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10 Finance Books Worth Reading This Winter

10 Finance Books Worth Reading This Winter

These are not merely the classics — they may be a bit off the beaten path. Source: Think Advisor     

November 14, 2017 | By More
Trump Picks Former Lilly Drug Executive as HHS Secretary

Trump Picks Former Lilly Drug Executive as HHS Secretary

Alexander Azar notes that the Affordable Care Act gives the head of HHS a great deal of flexibility. Source: Think Advisor     

November 14, 2017 | By More
The U.S. Yield Curve Is Flattening and Here’s Why It Matters

The U.S. Yield Curve Is Flattening and Here’s Why It Matters

Insurers invest the reserves backing life and annuity contracts mainly in high-grade corporate bonds. Source: Think Advisor     

November 14, 2017 | By More
Medicare Plan to Cut Hospital Readmission Is Tied to More Deaths

Medicare Plan to Cut Hospital Readmission Is Tied to More Deaths

The one-year mortality rate for 115,245 patients in a registry soared to 36.3%, from 31.3%. Source: Think Advisor     

November 14, 2017 | By More
Scott Kicks Off Battle Over Senate Tax Bill Life Provisions

Scott Kicks Off Battle Over Senate Tax Bill Life Provisions

Scott would change provisions related to life reserves, proration and the cost of acquiring customers. Source: Think Advisor     

November 14, 2017 | By More
Junk-Bond Rout Snowballed After Wall Street Called Late Cycle

Junk-Bond Rout Snowballed After Wall Street Called Late Cycle

The supply is strong, and the earnings of the issuers have been weak. Source: Think Advisor     

November 12, 2017 | By More
China’s Boom or Bust Market Seen Tempered by 401(k)-Style Funds

China’s Boom or Bust Market Seen Tempered by 401(k)-Style Funds

Leaders hope the accounts would push more money into long-term funds. Source: Think Advisor     

November 12, 2017 | By More
Surprise! Obamacare Enrollment Is Actually Rising

Surprise! Obamacare Enrollment Is Actually Rising

An Affordable Care Act skeptic wonders what those strange numbers mean. Source: Think Advisor     

November 12, 2017 | By More
Kaiser CEO to Lead Health Insurer Group

Kaiser CEO to Lead Health Insurer Group

AHIP’s new board members come from nonprofit Blues, and from issuers outside the traditional commercial major medical market. Source: Think Advisor     

November 11, 2017 | By More
China Opening Its Banks Is Great, If You Like Bad Debt

China Opening Its Banks Is Great, If You Like Bad Debt

U.S. financial services companies have been asking China to open up for years. Now what? Source: Think Advisor     

November 11, 2017 | By More