Market Mad House

In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule. Friedrich Nietzsche

Affordable Care Act

The Death Spiral

What Happens After Obamacare Collapses?

If that were to happen around 10 million Americans would find themselves in a nightmare situation. The Affordable Care Act requires them to have health insurance, yet there is no affordable health insurance available to them.

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Market Insanity

Obamacare Collapse Might be Imminent

Another Politico story verifies something that many of us have long suspected, Obamacare was really a jobs creation program. The real goal of the ACA was to increase the number of “middle class jobs” not provide health insurance to the masses.

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Long Ideas

How Medicaid Expansion Helps Walgreen and Hurts Dollar Stores

It looks as if Obamacare could be changing the retail landscape by expanding Medicaid. That expansion seems to be driving customers to stores with pharmacies and leaving traditional dollar stores high and dry. One wonders how long Walgreen can continue to profit from that upheaval and how long before Kroger, CVS Health, and Walmart Stores Inc. start expanding their Medicaid business.

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