Certain international entrepreneurs would be allowed to work in the United States for as many five years if they start or have already started a business in the country, according to a new proposed rule from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Certain international entrepreneurs would be allowed to work in the United States for as many five years if they start or have already started a business in the country, according to a new proposed rule from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Mylan Pharmaceuticals has come under intense fire for massive price hikes of EpiPens over the last week, facing scrutiny from lawmakers and industry groups. It is less well known, however, that while Mylan markets and prices the drug, Pfizer Inc. actually manufactures the drug and has seen increased revenues from EpiPens over the last few years.
Mylan Pharmaceuticals has come under intense fire for massive price hikes of EpiPens over the last week, facing scrutiny from lawmakers and industry groups. It is less well known, however, that while Mylan markets and prices the drug, Pfizer Inc. actually manufactures the drug and has seen increased revenues from EpiPens over the last few years.
The Labor Department on Thursday defended its decision to place tight new fiduciary requirements in a rule aimed at preventing retirement investment advice conflicts of interest. Lawyers for the agency argued before a federal judge in one of three federal cases in which plaintiffs seek to block the rule entirely.
The Labor Department on Thursday defended its decision to place tight new fiduciary requirements in a rule aimed at preventing retirement investment advice conflicts of interest. Lawyers for the agency argued before a federal judge in one of three federal cases in which plaintiffs seek to block the rule entirely.
Hope and optimism are powerful forces to cope with a potentially terminal cancer diagnosis. For older Americans with blood cancers and blood disorders — for whom treatment options are historically limited and outcomes typically poor — it is often positivity, trust and confidence in medical science that gets them through the darkest days.
Hope and optimism are powerful forces to cope with a potentially terminal cancer diagnosis. For older Americans with blood cancers and blood disorders — for whom treatment options are historically limited and outcomes typically poor — it is often positivity, trust and confidence in medical science that gets them through the darkest days.
Veterans all over the United States join Americans in congratulating National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis, and all the men and women of the National Park Service, past and present, for 100 years of service to our nation. We share a common goal to advocate for American values and our heritage, and appreciate your dedication to the mission.
Veterans all over the United States join Americans in congratulating National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis, and all the men and women of the National Park Service, past and present, for 100 years of service to our nation. We share a common goal to advocate for American values and our heritage, and appreciate your dedication to the mission.
Steve Jobs once observed “there are unintended consequences to everything” – a statement that definitely applies to the internet, which Jobs himself helped usher in. It’s the most powerful and far reaching communication technology ever invented, but it also demands that consumers and companies be vigilant in protecting online privacy. And here’s where the Federal Communications Commission seems determined to upend the country’s few pro-consumer success stories and endanger an entire ecosystem of protections, protocols and policies that will in turn further destabilize America’s leadership position with the rest of the world.
Steve Jobs once observed “there are unintended consequences to everything” – a statement that definitely applies to the internet, which Jobs himself helped usher in. It’s the most powerful and far reaching communication technology ever invented, but it also demands that consumers and companies be vigilant in protecting online privacy. And here’s where the Federal Communications Commission seems determined to upend the country’s few pro-consumer success stories and endanger an entire ecosystem of protections, protocols and policies that will in turn further destabilize America’s leadership position with the rest of the world.
Nearly two-thirds of registered voters think presidential candidates should release details about their medical histories, according to a new Morning Consult poll. That opinion has grown in the last few months as the question of presidential candidates' health has become part of the campaign dialogue.
Nearly two-thirds of registered voters think presidential candidates should release details about their medical histories, according to a new Morning Consult poll. That opinion has grown in the last few months as the question of presidential candidates' health has become part of the campaign dialogue.
Hillary Clinton has run a better presidential campaign than GOP rival Donald Trump, according to a majority of voters in a new Morning Consult poll. Voters also are more likely to say Clinton will win.
Hillary Clinton has run a better presidential campaign than GOP rival Donald Trump, according to a majority of voters in a new Morning Consult poll. Voters also are more likely to say Clinton will win.
A Securities and Exchange Commission proposal to place caps on registered investment firms' exposures to derivatives is showing the hallmarks of a classic Washington battle -- the industry is trying to tamp down advocacy groups' requests for broad regulations.
A Securities and Exchange Commission proposal to place caps on registered investment firms' exposures to derivatives is showing the hallmarks of a classic Washington battle -- the industry is trying to tamp down advocacy groups' requests for broad regulations.
It has been two years since the Supreme Court invalidated an electronic escrow service patent in Alice v. CLS Bank. The economy has not ground to a halt as some feared it might. New products continue to be invented; new services continue to be introduced; entrepreneurs continue to make progress. Some point to this and call Alice a success. However, while the sky has not fallen, the past two years have revealed corrosive implications, with indiscriminate application of the Alice decision threatening American innovation and competitiveness.
It has been two years since the Supreme Court invalidated an electronic escrow service patent in Alice v. CLS Bank. The economy has not ground to a halt as some feared it might. New products continue to be invented; new services continue to be introduced; entrepreneurs continue to make progress. Some point to this and call Alice a success. However, while the sky has not fallen, the past two years have revealed corrosive implications, with indiscriminate application of the Alice decision threatening American innovation and competitiveness.
Hillary Clinton called the massive increase in the price of EpiPens “outrageous” on Wednesday, joining a growing group of lawmakers and industry groups responding to the latest drug pricing scandal.
Hillary Clinton called the massive increase in the price of EpiPens “outrageous” on Wednesday, joining a growing group of lawmakers and industry groups responding to the latest drug pricing scandal.
Calls to dismantle Dodd-Frank, the post-crisis Wall Street overhaul that requires banks to cushion themselves against collapse, have been a battle cry for Republicans in Congress and on the campaign trail. But taking the financial law apart could be a complex process.
Calls to dismantle Dodd-Frank, the post-crisis Wall Street overhaul that requires banks to cushion themselves against collapse, have been a battle cry for Republicans in Congress and on the campaign trail. But taking the financial law apart could be a complex process.
Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania picked up two key endorsements from national gun-control groups this week, but his opponent, Katie McGinty, is doubling down on attacks that he has failed to be a leader on the issue.
Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania picked up two key endorsements from national gun-control groups this week, but his opponent, Katie McGinty, is doubling down on attacks that he has failed to be a leader on the issue.
The automobile industry is among those poised to be a key player in the burgeoning world of the Internet of Things, with technology that could enable vehicles to communicate with one another and infrastructure such as smart traffic lights. But those developments bring with them added vulnerabilities for carmakers.
The automobile industry is among those poised to be a key player in the burgeoning world of the Internet of Things, with technology that could enable vehicles to communicate with one another and infrastructure such as smart traffic lights. But those developments bring with them added vulnerabilities for carmakers.
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Financial Stocks Mixed for Third Consecutive Day on Friday

Financial stocks were mixed Friday for the third consecutive day as of 2:40 p.m. An exchange-traded fund tracking investments in the regional banking sector and a fund tracking investments in the U.S. financial services sector were up between 0.09 percent and 0.13 percent, while a fund tracking investments in the U.S. financial sector and one tracking investments in global financial companies were down between 0.41 percent and 0.57 percent.

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