We used to occasionally do a wrap-up link post at the of the day to highlight items we weren’t able to get to through till the end of the day. It used to be called The Agenda, but I never quite liked that.
The S&P 500 slid over 2% today on concerns of the volatility of emerging-market currencies. It marks the biggest dip since June.
Word of warning if you have pen-pal or still pay your bills with checks, the price of first-class stamps increases this weekend. Yes, it will cost all of 49 cents to physically send an envelope anywhere in the United States.
Utah Governor Gary Herbert announced that Utah will become newest state to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, as 14% of the state’s uninsured fell in coverage gap between those who make too much to qualify for Medicaid but don’t make enough to qualify for subsidies in the exchanges.
Ryan Loskarn, a former aide to Sen. Lamar Alexander, was found dead in his parent’s basement after apparently hanging himself. He had been arrested on child pornography charges on December 11, 2013.
This McMansion is actually four townhouses.
Somebody tell the writer of this article that “That’s what she said” was not invented or popularized by The Office.