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Shortly after Labor Day, the U.S. Senate will briefly reconvene before the November elections. In those few weeks, the members of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs could begin the process that could help create thousands of … more
We all know that being big just works. When you have more money, more people, more markets, you get more power and greater efficiencies and you win. more
One of the less heralded truths of economics is that growth miracles, while they make for good press, are overrated. It's an insight that could help us better understand the outlook for developing countries such as China. Most of the … more
Aetna warned the government in a July letter that it would be financially forced to step back its participation in Obamacare's individual insurance exchanges if the Justice Department tried to block its $28 billion purchase of Humana. more
Naval Station Newport, home to many tenant U.S. Navy Commands, including Coast Guard Commands, Army Reserve Units, a Marine Corp and NOAA Command, forms the anchor for R.I.’s defense economy. more
Aetna is pulling out of 11 of the 15 states it serves on the Obamacare exchanges. Longtime readers of this column will be unsurprised at the reason: It's losing substantial amounts of money on its exchange policies. more
Donald Trump has put forth some really novel (and poor) ideas – his immigration and trade policies come to mind. His tax reform ideas are misguided, too, but they are not novel. more
One of the less heralded truths of economics is that growth miracles, while they make for good press, are overrated. more
Rhode Island's economy continues to recover, with new companies contemplating locating here and existing ones considering investing in growing their footprints and workforces. But one significant issue continues to threaten their growth and the … more
No one really seems to know exactly why insurers are having so much trouble in the Obamacare exchanges. Insurers may know, but they have generally issued vague statements about "worse-than-expected experience." The closest we've gotten to an … more
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