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In or Out? Big Ten postseason breakdown In or Out? Big Ten postseason breakdown
- March 12, 2017

Maryland now waits until Sunday night to find out its NCAA Tournament fate. Northwestern men's basketball's magical Big Ten tournament run was brought to an end Saturday afternoon, when the 'Cats (23-11, 10-8 B1G) were dismantled by No. (more...)
Snap's shares continue to crackle and pop Snap's shares continue to crackle and pop
- March 08, 2017

Snapchat's parent company shares closed down more than 12% yesterday at $23.77. Snapchat's Snap Inc. makes IPO debut on the New York Stock Exchange NYSE. Although the social media boom is coming to an end, the stocks in the sector are still trading in bubble territory. Martin, however, joined a list of analysts who think the stock's price is too high. (more...)
Snap shares rise on second day of trading Snap shares rise on second day of trading
- March 04, 2017

The high market value gives Snap twice the size of rival Twitter Inc, and the biggest United States tech IPO since Facebook's five years ago. "The demand for the Snap IPO has been very, very strong", says Jeff Zell, an analyst with IPO Boutique, a research firm. (more...)
Dollar treads water as investors eye Trump speech Dollar treads water as investors eye Trump speech
- March 01, 2017

The senator also expressed displeasure with Trump's plans on repealing the Affordable Care Act, colloquially known as Obamacare. Almost seven out of 10 viewers said Trump's proposals would move the U.S. He pledged once again to repeal and replace Obamacare by embracing tax credits, to fight "radical Islamic terrorism " and to not let the United States become "a sanctuary for extremism", and to overhaul the current tax system. (more...)
Nobody knew health care could be so complicated Nobody knew health care could be so complicated
- February 28, 2017

The report, a copy of which was obtained by The Associated Press, predicted that Medicaid reforms being proposed by House Republicans would result in tens of thousands of people losing their insurance coverage in an average-size state. Obamacare doesn't work, the president said . The conservative House Freedom Caucus has vowed to oppose any repeal measure that's less extreme than the one passed in 2015, while other Republican lawmakers have expressed concerns about forging ahead with a ... (more...)
Energy Transfer says Dakota Access pipeline 99 percent complete
- February 26, 2017

The news release said the bills were "designed to protect landowner rights, deter criminal activity and expand the ability to appoint outside law enforcement officers to assist North Dakota agencies". Four are from California, while the others are from Canada, Illinois, New York, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee and Wisconsin. Several tents were set ablaze by protestors as the Wednesday deadline approached. (more...)