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APR 27, 2016 - Yahoo! News

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Ackman, Valeant pledge reforms after spiking drug prices

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Activist investor William Ackman promised U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday that he will urge the board of Valeant Pharmaceuticals to reduce the high prices of four life-saving drugs that are now at the heart of two congressional probes. Speaking before the Senate Special Committee on Aging, Ackman revealed that Valeant's board will hold a conference call on ...

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APR 27, 2016 - Yahoo! News

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Valeant CEO tells U.S. Senate of regret over raising drug prices

By Sarah N. Lynch and Bill Berkrot WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Activist investor William Ackman promised U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday that he will urge the board of Valeant Pharmaceuticals to reduce the high prices of four life-saving drugs that are now at the heart of two congressional probes. Speaking before the Senate Special Committee on Aging, Ackman revealed that he ...

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APR 27, 2016 - Boston Herald

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US consumer confidence slips in April

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumers were feeling a little less confident in April, even though the stock market was rebounding from its February lows.The Conference Board said Tuesday its consumer confidence index dropped to 94.2 this month after rising to 96.1 in March.The April report showed confidence on a sideways path, with modest progress in one month followed by a slight ...

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APR 26, 2016 - Zero Hedge

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Consumer Confidence Stagnant Since The End Of QE3 As Wage Growth Hopes Fade

We're gonna need more money-printing. Consumer Confidence dropped in April to 94.2, missing expectations of 95.8 and hovering at its lowest in 2 years. In fact, the current level is relatively unchanged since the end of QE3, despite all the recent surges in stocks as the post-2009 94% correlation between the S&P 500 and confidence is breaking down rapidly and ...

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APR 26, 2016 - Business Insider

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Here comes consumer confidence...

The latest reading of consumer confidence from The Conference Board will be out at 10:00 a.m. EST. Economists expect the headline index to fall slightly to 95.8 in April, down from the previous month's 96.2. "Continued improvement in the labor market is likely to bolster the index, and we expect business confidence to be somewhat improved, given continued signs of stabilization in the ...

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