Why Americans Spend So Much on Health Care—In 12 Charts

The U.S. spends more per capita on health care than any other developed nation. It will soon spend close to 20% of its GDP on health—significantly more than the percentage spent by major Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development nations. What is driving costs so high? As this series of charts shows, Americans aren’t buying…

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See Markets Sell Off on Trade Fears in Five Charts

U.S. stocks’ selloff intensified in afternoon trade Friday as fears mount about the impacts of a trade spat between the U.S. and China. Markets started the day on the back foot, with the S&P 500 and Dow industrials falling at the opening bell. The U.S. threatened late Thursday to impose an additional $100 billion in penalties on Chinese goods. The…

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