Matt Continetti and The Daily Caller’s Alex Pfeiffer.BIRTHDAY OF THE DAY: AshLee Strong, national press secretary for Speaker Paul Ryan and a proud Montanan. How she’s celebrating: “My friend surprised me with a ropes, rappelling, and belaying lesson so I had an early birthday celebration rock climbing on the rims in Billings, Montana, followed by dinner with my family. I have a low-key dinner with a friend on my birthday.” Read her Playbook Plus Q&A: http://politi.co/2oHxUL0 BIRTHDAYS: Teddy Goff, co-founder and partner at Precision Strategies, where he leads their digital practice (h/t Tom Zigo) ... John Anzalone, spending his day training for the great bike ride across Iowa this summer ... former Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) is 74 … Danielle Vogel, celebrating tonight at the annual Tenement Museum gala at Cipriani, honoring Jose Andres and former Sen. George Mitchell (hubby tip: Ken) ... Steve Murphy, managing partner at MVAR Media, is 66 ... Kathy Baird Westfall, managing director of content and social, North America at Ogilvy & Mather ... Mark McCullough, Florida comms. director at AFSCME ... David Fenton, chairman of Fenton ... Ron Tipton, executive director/CEO at Appalachian Trail Conservancy (h/ts Jon Haber) ... Rep. Keith Rothfus (R-Pa.) is 55 ... Susan Orr ... clean energy guru David Gardiner ... Erica Suares, a policy advisor in Leader McConnell’s office, and the pride of Plant City, Fla., who recently celebrated over Recess with a trip to Morocco in pursuit of the perfect tile art ... David Gardiner (h/t Dan) ... Mike Gwin, N.C. Democratic Party comms director and former HFA spox (h/t Andrew Bates) ... Garrett M. Quinn, Jr. ... Zev Siegl, co-founder of Starbucks and entrepreneurial advisor, is 62 ... Adam Silver, commissioner of the NBA since 2014, is 55 ... Michael Scott Doran, senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, focused on the international politics of the Middle East, is 55 ... Andrew H. Schapiro, former U.S. Amb. to the Czech Republic, is 54 (h/ts Jewish Insider) ... Emily C. Singer, senior writer at Mic ... Rep. Ruben Kihuen (D-Nev.) is 37 ... Julie Roginsky, Fox News contributor extraordinaire ... Arch Campbell ... NPR congressional reporter Geoff Bennett … ... Jaclyn Rothenberg, deputy press secretary for Mayor De Blasio and a Hillary, SKDK and Teneo alum ... Jennifer Anderson, director of principal engagement at the One Campaign … Drew “Dandy” Anderson, director of news and rapid response at GLAAD … Mike Tuffin, SVP for external affairs - public affairs at UnitedHealth Group and an APCO and AHIP alum ... Melissa Musiker, global head of APCO Worldwide’s food, consumer and retail practice (h/t Anthony DeAngelo) ... Kristen Ricciardelli, president of Big Ideas Group ... Emily Hesslbrock … Smythe Anderson … Derek LaVallee … George Hunter ... Jim Mustian, staff writer at The Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.) ... Alex Brown of shipping brokerage firm Howe Robinson Partners in Houston ... Josie Hearn Wilson ... Wendy R. Anderson, an adjunct senior fellow at CNAS and an Ash Carter and DoD alum … Kenny “Go For The” Gold, strategy director for social at McCann and a GPG alum ... Gretchen Lowe, the pride of Madison, Wisconsin ... Lilly Susman ... Michelle McGrorty, the pride of Madison, Wisconsin #2 ... Tom Springer (h/ts Teresa Vilmain) ... Scott Lieber ... actor Al Pacino is 77 (h/t AP)

24 апреля, 20:39

Earnings Season Scorecard & Today's Top Stock Research Reports

Earnings Season Scorecard & Today's Top Stock Research Reports

21 апреля, 15:52

Wall Street. Акции на премаркете

(компания / тикер / цена / изменение ($/%) / проторгованый объем) ALCOA INC. AA 32.43 0.39(1.22%) 2703 Amazon.com Inc., NASDAQ AMZN 904.5 2.44(0.27%) 3482 Apple Inc. AAPL 142.51 0.07(0.05%) 26431 Barrick Gold Corporation, NYSE ABX 19.27 0.07(0.36%) 21119 Boeing Co BA 179.6 0.30(0.17%) 1200 Citigroup Inc., NYSE C 58.5 0.09(0.15%) 7234 Exxon Mobil Corp XOM 81.1 0.09(0.11%) 2079 Facebook, Inc. FB 143.93 0.13(0.09%) 15378 Ford Motor Co. F 11.49 0.02(0.17%) 18370 Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., NYSE FCX 12.78 0.27(2.16%) 112556 General Electric Co GE 30.57 0.30(0.99%) 1803892 General Motors Company, NYSE GM 34.15 0.05(0.15%) 1677 Goldman Sachs GS 218.5 0.44(0.20%) 2065 Google Inc. GOOG 841.1 -0.55(-0.07%) 1114 HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. HON 127.6 3.83(3.09%) 11221 International Business Machines Co... IBM 162.75 0.45(0.28%) 950 Johnson & Johnson JNJ 122 0.13(0.11%) 235 JPMorgan Chase and Co JPM 85.75 0.20(0.23%) 1874 McDonald's Corp MCD 133.64 0.37(0.28%) 164 Microsoft Corp MSFT 65.55 0.05(0.08%) 491 Pfizer Inc PFE 33.7 -0.04(-0.12%) 361 Procter & Gamble Co PG 89.3 -0.03(-0.03%) 331 Starbucks Corporation, NASDAQ SBUX 60.28 0.20(0.33%) 4738 Tesla Motors, Inc., NASDAQ TSLA 302.48 -0.03(-0.01%) 19200 The Coca-Cola Co KO 43.04 -0.05(-0.12%) 936 Twitter, Inc., NYSE TWTR 14.67 0.02(0.14%) 8273 UnitedHealth Group Inc UNH 171.8 0.26(0.15%) 301 Verizon Communications Inc VZ 48.28 -0.13(-0.27%) 16306 Visa V 93.21 2.06(2.26%) 93599

19 апреля, 15:46

Аналитики RBC Capital пересмотрели целевые цены по ряду американских бумаг

Сегодня, 19 апреля, аналитики RBC Capital пересмотрели целевые цены по ряду бумаг американских компаний. Так, прогнозная стоимость бумаг Goldman Sachs Group была понижена с $250 до $240, а целевая цена акций UnitedHealth Group увеличена с $180 до $185. Между тем, целевая цена акций IBM была пересмотрена с $185 до $180, а бумаг International Paper - с–$50 до $56.

19 апреля, 15:07

As Hospitals Fade, UnitedHealth's OptumCare Moves Into Their Communities

UnitedHealth Group’s OptumCare “community-focus” may be emerging as a model health insurers want to do business with as fee-for-service medicine gives way to value-based care that keeps patients out of the hospital.

19 апреля, 14:42

Аналитики RBC Capital пересмотрели целевые цены по ряду американских бумаг

Сегодня, 19 апреля, аналитики RBC Capital пересмотрели целевые цены по ряду бумаг американских компаний. Так, прогнозная стоимость бумаг Goldman Sachs Group была понижена с $250 до $240, а целевая цена акций UnitedHealth Group увеличена с $180 до $185. Между тем, целевая цена акций IBM была пересмотрена с $185 до $180, а бумаг International Paper - с–$50 до $56.

18 апреля, 22:35

Основные фондовые индексы США в последний час торгов демонстрируют негативную динамику:

Большинство компонентов индекса DOW в минусе (18 из 30). Больше остальных упали акции The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS, -4.85%). Лидером роста являются акции UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH, +1.06%). Почти все сектора индекса S&P демонстрируют отрицательную динамику. Больше всего упал сектор здравоохранения (-1.0%). Лидер роста - сектор конгломератов (+0.3%). Информационно-аналитический отдел TeleTradeИсточник: FxTeam

18 апреля, 20:10

Wall Street. Основные фондовые индексы США демонстрируют снижение

Основные фондовые индексы США снизились во второй половине дня во вторник, так как корпоративные тяжеловесы Goldman Sachs и Johnson & Johnson разочаровали инвесторов своими квартальными результатами, в то время как геополитическая напряженность продолжала влиять на настроения участников рынка. Кроме того, как стало сегодня известно, в марте жилищное строительство в США сократилось, так как строительство односемейных домов на Среднем Западе зафиксировало наибольшее снижение за три года, вероятно, став следствием плохой погоды. Закладки новых домов сократились на 6,8% до годового показателя 1,22 млн единиц, заявило Министерство торговли во вторник. Закладки новых домов за февраль были пересмотрены до 1,30 млн единиц темпами от ранее сообщаемых 1,29 млн единиц. Вместе с тем, спрос на отопление увеличил промышленное производство в марте. Федеральная резервная система сообщила, что промышленное производство выросло на 0,5% в марте, причем прирост объясняется рекордным ростом объема производства коммунальных услуг. Выпуск коммунальных услуг в марте вырос на рекордные 8,6%, так как более холодные температуры возвратились после теплой погоды в первые два месяца года, сообщила ФРС. Котировки нефти умеренно снизились, достигнув 2-недельного минимума, что было обусловлено новостями о том, что объем сланцевой нефтедобычи в США, скорее всего, резко увеличится в мае. Согласно прогнозам Минэнерго США, добыча сланцевой нефти на месторождениях крупнейших нефтегазодобывающих регионов США в мае вырастет по сравнению с апрелем на 124 тыс баррелей в сутки - до 5,193 млн баррелей. Большинство компонентов индекса DOW в минусе (21 из 30). Больше остальных упали акции The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS, -5.31%). Лидером роста являются акции UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH, +0.91%). Почти все сектора индекса S&P демонстрируют отрицательную динамику. Больше всего упал сектор здравоохранения (-1.2%). Лидер роста - сектор конгломератов (+0.3%). На текущий момент: Dow 20420.00 -149.00 -0.72% S&P 500 2334.75 -10.25 -0.44% Nasdaq 100 5382.75 -12.50 -0.23% Oil 52.87 +0.22 +0.42% Gold 1293.00 +1.10 +0.09% U.S. 10yr 2.19 -0.06 Информационно-аналитический отдел ТелеТрейдИсточник: FxTeam

18 апреля, 17:57

Q1 Earnings In Focus

Q1 Earnings In Focus

18 апреля, 17:24

Q1 Earnings Results, Theresa May Calls for New Snap Vote

Earnings from BofA, Goldman, J&J an others follow a surprise address from British PM Theresa May calling for a new snap election.

18 апреля, 16:52

UnitedHealth (UNH) Q1 Earnings Beat on Membership Growth

UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH) earnings per share of $2.37, comfortably beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate

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18 апреля, 16:30

UnitedHealth's Optum Profits Overcome Obamacare Exit

Thanks to 16% earnings growth from its Optum health services, UnitedHealth Group was able to overcome its 2016 exit from business on public exchanges under the Affordable Care Act.

18 апреля, 14:17

Квартальная прибыль UnitedHealth Group превзошла прогнозы аналитиков

Крупнейшая в США компания в сфере страхования здоровья UnitedHealth Group представила финансовые результаты за первый квартал, завершившийся 31 марта. Так, чистая прибыль компании увеличилась с $1,61 млрд или $1,67 на акцию годом ранее до $2,17 млрд или $2,23 на бумагу. При этом прибыль за исключением некоторых статей оказалась на уровне $2,37 на акцию, в то время как аналитики ожидали $2,17 на бумагу. Выручка в рассматриваемом периоде возросла на 9,4% г/г до $48,73 млрд, превысив средние ожидания аналитиков в $48,35 млрд.