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UnitedHealth hikes 2018 forecast, books another big 1Q gain

UnitedHealth Group is reporting first-quarter earnings of $2.84 billion, a jump of more than 30 percent from last year, with broad growth for the nation's largest health insurer......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 17th, 2018

Pfizer sees upbeat 2018 on lower tax rate, books $11 billion gain

(Reuters) - Pfizer Inc forecast 2018 profit and revenue well ahead of analysts' estimates on Tuesday as it expects to benefit from reduced tax rate following the recent changes to the U.S. tax code, and recorded an $11 billion gain from the overhaul......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 30th, 2018

Tax break helps UnitedHealth 4Q earnings, 2018 guidance soar

UnitedHealth Group's earnings more than doubled in the final quarter of 2017, and the nation's largest insurer hiked its forecast for the new year due in part to a gain from the federal tax overhaul......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 16th, 2018

GE jumps most in 3 years on bright profit forecast

General Electric Co. stuck with its 2018 profit forecast, powering shares to the biggest gain in three years as the beleaguered manufacturer defied expectations of a cut......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 20th, 2018

GE jumps most in 3 years on bright profit forecast

General Electric Co. stuck with its 2018 profit forecast, powering shares to the biggest gain in three years as the beleaguered manufacturer defied expectations of a cut......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 20th, 2018

Fed raises rates, signals confidence in growing economy

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates Wednesday and forecast at least two more hikes for 2018, signaling growing confidence U.S. tax cuts and government spending will boost the economy and inflation and lead to more aggressive future tightening......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 21st, 2018

Fed raises rates, signals confidence in growing economy

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates Wednesday and forecast at least two more hikes for 2018, signaling growing confidence U.S. tax cuts and government spending will boost the economy and inflation and lead to more aggressive future tightening......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 21st, 2018

FOMC raises fed funds rate, sticks with 3 hikes in 2018

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - The Federal Reserve on Wednesday lifted a key short-term U.S. interest rate and stuck to its prior forecast of three rate hikes in 2018, deci.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2018

OPEC hikes its 2018 forecast for oil supply growth on a flood of US crude

OPEC raises its oil demand forecast but sees supplies from beyond the producer group surging this year, dr.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 12th, 2018

Dudley says 3 rate hikes in 2018 still seems to be reasonable forecast

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 8th, 2018

Pfizer sees upbeat 2018 on lower tax rate, shares dip after highs

(Reuters) - Pfizer Inc forecast 2018 profit and revenue well ahead of analysts' estimates on Tuesday as it expects to benefit from reduced tax rate following the recent changes to the U.S. tax code, and recorded an $11 billion gain from the overhaul......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 30th, 2018

Bank of America hikes its stock market forecast for 2018, but is on standby for any reason to turn bearish

Scott Olson/Getty Equity strategists at Bank of America Merrill Lynch raised their year-end price target on the S&P 500 to 3,000 from 2,800.  "We are watching for signs to temper our e.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 27th, 2018

Bank of America hikes its stock market forecast for 2018, but is on the lookout for any reason to turn bearish

Scott Olson/Getty Equity strategists at Bank of America Merrill Lynch raised their year-end price target on the S&P 500 to 3,000 from 2,800.  "We are watching for signs to t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 23rd, 2018

How the New Tax Law Boosted UnitedHealth Earnings and Forecast

UnitedHealth reported fourth-quarter and full-year results Tuesday morning that beat analysts estimates. The company also raised guidance for 2018 based on the impact of the new tax law......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 16th, 2018

RBI may revise upwards inflation forecast for the year, says DBS Bank

It has currently factored in no change in rates in 2018 and two 25 basis points hikes next year.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 15th, 2018

Bond Report: Treasury yields pare decline after Fed minutes highlight divide over pace of rate hikes

Treasury prices pared modest gains Wednesday, leaving yields slightly lower, after minutes of the Federal Reserve’s December policy meeting highlight a division over the central bank’s forecast for three rate increases in 2018......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 3rd, 2018

6 Great Business Books to Read in 2018

Want to know what to read in the new year? Here are six books that will help you gain new skills, build better teams... and become an even better you......»»

Category: topSource: incJan 1st, 2018

Macro data, auto sales numbers to guide markets in first week of 2018

On the global front investors will look forward to the movement of oil price and Fed's forecast of three additional rate hikes in 2018.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 31st, 2017

Fed raises rates, keeps forecast for 3 hikes in 2018

The move is expected to ripple across the ec.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 13th, 2017

Dollar drops as Fed raises rates, leaving 2018 forecast unchanged

The U.S. dollar dropped against its major rivals after the Federal Reserve hiked interest rates by 25 basis points on Wednesday and left its forecast for future rate hikes and inflation unchanged. A news c.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 13th, 2017

ETFs to Gain/Lose if Fed Turns Hawkish for 2018

Fed officials are expecting three rate hikes ne.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytDec 12th, 2017