Category: American Money

Why AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc. Is Jumping Today

What happened Shares of AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ACRX) were up 10.6% as of 11:10 a.m. EDT on Monday. The big jump resulted from a positive recommendation by a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee for approval of AcelRx’s opioid pain drug Dsuvia. This FDA advisory committee recommendation was announced after the market closed…

Senator Warren, mocked by Trump as ‘Pocahontas,’ releases DNA test

WASHINGTON, Oct 15 (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren has released a DNA test that shows “strong evidence” she has Native-American heritage, a smackdown of President Donald Trump’s ridicule of her as “fake Pocahontas” while she signals a possible 2020 presidential run. Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat, said last month she would take a “hard look”…

Is $1,000 Emergency Fund Enough?

People tend to latch on to the wisdom of the most prominent experts in any field. In the case of personal finance, the most famous expert is probably Dave Ramsey. One of his key pieces of advice is to save $ 1,000 in an emergency fund before paying off any high-interest debt. That’s good advice,…

Insurance When You’re a Freelancer

When you’re a 9 to 5er, it’s easy to take your company’s benefits for granted. And now that you’re a freelancer, one of the things you need to tend to is creating your own benefits package. Plus, as an army of one, self-employed solopreneurs bear the risk of higher uncertainty—hello, feast or famine! It’s even…