Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Health Care

Wall Street Journal | A Lull Before the ObamaCare Rate Storm
Americans visiting to purchase 2015 health-insurance plans are finding a nice surprise: Average premiums for the cheap “bronze” plans have increased only by 3.4% and premiums for the middle-of-the-road “silver” plans are rising by 5.8%, according to the American Action Forum. Where are the double-digit premium increases that so many predicted? Check back around this time in 2016. That’s when you’ll see the real spikes.

Econ Comments & Analysis                                                                                            
Market Watch | How Obamacare helped Wall Street
In a era in which Washington has sold out its constituents with the regularity of a presidential golf outing, what happened last week was a double-eagle.