Derek Peterson, the CEO of Terra Tech—a company that grows and sells cannabis products in California and Nevada and is one of the biggest players in the burgeoning pot business—has been denied life insurance simply because of the industry in which he works. “We cannot accept premium from...
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Even if you have what you might think of as good health insurance, your next hospital stay could cost more than $1,200 out of your pocket, University of Michigan researchers say. That amount has gone up sharply in recent years, rising more than 37 percent just for straightforward hospital stays for common conditions. Show More Summary
Before Obamacare, out-of-pocket costs were rising 6.5% per year— and probably still are.
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Still crushed that Tom Hiddleston and Taylor Swift are dating? Now there's a way to turn that grief into sweet cash money.
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by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue The cannabis industry is, apparently, not eligible for this. Life Insurance Policy / Shutterstock Derek Peterson, the CEO of TerraTech, a publicly traded cannabis company with operations in California and Nevada, recently took up what is usually a very boring task: applying for life insurance. Show More Summary
The website allowing Britons to apply for a European health insurance card (Ehic) was “unavailable” for a number of hours on Sunday and Monday, but the NHS insists that the “technical glitch” had nothing to do with Brexit. An Ehic provides...Show More Summary
If you thought the world couldn't get any crazier, it just did in a CRAZY way. According to the Chinese website called Taobao, fans can now make a profit off of Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston's new relationship through something called "breakup insurance." Considering T.S. has been making bank of her romances for YEARS, we guess [...]
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Dishonesty not only damages relation between human beings, it can also have a devastating effect on the economy. Scientists have now found out that in markets for credence goods -- markets that require a high degree of trust -- there are also strong incentives for dishonest behavior.
Honesty is a fundamental building block for cooperation in human societies, and hence also for their economic prosperity. But people do not always behave honestly. Markets for so called credence goods such as repair costs or medical therapies give sellers strong incentives for dishonesty. Show More Summary
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Currently, in order for a cyclist or pedestrian to collect damages, the incident must be 100 percent the driver’s fault.
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BEIJING (Reuters) - Fosun Group, China's biggest private conglomerate, will list U.S. property and casualty insurer Ironshore Inc "as soon as possible" this year, Guo Guangchang, the company's billionaire co-founder and chairman told Reuters ahead of a Reuters Newsmaker event in Beijing on Tuesday. Show More Summary
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They're not just writing liability coverage for businesses -- they're also helping try to prevent attacks from occurring