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Monday 04/20/2015

But the middle of the month brought about a significant turnaround– largely on the heels of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’ s press conference. The Choice cutout has gained nearly $15 during the past six weeks to close out March at $255 per cwt. Fed steer and heifer trade added $7 per cwt throughout March with final sales ending mostly $167-$168.

 

The 109th annual conference of the Government Finance Officers Association takes place May 31- June 3 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. Sessions cover topics on accounting, auditing, and financial reporting; budgeting; capital planning and economic development; debt management; financial management; pension and benefit...

 

April 21-- Shelby County Schools is considering a raft of changes to rein in the roughly $30 million it spends a year on health insurance for its retirees. If it paid 50 percent and instituted a $150 deductible for its most expensive plan, the school board would save roughly $3.3 million a year for retirees under 65 alone, officials say. "We've asked to meet with the...

 

MB Financial, Inc., the holding company for MB Financial Bank, N.A., today announced 2015 first quarter net income available to common stockholders of $32.1 million, or $0.43 per diluted common share, compared to $34.1 million, or $0.45 per diluted common share, last quarter and $20.0 million, or $0.36 per diluted common share, in the first quarter a year ago.

 
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April 20-- United Health Group, owner of the nation's largest health insurer, is jumping into the fast-growing urgent care business with an acquisition of the largest operator of such centers in Western Pennsylvania. Privately held MedExpress, headquartered in Morgantown, W.Va., owns 141 urgent care centers in 11 states and has an administration center in Cecil.

 

April 21-- Going on the offensive, Quicken Loans filed a lawsuit against two federal agencies looking into its lending practices, saying their three-year investigation is really a strong-armed attempt to get a big settlement from the Detroit- based company. Quicken filed its lawsuit late last week against the Justice Department and the U.S. Department of...

 
Are you offering the right health coverage to your senior clients?
Are you offering the right health coverage to your senior clients?