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Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Chair of the Federal Reserve is perhaps the second most powerful person in the U.S., if not the world.  Today, at 2 p.m. Central Time, President Obama is slated to announce Janet Yellen as his nominee for the Federal Reserve (the fed).  She will be the first female fed chair.  Despite other problems in […]

If you have noticed in the news lately, there are announcements about who won this year’s Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine and in physics.  Next Monday, the Nobel Prize in Economics will be awarded.  Who will it be?  Well, I am going on record to suggest that it just might be Paul Romer, who […]

A few hours ago, I posted this on “death spirals” in health care insurance and what that means.  Now, I just came across a news story on a just-released Gallup poll reported at Breitbart.com saying that 25% of the uninsured will not be buying health care insurance, and will instead, pay the penalty.  If that is […]

Here is an article on falling drug prices from MedicalXpress.com.  It is based on this paper that was recently published in the British medical journal, BMJ Open, by Werb, Kerr, Nosyk, Strathdee, Monaner and Wood.  The authors note that prices of heroin, cocaine, and cannabis have mostly dropped from 1990-2007, but there have been some […]

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