CVS WANTS IT ALL

December, 5, 2017|

New Look CVS?

The CEOs of drug retailer CVS and health insurer Aetna were marvelously in sync Sunday when they jointly announced their companies' $69-billion merger deal. The deal will "dramatically further empower consumers," Aetna's Mark Bertolini said. It will "create a platform that is easier to use and less expensive for consumers," according to Larry J. Merlo, president and CEO of CVS Health...

THE BULLS HAVE RUN AMUCK

December, 4, 2017|

It’s official, the Senate has voted on their tax plan, another lousy plan that doesn’t help small business and actually gives an even bigger benefit to big business. The markets believe that this is the cure all as they push to new record highs, opening Sunday night over 200 points overnight. The bulls are in control and convincing the poor retail investors that this time is different...

Tax Plan Problem

December, 1, 2017|

Tax Bill Obstacle

Senate Republicans hit a significant stumbling block Thursday in their efforts to overhaul the tax code, forcing them to contemplate walking back their plan to reduce the corporate tax rate from 35% to 20%...

November, 29, 2017|

Danielle DiMartino Booth

You have to ask yourself about the world we live in when Bloomberg sees fit to run a segment titled, “DaVinci and Bitcoin.” A sign of the times it certainly is. The tie that binds the two parabolic price behaviors apparently comes down to scarcity value...

Another Uber Controversy

November, 29, 2017|

The Uber Mess Continues

Uber Technologies Inc. had a team dedicated to stealing trade secrets and helped employees dodge regulators’ scrutiny, according to allegations from a former employee that are generating the latest in a string of controversies...

THE BIG CON

November, 27, 2017|

Americans are once again becoming victims of the big con, unfortunately its coming from all sides, including Congress, the Senate and the fear mongers. They are all in on the Big Con and will swindle middle class Americans out of their hard-earned money any way possible...

November, 22, 2017|

Danielle DiMartino Booth

Here’s a news flash: “We don’t want a boom-bust situation.” If you’ll pardon the cynicism, Janet Yellen has chosen now, the twilight of her time at the Fed to discover the words and wisdom of Ludwig Von Mises, father of the Austrian economic school of thought, detractor of the perils of malinvestment...