Pharmaceutical manufacturing

FILE - In this April 26, 2019, file photo, RELPAX migraine pills manufactured by Pfizer are arranged for a photo in Doral, Fla. Pfizer Inc. reports financial earns Tuesday, Oct. 29. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
October 29, 2019 - 8:07 am
Pfizer's third-quarter profit nearly doubled after it booked a $8.1 billion gain on the creation of a consumer health products joint venture, part the drugmaker's plan to narrow its focus on cancer treatments and other innovative medicines. The New York company's profit handily beat Wall Street...
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FILE- This May 1, 2018, file photo shows Merck corporate headquarters in Kenilworth, N.J. Merck & Co. reports financial earns Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
October 29, 2019 - 7:47 am
Big jumps in sales of Merck's top two blockbuster drugs drove revenue up 15%, but higher spending across the board pushed profits down 3% in the third quarter. Merck still easily beat Wall Street forecasts and boosted its forecast for the year. The quarter were dominated again by advanced cancer...
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FILE- This May 1, 2018, file photo shows Merck corporate headquarters in Kenilworth, N.J. Merck & Co. reports financial earns Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
October 29, 2019 - 7:25 am
KENILWORTH, N.J. (AP) — Merck is reporting a very strong third quarter with sales of one of its key drugs soaring 62%. The pharmaceutical company on Tuesday posted earnings of $1.9 billion, or 74 cents per share. Removing one-time costs, earnings were $1.51 per share, easily topping Wall Street...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2019, file photo, RELPAX migraine pills manufactured by Pfizer are arranged for a photo in Doral, Fla. Pfizer Inc. reports financial earns Tuesday, Oct. 29. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
October 29, 2019 - 7:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Pfizer is reporting a huge jump in third quarter profits and is raising its outlook for the year. The drugmaker on Tuesday reported earnings of $7.68 billion, or $1.36 per share. Removing one-time charges, per-share earnings were 75 cents, or 12 cents better than Wall Street had...
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Trader Craig Esposito works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. The S&P 500 rose 16 points, or 0.6 %, to 3,039, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 132 points, or 0.5%, to 27,090. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 28, 2019 - 5:29 pm
The S&P 500 index closed at an all-time high Monday, extending a recent string of gains in what's mostly been a solid month for the market. The benchmark index closed at 3,039.42, around 14 points above its previous record set on July 26. The S&P 500 notched its latest milestone after weeks...
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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2019, file photo specialist Patrick King, left, and trader Fred DeMarco work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, Oct. 28. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 28, 2019 - 2:54 pm
Stocks marched higher on Wall Street in afternoon trading Monday, extending the market's gains into a fourth week and driving the S&P 500 on track for an all-time high. The rally comes at the beginning of a busy week of corporate earnings, new economic data and expectations of another interest...
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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2019, file photo specialist Patrick King, left, and trader Fred DeMarco work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, Oct. 28. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 28, 2019 - 10:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved broadly higher in early trading Monday, putting the S&P 500 on track for a record high at the beginning a busy week of corporate earnings and economic reports. Wall Street will get reports from 156 companies in the S&P 500 index this week. The company news and a...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2019, file photo specialists James Denaro, left, and Mario Picone work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, Oct. 25. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 25, 2019 - 5:51 pm
The S&P 500 closed just short of an all-time high Friday as investors welcomed solid company earnings reports and an encouraging update on trade talks between the U.S. and China. Technology, communications services and financial stocks powered the rally. The index ended within 0.1% of its...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2019, file photo specialists James Denaro, left, and Mario Picone work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, Oct. 25. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 25, 2019 - 12:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks touched a record high in midday trading Friday, driven by solid corporate profits and gains by technology companies. Intel rose 7.4% after raising its profit forecast for the year following a solid third quarter. Fellow chipmakers, including Nvidia, also made strong...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2019, file photo specialist Peter Mazza works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Oct. 23. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 23, 2019 - 2:22 pm
U.S. stock indexes were flat in afternoon trading Wednesday as investors reviewed another set of mixed quarterly report cards from big companies. While it's still early this earnings season, traders are trying to gauge how much the U.S. trade war with China and a slowdown in global economic growth...
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