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Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Takeover Digest- New York Times business news - Feb 5, (NYSE: WLP)

The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. * Bill Gates, who co-founded Microsoft but has spent his time on other pursuits, will return part-time to the company after the new Chief Executive, Satya Nadella, asked him to be his adviser. ()* Insurer WellPoint Inc has captured a large portion of the government money being spent on Medicaid, the federal-state health care program for the poor, and can gamble on the new insurance marketplace because of protections offered by the federal government in the early days of the law's introduction.

WellPoint, Inc. (WellPoint) is a health benefit company in terms of medical membership in the United States. Shares of WLP fell by 0.32% or $-0.27/share to $85.35. In the past year, the shares have traded as low as $60.41 and as high as $94.36. On average, 2364700 shares of WLP exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 2026280.