Why Washington health officials fear novel coronavirus may have been quietly spreading

JUDY WOODRUFF: The toll from the coronavirus is edging up tonight across the United States. So far, there are six known deaths, all in Washington state, but there are fears the virus is considerably more widespread than previously known. Lisa Desjardins begins our coverage LISA DESJARDINS: In the greater Seattle area, health officials now question […]

With novel coronavirus deaths rising, health officials face grilling on Capitol Hill

JUDY WOODRUFF: The coronavirus outbreak has claimed more American lives and more American wealth. The death toll reached nine today, with more than 100 diagnosed cases nationwide. And as economic damage spread, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell announced that the Central Bank is cutting a key interest rate by half-a-point. JEROME POWELL, Federal Reserve Chairman: […]

How The United Kingdom’s Health-Care System Works

Super Tuesday came and went and the Democratic presidential race is narrowing to two very different candidates, far left Bernie Sanders and the more moderate Joe Biden. Biden and Sanders have clashed on the best approach to reforming U.S. health care. Sanders wants to get rid of private insurance altogether. While Biden proposes building on […]

How to Get Health Care if You Retire Early

Robert Brokamp: What about healthcare? That’s a tough one. Obviously most people get it through their jobs. There was a report today in The Wall Street Journal saying that on average, an employer pays $20,000 a year for that, and that doesn’t include the deductibles and the copays. From what I understand of your story, […]

How Elon Musk Took Tesla To Hell And Back With The Model 3

The last time, at least in the US, any car company achieved mass manufacturing was about a hundred years ago and then Tesla. The issue is definitely not coming up with a car design, it is absolutely all about building the production system. The difficulty and value of manufacturing is under appreciated. It’s like relatively […]

How to Buy Great Healthcare Stocks – Industry Focus

Michael Douglass: How to pick good healthcare stocks. This is Industry Focus. Hi Fools. Healthcare Analyst Michael Douglass, and I am here with one of our healthcare contributors, Todd Campbell, all the way in from New Hampshire. Todd, how are you doing? Todd Campbell: I’m doing well. The wind was whipping 50 miles an hour […]

This Healthcare REIT Is Best-In-Class for High Yield Dividends

Shannon Jones: Let’s turn our attention to the two stocks I pulled out from the market. The first one is actually a type of equity that, Todd, you and I don’t talk about a whole lot, but I certainly think this one has its place. That is a healthcare real estate pick, specifically a company […]

Ask Sallie Krawcheck: Where does giving fit into the 50/30/20 rule?

Question, as we go into the giving season, where does giving fit into the 50/30/20 rule? All right, a little remedial 50/30/20 rule: 50% of take-home pay goes to needs (rent, car, clothes, etc). 30% to fun. You have to have fun. We’re only on this Earth a short amount of time; you’ve got to […]

How Germany’s Universal Health-Care System Works

Seventy percent of Americans say the U.S. health-care system is in a state of crisis or that it has major problems. That’s why we’re hearing a lot about Medicare for all, including some plans going as far as banning private health insurance companies altogether. On page eight of the bill, it says that we will […]

The Top Healthcare Stocks of 2018: Can They Continue in 2019?

Shannon Jones: Welcome to Industry Focus, the show that dives into a different sector of the stock market every single day. Today is Wednesday, January 2nd, the first Wednesday of the new year here in 2019. I’m your host, Shannon Jones. I am joined in the studio via Skype by healthcare specialist guru, all around awesome […]