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Friday, Sep 4, 2015

Business Beat

Fed's Lacker argues Fed should raise rates soon


A top Federal Reserve official said on Friday he had seen enough healing in the U.S. labor market to warrant raising interest rates soon.

Payrolls in U.S. Rise 173,000 as Jobless Rate Falls to 5.1%

Bloomberg News

Employers added 173,000 workers in August and the jobless rate dropped to 5.1 percent, the lowest since April 2008 and a level that the Federal Reserve considers to be full employment.

Why The Cadillac Tax Will Drive Healthcare Costs Higher For The Middle Class


The Affordable Care Act (ACA), despite its laudable policy goals, contains a provision that could negatively impact the health of millions of middle class individuals, and that is the so-called “Cadillac”…

Centuries of Climate Change Helped Turn Your Dog Into a Pet

Bloomberg News

The next time you pat your dog on the head, take a minute to appreciate that the shape of your furry friend, and maybe even her relationship to you, came about because of the effects of a changing climate…

UK Study Indicates That The Cardiovascular Risk Of Celebrex No Different From Other Pain Drugs


An important, yet underpublicized, study among the hundreds presented at this week’s European Society of Cardiology conference held in London was “The Standard Care versus Celecoxib Outcome Trial” (SCOT).…

After Iran Deal, Will U.S. Lift Oil Embargo On Texas?


ontinental Resources, EOG Resources and other U.S. shale companies that pump oil from areas of Texas and North Dakota dubbed "Cowboyistan" could be among the biggest beneficiaries of the nuclear deal with…

Stock Futures In Positive Mood; Early Risers: Lannett, Syngenta


Stock futures blipped higher ahead of Thursday's open, as the market appeared set to build on Wednesday's late-day rally. Dow futures traded 107.6 points above fair market value, but had come well off…

Hospitals Say Aetna-Humana Deal Endangers Medicare Advantage


The nation’s powerful hospital lobby, the American Hospital Association, urged the U.S. Justice Department to closely scrutinize the proposed $37 billion acquisition by Aetna (AET) of Humana (HUM), saying…

Jobless Claims in U.S. Rose More Than Forecast Last Week


Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits rose more than forecast to an eight-week high, representing a pause in a trend of more muted firings.

Stock Futures Hint At Rebound; Ambarella Dives, G-III Gains


Stock futures pressed ahead to healthy gains before Wednesday's open, as August jobs data disappointed but a Q2 productivity revision soared past expectations.