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High-Priced Prescription Drugs Face Patent Revocation Threat from White House

High-Priced Prescription Drugs Face Patent Revocation Threat from White House

The Biden administration is putting pharmaceutical corporations on notice, telling them that if the price of some pharmaceuticals becomes too high, the government may revoke their patent protection, allowing competitors to produce their own copies.

Dec 07, 2023 09:43 PM EST


Biden's $4.8 Billion Student Loan Forgiveness Plan Offers New Beginnings for Thousands

Biden's $4.8 Billion Student Loan Forgiveness Plan Offers New Beginnings for Thousands

On Wednesday, the Biden administration said that it will erase an extra $4.8 billion of 80,300 students' student loan debt.

Dec 07, 2023 08:52 PM EST


Investors Go Gaga for Fine Wine as Global Market Booms

Investors Go Gaga for Fine Wine as Global Market Booms

As the French wine region of Beaujolais celebrates the start of a new season, a sign in Villefranche-sur-Saône states, "There are few things in life that can't be enhanced by a fine wine."

Dec 07, 2023 09:10 PM EST


Golden Arches Around the Globe: McDonald's Plans Massive Expansion and AI Integration

Golden Arches Around the Globe: McDonald's Plans Massive Expansion and AI Integration

In what it hopes to be the "fastest period of growth" in its 60-year history, McDonald's aims to create over 10,000 new locations worldwide by 2027, the business announced in a news release on Wednesday.

Dec 07, 2023 10:56 AM EST


China's Shipments Surge After Six-Month Slump, Bringing Relief to Factories

China's Shipments Surge After Six-Month Slump, Bringing Relief to Factories

For the first time in six months, China's exports increased in November, indicating that manufacturers in the second-biggest economy in the world are drawing customers with low prices in an effort to recover from a protracted decline in demand.

Dec 07, 2023 06:49 AM EST


CEOs Urge Lawmakers: Pump the Brakes on Regulations, Risk Economic Fallout

CEOs Urge Lawmakers: Pump the Brakes on Regulations, Risk Economic Fallout

The heads of Wall Street's largest banks appeared on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to ask senators to stop the Biden administration's proposed changes to how banks are regulated, warning that the new proposals could harm the economy at a time of geopolitical turmoil and inflation.

Dec 06, 2023 07:29 PM EST


US Consumers Face a Tsunami of High Interest Rates and Mounting Debt

US Consumers Face a Tsunami of High Interest Rates and Mounting Credit Card Debt

Next year, the U.S. economy should be able to escape a recession, but economist Carl Weinberg says one of the biggest dangers to that outcome is a significant decline in consumer spending.

Dec 06, 2023 10:33 AM EST


High-Speed Rail to Connect Vegas and LA Thanks to $3 Billion Grant

High-Speed Rail to Connect Vegas and LA Thanks to $3 Billion Grant

The Biden administration pledged $3 billion on Tuesday to assist start constructin track for a planned high speed rail connection between Las Vegas and the Los Angeles area, Nevada elected leaders said.

Dec 05, 2023 09:47 PM EST


Pakistanis Grapple with Inflation as Floods and Politics Fuel Cost Crisis

Pakistanis Grapple with Inflation as Floods and Politics Fuel Cost Crisis

The prolonged economic crisis has affected millions of Pakistanis, as the nation receives its 23rd bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) since 1958.

Dec 05, 2023 10:50 AM EST


Nokia Stumbles After Losing AT&T, Shares Hit Three-Year Low

Nokia Stumbles After Losing AT&T, Shares Hit Three-Year Low

Nokia's stock fell to a three-year low after the telecom giant missed out on a significant agreement to launch a new network in the United States alongside AT&T, the industry titan.

Dec 05, 2023 10:33 AM EST


Supreme Court Case Threatens Billionaire Taxes, Could Unleash Chaos on U.S. Finances

Supreme Court Case Threatens Billionaire Taxes, Could Unleash Chaos on U.S. Finances

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in a much-awaited case that some fear might have far-reaching effects on the US tax system and derail Democratic attempts to impose a wealth tax.

Dec 05, 2023 08:15 AM EST


Spotify Embarks on Third Round of Layoffs, Slashing 17% of Workforce

Spotify Embarks on Third Round of Layoffs, Slashing 17% of Workforce

Spotify has announced the termination of 17% of its worldwide personnel, the music streaming service's third wave of layoffs this year as it works to cut expenses while concentrating on profitability.

Dec 05, 2023 01:17 AM EST


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