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Medical Care Inflation Fact and Fiction



Healthcare costs are a key issue for Americans. Mylan’s CEO Heather Bresch recently faced some tough questions from Congress over the increase in price of the Epipen — a drug used to treat severe allergic reactions — from the reasonable $100 in 2007 to the absurd $600 plus today. Former drug…

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Bank of Japan Pushes Boundaries… Marginally



Over the past few months, there’s been much speculation that central banks will need to enhance its toolkit to deal with low inflation and stagnant economic growth. The Bank of Japan (BoJ) just made a half-hearted attempt at doing just that by announcing a regime change with two new-ish monetary…

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