Category Archives: Economics

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“Anthem threatens to exit more ObamaCare state markets by 2018”

“One of the nation’s largest health insurers, Anthem (NYSE:ANTM), said Wednesday it may pull out of more state ObamaCare exchanges by 2018 – including those where it has already submitted rate proposals.” https://finance.yahoo.com/news/anthem-threatens-exit-more-obamacare-152100245.html

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“Gas Prices Fall to 12-Year Low”

“… gas prices have fallen to the lowest point in years under President Trump… The nationwide price for gas closed the week of July 17th at $2:39/gallon, down from $2.47/gallon when Trump took office… “At $2.23, today’s average national gas … Continue reading

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Good News: “UK manufacturing output strongest since 1995”

“Britain’s factory production reached a two-decade high last quarter, according to a survey from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) which showed output is expected to grow further… The quarterly balance for manufacturing rose to +31 in the three months … Continue reading

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“Good News: Stocks At Record High”

“A set of strong earnings from companies, including Caterpillar and McDonald’s, lifted the Dow and drove the S&P 500 to a record high… At 9:37 a.m. ET (1337 GMT), the Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) was up 133.09 points, or … Continue reading

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Victory: “Tea party wins 8-year battle with IRS”

“It took eight years of frustration, court battles and waiting. It took the complete change of a presidential administration. And it took the persistent fighting of a top-level team of lawyers. But the Albuquerque Tea Party now is registered with … Continue reading

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“Starting in 2022, Social Security will pay out more than it takes in”

“According to the Social Security Board of Trustees, the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) Trust Funds will be depleted in 2034. When this happens, only 77 percent of benefits will be payable… In addition, the Disability Insurance … Continue reading

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No bees no food: “Pesticides sprayed on food crops are wiping out food pollinators”

“…bees are responsible for every third bite you eat. Honey bees take care of about 80 percent of all pollination, with just one bee colony pollinating upwards of 300 million flowers in a single day. In fact, 70 percent of the … Continue reading

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