prices

  1. D

    FCC doubles down on its decision to raise broadband prices on American Indians

    FCC doubles down on its decision to raise broadband prices on American Indians By Walter Einenkel ==================================================== Talk about Republican insensitivity and discrimination against Native Americans! The First Americans are now being targeted in this...
  2. M

    Oil prices rising?

    Oil prices, which have dropped a little lately, may rise again due to the storm in the Gulf. Some offshore rigs evacuated, and refining operations suspended. Hopefully not as bad as the storms that hit Texas last year. But, still, this storm could adversely affect prices. And oil...
  3. T

    Trump Outlines Plan to Lower Drug Prices

    “We are not allowed to negotiate drug prices. Can you believe it? We pay about $300 billion more than we are supposed to, than if we negotiated the price. So there’s $300 billion on day one we solve.” “We’re the largest drug buyer in the world. We don’t negotiate. We don’t negotiate. You pay...
  4. BigLeRoy

    Higher Gas Prices Vs The Tax Cuts

    Interesting analysis on the effects of higher gasoline prices on the expected economic boost from Trump's tax cuts: Higher gas prices could spoil Trump's tax cuts Well, poor Joe Sixpack didn't get much of a tax cut, anyhow. Most of that went to America's billionaires. Maybe they'll be...
  5. cpicturetaker12

    Gas prices went up .03 overnight. $2.83 average nationwide.

    I hope this isn't a trend. Supposedly IRAN had already been factored in. Now that it is firm, we'll see what happens. Prices according to AAA went up .03 overnight. The national average is up .42 since JAN. (20% increase), highest prices since NOV 2014. Might in part be due 'seasonal'...
  6. Mister B

    Expect Gas Prices to Spike Higher and Higher

    Of course, Trump doesn't care how high gas prices go as a result of his pulling us out of the Iran agreement. His Saudi cronies will be richer. Maybe he's hoping they'll forget all the billions he owes them. 'Fill up now,' as Trump's call on Iran nuclear deal could make gas...
  7. T

    Gas prices going up.

    https://finance.yahoo.com/news/ready-most-expensive-driving-season-years-120654269--finance.html Crude oil prices are at the highest level in more than three years and expected to climb higher, pushing up gasoline prices along the way. Crude stocks down , consumption up. This may last...
  8. cpicturetaker12

    TRUMP raises ticket prices to his New Years GIG at MARALAGO where he'll sign TAX BILL

    There is just so much UTTER DISREGARD for middle class America and OOZING contempt the lowest tier in this disclosure. Wonder if RYAN and MC CONNELL will be invited down! Wonder if Trump will 'give' them a ticket? You can bet your ass, he's going to fight the press entrance to "his private...
  9. D

    Postal regulators move to let stamp prices jump higher

    Postal regulators move to let stamp prices jump higher - ABC News By Hope Yen, Associated Press ==================================================== We can expect to see the price for a first class letter to hike to perhaps one dollar before long. That is madness. The USPS needs to...
  10. Djinn

    Netflix raising its prices

    Over the next month, Netflix is raising the prices on two of its three streaming tiers: Basic Plan - $7.99/mo (unchanged) Standard definition only, one device can stream at a time Standard Plan - $10.99/mo (up from $9.99/mo) Supports high definition, two devices can stream simultaneously...
  11. ptif219

    As gas prices fall to 12-year low, schumer claims gas prices 'never go down'

    Once again Schemer shows how democrats are out of touch with the country. Schemer needs to look at reality and stop playing politics with peoples lives https://news.grabien.com/story-gas-prices-fall-12-year-low-schumer-claims-gas-prices-never
  12. Dittohead not!

    Seattle's new minimum wage hasn't raised retail prices

    After a year, Seattle's new minimum wage hasn't raised retail prices Saw this while in Seattle recently. Thought it was interesting. Sometimes, prophecies of gloom and doom don't come true.
  13. D

    Postal Service, citing losses, seeks higher stamp prices

    Just because the postal service is not making enough money through their own management tactics is no reason to turn around and try to put the cost on us. The current cost of a single postage stamp is nearly 50 Cents already! They need to come up with different ways and solutions to make the...
  14. libertariat720

    De Blasio Raises Cigarette Prices Again, Remember Eric Garner's Haunting Last Words

    De Blasio: "It's for your own good! https://reason.com/blog/2017/04/23/as-bill-de-blasio-raises-cigarette-price Garner's last words: Sad shit over selling a couple loosies because NYC has jacked up the prices to ridiculous amounts.
  15. bajisima

    Pharmaceutical giant plotted to destroy cancer drugs to drive up prices

    Disgusting.. Leaked internal emails appear to show employees at one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies calling for “celebration” over price hikes of cancer drugs, an investigation has revealed. Staff at Aspen Pharmacare reportedly plotted to destroy stocks of life-saving...
  16. BAZINGA DrumpF

    Trump warns Wall Street: I'm going to CUT DRUG PRICES. WOW? Will he set the prices?

    Trump warns Wall Street: I'm going to cut drug prices. Investors bet that Trump would be far less likely to crack down on controversial drug price hikes compared to his rival Hillary Clinton, who had spoken out against the increases and even had a plan to lower prices. Shares of a biotech ETF...
  17. bajisima

    Insulin the new Epi Pen? Prices up 400%

    Is insulin is the new EpiPen? In the last eight years, the average price per milliliter of insulin has skyrocketed by over 200 percent. But there's one major difference. If you can't get an EpiPen, there's a chance you might die. If your body doesn't have insulin, you certainly will die. "It...
  18. L

    Mylan Cuts EpiPen Prices, Blames Obamacare Rather than Greed for High Costs

    Brad Tuttle Bradrtuttle Aug. 25, 2016 Mylan Pharmaceuticals, facing widespread pressure this summer from consumers and political leaders, just announced that it is expanding discounts for its highly profitable EpiPen product. The EpiPen is an auto-injecting device prescribed to people...
  19. bajisima

    EpiPen manufacturer hikes prices of 20 other meds

    A bit of gouging??? And you thought the EpiPen price hikes were big? "The company whose big price increases for its lifesaving EpiPen device are drawing heavy fire from consumers and lawmakers has also sharply raised the prices of a slew of other drugs this year. "Mylan has raised the...
  20. bajisima

    Drug lobby plans counterattack on prices

    Washington’s powerful drug lobby is gearing up to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on a post-election ad war pushing back against politicians from both parties who have savaged its members over drug prices. "The massive campaign by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America...