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Alex Nussbaum

Journalists run out of the Supreme Court building after receiving the court's decision on the Affordable Care Act in Washington on June 28, 2012.

Photograph by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Journalists run out of the Supreme Court building after receiving the court's decision on the Affordable Care Act in Washington on June 28, 2012.

HCA and WellPoint Tripled Swings Amid Supreme Court Confusion

CNN and Fox News’ misreporting of the Supreme Court’s health ruling didn’t just embarrass the networks last month. It also whipsawed shares of companies including HCA Holdings Corp. and WellPoint Inc. Hospital and health insurer stocks swung wildly in the minutes after the court’s...

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Leaving the Supreme Court after justices decided to wait on a ruling on the Affordable Care Act, in Washington on June 18, 2012.

Photograph by Michael Reynolds/EPA

Leaving the Supreme Court after justices decided to wait on a ruling on the Affordable Care Act, in Washington on June 18, 2012.

Health Law Prognostication Bedevils Analysts

Guessing how the Supreme Court may rule on the U.S. health-care law is bedeviling Wall Street analysts, who’ve turned to everything from flow charts to legal analysis to help investors prepare for the ruling. CRT Capital Markets’ Sheryl Skolnick produced...

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