March 27, 2014

The American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) has released a new study on the Affordable Care Act that finds that approximately 230 million people, about 70% of the U.S. population, will see very little change in their premiums due to the Affordable Care Act. These are mostly individuals who are covered by employer-sponsored health insurance or public assistance programs.

However

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March 27, 2014

The American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) has released a new study on the Affordable Care Act that finds that approximately 230 million people, about 70% of the U.S. population, will see very little change in their premiums due to the Affordable Care Act. These are mostly individuals who are covered by employer-sponsored health insurance or public assistance programs.

However

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March 24, 2014

Just as companies thought their pension plans might be climbing out of the red, they are about to get hit with a double whammy of higher fees and ballooning obligations.

Increasingly, companies are closing their pension plans to new hires, offering lump-sum payments to shrink their outstanding obligations or handing over management of their pension assets to insurers.

The

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March 18, 2014

Faster inflation at the end of 2013 and the beginning of 2014 supported the Fed’s view that a disinflationary trend was transient, and that prices eventually would move back to the central bank’s target of 2 per cent. February’s drop likely won’t change the Fed’s outlook, although it does support the view that U.S. economic growth remains modest at best.

“The data do not point to the

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March 11, 2014

Governments around the world are trying to figure out if and how they can help promote entrepreneurship, which is considered critical to global competitiveness. But in the United States, there's nothing more politically contentious than the role of government in the economy.

This episode of America Abroad looks at how government intervention helps and hurts entrepreneurs, and

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