The combined heft of Catamaran and OptumRx will create the third-largest pharmacy benefit manager in the nation, one that's able to drive down prices and boost competition with market leaders Express Scripts and CVS, analysts say.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Ben Bernanke no longer leads the Federal Reserve, but he's hardly letting up in his defense of the ultra-low-rate policies he engineered - and his successor, Janet Yellen, has continued.
A pedestrian walks past the New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street on Aug. 8, 2011. (Credit: AP / Jin Lee). U.S. stock indexes are closing higher following encouraging news on consumer spending and home sales.
The number of contracts signed to buy previously-owned homes in February hit the highest level since June 2013, thanks to big leaps in the Midwestern and Western regions, the National Association of Realtors said Monday.