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WASHINGTON, Feb 17- Five Republican state governors say they will not rescue a crucial part of Obamacare if it is struck down by the Supreme Court, underlining the prospect for a chaotic aftermath to a ruling that could force millions of Americans to pay much more for coverage or lose their health insurance. In response to Reuters' queries, spokespeople for the...
As oil prices fall, it becomes harder for energy companies to maintain profitability.
Feb 3- U.S. miner Arch Coal Inc said it expected costs in the Powder River Basin and Appalachian regions to fall this year, helped partly by lower diesel prices and easing railroad snarls, sending its shares up as much as 13 percent. Arch Coal and its rivals have been hurt by weak demand for thermal coal as utilities have switched to cheap and abundantly available...
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Charles Plosser continued his push for the U.S. central bank to change its language on interest rate policy to reflect an improving economy.
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