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For Medicare enrollees Trump’s drug price plan can’t come soon enough | CNBC

For Medicare enrollees Trump’s drug price plan can’t come soon enough | CNBC

Seventy-eight-year-old Willie Dawson is hoping President Donald Trump makes good on his promise to bring down high drug prices. She has to juggle her bills to pay for the dozen or so medications she takes to treat conditions that include hypertension and chronic obstructed pulmonary disease. “This month alone, it is running me close to […]

Uber under state investigation for surge pricing during storm emergency | The Boston Globe

Uber under state investigation for surge pricing during storm emergency | The Boston Globe

At issue is a 2016 Massachusetts law meant to prevent the ride-hail firms from using surge pricing during major storms, catastrophes, and other officially declared states of emergency. But Uber — which does not deny raising prices during the storm — argues the language of the law does not actually ban surge pricing. The law […]

Trump plan for drug prices seen largely sparing industry | Reuters

Trump plan for drug prices seen largely sparing industry | Reuters

The speech will address the high prices set by drugmakers, rising costs for consumers and barriers to negotiating lower prices for seniors in the government’s Medicare program, senior White House officials told reporters. Health industry sources briefed on the plans expect the policy proposals to have a relatively modest impact on the healthcare system. They […]

More Advisors Experimenting with Alternative Pricing Models | Wealth Management

More Advisors Experimenting with Alternative Pricing Models | Wealth Management

Some advisors are content to ride out their careers with their current client roster, feeling little need to grow their practice by attracting the attention and assets of younger clients. But there are some that do feel the need, either because they understand it’s their fiduciary duty to steward their clients’ assets into the next […]

Will you be able to afford UberAir’s flying car service? | Roadshow

Will you be able to afford UberAir’s flying car service? | Roadshow

Automation and scaling From there, Uber plans to continue to optimize. Much like how the introduction of UberPool allows commuters to dramatically reduce the price of a ride, Uber hopes to add ride-hailing optimization and smart trip planning to UberAir. Pooling riders, planning first- and last-mile trips to and from its skyport hubs with ground […]

Texas ruling on $11,000 ER bill may have long-lasting effects, experts say | Dallas News

Texas ruling on $11,000 ER bill may have long-lasting effects, experts say | Dallas News

“We don’t want courts determining what is usual and customary. We prefer they stay out of pricing, as a general rule,” she said. Six of the nine justices signed the opinion. The final three issued a dissenting opinion, siding with the hospital. The dissent argued that neither the court nor the plaintiff could state how […]

Corporate Pricing Manager | Atkore International 

Corporate Pricing Manager | Atkore International 

Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level Industry: Building Materials, Construction Employment Type: Full-time Job Functions: Management Analyst, Strategy/Planning Job description Atkore International is an industry leader in the manufacture of Electrical Raceway and Mechanical Products and Solutions, serving a wide range of construction, electrical, fire and security and mechanical applications. The Mechanical Pipe & Tube Strategic Business Unit (SBU), a […]

Pricing Manager | Sprint

Pricing Manager | Sprint

Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level Industry: Information Technology and Services, Computer Software, Telecommunications Employment Type: Full-time Job Functions: Management, Manufacturing Job Summary Enhances revenue optimization and profit maximization models for pricing and discounting. Analyzes and interprets impact of potential pricing moves on gross margin and regional, national, and channel pricing levels. Identifies and communicates trends in pricing, and […]

Tech Spotlight | Vistaar

Tech Spotlight | Vistaar

Vistaar is a leading SaaS software provider that enables companies to optimize pricing, promotion, configuration, and rebate management.  Our solutions are powered by predictive models leveraged by machine learning that deliver profitable growth and maximize shareholder value.  Our world-class customer base spans a broad range of industries throughout the Global 2000 and includes: manufacturing, beverage […]

Saudis big push against OPEC, Russia to raise oil prices could lead to worldwide energy market crisis | Lima Charlie News

Saudis big push against OPEC, Russia to raise oil prices could lead to worldwide energy market crisis | Lima Charlie News

“Producers need to send signals that the agreement should continue,” said Jonathan Goldberg, chief investor in the hedge fund BBL Commodities. The agreement that OPEC and Russia now have sets out to reduce industrial countries’ oil stocks to a five-year average, which would prolong the viability of existing oil wells as well as control the […]