The third quarter remains an obstacle for the Vikings. It's as if they run into a wall after the half.
UnitedHealth posts big third-quarter net income
Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth Group's third-quarter net income jumped 23 percent, beating expectations, as preparations for retiring Baby Boomers started to pay off for the nation's largest health insurer, the Associated Press reports. UnitedHealth also raised its 2012 earnings forecast.