Feb 26, 2014
The first thing to point out about the meltdown of the Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange is that this is hardly the first time that massive amounts of currency have been stolen, or that a financial firm has shut down and left its depositors with basically nothing.
Feb 20, 2014
If the UAW can't win in the South when the company basically invites them in, then it can't win in the South, where all the new auto plants are.
Feb 14, 2014
The Obama administration this week announced health insurance enrollment figures for January. Here's the rundown, for those of you who missed it.
Feb 6, 2014
This week's Congressional Budget Office report contained more than just a revision of its projections for Obamacare's effect on employment; it also revised the expectations for the controversial "risk corridor" plan.
Jan 22, 2014
A surprising fact came out of last weekend's Wall Street Journal: Somewhere between 65 percent to 90 percent of the 2.2 million folks who bought insurance on the exchanges through late December seem to be people who already had insurance.
Jan 14, 2014
As seems to be customary for a Friday, we have a lot of news out on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The Barack Obama administration is firing CGI Group Inc., the company with one of the largest contracts for work on the troubled healthcare exchanges.
Jan 6, 2014
Does giving people health insurance help control costs? Conventional wisdom holds that it should, by diverting them from expensive emergency room use to less-expensive visits to doctors and nurse practitioners.
Dec 30, 2013
Like many of your Christmases, ours was light a few presents. I didn't wait until the last moment to order, but several of my packages got caught up in the general logistical meltdown that afflicted our nation's retailers and shipping companies in the week before Christmas.