Tag Archives: U.S.

Investors Face Intensifying Credit Risks With U.S. High Yield Corporate Bonds

U.S. corporate bond debt continues to grow and protections are getting weaker for high yield bonds. Getty Non-financial corporate debt in the form of loans and bonds is now about $ 16 trillion, an equivalent of about 75% of U.S. GDP. This is an over 50% rise since 2007.  Presently about a third of that… Read More »

Will Amazon Deliver a Single-Payer Health Care System for the U.S.?

By JOE GRACE Amazon has quietly put together a syndicate including Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan to provide better and more affordable health care for their combined 1.2 million workers.  The joint effort, called Haven, makes sense because many companies of size today are self-insured to provide health care at lower costs. But this is… Read More »

U.S. Measles Cases in 2019 Reach 839: CDC

May 13, 2019 — The number of reported measles cases in the United States climbed to 839 as of last week, the highest yearly total in 25 years, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday. That’s the most since 1994, when 963 cases were reported in the entire year, according to the… Read More »