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Mega-Health Deals Bloom in July, Anthem Bids $48B for Cigna

By Michelle Chapman, Matthew Perrone | Jul 29
Anthem is buying rival Cigna for $48 billion in a deal that would create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment, covering about 53 million U.S patients.

Mega-Health Deals Bloom in July, Anthem Bids $48B for Cigna

INSURANCE | By Michelle Chapman, Matthew Perrone | Jul 29
Anthem is buying rival Cigna for $48 billion in a deal that would create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment, covering about 53 million U.S patients.

Fiat Chrysler to Buy Back Defective Vehicles

INSURANCE | Jul 29
As part of a record $105 million settlement, Fiat Chrysler has to buy back more than half a million pickup trucks and SUVs that have defective steering wheel parts.

21st Century Gold Rush: Deep-Sea Mining Looms on Horizon

SAVING | By David McFadden | Jul 28
The deep oceans span more than half the globe have long been known to contain vast, untapped deposits of prized minerals. These treasures of the abyss, however, have always been out of reach to miners. The era of deep seabed mining appears to be dawning.

San Francisco's Chinatown Clings to Roots Amid Tech Boom

REAL ESTATE | By Janie Har | Jul 27
For a century and a half, San Francisco's Chinatown, the nation's oldest, has sheltered waves of immigrants seeking a new life. Now, Chinatown faces powerful economic and demographic challenges that could upend its identity as the city undergoes an unprec

Getting Tested Again: Municipal Bond Funds Face More Stress

SAVING | By Stan Choe | Jul 27
One worry after another has hit the municipal bond market in recent years. Puerto Rico may not be able to repay its $72 billion in debt. That's significant because half of all muni-bond funds have some Puerto Rican bonds.