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U.S. bond market faces possible reckoning

By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) - The rally in U.S. Treasury bonds surprised many, taking 10-year yields to their lowest levels in 11 months. The bond market's rally is the result of a confluence of factors - falling yields in Europe, extra demand from pension funds, concerns among investors about long-term economic demand and technical factors, including short-covering from those who thought bond yields were headed higher....

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Think Under 50 Employees Definitely Means No Obamacare? Think Again

Like it or not, Obamacare put the IRS in the health care business. Now, a huge new slug of IRS Final Regulations has hit the books defining full-time employees that employers must cover. Under the Affordable Care Act, an assessable payment or employer shared responsibility payment—it’s easier to call it a tax or a penalty—hits employers with 50 or more full-time employees that fail to provide adequate health insurance.

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