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UnitedHealth Group (UNH) posts second-quarter earnings beat and raised estimates for the full year. United Health is up 5% to a three-month high. United benefitted from lower premiums paid out and a benign medical cost environment. One analyst upgraded the stock with an overweight rating and a price target of $580 a share.

First Solar (FSLR) is down 10% as the solar stock sector is lower as Sen. Joe Manchin said he will not support increased spending to address climate change. The industry has grappled with a number of headwinds this year, including policy uncertainty, supply chain bottlenecks and rising raw material costs.

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