Category: Economy

Ridiculously Priced EpiPen Dropped By Cigna For Cheaper Generic

Ruby Stone- January 12, 2017 Mylan, the pharmaceutical company that makes the lifesaving allergy medication EpiPen and EpiPen Jr. autoinjectors, suffered yet another setback as Cigna, a major health ... Read More

Obstructionism Leaves More Than 1/3rd Of Americans Struggling To Meet Basic Needs

Deborah Montesano- December 17, 2016

The country keeps hearing about the economic recovery, but a huge portion of Americans aren't feeling it. Obstructionism by politicians is at the root of ... Read More

US markets drop sharply after ‘Brexit’ vote increases global recession risk

Ed Lynn- June 24, 2016

WASHINGTON — Major U.S. stock indexes plunged Friday morning following a large-scale global selloff overnight in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European ... Read More

Netflix, Hulu and more won’t count against data on T-Mobile anymore

Editor SCD- November 13, 2015

LOS ANGELES — Binge on. That's the new rallying cry from cellphone service provider T-Mobile, which announced Tuesday in Los Angeles that watching video on ... Read More

Global Economy Rolls Ahead

Editor SCD- November 11, 2015

A slowing China won’t stop the global economy from gaining momentum over the next two years. Global trade and economic growth, hampered throughout 2015 by ... Read More

Silicon Valley Is Working to Replace Mothers

Editor SCD- November 11, 2015

We’re inventing the post-Mom economy, which—not to insult mothers or anything—should make us all happier and richer and finally bring us the leisurely future we ... Read More

California Sets New Rules for Medical Cannabis Industry

Editor SCD- October 11, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif.-Nearly two decades after Californians legalized marijuana for medical use and a year before they may also approve it for recreational purposes, Gov. Jerry ... Read More

Why the Rich Stay Rich and the Poor Stay Poor

Editor SCD- September 14, 2015

This article first appeared in the Wilson Quarterly. The goal is instantly familiar to any parent (and most children): the hope that one day your ... Read More

They’re Back! Congress Likely To Pass Short Term Budget Deal

Editor SCD- September 8, 2015

Congress comes back after Labor Day and its 535 lawmakers will face one of the most convoluted legislative tangles in recent memory. While there is ... Read More

The 3 Reasons The Dow Plunged 500+ Points

Ed Lynn- August 22, 2015

Global stocks sold off Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeting more than 500 points -- its ninth-biggest point drop ever -- to lose ... Read More