GM Making Money

GM Profit Jumps

General Motors Co. reported surprisingly strong third-quarter profits Wednesday, as it also said it offered buyouts to thousands of salaried workers to cut costs amid slowing sales in the global car business. The No. 1 U.S. auto maker by sales reported a 25% jump in its third-quarter operating profit...

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Bullish on Grains Despite Bearish News

The Importance of Hedging to Protect Profits

Today on The Bubba Show, Bubba brings back the Goddess of Grains, Angie Setzer who is also the Vice President of Grains at Citizens Elevator. Angie and Bubba discuss the recent action in the grains and why they are both still bullish the markets through all the bearish news that is out there...

CVS WANTS IT ALL

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...

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DON’T GET SICK, HEALTH CARE BROKEN

Health Care Failure

The Republicans' latest effort to repeal large parts of the Affordable Care Act this year suffered a likely death blow on Monday, when Sen. Susan Collins's declared opposition left it without enough votes to pass. With no Democrats expected to support the legislation, Republican leaders can lose no more than two GOP votes to pass the bill...

Another Failure of Obamacare

Anthem's Exit

Anthem Inc.'s decision to quit Ohio's Obamacare market will leave 13,000 people without any coverage option under the program next year. That number may rise to 300,000 if the health insurer follows suit in the rest of the states where it sells. Anthem, which currently oversee Affordable Care Act plans for about 1.1 million people in 14 states, is one of the largest of the multi-state insurers that hasn't pulled back sharply from selling individual plans in the ACA...

ESPN Puking Out Anchors

ESPN Fire Sale

ESPN, the self-proclaimed worldwide leader in sports, became the worldwide leader in sports layoffs on Wednesday morning after news leaked that the cable network was in the process of laying off 100 employees, most of whom are on-air talent. The layoffs came as no surprise to those who have followed ESPN...

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