Sector Woes in Remission?

Yacoe, Don; Vadum, Matthew; Kinnander, Ola
January 2001
Bond Buyer;01/08/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31052, p1
Trade Publication
Focuses on signs of a rebound for health care sector in the United States (U.S.). U.S. Congress' approval of Medicare 'givebacks'; Interest-rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve Board; Improvement in earnings performance of large hospital systems; Improved climate for managed care.


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