February 10, 2016


Wall Street expects rise, other markets languish of Chinese economic fears

TOKYO — Wall Street was expected to rise sharply on the open Wednesday, though most other global markets languished amid worries over longer-term problems with China’s economy. After a hugely volatile week, investors looked ready to plunge back in and buy U.S. stocks, with Dow futures up 1.7 percent, or 274 points, and S&P futures Read More…

Health insurance marketplaces open

Maygan Rollins, 22, a field organizer with Enroll America, holds a clipboard with pamphlets while canvassing at a bus stop in Miami. Enroll America is a private, non-profit organization running a grassroots campaign to encourage people to sign up for health care offered by the Affordable Care Act. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

CHICAGO — Millions of Americans will on Tuesday be able to shop for the first time on the insurance marketplaces at the heart of President Barack Obama’s health care reforms, entering a world intended to simplify the mysteries of health coverage but that could cause yet more confusion — at least initially. Whether consumers will be pleased with the experience, Read More…