The five major health insurers will soon become three. Cigna and Anthem are merging. That follows Humana and Aetna. UnitedHealth just completed a big deal too. There are concerns these companies will now have more clout to boost premiums.
General Motors and Under Armour both reported strong earnings on Thursday, while McDonald's is having a tougher time keeping up with its competition.
Coca-Cola and Boeing both reported earnings that topped Wall Street's forecasts, while Apple reported disappointing results.
IBM's sales disappointed again. The strong dollar is partly to blame. But IBM has been dead money since Ginni Rometty took over as CEO in 2012 while other techs have thrived.
A strong second quarter earnings report from Google raises the bar for the other so-called Four Horsemen of Tech.
The soda and snack food giant reported solid sales and profits. That's good news. But the rest of Corporate America may post results that are underwhelming.
Good news for Greece. It still rules the waves. Several Greek shipping stocks are actually up this year thanks to strong demand. These companies trade in the U.S. and do business in dollars as well.
The Greek debt crisis is grabbing all the headlines. But the turmoil in China's stock market is a much bigger concern for the global economy.
Sure, BlackBerry devices aren't as popular as iPhones and Androids. But the company has made a big bet on software ... and it looks like it is paying off.