Pharmaceutical manufacturing

This April 5, 2018, photo shows a building's address on Wall Street, in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, April 9. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 09, 2018 - 10:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are edging higher Monday after concerns about growing trade tensions between the U.S. and China sent stocks lower last week. Technology companies like Apple and Microsoft are recovering some of their recent losses and so are industrial companies. Banks are rising along...
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In this Oct. 10, 2017 photo, the Supreme Court in Washington is seen at sunset. The Supreme Court is being asked to take a case about whether eye drops are too big. Don’t roll your eyes. Major players in American’s medicine cabinets are now asking the high court to take the case. On the other side are patients using the companies’ drops to treat glaucoma and other conditions. They say wasted medication affects their wallets. They argue they should be able to sue. Drug companies, however, say the patients’ argument is based on speculation and a bottle that doesn’t exist. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 31, 2018 - 8:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eye drop users everywhere have had it happen. Tilt your head back, drip a drop in your eye and part of that drop always seems to dribble down your cheek. But what most people see as an annoyance, some prescription drop users say is grounds for a lawsuit. Drug companies' bottles...
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FILE- In this Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, the Wall Street subway stop on Broadway, in New York's Financial District. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 28, 2018 - 5:06 pm
U.S. stock indexes struggled to find direction Wednesday, ending the choppy day of trading with a loss for the second straight day. The latest market decline was modest compared with the previous day's steep drop, but both were largely driven by a sell-off in technology stocks. Losses in Amazon,...
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FILE- In this Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, the Wall Street subway stop on Broadway, in New York's Financial District. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 28, 2018 - 2:36 pm
U.S. stock indexes veered between gains and losses Wednesday afternoon as the recent run of choppy trading continued. Drugstore chains and health care stocks posted solid gains. Amazon, Netflix and other consumer-services and technology companies weighed on the market. Energy stocks fell in tandem...
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U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez speaks during an event kicking off his campaign for re-election at Union City High School, Wednesday, March 28, 2018, in Union City, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
March 28, 2018 - 1:57 pm
UNION CITY, N.J. (AP) — Eschewing any mention of the corruption scandal that dogged him for years and put his political career in jeopardy, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez launched his bid for a third term Wednesday, telling a cheering gymnasium full of high school students that "I am here because I am your...
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March 28, 2018 - 6:56 am
LONDON (AP) — Shares in Irish drugmaker Shire Plc are up sharply after Japanese rival Takeda said it's considering a takeover offer. Shire's shares jumped 21 percent to 37.10 pounds in London. That puts the company's market value at 33.7 billion pounds ($47.2 billion). Takeda said in a statement...
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FILE – In this Nov. 16, 2017, file photo, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez speaks to reporters after U.S. District Judge William H. Walls declared a mistrial in Menendez' federal corruption trial, during a news conference outside the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse in Newark, N.J. Menendez announced plans Tuesday, March 27, 2018, to kick off his re-election bid for a third term, two months after federal prosecutors dropped corruption charges against the New Jersey Democrat. Top Democrats including fellow U.S. Sen. Cory Booker and New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy are set to join Menendez during Wednesday, March 28, 2018, events in his hometown of Union City, N.J., where he was once mayor, and in southern New Jersey. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
March 28, 2018 - 12:09 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez has put a federal corruption case behind him, and now he is taking aim at his Republican challenger, a wealthy former biopharmaceutical executive. The 64-year-old New Jersey Democrat announced he will begin his re-election campaign on Wednesday with stops...
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FILE - This Jan. 4, 2010, file photo shows an historic marker on Wall Street in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
March 27, 2018 - 5:13 pm
A steep, late-afternoon sell-off in technology companies pulled U.S. stocks sharply lower Tuesday, knocking 344 points off the Dow Jones industrial average. The market slide erased modest gains from earlier in the day and much of a powerful rally from the day before. Banks also weighed on the...
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FILE - This Jan. 4, 2010, file photo shows an historic marker on Wall Street in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
March 27, 2018 - 5:01 pm
A steep, late-afternoon sell-off in technology companies pulled U.S. stocks sharply lower Tuesday, knocking 344 points off the Dow Jones industrial average. The market slide erased modest gains from earlier in the day and much of a powerful rally from the day before. Banks also weighed on the...
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FILE - This Oct. 14, 2015, file photo shows the Food and Drug Administration campus in Silver Spring, Md. The FDA receives about 1,000 requests to use experimental drugs for “compassionate use” each year and approves more than 99 percent of them, according to agency figures. The process usually takes about four days, although in emergency cases regulators can grant permission immediately over the phone. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
March 22, 2018 - 1:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The idea is a political crowd-pleaser with a catchy slogan: giving desperately ill patients the "right to try" experimental medicines. Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday became the latest group of politicians to back the effort, sending a bill to the...
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