Last week's employment number shows the market has room to grow. Standing still is no longer an option.
Companies presented data on their drugs, and investors responded by punishing or rewarding shares.
Median chief executive pay rose by 5.5% to $11.4 million last year, and the top 10% of bosses earned an outsized 23% of the total compensation for all CEOs.
The situation is so bad that some doctors are now fighting back, refusing to prescribe pricey treatments that have little benefit over rivals.
Sales of the hepatitis C treatment Sovaldi are soaring, and insurance companies could see a double-digit cut to profits as a result.
From airlines to tobacco to pharma, stocks are seeing rare rallies for no apparent reason.
Instead of racing against each other, the companies are banding together to fight diabetes, arthritis and Alzheimer's.
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