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President Trump Withdraws Plan to Eliminate Drug Price Rebates

July 11, 2019

Via: The New York Times

The Trump administration has abandoned a centerpiece of its efforts to address high drug prices, backing away from requiring some discounts to be passed directly to consumers under Medicare that could have lowered their out-of-pocket costs. President Trump had announced […]

Industries, Others

Big hospital systems are borrowing an 80-year-old idea to keep patients healthy and cut costs, and it could be the future of healthcare

July 2, 2019

Via: Business Insider

Major health systems are rethinking how they approach primary care, devoting more resources to keeping patients healthy, as they prepare for a future in which they won’t make as much money on individual visits. Hospitals have been hiring up doctors […]

Industries, Others

Indian online smartphone shipment segment is up by 17%, offline market sees 4% decline

June 21, 2019

Via: TechRadar

The Indian online smartphone shipment rate has seen a 17% YoY growth in Q1 2019 while the offline smartphone market shipment declined by 4%. This is according to a new Counterpoint Research report, which states that online sales drove the […]

Industries, Others

Here’s How Much Companies Are Spending on Artificial Intelligence: Eye on A.I.

June 18, 2019

Via: Fortune

Some companies are spending over $5 million on artificial-intelligence projects, showing just how serious businesses are getting about the cutting-edge technology. The finding comes from a recent survey of over 300 companies by Figure Eight, a business that helps customers […]

Capital, Finance Tech, Industries, Others

Netflix shares rise on upgrade: ‘Unstoppable lead in subscription video streaming’

June 4, 2019


Netflix shares were upgraded to buy from hold by Loop Capital Markets on Monday, saying the digital media company stock is set to climb more than 25%. “We continue to think that NFLX has built an unstoppable lead in subscription […]

Industries, Others

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 […]

Industries, Others

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 […]