Marketplace for Thursday, June 28, 2012

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Health care accounts for one-sixth of the nation's economy. We look at how the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act will affect the economy, what states will do next, and hear from both a conservative and a liberal doctor about their thoughts on the verdict. Meanwhile, JP Morgan's derivatives losses may reach beyond the original estimate of $2 billion to $9 billion. Google just unveiled its new home media player -- and it'll be made right here in the U.S. of A. And the EU meets for yet another summit on trying to fix its debt crisis.

High court rules, but states' questions remain

The Supreme Court had the final say on upholding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, but conservative states aren't clamoring for newly available Medicaid money.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, Supreme Court

European leaders meet in Brussels, weigh options

EU leaders meet in Brussels today and tomorrow to seek solutions to the continent’s debt crisis, but some observers expect them to achieve little.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, European Union

Google's Nexus Q: Made, not just designed, in the U.S.A.

Will Google’s decision to manufacture its Nexus Q media player in the U.S. instead of China pay off?
Posted In: Google, nexus

JPMorgan trading losses could total as much as $9 billion

Although originally estimated at about $2 billion, the total losses from JPMorgan's botched trade in derivatives could -- in a worst case scenario -- reach upwards of $9 billion, according to the New York Times.
Posted In: JPMorgan, Jamie Dimon

Rep. Phillip Gingrey: 'Shocked' by health care ruling

Georgia congressman Phil Gingrey discusses Republican strategy in response to the Supreme Court's upholding of the Affordable Care Act.
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act, health care reform law, Republicans

Will health care reform be good for the U.S. economy?

Now that the dust has settled on the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act, it's time to take a closer look at the trickle-down effects of the law.
Posted In: health care, health care reform law

What do you think about the health care decision?

We talked to some regular folks on how the Supreme Court's decision might affect them. Let us know your own thoughts.
Posted In: health care reform law

Health care is a 'constant work in progress'

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, former health policy adviser under Clinton and someone who helped frame the health reform law in the early days, speaks about the Supreme Court's decision today.
Posted In: health care reform law

Final note on health care: We'll have to wait and see

For all the analysis and predictions about the health care reform law, nobody knows what will happen.
Posted In: health care

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