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- Which State Is a Big Renewable Energy Pioneer? Texas
- Sun, 28 Aug 2016 22:08:47 EDT - The Lone Star state has added more wind-based capacity than any other, as part of an aggressive energy diversification that seeks to skirt ideological land mines.
- Health Insurers' Pullback Threatens to Create Monopoly Zones
- Sun, 28 Aug 2016 21:47:44 EDT - Nearly a third of U.S. counties look likely to have just a single insurer offering health plans on the ACA’s exchanges next year, according to a new analysis, an industry pullback that adds to the challenges facing the law.
- Glaxo Bets It Can Shake Up HIV Treatment
- Sun, 28 Aug 2016 20:03:46 EDT - GlaxoSmithKline is pinning the future of its HIV business on an audacious bet: upending the decades-old triple-drug treatment strategy that has turned a fatal illness into a chronic condition.
- Music Publishers Pay Up for Big-Name Songwriters
- Sun, 28 Aug 2016 20:09:10 EDT - The price for signing big-name artists to music publishing deals is skyrocketing—even for those more famous for being center stage than for their lyrics.
- China Sets Up Aircraft-Engine Maker
- Sun, 28 Aug 2016 22:33:18 EDT - China set up a new state-owned aircraft engine maker to help fulfill ambitions to develop homegrown aerospace giants and become a major player in global aviation.
- Fed's Dislike of Negative Interest Rates Points to Limits of Stimulus
- Sun, 28 Aug 2016 22:08:13 EDT - Fed officials don’t think negative rates are needed in the U.S. because the economy and job market are improving and they are hoping they will never have to use them in the future given their uncertainty about whether the policy works.
- Yellen Says Fed Could Expand Its Use of Bond Purchases
- Sat, 27 Aug 2016 18:06:12 EDT - The central bank’s main tool for fighting the next recession could be bond-purchase programs, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said.
- Two Regional Bank Chiefs Doubt Fed Would Raise Rates Twice This Year
- Sun, 28 Aug 2016 20:10:08 EDT - Two Fed regional bank presidents played down the likelihood of two rate increases this year beginning as soon as next month, after the U.S. central bank’s second-in-command floated the idea.
- When Economic Doomsayers Stumble
- Sun, 28 Aug 2016 19:14:37 EDT - It’s early, but data so far suggest the British decision to leave the European Union could be another example of a recurring phenomenon: expert predictions of dire consequences to political decisions that end up proving overheated.
- Construction Unions Stymie Low-Income Housing Plans in California, New York
- Sun, 28 Aug 2016 19:35:54 EDT - Legislative efforts in two of the country’s most populous states to boost urban housing construction are facing a common barrier: resistance from construction unions.
- Business Drones Face New Rules
- Sun, 28 Aug 2016 19:58:19 EDT - The first detailed U.S. rules for flights of small commercial drones go into effect Monday, including nationwide licensing requirements for pilots and a ban on nighttime operations.
- Ford Feels Pressure of China Rivals' Pursuit
- Sun, 28 Aug 2016 23:51:27 EDT - Slowing sales of Ford’s Kuga in China illustrate mounting challenges for foreign auto makers in the country, where growth is moderating and competition from cheaper domestic rivals is squeezing margins.
- U.S. Consumer Sentiment Eases Slightly in August
- Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:07:02 EDT - A gauge of consumer sentiment edged lower in August, a potentially worrying sign for an economy heavily reliant on personal spending for growth.
- Why Electric Cars Will Be Here Sooner Than You Think
- Sun, 28 Aug 2016 20:12:28 EDT - In 2015, about one in every 150 cars sold in the U.S. had a plug and a battery. But mass adoption of electric vehicles is coming, and much sooner than most people realize.