BC-Money & Markets Extra Digest
For the week ending Saturday, April 13, 2019
MONEY MATTERS-SAVING ON INSULIN
As insulin prices become unaffordable, many diabetics have been rationing the life-saving medicine and risking their health. Here’s how to safely save money on insulin.
THE WEEK IN REVIEW
The Federal Reserve is expected to hold rates steady in 2019; European Union grants Britain new delay on leaving the bloc; Former publisher of iconic black magazines Ebony, Jet files for bankruptcy
What to do if you can’t file _ or pay _ your taxes on time.
WIRELESS & CASHLESS
Fast food giant McDonald’s is rolling out new digital drive-thru displays that use artificial intelligence to predict what you want to order.
SMALL BUSINESS MONITOR
Business owners who will have recent graduates joining their staffs this summer may want to consider creating dress codes before the new hires arrive.
Soccer’s cash kings
The English Premier League is No. 1 by quite a stretch when it comes to generating money. That’s rarely translated to success in Europe’s top soccer competition, but this year could be different.
Owner of Chuck E. Cheese pizza chain coming to Wall Street; U.S. seeks more control over the expanding Burning Man festival; Supermarket tabloid National Enquirer on the auction block
OFF THE CHARTS-RISING RENTS
The U.S. median rent climbed 3.4% in March from a year earlier to $1,535. Phoenix and Orlando, Florida had the fastest increases.
INSIDER Q&A-AMERICAN ADDICTION CENTERS
American Addiction Centers CEO Michael Cartwright talks to The Associated Press about barriers to addiction treatment.
If you invested $1,000 at the start of this year in various types of stocks, bonds and commodities, how much would you have now?
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