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US Consumer Price Index November 2018 | CNBC

US Consumer Price Index November 2018 | CNBC

U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in November, held back by a sharp decline in the price of gasoline, but underlying inflation pressures remained firm amid rising rents and healthcare costs. The Labor Department said on Wednesday that last month’s flat reading in its Consumer Price Index followed a 0.3 percent increase in October. It was […]

Generic drug prices ‘surging’ again as Brexit looms | Health Service Journal

Generic drug prices ‘surging’ again as Brexit looms | Health Service Journal

The prices of certain generic drugs are “seeing another surge” which could have a significant impact on the finances of NHS commissioners, a pharmacy body has warned. The Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee, which represents community pharmacies, has also said Brexit could “trigger further price increases” which could impact patient safety. In a letter to the […]

Drug company that Rob Portman accused of price gouging will lower price of naloxone | Dispatch

Drug company that Rob Portman accused of price gouging will lower price of naloxone | Dispatch

WASHINGTON — A drug manufacturer that produces a life–saving opioid overdose drug will reduce the price of that drug after two senators — one from Ohio — complained that the company was gouging customers. Sen. Rob Portman, R–Ohio, and Sen. Tom Carper, D–Delaware, found in a Nov. 18 report that drug manufacturer kaléo increased the […]

Trucking rates continue to climb as carriers retain pricing power | FreightWaves

Trucking rates continue to climb as carriers retain pricing power | FreightWaves

Data on producer prices shows that overall inflation pressure calmed in November, weighed down by declines in gasoline prices. Industry detail showed that trucking rates continues to surge, however, driven by another large gain in long-distance trucking rates. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the producer price index (PPI) advanced 0.1%. This exceeds consensus […]

Apple (AAPL) Doesn’t Need to Hit the Panic Button Yet on iPhone Pricing | TheStreet

Apple (AAPL) Doesn’t Need to Hit the Panic Button Yet on iPhone Pricing | TheStreet

Does Apple’s (AAPL – Get Report) experience to date selling the iPhone XS and XR suggest that it needs to drastically rethink its high-end iPhone pricing? Probably not. It might, however, suggest that Apple is better off sticking with its traditional formula for selling “cheaper” high-end phones, rather than changing things up the way it […]

The Biggest Rises and Falls of Bitcoin, Explained | Cointelegraph

The Biggest Rises and Falls of Bitcoin, Explained | Cointelegraph

1. November 2011 A sharp fall in the early days of Bitcoin. June 2011 had seen Bitcoin’s price hit about $32, falling precipitously to $2 over the course of five months — that’s a 94 percent drop. Many investors, unsure about what to expect in the crypto world, decided to cut their losses and get […]

Schrader asked to look into price gouging by pharmaceutical companies | statesman journal

Schrader asked to look into price gouging by pharmaceutical companies | statesman journal

Congressman Kurt Schrader, I urge you to introduce or support legislation that introduces price controls for health-care services and prescription drugs. The issue is out of control! I heard on NPR how insulin prices have doubled in four years. There is no need for this to have happened. Insulin is not patented. It has been […]

Yep, Bitcoin Was a Bubble. And It Popped. | Bloomberg

Yep, Bitcoin Was a Bubble. And It Popped. | Bloomberg

Also, it’s worth noting that even if they’ve held on to all of their Bitcoin (or HODLed, as many call it), early investors have still come out ahead in the latest bubble — the current price, though down spectacularly from the peak, is still more than triple what it was when 2017 began. And if […]

Staying In Business: MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe | Entrepreneur

Staying In Business: MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe | Entrepreneur

MoviePass’s main premise -letting moviegoers see a movie a day for a monthly fee- has gone through a number of formula adjustments, including the initial one film a day for US$9.95 a month package, to ill-fated attempts to introduce the $14.95 price increase and surge pricing, and to finally returning to the original price but for […]

Fuel expert calls for petrol retailer cap to stop gouging at the pump | The Sydney Morning Herald

Fuel expert calls for petrol retailer cap to stop gouging at the pump | The Sydney Morning Herald

A fuel pricing expert has called for a cap on petrol retailer margins as wholesale fuel prices fall but prices at the pump rise, hitting consumers ahead of Christmas. Petrol price monitoring company Fueltrac’s chief Geoff Trotter said the consumer watchdog and governments need to stop the gouging of motorists. Petrol prices in Melbourne and […]