Archive for June 5th, 2017

Heres another brief, but rather rhetorical question for readers: Are you better off when you save more of your monthly and annual earnings? The answer to this question is so obvious as to beg the question why anyone halfway bright would ask it.
Still, its worth asking simply because Greg Ip, the Wall Street Journals chief economics reporter, thinks abundant savings in Germany and China are economically harmful, and that theyll lead to dangerous imbalance that will leave others, including the U.S. and the rest of Europe, worse off. Its hard to know whether to laugh…

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Outcry Over EpiPen Prices Hasnt Made Them Lower, is the misleading headline over Charles Duhiggs Adventures in Capitalism column in the New York Times business section.
Mr. Duhigg writes, I was surprised when my pharmacist informed me, months after those floggings and apologies had faded from the headlines, that I would still need to pay $609 for a box of two EpiPens.
Thats the third paragraph of the story.
Twenty-six paragraphs later, way down toward the very end of the article, Mr. Duhigg discloses, In fact, the company says that since it came under attack in…

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President Donald Trump appears read to remake the Fed in an image that will be considerably different than what investors have known for many years.

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For five-figure annual fees, boutique medical services offer the wealthiest Americans the chance to cut the line and receive the best treatment.

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Oil prices fell Monday on concerns a diplomatic rift among some of the Arab world's major energy producers could weaken a global deal on output cuts, while sterling shrugged off a deadly attack in London and focused on this week's UK election.

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<p>The U.S. military spent $178 billion on research, development, and procurement in the 2016 fiscal year. While most funds invested in new military capabilities are spent on major weapons programs, a number of military inventions over the years also had civilian applications.</p>

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Stock ownership levels may hold the answer.

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<p>Mary Barra has been the chairman and CEO of General Motors for only three years, but the company she leads today is vastly different from the one she inherited.</p>

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How do you stack up?

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<p>U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to abandon the Paris climate pact may have the counter-intuitive effect of speeding the pace of meeting environmental goals, Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever (ULVR-GB), told CNBC on Monday.</p>

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