WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Health savings accounts, hailed by conservatives as a way to reduce healthcare costs and make consumers more thrifty by requiring them to spend their own money upfront, instead could result in people foregoing necessary medical treatment, critics say.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- "FDR's folly" (Jim Powell, Crown Forum, $27.50) demonstrates, by use of economic rather than political analysis, that the majority of New Deal policies (and of president Herbert Hoover's economic policies) were counterproductive, and prolonged the Great D
MARTIN HUTCHINSON, UPI Business and Economics Editor
WASHINGTON, March 13 (UPI) -- Earlier this year, "The Bottom Line" took a skeptical look at the process of European Union expansion and wondered aloud whether investors might not be better off putting their money around and outside the EU than in it.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Human capital contracts -- a novel but untested type of instrument for financing higher education -- could help attract more private money to the college financing sector and fill in existing gaps there, according to a recent paper from the libertarian Ca
It was the perfect storm, the meteorologist said, a cold front in New England, high pressure in Canada, deep low-pressure off the coast of Nova Scotia, and, out in the Atlantic, the remnants of a hurricane. U.S. Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill and White H
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