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  • Where to Find Prescription Drugs For Less Wednesday, 3 Sep 2008 | 8:51 PM ET

    Cheaper medications await if you know where to look.

  • Storm’s Toll on Insurers Not on Scale of Katrina Tuesday, 2 Sep 2008 | 10:46 AM ET

    Analysts say Gustav’s punishing blow to the Louisiana coastline Monday will cost nowhere near as much as Katrina three years ago, the New York Times reports..

  • The Wild West of Individual Health Insurance Tuesday, 26 Aug 2008 | 8:47 PM ET

    If you're not covered, this is what you need to do now.

  • Drug Safety Updates For Elan, Biogen, Amylin & Lilly Tuesday, 26 Aug 2008 | 11:23 AM ET
    Byetta Needle

    After the closing bell Monday, Eli Lilly and Amylin Pharmaceuticals announced that they're going to hold a conference call for analysts and investors about their diabetes drug Byetta. Why?

  • Of Football, Pfizer and Pharma Friday, 22 Aug 2008 | 11:31 AM ET

    As we head into my last free summer weekend before USC's football season kicks off, I wanted to clean out the Pharma's Market mailbox. (Actually I was looking for an apropos-of-nothing excuse to mention the Trojans.)

  • Abbott's Covering The Bases Thursday, 14 Aug 2008 | 1:28 PM ET

    The market cap of Dow component Johnson & Johnson is a whopping $200 billion. Abbott Labs is valued at less than half that. But think of ABT as kind of a mini-me JNJ because like Johnson & Johnson, ABT has cobbled together a similar three-siloed business of drugs, devices and consumer products.

  • Tips to Avoid Travel Traps Wednesday, 13 Aug 2008 | 8:56 PM ET

    Flying isn't the only rip-off. Your whole vacation is littered with hidden fees and surcharges, but you don't have to pay them all.

  • Dendreon's Provenge Study, And Takeout Target Updates Wednesday, 13 Aug 2008 | 11:52 AM ET

    Before I get to my favorite biotech saga, there are noteworthy, if not newsworthy, press releases out this morning from two takeout targets. Genentech put out a statement from the special independent board committee that's been appointed to handle the Roche buyout offer.

  • European Insurers Weather Financial Storm Wednesday, 13 Aug 2008 | 5:24 AM ET

    European financial groups ING and Zurich Financial Services reported quarterly profits that met or exceeded expectations on Wednesday, helped by strong insurance businesses and limited investment writedowns.

  • AIG 'Not Out of the Woods Yet': Goldman Analyst Monday, 11 Aug 2008 | 3:28 PM ET

    American International Group, the world's largest insurer, may have to raise more capital to bolster its balance sheet if its credit ratings are cut again, Goldman Sachs analyst Tom Cholnoky said in a note to clients.

  • Today's Top Videos: Olympics, Citigroup & More... Thursday, 7 Aug 2008 | 6:01 PM ET

    AIG reports weak earnings and further write-downs, while GE says the Beijing Olympics will help boost the company's brand image. Following are today's top videos:

  • AIG, Wal-Mart Hurt Dow as Oil Tops $120 Thursday, 7 Aug 2008 | 4:50 PM ET

    Stocks ended near session lows as oil ended above $120 a barrel and two Dow components missed the Street's targets.

  • Stocks Pare Losses as Oil Surrenders Gains Thursday, 7 Aug 2008 | 3:48 PM ET

    Stocks pared some losses Thursday afternoon as oil prices flattened out. Putting pressure on stocks today was a quartet of dismal news: a rise in jobless claims, oil's resurgence, Wal-Mart's sales miss and AIG's wider-than-expected loss.

  • AXA First-Half Profit Falls, Says Capital Adequate Thursday, 7 Aug 2008 | 11:32 AM ET

    AXA Europe's second-biggest insurer, reported lower first-half net profit on Thursday although the earnings came in above the average market forecast and AXA said it needed no capital increase.

  • Wal-Mart, AIG Drag on Stocks Thursday, 7 Aug 2008 | 11:11 AM ET

    Stocks opened lower, clipped by a quartet of dismal news: a rise in jobless claims, oil's resurgence, Wal-Mart's sales miss and AIG's wider-than-expected loss.  But a better-than-expected report on home sales helped shave a few points off the decline.

  • Stocks Pare Losses After Home-Sales Report Thursday, 7 Aug 2008 | 10:21 AM ET

    Stock futures fell further after a report showed jobless claims unexpectedly rose last week. Futures had already been pointing lower as oil rose nearly $3 a barrel, Wal-Mart missed sales estimates and Dow component AIG posted a wider-than-expected loss.

  • European Insurer Allianz Abandons Profit Goal Thursday, 7 Aug 2008 | 12:07 AM ET

    Europe's biggest insurer Allianz abandoned its profit targets and said on Wednesday new guidance was impossible given financial market turmoil that kept its Dresdner Bank firmly in the red in the second quarter.

  • Earnings Fall Again Amid Mounting Losses On Derivatives Wednesday, 6 Aug 2008 | 6:56 PM ET

    American International Group reported a quarterly loss of 51 cents a share, falling far short of analysts' estimates, which had projected a profit for the company.

  • Ambac Shares Jump on Higher Net Profit Wednesday, 6 Aug 2008 | 8:48 AM ET

    Bond insurer Ambac Financial reported sharply higher quarterly net income on Wednesday on valuation gains on some securities, sending its shares up more than 12 percent in early trading.

  • Humana Profit Falls, But Raises Full-Year Target Monday, 4 Aug 2008 | 8:44 AM ET

    Health insurer Humana posted quarterly profit that beat estimates and lifted its 2008 forecast on Monday on better-than-expected results for its Medicare prescription drug plans for seniors, sending shares more than 4 percent higher.

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