As Democratic candidates debate Obamacare and Medicare for All, Americans say their biggest concerns are cutting health-care and drug costs


It didn’t take long for the candidates at Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential primary debate to turn their attention to health care. Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Vermont independent, said that he would never sign a bill that would reduce benefits enjoyed by Las Vegas’s powerful culinary union. The union has expressedRead More →

Ericsson shares slump as earnings weighed by higher costs


STOCKHOLM — Shares in Ericsson AB (ERIC) slumped as much as 8.2% in early trade Friday after seeing fourth-quarter earnings weighed by higher costs. The telecommunications equipment company ERIC, +0.22% ERIC.B, -6.69% ERIC.A, -5.19% saw costs rise in the quarter as it invested in acquisitions, digitization, security and ethics andRead More →

Higher costs negate rising beer sales for Heineken By Reuters


© Reuters. Higher costs negate rising beer sales for Heineken By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Heineken NV (AS:), the world’s second-largest brewer, missed estimates for first-half profit on Monday, as rising input costs offset higher beer sales. The Dutch maker of Heineken, Europe’s top-selling lager, maintained its full-year forecastRead More →