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Sandoval, a Republican who accepted Obamacare's Medicaid expansion in his state, said about 210,000 people gained health coverage under the law. The government's share of these Medicaid costs would start to decrease in 2021, lowering from 90 percent to the regular federal share of 65 percent.
  • Whole Foods Doesn't Have a 'Tinder Relationship' With Amazon, Its CEO Clarifies

    Whole Foods Doesn't Have a 'Tinder Relationship' With Amazon, Its CEO Clarifies

    Economy

    Amazon, which is now focused on food delivery following the Whole Foods deal, could leverage GrubHub's delivery infrastructure in its grocery-delivery efforts, the analyst noted. "Taking a step back in the sector at large, we continue to believe investors will have more defense versus Amazon's domination if they follow our Super Stock theory".
  • Arizona is so hot that flights are being cancelled

    Arizona is so hot that flights are being cancelled

    Economy

    There were four heat-related delays out of McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas on Monday, but none had been reported for Tuesday. On the same date a year ago, the desert resort town reached 122. Brooks told the Desert Sun newspaper he didn't think lunch would be worth it, and he was hitting himself for leaving his home in nearby Cathedral City where he can stay in the air conditioning.
  • Merkel says May's Brexit proposals "not the breakthrough"

    Economy

    On Thursday, the president of the European Parliament said Europe needs to be pragmatic in dealing with Britain following the country's decision to leave the bloc, but urged cooperation in future dealings. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar welcomed the "positive" proposals, but said an evaluation would have to await more detail. "There's nothing special in her offer", Spanish nurse Joan Pons, one of 60,000 Europeans working for the National Health Service (NHS) in England alone, said.
  • Novae Group Plc (NVA) Rating Lowered to Hold at Numis Securities Ltd

    Economy

    Keysight Technologies Inc (NYSE:KEYS) has risen 44.25% since June 16, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 20.81% the S&P500. Sanford C. Bernstein set a GBX 255 ($3.23) target price on Vodafone Group plc and gave the company a "neutral" rating in a research note on Thursday, February 2nd.
  • UAE minister says Qatar's isolation could last 'years'

    UAE minister says Qatar's isolation could last 'years'

    Economy

    The UAE minister accused the nation of "supporting jihadists" and insisted that to broker peace, Qatar must end its support "to extremist Islamists". There is now tension between Qatar and its immediate neighbours, led by Saudi Arabia, who say Qatar is turning a blind eye to terrorism financiers.
  • 2 troubled Italian banks failing, to face insolvency

    2 troubled Italian banks failing, to face insolvency

    Economy

    Italy may include changes to its bankruptcy law in the decree it's readying, according to the Italian newspaper La Stampa. Another Italian bank, Intesa Sanpaolo , said Wednesday it would be willing to acquire some parts of Veneto Banca and Banca Popolare di Vicenza so long as that did not worsen its own finances.
  • Ormonde Mining PLC (ORM) Receives "not rated" Rating from Shore Capital

    Economy

    Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 7,474 shares of the utilities provider's stock valued at $145,000 after buying an additional 6,254 shares during the period. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This news story was first posted by BBNS and is the property of of BBNS. If you are accessing this report on another site, it was stolen and republished in violation of United States & global copyright & trademark law.
  • Uber CEO, Founder Travis Kalanick Resigns

    Economy

    Kalanick may be out as CEO, but he won't be gone entirely from the company he helped build. Travis Kalanick himself issued a statement as well, explaining that " Uber 2.0" was in need of new leadership in order to be successful. Uber will approach Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg to replace Travis Kalanick as the company's CEO, partially because a female would be good for optics, according to the New York Post .
  • US says Russia not behaving in threatening way in Syria

    US says Russia not behaving in threatening way in Syria

    Economy

    Compared to previous surveys by the polling group, running since 1990, fear of war has fallen considerably in the last two years - 2015 was the peak of concern in the survey's history, when more than two-thirds (68 percent) of Russians were concerned that a foreign state would attack them.
  • Boeing wins Paris order title as Airbus's Leahy announces retirement

    Boeing wins Paris order title as Airbus's Leahy announces retirement

    Economy

    The company suggested much of the interest in the MAX 10 was from existing Boeing customers switching orders from other models. Nearly 40% of the planes will go to customers in Asia, driven heavily by booming air traffic in China. for 10 more A321 narrowbodies, while Latin American discount carrier Viva Air committed to take 50 single-aisle jets. Avolon, the worldwide aircraft leasing company, has signed a memorandum of understanding for 75 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, the company said.
  • Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. Buys New Position in Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (SRPT)

    Economy

    The company was upgraded on Saturday, October 15 by Bernstein. The stock has "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, January 4. JP Morgan has "Neutral" rating and €161 target. It worsened, as 42 investors sold Sarepta Therapeutics Inc shares while 46 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 45 raised stakes. Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:SRPT) has risen 96.82% since June 23, 2016 and is uptrending.