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Dollar, stocks inch up as U.S. healthcare vote back on


SYDNEY The dollar recouped a little lost ground on Friday amid signs a delayed vote on President Donald Trump's healthcare bill would go ahead later in the day, though it remained unclear whether it would pass.

Obamacare supporters rally against congressional repeal efforts

WASHINGTON Supporters of Obamacare staged rallies across the country on Thursday denouncing efforts by President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders to repeal the landmark law that has extended medical insurance coverage to some 20 million Americans.

Politics, Election 2016, U.S. Mar 23 2017

Trump demands support in do-or-die Friday vote on healthcare plan

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump warned House Republican lawmakers that he will leave Obamacare in place and move on to tax reform if they do not get behind new healthcare legislation and support it in a vote on Friday. | Video

U.S., Politics, Election 2016 Mar 23 2017

Wall Street down; lawmakers delay vote on Trump healthcare bill

Wall Street declined on Thursday after lawmakers delayed a vote on a healthcare bill seen as President Donald Trump's first policy test. | Video

Mar 23 2017

U.S. markets on hold after delay in healthcare bill

Wall Street stocks edged lower on Thursday after lawmakers postponed a vote on a healthcare bill seen as President Donald Trump's first policy test.

Mar 23 2017

Factbox: A look at U.S. healthcare spending as Obamacare repeal looms

NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump and fellow Republicans in the House of Representatives have proposed a healthcare law to kick off their promise to repeal and replace Obamacare.

Trump fights for healthcare bill, makes headway with conservatives

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and House of Representatives leaders pushed on Wednesday for votes for their plan to overhaul Obamacare and said they were making progress in their efforts to win over conservative Republicans who have demanded changes to the legislation. | Video

J&J, JPMorgan suspend YouTube ads over offensive videos

U.S. healthcare conglomerate Johnson & Johnson and JPMorgan Chase & Co became the latest big U.S. companies to suspend all digital advertising on Google's YouTube, over concerns that its ads may have appeared on channels that broadcast offensive videos. | Video

Mar 23 2017

Hedging fatigue apparent even as stocks rally is tested

NEW YORK Concerns over U.S. President Donald Trump's ability to deliver on promised healthcare reform, tax cuts and other measures aimed at promoting economic growth dealt U.S. stocks their worst shock in months this week, but options traders are not rushing to protect themselves.

Mar 23 2017

Uncertain fate of Obamacare causes some hospitals to halt projects, hiring

Uncertainty surrounding the Republican plan to replace Obamacare is forcing some U.S. hospitals to delay expansion plans, cut costs, or take on added risk to borrow money for capital investment projects, dealing an economic blow to these facilities and the towns they call home. | Video

U.S., Health Mar 23 2017
A customer leans against the pharmacy counter at a Sam's Club store in Bentonville, Arkansas May 31, 2007. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Prosecutors target Valeant

Prosecutors demanded details from Valeant Pharmaceuticals on its patient assistance programs, drug pricing and distribution practices.  Full Article