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Revised H1B Visa Rules to Hit Computer Programmers

Apr 4, 2017, 5:30 pm EDT

New H1B visa rules will have a negative effect on computer programmers seeking to move to the U.S. from abroad.

The new law is part of a broader move by the new administration that seeks to only offer work visas in the U.S. for highly-skilled people of a profession that is in need of workers of the highest caliber.

Many computer programmers who are outsourced in order to do work in the U.S. are lower-level computer programmers who get paid less than their American counterparts. Read 

9/11 Photos: FBI Releases New Images of the September 11 Attacks

Mar 31, 2017, 2:46 pm EDT

The FBI has released new images of the September 11 attacks that have not been available to the public until now.

The 9/11 terrorist attack still feel like yesterday even though they happened more than 15 years ago now, claiming at least 184 lives in 2001. The FBI has now unveiled 27 new photos that captured the chaos that ensued after the plane attacks that knocked down both World Trade Center (WTC) buildings.

Some of the contents revealed in these images include close-up images of the building’s exterior, overhead images of the attack, moments frozen in time of the first responders rushing to the scene. Read 

Anthem Inc (ANTM) May Exit Many Obamacare Markets in 2018

Mar 31, 2017, 1:42 pm EDT

Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM) may be planning to leave Obamacare markets in 2018.

A recent report from Jefferies claims that Anthem Inc may stop offering individual insurance plans next year. It is possible that the company will announce its decision mid way through 2017. This would allow it time to collect information about how the plans are performing.

Anthem Inc leaving Obamacare markets could cause major disruption. It would leave many people in four states without an Obamacare insurer. A large group of people in eight other states would also only have one Obamacare insurer to turn to if ANTM exits the markets. Read 

HB2 News: NC Repeals Controversial ‘Bathroom Bill’

Mar 31, 2017, 12:44 pm EDT

North Carolina’s HB2 repeal took place on Thursday.

The HB2 repeal saw the new bill pass through the Senate with 32 voting for and 16 voting against it. It then went to the House of Representatives, where it passed with 70 votes for and 48 against.

Despite the new law causing the HB2 repeal, it hasn’t ended the bathroom bill controversy completely. The new law makes it so that only state legislators can decide on bathroom laws. The previous bill plainly made it so that people had to used the bathrooms that match their sex at birth. Read 

Charles Payne: What’s Next for Donald Trump and the GOP?

Mar 31, 2017, 9:40 am EDT

Wall Street has spent this week reacting to the drama in Washington, D.C., where the GOP healthcare replacement bill got caught between a rock and a hard place in the form of moderate versus conservative opposition last Friday. Source: Shutterstock

Fast-forward to this week, and the S&P 500 and other major indices fell at Monday’s open before rallying into day’s end, in part due to confidence that President Trump’s economic agenda will sail through Congress and our economy will respond by sailing along as well. But failure to pass a healthcare bill calls that into question.

Now investors are left to wonder what’s next for the Trump administration. Read 

Internet Privacy News: Which Protections Did Congress Vote to Repeal?

Mar 29, 2017, 3:47 pm EDT

In the latest Internet privacy news, a lot of your personal information will no longer be protected by Internet service providers (ISPs).

All major companies were required to protect the information of its users, but these ISPs were not in favor of doing so because having access to this information allowed them to make more money by sharing this data with advertisers and marketing firms.

Now, companies will get their way as this bill passed by Obama is being repealed by the new POTUS and ISPs will have access to plenty of your data that they can share. Read 

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