Monthly Archive: May 2013

Business news : Bitcoin Prices Blast Through $100, Driving Speculators Wild 0

Business news : Bitcoin Prices Blast Through $100, Driving Speculators Wild

If you’re like most people, you’ve probably been hearing a bit about “Bitcoin” recently. And, if you’re like most people, you’ll probably not know what it is or what to think about it–or what...

Business news : Bank Board Directors Get Huge Pay Increase For a “Cushy, Part-Time Job” 0

Business news : Bank Board Directors Get Huge Pay Increase For a “Cushy, Part-Time Job”

The 2008 financial crisis touched every sector of the U.S. economy and millions of Americans lost their jobs as a result. But for employees in the financial services industry, business is back to normal....

Business news : Hiring Spreads, but Only 14 Cities Top Prerecession Level 0

Business news : Hiring Spreads, but Only 14 Cities Top Prerecession Level

Employers are hiring more readily across the U.S., though only 14 of the nation’s 100 biggest metropolitan areas have more jobs now than they did before the 2008-09 recession. Six of them are in...

Business news : 3 Market Rally Risks 0

Business news : 3 Market Rally Risks

It’s April 1st, which might be a good day to ask if the market has been playing a big April Fool’s joke on us with the 10% (or more) rally on the Dow (^DJI)...

health news : High court weighs generic drugmaker liability 0

health news : High court weighs generic drugmaker liability

Supreme Court justices weighed on Tuesday whether makers of generic drugs already approved by the Food and Drug Administration can be held liable under state law for claims of design defects. During a one-hour...

health news : Analysis: Arkansas Republicans seek an acceptable “Obamacare” 0

health news : Analysis: Arkansas Republicans seek an acceptable “Obamacare”

Two Republican state senators from Arkansas may soon accomplish what seasoned Washington politicians couldn’t: make the main provisions of President Barack Obama’s healthcare overhaul palatable to hard-core conservatives. Jonathan Dismang and David Sanders, with...

health news : Amgen’s melanoma drug shows promise in key trial 0

health news : Amgen’s melanoma drug shows promise in key trial

Amgen Inc said its experimental and novel treatment for advanced melanoma met the main goal of a late-stage clinical trial by demonstrating a durable response in significantly more patients than a comparison treatment. The...

health news : Filters often used to stop clots without evidence 0

health news : Filters often used to stop clots without evidence

Some hospitals insert filters into the blood vessels of more than one-third of their patients with clots that may travel to the lungs, despite a lack of evidence they save lives, according to a...

health news : FDA reviewers say Titan drug dose may be insufficient 0

health news : FDA reviewers say Titan drug dose may be insufficient

Titan Pharmaceuticals Inc’s experimental drug to treat opioid addiction was shown to be more effective than placebo in a clinical trial, but patients’ response suggested that the proposed dosage might be too low, reviewers...