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Tesla’s Surprise $6,410 Price Cut Sparks a Rant From One Devotee | Bloomberg

Tesla’s Surprise $6,410 Price Cut Sparks a Rant From One Devotee | Bloomberg

Laurence Blau, 78, woke up Tuesday morning to a frustrating figure: $6,410. That’s the dollar amount that Tesla Inc. had lopped off the list price of a fully loaded performance edition of the Model 3 sedan the night before. Blau, who paid $68,400 for the car less than three weeks earlier, called it a “bitter […]

Tesla’s New Pricing Scheme Proves Simpler Is Better | Inc.com

Tesla’s New Pricing Scheme Proves Simpler Is Better | Inc.com

Tesla has streamlined its pricing on the Model S and Model X. And there’s something to be said for that. The car company on Tuesday removed the Standard Range versions of its Model S and Model X, effectively eliminating the two cheapest versions of its popular cars. The move means the base model Model S […]

Marriott CEO rejects ‘drip pricing’ allegation, defends its resort fees [Video] | Yahoo Finance

Marriott CEO rejects ‘drip pricing’ allegation, defends its resort fees [Video] | Yahoo Finance

Washington D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine, who is accusing the hotel giant of “drip pricing,” or charging consumers hidden fees, shouldn’t expect a quick settlement in his lawsuit against Marriott (MAR). Instead, the attorney general should expect an extended backyard brawl — done via the courts, naturally. “It’s frustrating of course because we have had […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tesla Tweaks Model Lineup in Bid to Simplify Pricing; Shares Slip | TheStreet

Tesla Tweaks Model Lineup in Bid to Simplify Pricing; Shares Slip | TheStreet

Tesla (TSLA – Get Report)  shares drifted lower in pre-market trading Tuesday after the clean-energy carmaker dropped the cheapest versions of its Model S sedan and Model X SUV from its product lineup and adjusted some of its prices in a bid to simplify its offerings of models and ranges of battery-powered vehicles. The automaker on […]

Tesla updates pricing and options across lineup, discontinues several variants | Electrek

Tesla updates pricing and options across lineup, discontinues several variants | Electrek

Tesla updated its online design studio on Monday evening with several changes in pricing and options across its entire lineup. Some things become cheaper, others become more expensive, and several variants are going away. Over the last year, Tesla has been consistently adjusting its prices, especially in the US as its federal tax credit has […]

Amazon Prime Day 2019: The 23 Best Home and Outdoors Deals | WIRED

Amazon Prime Day 2019: The 23 Best Home and Outdoors Deals | WIRED

AS BEFITS A website known as “the everything store,” Amazon’s Prime Day offerings really run the gamut. You may already have a few big-ticket electronics items in mind, but don’t sleep on any kitchen gadgets, high-tech toys, or even pet cameras that you may have been eying. Amazon will release new deals throughout the entire […]