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In rugged, rural areas, patients often have little choice about how they'll get to the hospital in an emergency. "The presence of private equity in the air ambulance industry indicates that investors see profit opportunities," a 2017 report from the federal Government Accountability Office notes. pidjoe/Getty Images hide caption

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The Economics of Music Festivals

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Trump And Trade: The Point Of No Return?

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The Gender Gap Series: Tampons - That Bloody Sales Tax

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The Gender Gap Series: Saving Women

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Stocks fell sharply on Wednesday amid troubling economic data that could signal a global recession. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Dow Tumbles 800 Points As Bond Markets Signal Recession

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The Gender Gap Series: Working Women- Why the U.S. is Behind

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Bill Ackman, CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, made headlines by shorting multi-level marketing company Herbalife. Bryan Bedder/Getty Images hide caption

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Finance Fridays With Mary, Volume 2: Short Selling

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Currency Wars & A Pepperoni Problem

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The Delicate Macho Movie Brand

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Jobs Friday Meets Listener Q&A

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The View From The Boardroom

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What If Workers Sat On Corporate Boards?

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"This is the next important step in the Administration's work to end foreign freeloading and put American patients first," Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said in a statement detailing the plan. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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