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Will ObamaCare kill the Bull Market?

  Both the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DIA) and the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index (SPY) have tripped in recent market action. The bull market in equities, now longer than five years, have been very generous to many shareholders.  That is especially true for health stocks, especially those in the high technology sector with products at the retail level for ...
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The Doctor is not in the House for ObamaCare

  A lot of things look great on paper, but collapse when confronted with the reality of the marketplace. That was certainly the case when Time Warner (NYSE: TMX) merged with AOL (NYSE: AOL).  The new combination looked great on paper.  But it was a disaster, considered by many to be the worst corporate merger in history.  Eventually, it had ...
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Not Even Re-Enrollment in ObamaCare is Easy

  It certainly seems as if nothing is ever easy, or inexpensive, with The Affordable Care Act, or ObamaCare. The rollout last year of HealthCare.Gov, the Federal Government health insurance exchange, was a disaster.  It was also expensive.  Total costs or it are now over $2.1 billion, more than twice that estimated by The Obama Administration. Now it looks like ...
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“Runaway Obamacare Spending Will Cost Democrats”

  Sometimes the Big Headline says it all! “Runaway Obamacare Spending will Cost Democrats” is one such headline, gracing a piece by Lanhee Chen for BloombergView, the opinion section of Bloomberg News.  Among other titles, Bloomberg LP publishes Bloomberg Businessweek.  Lanhee Chen is a columnist for Bloomberg View, in addition to being a research fellow at the Hoover Institution.  He ...
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First Year Cost of ObamaCare Projected to be $100 Billion!

  Bloomberg Government has stepped in where the United States Government is falling short when it comes to accounting for the costs of The Affordable Care Act, or ObamaCare. Bloomberg Government recently reported that the cost of HealthCare.Gov, the Federal Government website for The Affordable Care Act, was $2.1 billion.  That was well over twice what The Obama Administration reported ...
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ObamaCare Claims Another MD Victim!

  There are many tragedies in the saga of woe that has been The Affordable Care Act, or ObamaCare. Perhaps the most haunting are those of medical doctors leaving their practices due to the burdens of The Affordable Care Act.  Dr. William Wennen, a plastic surgeon for nearly forty years in Alaska, is shuttering the doors of his practice.  The ...
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How Come We Don’t Know if ObamaCare Enrollees are Paying?

  The Obama Administration has never hesitated to tout numbers that support the successful aspects of The Affordable Care Act, or ObamaCare. The most obvious example was that 8 million Americans signed up for Obamacare coverage during the first enrollment period. Except for that turned out not to be the number, it was actually 7.3 million. Now the matter becomes ...
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CEO Frontline Report: More Pain for Workers due to ObamaCare!

  As with any major government program, there are supporters and defenders for The Affordable Care Act, or ObamaCare. This year has not been kind to ObamaCare supporters as all have lost in elections.  It looks to be equally gloomy for the Congressional mid-term election come Tuesday November 4.  Many supporters of The Affordable Care Act could be joining those ...
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