Buying From Mark Cuban’s Pharmacy Could Save Medicare Billions, Study Says

Medicare’s prescription-drug program could save billions of dollars annually if it purchased generic acid-reflux, cancer and other drugs from a new pharmacy backed by investor Mark Cubanaccording to Harvard Medical School researchers. Mr. Cuban, the billionaire internet entrepreneur and owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, launched his pharmacy in January with an eye toward disrupting … Read more

McDonald’s in Russia Reopens Under New Ownership

MOSCOW — More than a dozen former McDonald’s restaurants reopened here under a new brand and new ownership, accompanied by a marketing blitz aimed at convincing Russians that the new chain’s burgers are as good as the American version. Officials also used the reopenings — including that of McDonald’s first restaurant in Russia, near Moscow’s … Read more

Natural-gas prices continue to trade at a nearly 14-year high, while oil prices climb

Natural-gas futures looked to extend their gains into a fifth straight session on Monday, touching their highest levels in nearly 14 years, while oil prices touched their highest levels of the month so far on worries about global supplies. Price action West Texas Intermediate crude for May delivery CL00, + 0.94% CL.1, + 0.94% CLK22, … Read more

‘The graveyard shift is the most understaffed:’ I work as a waiter on the Las Vegas Strip. We are overworked, underpaid, and our drunk customers often do not tip

Dear Quentin, I currently work at a fast-casual restaurant on the Las Vegas Strip. I have worked at the company for three years. I work at the busiest outlet of this restaurant in the world. During the slow winter months, this restaurant makes an average of $ 130,000 a week. During the summer months, we … Read more

3M, T. Rowe, and 7 More Companies That Raised Their Dividends This Week

Text size Dupont said it will increase its quarterly dividend by 10%. Mark Makela / Getty Images Interpublic Group of Companies , Kimco Realty , and DuPont de Nemours were among the larger US companies that declared dividend increases this week. Others included 3M , T. Rowe Price , Yum! Brands, and Hasbro . Interpublic … Read more