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Trump Preparing Executive Order On Drug Prices; Spec Pharma Stocks Slide To One Month Lows

Specialty pharma stocks are dropping - again - on news that the Trump administration is preparing an executive order - again - targeting lower U.S. drug costs. Bloomberg reports that the order addressing the sensitive campaign issue could come within weeks and has been largely left out of Republican legislative efforts in Congress, until now.

The Disturbing Trend That Will End In A Full-Fledged Pension Crisis

"Right now, millions of Americans are hard at work believing their pensions will be their saving grace for retirement. But the predicament pension funds across the United States find themselves in does not just spell trouble for the distant future... The crisis is happening as we speak."

...And Now For The Bad News

This is the most important thing to understand about US federal government spending: the built-in costs are so extreme that they can’t possibly make ends meet. And the problem becomes worse each year...

FBI Alleges Another Insider Trading Case Involving "Consultants"

Prosecutors allege that a former employee at the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, David Blaszczak, 41, working with a current employee at CMS at his Washington, DC-area consulting firm, provided insider trading information to Deerfield.