Posts Tagged Products and services

Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

President Barack Obama speaks about health care, Thursday, April 17, 2014, in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. The president said eight million have signed up for health insurance under Affordable Care Act.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The enrollments exceeded expectations and offered new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of the midterm elections.

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Wal-Mart jumps into the money transfer biz, loudly

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart is delving deeper into financial services at its stores and shaking up the money transfer business.

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Mid-cap stocks are getting some love, finally

NEW YORK (AP) — Maybe the middle child really should be the favorite.

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GM sales eyed for impact of ignition switch recall

Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, speaks at the 2014 Automotive Forum, Tuesday, April 15, 2014 in New York. The forum is sponsored by the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) and J.D. Power.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

DETROIT (AP) — As General Motors shows off its newest cars and trucks in New York this week, analysts are watching for signs that consumers are shying away from the ones sitting on dealer lots.

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