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How a Drug Company Made $114 Billion by Gaming the U.S. Patent System

nytimes.com AbbVie for years delayed competition for its blockbuster drug Humira, at the expense of patients and taxpayers. The monopoly is about to end. In 2016, a blockbuster drug…

'It was horrible': Stranded Southwest passengers still waiting to recoup costs from airline meltdown

latimes.com Only weeks after a Southwest Airlines meltdown led to thousands of canceled flights and stranded passengers, the nation’s air travel system was briefly interrupted Wednesday…

The pandemic and the triumph of the Luddites

economist.com I to be a bloodbath. When covid-19 struck in early 2020, economists warned that a wave of job-killing robots would sweep over the labour market, leading to high and…

Can you afford to retire?

economist.com C afford to retire? The answer is much more likely to be no today than it was a year ago—especially for those old enough to ask themselves the question. The resurgence of…

High-Earning Men Are Cutting Back on Their Working Hours

wsj.com American workers have cut the number of hours they spend in their jobs since 2019, but no group has dialed back its time on the clock more than young, high-earning men whose…

Some auto insurers are refusing to cover some Hyundai and Kia models

cnn.com Progressive and State Farm, two of America’s largest auto insurers, are refusing to write policies in certain cities for some older Hyundai and Kia models that have been…

The Biden administration flirts with imposing nationwide rent control via executive action

reason.com Federal housing regulators are flirting with the idea of imposing nationwide rent control via executive action, although any attempt to implement their plan would run into…

Since in many aspects, Ireland has reached the point where anyone who isn't in a banking or tech related field is hard pressed financially. Could we refer to…

irishtimes.com During the pandemic, housing in Dublin moved from being “seriously” unaffordable to “severely” unaffordable, according to US think tank Demographia. The distinction might…

Fact Check: Does China spend more than U.S. on defense?

newsweek.com China's military might has come into sharp focus over the past year as antagonisms between it and the U.S. continue over a potential conflict in Taiwan. Newsweek reported…

I'm 43 and still have $25,000 left to pay in student loans

businessinsider.com Meghan Taff is a physical therapist who has returned to school for her doctorate degree in order to continue practicing in her field. Courtesy of Meghan Taff Meghan Taff has…

When it comes to quiet quitters, highly paid men lead the exodus

cbsnews.com Millions of men in their prime working age are leaving the labor force, creating a hole in the market Among the many ways the pandemic has affected the American workplace is…

‘I Almost Died on the Ice’: NHL Hall of Famer Details Own Brutal Injury That Paralleled Damar Hamlin Collapse

mediaite.com NHL player Chris Pronger surrounded by players, staff after injury. St. Louis vs Detroit. 1998. (Image via screenshot) Hockey Hall of Famer Chris Pronger detailed his…

Buying a home is now more affordable than renting in these five cities

cnn.com Even as rents continue to climb across the country, renting is still cheaper than monthly payments for a purchased home in 45 of the 50 largest US cities in December,…

John Mayer Is Hitting the Road Solo for an Acoustic Tour: Here Are the Dates

billboard.com John Mayer is headed on the road — this time, with a twist. On Thursday (Jan. 26), the singer-songwriter announced an 19-date solo arena tour across North America in 2023…

Cristiano Ronaldo, Arte Moreno And LIV Golf: This Week’s Most Interesting Sports Business Stories

forbes.com In this week’s SportsMoney Playbook: The world’s most valuable sports empires, LAFC’s record naming rights pact, and the multimillion-dollar content creator HQ. Plus: how…

Finally ready to buy in 2023? These were the 10 least bubbly cities in the last two years and could be the safest bet for buyers this year as prices have…

businessinsider.com Westend61/Getty Images Homebuyers appear to be gaining leverage in many real estate markets across the country. Approximately 28 million people say they are planning to buy…

House prices will rise fastest in these 6 cities

newsweek.com Home prices have slowly started declining across the U.S. since the end of 2022, as higher mortgage rates—combined with low inventories and skyrocketing new and existing…

U.S. inflation roller coaster prompts fresh look at long-ignored money supply

reuters.com The amount of money sloshing around the U.S. economy shrank last year for the first time on record, a development that some economists believe bolsters the case for U.S.…

There’s Something Broken About America’s Flood Preparation

slate.com American infrastructure is designed around a simple idea: We can predict how often the worst storms will come. Take the benchmark that undergirds the $1.2 trillion National…

Why White House Actions To Protect Renters Won’t Help Much

forbes.com The Biden administration released its promised game plan to “protect renters and promote rental affordability.” The accompanying White House Blueprint for a Renters Bill of…

We read the Biden administration's proposal to protect renters from discrimination and unwarranted rent hikes. Here are the 3 biggest takeaways

businessinsider.com A "for rent" sign outside a house. ejs9/Getty Images The Biden administration announced several new protections for renters on January 25. New initiatives include…

2023 James Beard Restaurant And Chef Award Semifinalists Announced

forbes.com Awards season is upon is, even for the food world. On Wednesday, January 25, The James Beard foundation announced its long list of 2023 Restaurant and Chef Award…

Southwest CEO maps out a recovery after holiday meltdown: 'We have work to do'

cnbc.com Southwest CEO Bob Jordan's message, after a holiday meltdown derailed the travel plans of millions, is clear: "I can't say it enough. We messed up." His focus now is…

All-Star 3rd baseman Scott Rolen elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

pbs.org Scott Rolen sat with his son in the parking lot outside Indiana’s Bloomington South High School in 2018, waiting to coach grade schoolers in basketball and listening on the…

ICL to Lead Efforts in U.S. to Develop Sustainable Supply Chain for Energy Storage Solutions, with $400 Million Investment in New Lithium Iron Phosphate…

yahoo.com Company will receive $197 million federal grant through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for investment in cathode active material manufacturing facility in St. Louis TEL…

The US Army has been dredging the Mississippi River 24/7 for 6 months. The drought crisis that grounded barges and unearthed fossils may finally be over

businessinsider.com The US Army Corps of Engineers flushes the water jets of a dredge's suction head. USACE The US Army Corps of Engineers has been dredging the Mississippi River 24/7 since…

John R. Tyson’s Settlement With Prosecutor Kicks Off What Could Be A Rough Year For Tyson Foods

forbes.com The company’s share price has fallen since the arrest in November of the CFO, the 32-year-old, fourth-generation heir apparent, on intoxication and trespassing charges. From…

Humble Scott Rolen Never Thought Of Himself As Baseball Hall Of Famer

forbes.com Scott Rolen will join Fred McGriff as the only members of the Class of 2023 at the Baseball Hall of Fame. The long-time National League infielder polled 76.3 per cent – just…

Balkrishna Doshi, Modernist Indian Architect, Is Dead at 95

nytimes.com The architect Balkrishna Doshi in an undated photo. He said the main lesson he learned from Le Corbusier, with whom he studied, is that there was no one right way to do a…

The Case for the Federal Reserve to Pause Right Now

washingtonpost.com If you believe in the Milton Friedman adage that inflation is always and everywhere a monetary phenomenon, then you should also believe that the Federal Reserve can stop…

Prospect Jordan Walker Profiles As A Future Power Threat For The St. Louis Cardinals

forbes.com Right-handed hitting outfield/third base prospect Jordan Walker has a very promising future for the St. Louis Cardinals. Walker, 20, is the top rated Cardinals prospect.…

Nearly half of Americans earning more than $100K say they're living paycheck to paycheck

yahoo.com Americans are still grappling with high inflation — the consumer price index was 6.5% in December — and even the wealthy are teetering on the edge. About 6-in-10 Americans…

‘Accused’: Local Stations Cut Away, Spoiling Ending Of Fox Drama Series’ Premiere

deadline.com Fox’s new crime anthology drama Accused launched behind the Dallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers NFL game on Sunday. The twisty legal thriller from Howard Gordon kept some…

One Year After the Expiration of the Enhanced Child Tax Credit, What All Have We Learned About Its Effects?

humanityforward.com Summary: The monthly Child Tax Credit payments did not reduce employment, but what they did do was reduce hunger and increase entrepreneurship, and if made permanent would…

Robert Reich is wrong: 'Corporate greed' isn't to blame for egg prices

reason.com Some laws of economics are ironclad. Competition is a natural regulator of economic activity. When demand outweighs supply, prices will rise. And when prices rise, a…

In sodden California, few homeowners have flood insurance

siliconvalley.com By Michael Phillis and Adam Beam | Associated Press ACAMPO — On Sunday morning, Kyle Starks woke up to floodwaters that reached the door of his Jeep after yet another heavy…

John Maynard Keynes Can’t Save You Now

nytimes.com Anthony Powell disliked speaking in public, as did Vladimir Nabokov, Philip Larkin and Max Beerbohm. Elizabeth Bishop is said to have been hopeless at the podium.…

What’s on TV This Week: ‘The Bachelor’ and ‘American Masters: Roberta Flack’

nytimes.com AMERICAN MASTERS: ROBERTA FLACK 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). “There isn’t another pop-soul singer around with the versatility and refinement of Roberta Flack,” the…

Miley Cyrus’ ’Flowers’ Has Hot Start In U.K

billboard.com Miley Cyrus stands tall on the U.K. singles chart as “Flowers” (via Columbia) arrives at No. 1, for her third leader. “Flowers” blooms with imposing numbers. During its…

Nanny sharing, co-parenting, and the YMCA are helping parents meet their childcare needs as costs rise and shortages persist

businessinsider.com Jacob Zinkula Parents are having a difficult time finding and affording childcare. They're turning to a variety of options to get by, including nanny sharing and…

“Many investors insist on buying early so that they can be there at the bottom,” says Dan Suzuki, deputy chief investment officer at Richard Bernstein…

morningstar.com It’s usually fashionable to be late to a party, except of course when the stock market is throwing it. In that case, the accepted wisdom is to arrive early before the good…

Show my newest small business some love! This is currently my third active LLC. I hope to get this off the ground in 2023!

happytreats.biz Established at the end of 2022, we bring you Happy Treats! We are a small business located in the St. Louis metropolitan area. We are two dudes who crave good candy, so…

Customs officials are seizing eggs at the U.S.-Mexico border

cbsnews.com U.S. customs officials are cracking down on egg smugglers. With egg prices soaring in the U.S. over the last year, more Americans are crossing into Mexico to buy the food…

'Sky-high' egg prices: A historical look at egg costs since 1980

foxbusiness.com American consumers who regularly buy chicken eggs have noticed the food staple has risen in price substantially, and some have turned to social media to express their…

Trump ordered to pay Hillary Clinton $171,631 in legal fees over bogus lawsuit

businessinsider.com Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (L) and Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during the town hall debate at Washington…

In soaked California, few homeowners have flood insurance

apnews.com On Sunday morning, Kyle Starks woke up to floodwaters that reached the door of his Jeep after yet another heavy rain storm drenched California. Emergency crews showed up…

‘It’s not easy to get rich quick’

yahoo.com Warren Buffett is widely considered one of the most successful investors of our time. From 1964 to 2021, his company Berkshire Hathaway delivered compounded annual gains of…

Should You Quit Your Job?

nytimes.com Jacinda Ardern stepped away from her role because she no longer has “enough in the tank” to do it. If you relate, here’s what to consider. Even political superstars have…

Religious leaders file lawsuit to block Missouri's abortion ban

pbs.org A group of religious leaders who support abortion rights filed a lawsuit on Thursday challenging Missouri’s law that bans abortions in nearly all cases, saying lawmakers…

Clay Travis Blasts Alabama Head Basketball Coach For Calling Ray Lewis About Player’s Murder Charge: ‘Did He Not Have O.J.’s Number?’

mediaite.com Outkick’s Clay Travis slammed the University of Alabama’s head basketball coach Nate Oats for calling up former NFL linebacker Ray Lewis for advice on dealing with an…

Airlines are bumping a lot more passengers lately

foxbusiness.com More U.S. passengers are being bumped from their flights, reversing steady industrywide improvement and adding to the broader frustrations many have with airlines. The Wall…

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