Stocks End Q1 in the Green; Glitches Found on HealthCare.gov
U.S. stocks ended up on the last day of the first quarter of 2014. Newly appointed General Motor's (GM) CEO, Mary Barra prepared for a House subcommittee investigation regarding the recent recall of over 2.5 million small cars. She explained to them that while she is currently unable to say why it took years for them to be recalled, she ensured them that the company will find out. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will require backup cameras in all vehicles made after 2016. This proposal is in response to the many outcries from consumer groups who have been impacted by back-over accidents.Today marks the last day to be able to sign up for healthcare insurance on healthcare.gov, and it was marred by glitches. Those who waited until the last day to sign-up experienced glitches this morning, fortunately the the issues were resolved around 1:30 p.m. this afternoon.
Word on the Street
- Differing take aways on Yellen's speech.
- Amazon (AMZN) to create 6 new shows.
- King (KING) looks to hire after IPO debut.
- Obamacare sign-ups surge as deadline approaches.
- Chick-fil-A surpasses KFC as top chicken fast food chain.
- Backup cameras required in new U.S. cars.
- Apple (AAPL) seeks $2B from Samsung.
Published on Mar 31, 2014By InvestorGuide Staff