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  • Costco-Visa deal shows why Medicare should negotiate drug prices

    Costco-Visa deal shows why Medicare should negotiate drug prices
    Costco's deal to replace American Express with Visa as its exclusive credit-card company highlights an economic principle that should surprise no one.
  • Congressional Republicans name new budget referee

    Congressional Republicans Friday named economist Keith Hall to serve as Capitol Hill's budget referee as director of the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. Hall has served most recently as the chief economist of the U.S. International Trade...

    Today in History

    Today is Tuesday, Feb. 24, the 55th day of 2015. There are 310 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 24, 1975, the Congressional Budget Office, charged with providing independent analyses of budgetary and economic issues,...

    Most in U.S. support President Obama's proposed tax hike on rich: poll

    Most in U.S. support President Obama's proposed tax hike on rich: poll
    The rich aren't taxed enough and the middle class is taxed too much. As for your taxes, you probably think they're too high as well. Those are the results of an Associated Press-GfK poll that found that most people in the United States support President...

    Wal-Mart's $1 billion bargain: Wage hike, training a smart investment

    Wal-Mart's $1 billion bargain: Wage hike, training a smart investment
    The latest greatest bargain at Wal-Mart isn't on anything it sells. It's the $1 billion price tag for the retail powerhouse's effort to improve the pay and training of its hourly workers. The edge of greater efficiency and improved customer service...