Newsletter

  • Beer/Ale/Alcoholic Cider

    Map of the Day: Beer Taxes in Every State

    Taxes are the largest single part of the retail price of beer, accounting for roughly 40 percent of what consumers pay at the register, according to the sounds-awfully-fun-to-work-at Beer Institute...

  • Why Companies Aren’t Investing Their Tax Cut Windfalls

    We’re five months into the new business tax system in the U.S., and while companies are clearly pleased with the drop in the top rate to 21 percent, they’re not quite sure what to do with the cash...

  • Pharmaceutical Drugs

    The US Is Running Short on More Than 200 Drugs

    The U.S. is officially running short on 202 drugs, including some medical staples like epinephrine, morphine and saline solution. “The medications most vulnerable to running short have a few things...

  • Chart of the Day: Could You Handle a Sudden $400 Expense?

    More Americans say they are living comfortably or at least “doing okay” financially, according to the Federal Reserve’s Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households in 2017 . At the same time...

  • Why Some Republicans Are Resisting Trump's Spending Cuts

    Democrats have taken issue with President Trump’s proposed spending cuts, and some Republicans have serious concerns as well. “We never anticipated the kind of pushback we would have in our own...