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published Mar 22nd 2017, 3:14 pm, by Joseph Ciolli and Cristin Flanagan (Bloomberg) — Hospital and managed-care stocks are limping into Thursday’s vote on a bill that would repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act. An index tracking U.S. health-care providers slipped as much as 0.6 percent Wednesday, extending its

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published Mar 20th 2017, 2:48 pm, by Barry Ritholtz (Bloomberg View) — Here is a sentence I never thought I’d write: Art Laffer is right. I refer specifically to tax incentives. Laffer was recently asked about the mess that is Kansas, and he responded by saying Governor Sam Brownback had

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published Mar 19th 2017, 3:00 pm, by David Fickling (Bloomberg Gadfly) — Resistance was futile. Comedians and environmentalists spent decades fighting the rise of the Canyonero, the Chelsea Tractor and other variants of the sports-utility vehicle. Now, the war between traditional passenger cars and their high-rise, roided-up cousins is all

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published Mar 17th 2017, 3:09 pm, by Megan McArdle (Bloomberg View) — The reaction to Trump’s budget has been, let us say, loud, with headlines blaring about cuts to poverty programs and social media going viral with angry denouncements of the White House budget chief who proclaimed that cutting meals

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published Mar 16th 2017, 6:00 pm, by Yuko Takeo and Nao Sano (Bloomberg) — Smaller Japanese companies may have more to offer investors than their big brothers, says Jesper Koll. The Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers Index has climbed 12 percent so far in 2017, outpacing the Topix index’s 3.6 percent

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published Mar 13th 2017, 3:30 pm, by Robert Burgess (Bloomberg View) — Saying the U.S. junk bond market has been hot would be an understatement. The securities gained slightly more than 17 percent last year as measured by the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Corporate High Yield Index, one of its best

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published Mar 10th 2017, 4:00 am, by Deena Shanker (Bloomberg) — The Republican replacement for the Affordable Care Act, now fighting its way through Congress, removes the individual insurance mandate at the heart of Obamacare and phases out the Medicaid expansion that accounts for millions of the newly insured. One

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published Mar 3rd 2017, 1:19 pm, by Barry Ritholtz (Bloomberg View) — Here’s an interesting analysis that should not be overlooked. Charles Lieberman here at Bloomberg View looks at whether the stock market is overvalued. He concludes it is not, but it’s his analysis, based upon a dividend discount model,

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published Mar 2nd 2017, 11:00 am, by Patrick Clark (Bloomberg) — After her family’s shiba inu died of cancer, Dawn Sabins decided to surprise her 7-year-old son with a new puppy. In March 2015, she dropped into a San Diego-area pet store looking for an English bulldog. She walked out

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published Feb 21st 2017, 6:30 am, by Albert R. Hunt (Bloomberg View) — President Donald Trump has promised the most comprehensive overhaul of the tax system since 1986. That was when a Republican president joined forces with a Democratic House of Representatives and a Republican Senate to lower personal income-tax

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