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Productivity soars 3.6% in first quarter, drives fastest yearly gain since 2010

May 2, 2019

Via: Market Watch

The numbers: The productivity of American workers soared in the first quarter and pushed the increase over the past year to the highest level since 2010, a potentially great sign for the U.S. economy. The productivity of American workers increased […]


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Uber is going public at up to $90 billion valuation

April 26, 2019

Via: Business Insider

Uber’s initial public offering will raise upward of $10.3 billion in what would be one of the largest IPOs in history, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing published Friday. The ride-hailing giant says it expects to offer 180 […]


Finance Tech, Industries, Others, Trading

Boeing’s stock keeps Dow futures under pressure while broader market struggles for altitude

March 12, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Stock market futures traded mixed in the premarket Tuesday, while those for the Dow remained under pressure as a fatal plane crash of a Boeing Co. aircraft over the weekend weighed on the blue-chip index. How are major indexes performing? […]


Industries, Others

U.S. Drug Prices, But Not Out-of-Pocket Costs, Are the World’s Highest

March 8, 2019

Via: Fortune

With drug prices rising sitting at 10% of skyrocketing health care costs and pharmaceutical companies socking away big profits, you might assume that the U.S. has the highest prescription drug spending in the world. And you’d be right. Per capita […]


Industries, Others

Data Sheet—Lyft Has Proven It Can Grow, But Not Necessarily Make Money

March 4, 2019

Via: Fortune

The financial world must periodically stand agape at the wonder of “technology” companies as they first reveal their results to the public. Lyft, for example, caused much hoopla by being the first of the expected mega-unicorns to file its IPO […]


Industries, Others

Dents Begin to Show at Top End of Classic Car Market

February 28, 2019

Via: The New York Times

Five years ago, the classic car market had just completed a turnaround that left even seasoned observers surprised by its speed. The deep recession that began in 2007 had dealt the same initial blow to vintage car prices that it […]


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Hospital Drug Prices Are Up to 7 Times Greater Than Medicare Pricing

February 15, 2019

Via: Fortune

A new study shows something many healthcare patients know all too well: hospitals are charging significant premiums on some of the most-used prescription drugs. In a new study of 34 hospital systems, Wall Street firm AllianceBernstein found that the average […]


Industries, Others

Here’s where American businesses will start feeling their ‘first signs of pain’ from the shutdown

January 25, 2019

Via: Business Insider

The partial government shutdown, the longest on record, reached its 34th day Thursday. Furloughed government workers have already missed one paycheck, and many are set to miss their second on Friday. And while the direct impact from the shutdown is […]


Industries, Others

2018 was worst year the dairy industry has ever been through. Farmers think it will only get worse.

January 10, 2019

Via: USA TODAY

After years of low milk prices, about 75 dairy farms closed across Vermont in 2018. Harold Howrigan of Fairfield, Vermont, says the past year set a new low for dairy farmers in the state. And this year isn’t looking any […]


Industries, Others

Farmers Are Bracing Themselves for More Losses Amid Trump Shutdown

January 4, 2019

Via: Fortune

Bruce Buchanan was so elated with Donald Trump’s October vow to allow higher sales of corn-based ethanol that he carved a 60-acre thank you note in his Indiana cornfield. Now, though, the president’s actions have him worried. The government shutdown […]