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In Arizona, Working Fantasy Sports activities Contests For Cash Stays A Felony

Last week, Fantasy Sports Trade Association member Stacie Stern seemed so certain that Arizona was about to legalize play-for-cash fantasy sports that she even acknowledged to the media that she runs a fantasy sports business based out of Scottsdale, AZ (she purports not to have Arizona customers). However, yesterday the Arizona Republic reported that [...]

Truly, the Comcast-Time Warner Merger Doesn’t Harm Netflix

Remember way back (you know, like four years ago) when Netflix was primarily a mail-order DVD company? Things have changed a lot since then. Now Netflix–which has become a key player in online video–wants to kill the Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger. Its announcement comes, not coincidentally, on the heels of a letter Senator Al Franken […]

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Friday Sector Leaders: Utilities, Shopper Merchandise

In afternoon trading on Friday, Utilities stocks are the best performing sector, higher by 0.9%. Within that group, CMS Energy Corp (NYSE: CMS) and Wisconsin Energy Corp. (NYSE: WEC) are two of the day’s stand-outs, showing a gain of 1.5% and 1.5%, res…

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Après Sebelius, Les Deluge

With the resignation of HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and the end of the first year enrollment period, can we move beyond politics and focus on repairing the ACA to improve quality and reduce the costs of health care?