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Despite Decades-Old Law, Funeral Prices Are Still Unclear

By: Business : NPR
Source: NPR Business
Date: February 8, 2017
Federal regulators have found about 1 in 4 funeral homes don't disclose their general price lists as required by the 1984 rule.
Categories: NPR Business

Trump's Role As President May Be Boosting His Brand's Reputation

By: Business : NPR
Source: NPR Business
Date: February 8, 2017
President Trump has one type of approval rating — the one that voters gave him. But as a businessman, he also has a brand reputation. It has been rising as his presidency brings more attention to it.
Categories: NPR Business

Trump Tower In Toronto Is Up For Sale And Facing Legal Woes

By: Business : NPR
Source: NPR Business
Date: February 8, 2017
The Trump International Hotel and Tower in Toronto has gone bust. Investors have lost millions and Trump has been sued, along with the project's two Russian-Canadian developers.
Categories: NPR Business

White House Says Medicare Should Leverage Its Buying Power To Pull Down Drug Prices

By: Business : NPR
Source: NPR Business
Date: February 8, 2017
A spokesman said Tuesday that President Trump does want Medicare to be able to directly negotiate prescription drug prices with drugmakers. Analysts disagree about how much difference that would make.
Categories: NPR Business

Tiny Move: Nasdaq Notches New High as US Stocks Inch Higher

By: NYT > Business Day
Source: NY Times - Business
Date: February 7, 2017
Wall Street capped a subdued day of trading Tuesday with a tiny gain and another milestone.
Categories: NY Times - Business

Plain Old Vaping Gives Way to ‘Dripping’ Among Teenagers, Study Says

By: NYT > Business Day
Source: NY Times - Business
Date: February 7, 2017
One in four Connecticut high school students who use e-cigarettes have used the method to produce thicker clouds of nicotine vapor, a Yale study found.
Categories: NY Times - Business

Army Approves Dakota Access Pipeline Route, Paving Way For The Project's Completion

By: Business : NPR
Source: NPR Business
Date: February 7, 2017
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it will allow the pipeline to cross under the Missouri River, cutting short an environmental impact assessment and removing the final barrier to construction.
Categories: NPR Business

Flight Attendants Fight Human Trafficking With Eyes in the Sky

By: NYT > Business Day
Source: NY Times - Business
Date: February 7, 2017
Reports of human trafficking have risen yearly since 2007 — a sign awareness may be growing. A team of airline workers has battled the problem for several years.
Categories: NY Times - Business

A Funeral May Cost You Thousands Less Just By Crossing The Street

By: Business : NPR
Source: NPR Business
Date: February 7, 2017
An NPR investigation finds the death care industry can often be confusing and unhelpful to consumers who must make high-priced decisions at a time of grief and financial stress.
Categories: NPR Business

Trump's Energy Shift Could Bring Higher Gas Prices, Analysts Say

By: Business : NPR
Source: NPR Business
Date: February 7, 2017
While Barack Obama's energy policy focused on renewable power and climate change, President Trump is focused on extracting fossil fuels. Among big changes, some predict higher prices at the pump.
Categories: NPR Business

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