Business latest: ACA dollars and cents for women

Maritza Martinez works with an insurance agent to purchase health insurance under the Affordable Care Act on Dec. 22, 2013 in Miami, Fla.
Maritza Martinez works with an insurance agent to purchase health insurance under the Affordable Care Act on Dec. 22, 2013 in Miami, Fla.

OBAMACARE DOLLARS & CENTS FOR WOMEN: For many women, buying Obamacare health coverage could actually mean more money in their pockets than if they remain uninsured, a new study finds. Read more

FOLLOW THE MONEY: For now, U.S. and EU sanctions in response to the annexation of Crimea are limited to a handful of Russian individuals. But if Western powers decide to tighten the screws by freezing Russian assets outside of the country, they won’t have to look far: Russia’s investment holdings are concentrated in a short list of small countries, according to the latest data available. Read more

SKIP THE TIP: Noodles and Co.’s CEO weighs in about possible increases in the minimum wage and why his restaurant has a no-tip policy. Read more

STOCKS END LOWER AFTER YELLEN SUGGESTS RATE HIKES TO COME EARLIER; DOW DROPS 100-PLUS POINTS: Read more