For the medical industry, the annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference is like the Super Bowl. Last week, an embarrassment of blue-suited entrepreneurs, insurance executives, and lobbyists descended on the Westin St. Francis hotel in downtown San Francisco to hobnob, trade business cards, and watch panels of experts discuss the inner workings of America’s $4 trillion healthcare-industrial complex. Despite the upcoming election and a certain fervor around a single-payer nationalized health insurance plan, the main conference hall displayed no signs of anxiety. While voters may be torn between upgrading a broken healthcare system or replacing it with Medicare for All, the healthcare industry seems certain about where the future is headed. What does that mean for patients? They’ll have to navigate an increasingly complex system as they try to find care that is both affordable and high quality. … [Read more...] about Can high-tech capitalism fix the healthcare industry?
Capitalism helps the poor
"The acquisition of Apollo Tricoat has an attractive payback period of less than 3-4 years. It is the first company to introduce global Galvant technology in India. Tricoat's current capacity is around 75,000-tonne pa and enjoys high margin, which is almost 2x of APL," the report said. … [Read more...] about After a 435% return in 5 yrs, has APL Apollo Tubes run out of steam?
What is also needed is adequate help from the government or the voluntary sector to explain the scheme to beneficiaries or directly help them to access it. And cash transfers, the authors say, should be accompanied with other supporting welfare measures. The authors take an axe to a number of misconceptions and lies that vested interests have spread about the idea of cash transfers. The authors say that where cash transfers have been implemented, the poor have, by and large, not given up working, nor have they become alcoholics or drug addicts. … [Read more...] about Review | Nobel laureates Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo’s new book presents poverty and migration in new light
The company has historically been trading at 1 year forward P/E band of 16x. Its continued focus on its R&D efforts and tie-ups with global players to market and launch new innovative products along with cost optimisation efforts would drive its overall growth going forward.Disclaimer: The views and investment tips expressed by brokerages on moneycontrol.com are their own and not that of the website or its management. Moneycontrol.com advises users to check with certified experts before taking any investment decisions. … [Read more...] about Brokerages initiate coverage on these 10 stocks in July, expect 17-46% returns
India's organic food market is growing at 17 per cent annually and has the potential to grow at a faster pace on rising demand for health and wellness food products across the world, Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said on Friday. Badal and Minister for Women and Child Development (WCD) Smriti Irani jointly inaugurated an organic food festival for women entrepreneurs at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium here. … [Read more...] about India’s organic food mkt growing at 17 pc annually: Harsimrat Kaur Badal