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05/18/2017 - Midnight Reads – More American Workers Are Testing Positive for Drugs

More American Workers Are Testing Positive for Drugs

– The Wall Street Journal 

More than one in 25 U.S. workers fail their employer’s drug tests and more are testing positive for illicit drugs than at any time in the last 12 years, according to data coming out today from Quest Diagnostics Inc., one of the largest workplace-testing labs in the nation. The increases come against a backdrop of more liberal marijuana state laws and an apparent resurgence in the use of drugs like cocaine and methamphetamine.

 

Wall Street Thinks Trump’s All Talk When It Comes to Breaking Up Banks

– Bloomberg 

On the first day of May, Donald Trump sat in the Oval Office and declared that his administration was taking a look at breaking up Wall Street’s biggest banks. If they ever took him seriously, it didn’t last. Instead of cowering, Wall Street executives and lobbyists are crowing, getting more confident about ditching rules that have annoyed them for years.

 

Amazon’s Epic 20-Year Run as A Public Company, Explained in Five Charts

– Recode 

On the 20th anniversary of the company’s IPO, here are five charts that display the rise and dominance of Amazon over the past two decades.

 

Amazon Is Hiring People to Break into The Multibillion-Dollar Pharmacy Market

– CNBC

Amazon is figuring out how the company can break into the multibillion-dollar pharmacy market. With the rise of high-deductible plans and the trend toward consumers paying for health care, the company is ready to get serious about entering the market.