economy

Over 1 million children and pregnant women are on the brink of losing health insurance

Susan Walsh/AP If Congress doesn’t reauthorize funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), at least 1.2 million children could lose healthcare coverage. A handful of states are expected to run out of money by early next year. Medical officials in those states are beginning to send termination notices to …

economy

We’re learning more about what the Trump team knew when — and the evidence is damning

George Frey/Getty Images The evidence that Donald Trump and his team of associates conspired to let Moscow attack American democracy is quite strong. We know Kremlin agents reached out to offer information on Hillary Clinton and that the Trump campaign’s data firm reached out to Wikileaks about Clinton. Flynn admits …

economy

Argentina’s ex-president is going down for treason for covering up a threat to the entire western hemisphere

Reuters A judge has ordered former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Krichner be arrested on charges of treason. Those charges relate to a 1994 bombing in Buenos Aires that killed 84 people, and her attempt to cover up Iran’s involvement it. It is a case that not only illustrates Iran’s …

economy

4 charts that show why a recession could be coming soon

Wikimedia Commons The current economic expansion has been long but weak, and a recession may be due. GDP is currently running above its estimated potential based on productivity and the size of the workforce. In the past, recessions have usually come within a few years of above-potential GDP. Not so …

economy

THE EVOLUTION OF ROBO-ADVISING REPORT: How automated investment products are disrupting and enhancing the wealth management industry

BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. Startups with robo-advisor products are failing to live up to their initial promise. As solutions proliferate and consumer adoption remains slower than expected, many firms are …