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Goodman: How Should We Pay For Health Care? Government Or Markets?

By  John C. Goodman Contributor

SEPTEMBER 2014 - “Bundling” is one of those technical terms that is very much in vogue these days. But all of us have had personal experience with it. 827 more words

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Home Prices Decline for 5th Month in China by REUTERS


By REUTERS

The monthly falls left average home prices in 70 major cities down 1.3 percent in September from a year earlier, wiping out gains for the past year. 13 more words

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A Billionaire’s $65 Million Gift to Theoretical Physics by MICHAEL J. de la MERCED


By MICHAEL J. de la MERCED

Charles T. Munger, a longtime business partner of Warren Buffett, is donating $65 million to the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara. 12 more words

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Good to Great, Level 5 Leadership

Level 5 Leadership
Inconspicuous, quiet, reserved, even shy—these leaders, as observed by Jim Collins’ research team, are a paradoxical blend of personal humility and professional will. 299 more words

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A Billionaire's $65 Million Gift to Theoretical Physics by MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED


By MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED

Charles T. Munger, a longtime business partner of Warren Buffett, is donating $65 million to the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara. 12 more words

Hadi Aboukhater

Donald A. Pels, Media Executive and Philanthropist, Dies at 86 by STEVE LOHR


By STEVE LOHR

Mr. Pels, whose early investment in cellphone networks paid off for his company and for himself, had become a major philanthropist in his later years. 12 more words

Hadi Aboukhater

“A $6,000 deductible — that’s just staggering,” she said. “I never thought I’d say this, but how many minutes until I get Medicare?”

By ABBY GOODNOUGH and ROBERT PEAR

OCT. 17, 2014 – Patricia Wanderlich got insurance through the Affordable Care Act this year, and with good reason: She suffered a brain hemorrhage in 2011, spending weeks in a hospital intensive care unit, and has a second, smaller aneurysm that needs monitoring. 1,248 more words

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