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BC-Money & Markets Extra Digest

April 11, 2019

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

QUICK FIX

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.

CENTERPIECE

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.

MARKET PULSE

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.

$1,000 DERBY

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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