Loop Capital says it’s time to buy CVS Health, UnitedHealth and other blue chip insurance stocks

Blue chip health-care stocks look like a smart bet in this turbulent market environment, according to Loop Capital Markets. Analyst Joseph France initiated coverage of four health-care stocks with a buy rating on Thursday: CVS Health, UnitedHealth, Humana and Anthem. Health care is often seen as a defensive sector for investors, and all four of … Read more

Amazon, Boeing, CrowdStrike and others

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Amazon.com (AMZN) – Amazon jumped 5.3% in the premarket after it announced a 20-for-1 stock split and a $ 10 billion share buyback program. The 20-for-1 split follows a similar move by Google parent Alphabet (GOOGL) earlier this year and is reviving discussion about whether Amazon … Read more

Amazon Care telehealth service launches nationwide

Amazon employees are told they can get health care on call Amazon is rolling out its telehealth service, known as Amazon Care, nationwide, the company announced Tuesday. Amazon Care launched in 2019 as a pilot program for employees in and around the company’s Seattle headquarters. The program provides virtual care visits, as well as free … Read more