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Uber accidentally charges riders 100 times more than advertised fare price | New York Daily News

Uber accidentally charges riders 100 times more than advertised fare price | New York Daily News

Talk about surge pricing! Uber passengers in several cities across the country took to Twitter to complain of a glitch that charged riders 100 times more than advertised fares, costing some thousands of dollars for trips that should have only been a few bucks. In one of the worst cases, Aaron Himelman said his wife […]

The Race To Zero: Price Wars In The Asset Management Industry | Seeking Alpha

The Race To Zero: Price Wars In The Asset Management Industry | Seeking Alpha

Summary Price wars in the asset management business have driven commissions to zero in both the direct investing and managed portfolio segments. Charles Schwab’s price leadership in robo advisory has its advantages in terms of cross-selling and generational capture, but it faces risks related to upsetting industry pricing and alienating advisors. Industry players such as […]

Uber now gives passengers ride credits for buying stuff through Cargo’s in-car commerce platform | VentureBeat

Uber now gives passengers ride credits for buying stuff through Cargo’s in-car commerce platform | VentureBeat

Cargo, an in-car commerce company that helps ride-hailing drivers earn extra cash by selling stuff to passengers, is officially launching its Cargo Store mobile app today, giving riders the chance to earn cash back on a host of goods from an expanded marketplace. By way of a quick recap, Cargo has so far partnered with […]

BLOG: Amazon PillPack: A solution to price gouging? | Healio

BLOG: Amazon PillPack: A solution to price gouging? | Healio

Cruising along Interstate 77, employing my Google-Fu and doing background research for a patent application (I’m a scientist! Who knew?!), I had an epiphany about how we can address at least some parts of our drug cost crisis. Admittedly this occurred while I was perusing Twitter (SQUIRREL!), but anyway there I was reading @ChrissyFarr’s latest […]

Kamala Harris Takes Aim at ‘Price-Gouging’ Drug Companies | The Fiscal Times

Kamala Harris Takes Aim at ‘Price-Gouging’ Drug Companies | The Fiscal Times

Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) rolled out a proposal Tuesday to lower drug prices by cracking down on pharmaceutical firms. The plan is similar to proposals from both fellow presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and President Trump, which would empower the federal government to set reimbursement levels for some drugs. Under Harris’s proposal, […]

Texas now boasts the nation’s strongest laws to shield patients from surprise bills | TribTalk

Texas now boasts the nation’s strongest laws to shield patients from surprise bills | TribTalk

Sweeping legislation that will help protect thousands of Texans from the calamity of surprise bills and price-gouging associated with freestanding emergency rooms (FSERs) was a high point of the 86th Texas Legislative session. With the stroke of his pen, Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law some of the strongest patient protection laws in the nation […]

Nvidia Should Not Wage A Price War Against AMD – Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) | Seeking Alpha

Nvidia Should Not Wage A Price War Against AMD – Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) | Seeking Alpha

Against both Intel (INTC) and Nvidia (NVDA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has used a low pricing strategy to gain market share. At least versus Intel, this strategy has served AMD well. Selling between twice and three times of AMD’s price levels, Intel has lost more than 8% CPU market share to AMD for the last […]

Congress is Trump’s best hope for drug pricing action | Roll Call

Congress is Trump’s best hope for drug pricing action | Roll Call

An upcoming Senate bill is the Trump administration’s best hope for a significant achievement before next year’s election to lower prescription drug prices, but a lot still needs to go right for anything to become law. Despite the overwhelming desire for action, there are still policy gulfs between Republicans and Democrats in the Senate, and […]

London rent costs ‘pricing young public sector workers out of the capital’, report says | London Evening Standard

London rent costs ‘pricing young public sector workers out of the capital’, report says | London Evening Standard

The cost of rent in London is pricing younger nurses and teachers out of the capital, according to a report on the UK housing market. This could lead to a lack of key public sector workers in the city as it puts them off living there, consultancy firm PwC’s analysis suggests. In the capital the […]

How is MAP Pricing enforcement easy for business? | CustomerThink

How is MAP Pricing enforcement easy for business? | CustomerThink

Every business used to safeguard their brands because they need the protection of all sizes. To avoid this issue, implementing map enforcement is the best techniques to carry out everywhere. It is nothing, but it carries out advertising price policy and set by minimum range. Based on the plans, it would establish to declare minimum […]