“The PR hit is worse than the monetary hit. The actual business, as it stands, is not bad. The psychology is bad around these stocks.”
— Les Funtleyder, an analyst for Miller Tabak, in MarketWatch on the effect of the passage of reform on insurance company stocks. “The influx of newly insured represents a big, exciting opportunity for the industry. … These 32 million Americans represent a considerable rise in consumption of healthcare services, and the legislation is especially significant with its new limits on how much can be spent on administrative costs.”
— Ananda Mukerji, CEO of Firstsource Solutions, to Agence France Presse on how outsourcing firms in India could
benefit from reform in the U.S.