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Johnson & Johnson
20 января, 07:01

New York Jets Owner Woody Johnson Tapped As U.K. Ambassador

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20 января, 01:44

Trump hints New York Jets owner Woody Johnson will be US envoy to UK

The scion of the Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical giant has known the president-elect for years.

20 января, 00:06

What Lies Ahead for Pharma ETFs?

Pharma ETFs have sold off after Trump's comments; can they rebound?

19 января, 23:04

New York Jets owner Woody Johnson to be US ambassador to UK

NFL team owner initially backed Jeb Bush but emerged as major fundraiser in last months of Donald Trump campaignWoody Johnson, the owner of the New York Jets football team and scion of the Johnson & Johnson industrial dynasty, has been nominated as the next US ambassador to London.The 69-year-old businessman and philanthropist is a longstanding Republican donor, but came relatively late to supporting Donald Trump’s election campaign. He served as finance chairman on Jeb Bush’s campaign to win the Republican nomination until it collapsed in February last year. Johnson only endorsed Trump in May, but emerged as a major fundraiser in the final months of the campaign and served on his inaugural committee. Continue reading...

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19 января, 22:27

Trump hints New York Jets owner Woody Johnson will be US envoy to UK

The scion of the Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical giant has known the president-elect for years.

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18 января, 23:57

Вместе против рака

Свыше 20 мировых фармкомпаний пообещали совместно бороться с раком и другими неинфекционными заболеваниями в развивающихся и бедных странах. Среди тех, кто заявил о сотрудничестве со Всемирным банком и неправительственной организацией Международный союз контроля за раком (UICC), американские Pfizer, Eli Lilly и Johnson & Johnson, швейцарские Roche и Novartis, французская Sanofi и британская GlaxoSmithKline.

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18 января, 21:00

Тальк для тела и детская присыпка «Джонсон и Джонсон» могут вызвать рак

Исследования показали очевидную связь между использованием талька для женской гигиены и детской присыпки Johnson&Johnson и раком яичников.

18 января, 17:30

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Intuitive Surgical, Stryker and Hologic

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Intuitive Surgical, Stryker and Hologic

18 января, 16:40

What???s Ahead for Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) in Q4 Earnings?

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), the bellwether of healthcare companies, is scheduled to report fourth-quarter 2016 and full-year results on Jan 24.

17 января, 21:41

3 Medical Device Stocks Likely to Beat Earnings Estimates

The likely revocation of the 2.3% medical device excise tax is going to be a big bonus for both the behemoths and small players.

16 января, 17:20

Intro Guide to the Fidelity Dividend Growth Fund (FDGFX)

Fidelity Dividend Growth (FDGFX) a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) was incepted in April 1993 and managed by the Fidelity Group.

16 января, 17:15

A Brief Discussion About Vanguard High Dividend Yield Index Investor Fund (VHDYX)

Vanguard High Dividend Yield Index Investor (VHDYX) a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the FTSE High Dividend Yield Index.

16 января, 13:39

Brief Study of MFS Total Return A Fund (MSFRX)

MFS Total Return A Fund (MSFRX) seeks above-average income consistent with the prudent employment of capital

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13 января, 22:20

Cory Booker Chooses Wall Street Over Main Street

Oh, Senator Cory Booker. I was so looking forward to 2020, in hopes that you would run for president. But now I fear that your 2020 campaign is doomed before it even starts. You are a talented and thoughtful senator. Your leadership on the issue of criminal justice reform made you a rock star in my world. But now you’ve revealed yourself to be just another Wall Street Democrat, out-of-touch with the concerns of Main Street America, just like your party’s doomed 2016 nominee, Hillary “I’m Not The Bad Man Who Says Bad Things” Clinton. This week, the Senate got on the fast track to its first agenda item in erasing any evidence there was ever a black president - the repeal of Obamacare. Democrats offered amendment after amendment to try and save any sliver of it they could. One by one, those amendments all failed. But one amendment would have passed. Senators Bernie “Maybe Next Time You’ll Pay Attention To Huge Rallies” Sanders and Amy “The Non-Franken Minnesotan” Klobuchar put forth an amendment to allow the importation of prescription drugs from Canada, in order to greatly reduce medication costs for Americans. Twelve Republicans voted for it, guaranteeing its passage if Democrats supported it. Senate Amendment 178: The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to lowering prescription drug prices, including through the importation of safe and affordable prescription drugs from Canada by American pharmacists, wholesalers, and individuals with a valid prescription from a provider licensed to practice in the United States, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2017 through 2021 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2017 through 2026. But some in the Democratic Party learned nothing from their electoral drubbing* and put the concerns of average Americans below the concerns of corporate campaign contributors. Given that choice, Senator Booker, you chose Wall Street over Main Street. You joined with Democratic senators Bennet (D-CO), Cantwell (D-WA), Carper (D-DE), Casey (D-PA), Coons (D-DE), Donnelly (D-IN), Heinrich (D-NM), Heitkamp (D-ND), Menendez (D-NJ), Murray (D-WA), Tester (D-MT), and Warner (D-VA) in ensuring Americans continue to pay the highest price for prescriptions in the world. Also, Senator Feinstein (D-CA) couldn’t be bothered to vote at all. You and some of the other Big Pharma Democrats are trying to sell us the excuse that you’re worried about the safety of imported drugs. We’re not stupid. We know that people have been illegally importing prescription drugs from Canada for years now; we saw Senator Bernie “Who’s The Unelectable One Now?” Sanders take busloads of seniors over the northern border to get cheap prescriptions filled and it didn’t seem to kill them off. We’ve got friends in Canada who use those drugs and their country hasn’t had any tainted prescription scandals. We know it is no coincidence that both New Jersey Democratic senators** voted against this amendment and there are 249 pharmaceutical companies headquartered in New Jersey. We know it is no coincidence that Merck & Co, Johnson & Johnson, Novo Nordisk, Novartis, and other health care industries have lined your pockets to the tune of over $945,474. We know it is no coincidence that your “worried about safety” excuse is the exact talking point promulgated by big pharma - literally PhRMA, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers Association: “The importation of unapproved and potentially counterfeit medicines into the United States jeopardizes our secure medicine system and presents a serious risk to public health,” a PhRMA spokesperson told HuffPost in a statement. “Guaranteeing patient safety is crucial, and we must have policies that ensure patients safely have access to the medicines they need.” The parents of a desperately ill child or the seniors whose lives depend on prescription medication aren’t worried that the pills they need are unsafe if they can’t afford to buy them in the first place. And Senator Booker, you knew full well that amendment only began the process of importing Canadian drugs, allowing Congress to further pass laws designed to ensure their safety. It’s not as if your YEA vote would have put Canadian pills in pharmacies tomorrow. Cory Booker, you have betrayed us. If you’re the Democrats’ hope for 2020, we all better prepare for eight years of a Trump Administration. ――   * And don’t you start in on the “3 million more votes” or “James Comey” or “Russian hacking” excuses. Hillary Clinton was running against an incompetent profane idiot narcissist on the heels of her party’s popular two-term incumbent who left her years of job growth, a surging stock market, increased health insurance coverage, reduced foreign occupations, and a dead Osama bin Laden to run on; she should have won by a landslide. Two-time Obama voters in the Rust Belt voted for Trump because they believed Hillary and the Democrats were oblivious to Main Street problems. Cory Booker and the Democratic Big Pharma caucus just proved them right. ** You’re not off the hook, either, Democratic Senators Murray ($2,732,660) and Cantwell ($1,096,243) from Washington (120 companies), Democratic Senators Carper ($1,136,706) and Coons ($620,668) from Delaware (15 companies, including Astra-Zeneca), and Democratic Senator Casey ($2,187,181) from Pennsylvania (211 companies, including GlaxoSmithKline and Johnson & Johnson). Y’all just aren’t running for president in 2020. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

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13 января, 03:12

Трамп обрушил акции фармацевтических компаний по всему миру

Избранный президент США Дональд Трамп потряс фармацевтический сектор неожиданным предупреждением, что его администрация будет добиваться снижения цен на лекарственные препараты. Фото с сайта vedomosti.ru В своем выступлении на первой после выборов пресс-конференции, Трамп выбрал в качестве объекта для критики именно фармацевтические компании, сказав, что они «безнаказанно убивают» людей, завышая цены на свою продукцию. Уже во время пресс-конференции котировки акций американских фармацевтических компаний, включая Johnson & Johnson и Pfizer, стали падать. «Мы крупнейший в мире покупатель лекарств, и мы не можем добиться разумных цен на них», – заявил Трамп. Читайте также: Неверную подружку парень выбросил в мусорный бак (видео)>> Собака Обамы покусала 18-летнюю посетительницу Белого дома (фото)>> В США студент решил дать собаке высшее образование>> Эксперт: Взрыв котла в Шахане можно было предотвратить>> Опознано тело Доктора Лизы>> Сорос потерял миллиард долларов из-за избрания Трампа>> Испанский посол в Великобритании покинул свой пост из-за скандала>> В Дамаске прогремел мощный взрыв>> В Астане пожарные спасли трех человек из горевшей многоэтажки (фото)>>

12 января, 17:10

Focus on Fidelity Equity Dividend Income Fund (FEQTX)

Fidelity Equity Dividend Income Fund (FEQTX) seeks reasonable income and capital appreciation

12 января, 01:15

Stock Market Roundup Jan. 11: Health Sector Lower on Trump "Murder" Comment

After President-elect Donald Trump said pharmaceutical companies were ???getting away with murder,??? in how much they charge the government for medicines.

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