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/quotes/zigman/12633936/realtime 4,700 -76 1.59%
S&P 500
/quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime 1,934 -38 1.95%
GlobalDow
/quotes/zigman/629063/realtime 2,304 -50 2.14%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/662444/delayed 1,143 +11 0.93%
Oil
/quotes/zigman/2331095/delayed 47.53 -1.67 3.39%
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/quotes/zigman/3173262/delayed 6,076 -172 2.75%
DAX
/quotes/zigman/2380246/delayed 10,019 -241 2.35%
CAC 40
/quotes/zigman/3173214/delayed 4,546 -107 2.29%
FTSE MIB
/quotes/zigman/1482176/delayed 21,497 -445 2.03%
IBEX 35
/quotes/zigman/2759620/delayed 10,021 -238 2.32%
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/quotes/zigman/2380150/delayed 353 -10 2.65%
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/quotes/zigman/6959860/realtime 2,716 -68 2.45%
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/quotes/zigman/5986735/delayed 18,166 -725 3.84%
Hang Seng
/quotes/zigman/2622475/delayed 21,185 -485 2.24%
Shanghai
/quotes/zigman/1859015/delayed 3,167 -39 1.23%
Sensex
/quotes/zigman/1652085/delayed 25,696 -587 2.23%
Singapore
/quotes/zigman/1709939/delayed 2,883 -39 1.32%
Euro
/quotes/zigman/16008136/realtime/sampled 1.13 +0.00 0.35%
Yen
/quotes/zigman/16008150/realtime/sampled 120.03 -1.20 0.99%
Pound
/quotes/zigman/16008140/realtime/sampled 1.53 0.00 0.10%
Australia$
/quotes/zigman/16008115/realtime/sampled 0.70 -0.01 0.96%
DXY Index
/quotes/zigman/1652083/delayed 95.66 -0.27 0.28%
WSJ $ Idx
/quotes/zigman/41508961/realtime 88.26 -0.17 0.20%
U.S. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866666/realtime 2.18 -0.03 1.48%
German 10y
/quotes/zigman/15866409/realtime 0.80 +0.06 8.25%
Italy 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866497/realtime 1.98 +0.06 3.02%
Spain 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866444/realtime 2.12 +0.06 3.06%
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FB /quotes/zigman/9962609/composite 88.18 -1.25 -1.40%
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GOOG /quotes/zigman/30194416/composite 607.47 -10.78 -1.74%
BAC /quotes/zigman/190927/composite 15.86 -0.48 -2.94%
C /quotes/zigman/5065548/composite 51.56 -1.92 -3.59%
F /quotes/zigman/264304/composite 13.99 0.12 0.84%
T /quotes/zigman/398198/composite 32.71 -0.49 -1.48%
BP /quotes/zigman/247026/composite 32.43 -1.11 -3.30%
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Low Interest 11.62% 11.62% 11.53%
Business 12.85% 12.85% 12.85%
Student 13.14% 13.14% 13.14%
Balance Transfer 14.12% 14.12% 14.00%
Airline 15.10% 15.10% 15.15%
Reward 15.14% 15.14% 14.99%
Cash Back 15.27% 15.27% 15.26%
Instant Approval 18.00% 18.00% 17.93%
Bad Credit 22.73% 22.73% 22.48%
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Will Obama Deal Lead to Free IVF?

Health advocates say President Barack Obama’s contraception compromise Friday, which requires insurance companies to provide birth control to employees, may boost efforts to mandate coverage for another reproductive issue: infertility.

By requiring insurance companies—and not employers—to offer free contraception to workers, the deal is a way to extend coverage to people who work for religious groups without forcing the organizations to pay for the contraceptives. The regulations, which give women access to birth control without co-pays or deductibles, could help make the case for covering fertility treatments such as IVF, says Kevin Flynn, president of Philadelphia-based HealthCare Advocates. “Someone is going to make the argument now you’re going to have to cover fertility,” he says.

Of course, not all advocates think today’s ruling will impact fertility treatments. Contraceptives are considered a form of preventive medicine that help improve women’s health and infant mortality rates, says Marcia Greenberger, co-president of the National Women’s Law Center. Fertility treatments don’t fall under that umbrella, she says, and if they are covered on a broader scale it could likely be with a deductible or co-pay.

Still, others point out that “infertility,” or the inability to conceive after 12 months of unprotected sex, is recognized as a disability by the American Disabilities Act. Indeed, currently 15 states have laws that require insurance companies to offer coverage for infertility treatments, according to Resolve: The National Infertility Association. And some advocates argue that the improved coverage of contraceptives may bring similar coverage to the rest of the nation. “If you’re going to mandate coverage for fertility controls, that includes both conception as well as prevention,” says  Dr. Jamie Grifo, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the NYU School of Medicine.

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    • Infertility is a symptom, and in most cases there are underline health issues that go along with it. Infertility should be covered…in a way all other health issues are covered. Try to find the root of the problem should be covered, fixing it should be covered, and if that can’t be fixed than do whats needed to handle the symptom (not being able to have a baby) just like all other health issues are covered. Many jump to infertility being the diagnosis when it is in fact a symptom.

    • Me and my husband are struggling with infertility and want to desperately have ivf done but we just can’t afford it. This would be awesome to help out those that really can’t have children. I suffer from endometriosis and know at least three other women that I work with that are having the same problem. IVF is a very expensive treatment that many people just simply can’t afford.

    • Here is the crux of the problem….Health insurance is “provided” as a benefit by employers and government via Medicare, Medicaid. Medical insurance should be purchased by “individuals” willing and able to do so. Companies should be freed from the escalating costs of medical care. The “government” should limit it’s safety net to “basic” care of those truly in need. Individuals could then buy the “coverage” they desire/need. We are headed to another Greek tragedy here in the U.S.. It’s time to learn how to take care of ourselves and shrink/reduce our dependence on government… Also time to reduce/end middle class entitlements and crony capitalism. Then maybe we would have a growth rate above the anemic 2-3 % and high enough to “lift all boats”.

    • The country would be broke covering infertility treatments.
      These are incredibly expensive, and have not been covered by company insurance for decades – and for good reason. I know, becuase my wife and I had to foot the bioll for her treatments. It prevented us from buying a home for two years just to get the money back for the down payment

    • If a woman has a right to not get pregnant, doesn’t she also have a right to get pregnant. They are both choices.

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European markets fall | FTSE 100 down
Berkeley to join FTSE 100 index; Weir to go
Dollar slides against yen | Oil prices pull back
Chinese factory data pull Asian shares lower
Man Group's China chief in custody: report

What to expect at September Apple event
What to expect from the Apple event on Sept. 9
Apple talks to Hollywood for exclusive content
Apple, Cisco team to put business users on iOS
Apple will let iPhone and iPad users block ads
Lost Apple deal leads to 40% job cut at GT

Avi Gilburt: There is a lot of bull left in this stock market
There’s a lot of bull left in this stock market

Gold screams summer stock correction not over
Gold screams stock correction not over

Unlucky lottery winner gets IOU from Illinois

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer pregnant with twins

Apttus joins the billion-dollar startup club
Apttus joins the billion-dollar startup club


Chinese factory activity hits 3-year low

China sets new yuan rules

Trump says Mount McKinley name change ‘insult to Ohio’
Trump: Switch to Denali is ‘insult to Ohio’
Mount McKinley in Alaska is renamed Denali
Which U.S. president has the tallest mountain?

Classified details blacked out in new Clinton emails
Classified details blacked out in new emails
Clinton says she supports ‘revolving door’ bill
Biden a tougher matchup than Clinton: poll

Taleb’s ‘Black Swan’ fund made $1 bln in a week

Personal beliefs don’t belong in retirement accounts

Take your company pension, or buy an annuity?
Take your company pension, or buy an annuity?

Cheeseburgers and happiness always on the menu for Warren Buffett — and Jimmy Buffett, too
Farrell: Recipes for happiness, from Buffett and others
Happy 85th birthday to the $67 billion man

Ode to that legendary New York steakhouse the Palm

U.S. ready to punish China firms over cyber theft

Teacher with 111 tardies puts blame on breakfast
The automat is back — with a lot more quinoa

If Donald Trump can do it, why not Kanye West?
Dissatisfied voters are fueling Sanders, Trump

Disney to unveil ‘Star Wars’ toys in unboxing event
Walt Disney leads Dow's losers for August


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25.69MDow Volume:
Avg Vol: 109.98M
Unchanged
150
Decliners
4811
Advancers
1013
Price Chg %Chg 1 Day
Range: 1 Day
  • 1 Day
  • 5 Days
  • 1 Month
  • 3 Months
  • 6 Months
  • 1 Year
  • 2 Years
Dow
/quotes/zigman/627449/realtime 16,196 -332 2.01%
Nasdaq
/quotes/zigman/12633936/realtime 4,700 -76 1.60%
S&P 500
/quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime 1,934 -39 1.96%
GlobalDow
/quotes/zigman/629063/realtime 2,304 -50 2.14%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/662444/delayed 1,143 +11 0.93%
Oil
/quotes/zigman/2331095/delayed 47.54 -1.66 3.37%
FTSE 100
/quotes/zigman/3173262/delayed 6,076 -172 2.75%
DAX
/quotes/zigman/2380246/delayed 10,018 -241 2.35%
CAC 40
/quotes/zigman/3173214/delayed 4,546 -107 2.29%
FTSE MIB
/quotes/zigman/1482176/delayed 21,495 -447 2.04%
IBEX 35
/quotes/zigman/2759620/delayed 10,021 -238 2.32%
Stoxx 600
/quotes/zigman/2380150/delayed 353 -10 2.65%
Asia Dow
/quotes/zigman/6959860/realtime 2,716 -68 2.45%
Nikkei 225
/quotes/zigman/5986735/delayed 18,166 -725 3.84%
Hang Seng
/quotes/zigman/2622475/delayed 21,185 -485 2.24%
Shanghai
/quotes/zigman/1859015/delayed 3,167 -39 1.23%
Sensex
/quotes/zigman/1652085/delayed 25,696 -587 2.23%
Singapore
/quotes/zigman/1709939/delayed 2,883 -39 1.32%
Euro
/quotes/zigman/16008136/realtime/sampled 1.13 +0.00 0.37%
Yen
/quotes/zigman/16008150/realtime/sampled 120.02 -1.21 1.00%
Pound
/quotes/zigman/16008140/realtime/sampled 1.53 0.00 0.10%
Australia$
/quotes/zigman/16008115/realtime/sampled 0.70 -0.01 0.93%
DXY Index
/quotes/zigman/1652083/delayed 95.66 -0.27 0.28%
WSJ $ Idx
/quotes/zigman/41508961/realtime 88.26 -0.17 0.20%
U.S. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866666/realtime 2.18 -0.03 1.48%
German 10y
/quotes/zigman/15866409/realtime 0.80 +0.06 8.58%
Italy 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866497/realtime 1.98 +0.06 3.06%
Spain 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866444/realtime 2.12 +0.06 3.10%
U.K. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866328/realtime 1.83 -0.02 1.19%
Japan 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866525/realtime 0.36 -0.02 4.88%
Crude Oil
/quotes/zigman/2331095/delayed 48 -2 3.37%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/662444/delayed 1,143 +11 0.93%
Corn
/quotes/zigman/7599553/delayed 371 -5 1.20%
DJIA F
/quotes/zigman/38649152/delayed 16,239 -269 1.63%
S&P F
/quotes/zigman/30356461/delayed 1,938 -31 1.57%
Silver
/quotes/zigman/3134148/delayed 15 +0 0.06%

Quotes

Symbol Price Change % Change
FB /quotes/zigman/9962609/composite 88.16 -1.27 -1.42%
AAPL /quotes/zigman/68270/composite 111.03 -1.73 -1.53%
GOOG /quotes/zigman/30194416/composite 607.72 -10.53 -1.70%
BAC /quotes/zigman/190927/composite 15.86 -0.48 -2.94%
C /quotes/zigman/5065548/composite 51.54 -1.94 -3.63%
F /quotes/zigman/264304/composite 13.99 0.12 0.87%
T /quotes/zigman/398198/composite 32.65 -0.55 -1.66%
BP /quotes/zigman/247026/composite 32.47 -1.07 -3.19%
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Business 12.85% 12.85% 12.85%
Student 13.14% 13.14% 13.14%
Balance Transfer 14.12% 14.12% 14.00%
Airline 15.10% 15.10% 15.15%
Reward 15.14% 15.14% 14.99%
Cash Back 15.27% 15.27% 15.26%
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Bad Credit 22.73% 22.73% 22.48%
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