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Top Stories for Week of March 9, 2020

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COVID-19 Addenda: Trump signs $8.3 billion emergency spending package; Italy coronavirus deaths near 200; $2 billion needed to develop new vaccine; U of Washington has closed classrooms. President Donald Trump… Read more »

Trump changes Medicaid

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The News: The Trump administration on Thursday (February 6, 2020) said it will experiment with allowing state Medicaid programs to limit health benefits and prescription drug coverage for some patients… Read more »

Hillary not cool with Elizabeth Warren’s “Medicare for All;” neither are many docs.

The News: Hillary Clinton, the 2016 Democratic nominee, said last Wednesday she hoped for a return to “boring, normal times” after the 2020 election, voicing skepticism of her party’s populist… Read more »

Healthcare stocks rattled by Trump’s threat to force public pricing disclosure across the entire sector. The top winners, losers, and reasons why.

President Trump is expected to sign an executive order this week that would require for the first time disclosure of prices across the healthcare industry, in a move that officials… Read more »

Healthcare stocks continue rise from the ashes as legislative uncertainties wane; sanity, fundamentals return.

Several Democratic presidential candidates have embraced “Medicare for all” as a rallying cry. Others are calling for a variety of healthcare reforms, such as lowering Medicare’s eligibility age from the… Read more »

Health sector stocks dead last after first-quarter wraps up; But some say outlook rosy due to strong fundamentals, unlikely changes to Obamacare.

“It’s all in how you look at it,” I was taught as a child by my immigrant grandparents. What does this have to do with evaluating the healthcare sector’s first-quarter… Read more »

Health-sector investors hold breath as 2018 mercifully comes to a close; but what does 2019 portend? Anyone else cringe at prime-number years?

As investors stagger toward the New Year, adjusting their neck braces for one final lap of trading on December 31, there’s one big consolation for the recent, massive, daily twists… Read more »

Warren Buffett’s bluster about new healthcare venture bound to backfire. Then what?

The News: Warren Buffett says his joint venture with Jeff Bezos and Jamie Dimon is going for something bigger than shaving a few percentage points off healthcare costs. The big… Read more »