Drug Prices Going Up

January, 2, 2019|

Drug makers Raise Prices

Pharmaceutical companies are ringing in the new year by raising the price of hundreds of drugs, with Allergan PLC setting the pace with increases of nearly 10% on more than two dozen products...

Nissan’s Ghosn Finds More Trouble

December, 28, 2018|

New Allegations Against Ghosn

The latest investigation by Tokyo prosecutors into Nissan Motor Co.’s Carlos Ghosn centers on his relationship with a Saudi Arabian businessman, Khaled Al Juffali, who runs part of Nissan’s Middle East business...

Superhero Movies Produce Record Year at Box Office

December, 27, 2018|

2018 Box Office Review

“Black Panther” and other Disney superheroes powered Hollywood to a record year at the box office, which is expected to finish 2018 with ticket sales up about 6% from last year’s returns. At the current pace, the U.S. and Canadian box office will end the year with returns of around $11.8 billion...

Retail Sales Explode

December, 26, 2018|

Strong Retail Sales

Shoppers delivered the strongest holiday sales increase for U.S. retailers in six years, according to early data. Total U.S. retail sales, excluding automobiles, rose 5.1% between Nov. 1 and Dec. 24 from a year earlier...

Say Goodbye to Mad Dog

December, 21, 2018|

Mattis to Resign

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis resigned Thursday after clashing with President Donald Trump over the abrupt withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria and after two years of deep disagreements over America’s role in the world...

Pfizer And Glaxo Work Together

December, 20, 2018|

Pfizer, Glaxo to Team Up

Pfizer Inc. and GlaxoSmithKline PLC plan to combine their consumer health-care units and eventually spin off the joint venture, creating the world’s largest seller of drugstore staples like Advil and Sensodyne toothpaste...

FED Meets Today

December, 19, 2018|

Fed Prepares for Rate Rise

The Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates by a quarter point Wednesday and also signal it will not be raising rates as much as it had previously forecast...

CBS Plays Hardball with Moonves

December, 18, 2018|

CBS Says No to Moonves Settlement

The CBS Corporation, battered by scandal and facing a leadership vacuum, said its former chief executive, Leslie Moonves, misled the company about multiple allegations of sexual misconduct and tried to hide evidence as he made a frenzied attempt to save his legacy and reap a lucrative severance...