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U.S. to consider expanding Medicare drug price negotiation

U.S. to consider expanding Medicare drug price negotiation

Published 14/05/2018

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Trump administration is considering expanding Medicare’s ability to negotiate the cost of drugs by giving private payers a role in [more…]

Buffett defends doing business with gun manufacturers

Buffett defends doing business with gun manufacturers

Published 05/05/2018

OMAHA, Neb. (Reuters) - Billionaire Warren Buffett on Saturday defended his earlier remark that it would be “ridiculous” for the conglomerate not to do business [more…]

Buffett targets CEO for Berkshire-Amazon-JPMorgan healthcare…

Buffett targets CEO for Berkshire-Amazon-JPMorgan healthcare…

Published 05/05/2018

OMAHA, Neb. (Reuters) - Warren Buffett on Saturday said he hoped a chief executive would be found within a couple of months for the healthcare [more…]

The wit and wisdom of Warren Buffett, ‘Oracle of Omaha’

The wit and wisdom of Warren Buffett, ‘Oracle of Omaha’

Published 05/05/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billionaire investor Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc Vice Chairman Charlie Munger are answering five hours of questions from shareholders, journalists [more…]

Berkshire Hathaway shareholders reject two proposals

Berkshire Hathaway shareholders reject two proposals

Published 05/05/2018

(Reuters) - Berkshire Hathaway shareholders at annual meeting overwhelmingly reject shareholder proposal concerning methane emissions Berkshire Hathaway shareholders at annual meeting overwhelmingly reject shareholder proposal [more…]

Buffett owns 5 percent of Apple. He’d like to own more

Buffett owns 5 percent of Apple. He’d like to own more

Published 05/05/2018

OMAHA, Neb. (Reuters) - Warren Buffett said he would be happy if his conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway Inc owned more than 5 percent of Apple Inc’s [more…]

Ping An Healthcare opens up 4.6 percent in Hong Kong debut

Ping An Healthcare opens up 4.6 percent in Hong Kong debut

Published 04/05/2018

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Ping An Healthcare and Technology Co Ltd (1833.HK) shares opened up 4.6 percent on their market debut in Hong Kong on [more…]

FDA chief questions protections on drug rebates, stocks fall

FDA chief questions protections on drug rebates, stocks fall

Published 04/05/2018

(Reuters) - U.S. Food and Drug Administration chief Scott Gottlieb on Thursday questioned whether rebates that drugmakers provide to health insurers should remain protected by [more…]

Four found guilty in insider trading case linked to U.S. health agency

Four found guilty in insider trading case linked to U.S. health agency

Published 04/05/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two partners at the hedge fund Deerfield Management and two others were found guilty on Thursday of charges stemming from what [more…]