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View Diary: Health Insurance Stocks HAMMERED - Wall Street's Take on Health Care Reform (18 comments)

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  •  Hedge Funds? (0+ / 0-)

    With no regulations or firewalls in place, the fences around insurance/investment are completely down . . . In fact insurers are more focused on investing as I understand it . . . certainly a lot less about coverage these days.

    •  All insurers make money on their (0+ / 0-)

      investment portfolios - indeed, that's pretty much how life insurance works as far as I know.  The fact is that in the case of United Health and WellPoint, their portfolios had very little in mortagage related securities.

      The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt. Bertrand Russell

      by accumbens on Thu Oct 08, 2009 at 12:55:39 PM PDT

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