Anthem: Getting Past Cigna Merger Blues

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Cost pressures and merger uncertainty shouldn’t derail Anthem shares for long.

Facebook's Huge Crowd-Pleaser

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The social-networking giant defies law of large numbers, showing benefits of scale.

Anthem Projecting Losses on ACA Plans This Year

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Anthem Inc. said it is now projected losses on its Affordable Care Act plans this year, a turnaround for a major insurer that had maintained a relatively optimistic tone about that business.

The Economy Is Again Under the Sway of Asset Prices

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The rise in wealth and asset prices underscores their increasing importance since the 1990s, and how vulnerable the economy remains to any shock that forces a sudden reassessment of their value, Greg Ip writes.

Boeing Considers Ending Production of 747

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Boeing said Wednesday that it may stop production of the 747, ending nearly a half-century of producing the plane that became the aircraft of choice for the U.S. president and other heads of state.

The Real Lesson of Yahoo's Fall

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Google and Facebook could learn the importance of focus from Yahoo, AOL and their ilk: Don’t try to be everything to everyone by copying, buying or mimicking the latest rival for users’ attention.

Forrest Mars Jr., Former Co-President of Food Giant, Dies at 84

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Forrest E. Mars Jr., a grandson of the founder of Mars Inc. who pushed to make M&M’s and other treats into global snacks, has died at age 84.

GlaxoSmithKline Helped and Hurt by Sterling's Post-Brexit Fall

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While Brexit provided an expected boost to core earnings for GlaxoSmithKline, it also led to a big write-down—the latest in a series of surprises stemming from Britain’s vote to leave the EU.

Trump Calls for $10 Hourly Minimum Wage

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Donald Trump called for a federal minimum wage of $10 an hour, departing from his past positions and his own party and moving more in line with Democrats.

U.S. Durable Goods Orders Tumble 4.0% on Overseas Turmoil

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Demand for long-lasting factory goods fell sharply in June, a sign overseas turmoil is weighing on U.S. manufacturers.

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