Texas Medicaid Funding Has Wall Street Worried

Texas Medicaid Funding Has Wall Street Worried On Friday, May 26, 2017, the Texas House of Representatives voted against reversing the $350 million cuts to Medicaid that went into effect in December 2016. These cuts affect therapy providers whose services affect about 60,000 Texas children with special needs. Services affected include physical, speech, and occupational therapy. Medicaid covers children with disabilities as well as children whose parents have low incomes. The Texas budget has introduced ...

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The Markets Have Stalled: What Factors Are Weighing In?

The last week of June has been rather bearish for Wall Street. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has retreated from over 21,500 to its current level of 21,367.58. While still impressive, the recent losses have dampened expectations somewhat. The S&P 500 index has also performed in a similar fashion, declining from the 2,450 support level to its current level of 2,425.63. And the tech-heavy NASDAQ composite index is down from a week high of 6,290 to its current level of 6,161.73. The weekly performance ...

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Get Your Start As A Professional Trader Online

For more than a century, the trading of stocks and securities has been a highly sought after profession that offer tremendous potential. Engaging in this field used to involve living near a trading center, going to a physical office, and working long hours in a highly competitive environment. With the advent of the Internet, this has all changed. Becoming a professional trader is more accessible than ever. If you have a passion for all things finance, and you have a desire to help other generate ...

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The Influence of the French Election on the Market

Investors across the world gave a sigh of relief after Emmanuel Macron, the centrist candidate, won the first round of the French presidential elections. Macron defeated his anti-EU opponent, Marine Le Pen, in the runoff round of the elections. A Macron win was what every investor worldwide had been praying for. The 39-year old Macron is a former economy minister. He had never run for an elective post before. He is an ardent pro-Europe proponent known for his tolerant attitude towards refugees, ...

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