Employers are leaving a bigger chunk of the bill for care to workers who use their health insurance, and benefits experts see few signs of this trend slowing.
September was a blockbuster sales month for the U.S. auto industry - except at Volkswagen, where an emissions scandal forced the company to halt sales of most of its diesel-powered vehicles.
Caterpillar is planning another round of job cuts that could exceed 10,000 people through 2018, as the construction and mining equipment maker adjusts to downturns in key markets. That could amount to more than 8 percent of the 126,800 employees it had globally as of June.
NEW YORK - The company behind the hugely successful "Call of Duty" video games is launching an all-out attack on the mobile gaming market by shelling out $5.9 billion for the maker of "Candy Crush Saga."
A South Carolina health insurer has become the ninth insurance cooperative formed nationwide under the Affordable Care Act to fold.
UnitedHealth continued to juice up its business outside health insurance in a better-than-expected second quarter while rivals scrambled to add enrollment in a wave of mega-mergers sweeping the sector.
Natural gas overtook coal as the top source of U.S. electric power generation for the first time ever earlier this spring, a milestone that has been in the making for years as the price of gas slides and new regulations make coal more risky for power generators.
More than a third of the U.S. population has health coverage through an insurer that either wants to make a huge acquisition or is about to be swallowed up in one. The impact on the average consumer can't be boiled down to dollars and cents.
The nation's second-largest drugstore chain will pay about $1.9 billion to run Target's in-store health operations and expand what they offer for customers.
Health insurers say higher-than-expected care costs and other expenses blindsided them this year, and they're going to have to hike premiums beyond 10 percent for 2016.