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Gilead Tops the BusinessWeek 50

The best-performing company of them all? Well, according to BusinessWeek, it’s a biopharmaceutical company, Gilead Sciences, which placed first in the annual BusinessWeek 50. The company posted some impressive numbers: a 48.6 percent pretax profit as a percentage of average invested capital (taken as an average of the last three years), 38.2 average annual sales […]
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Coming Soon: Cancer Wars

What if the industry develops highly effective cancer treatments and no one pays for them? BusinessWeek takes on the question in a reasonably savvy brief article this week. A sample: “At some point—and that point will come sooner rather than later—payers are not going to approve spending $100,000 for someone to live an extra six […]
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