- Newsmaker Has the Bear Market Hit Bottom Yet? - Stock markets appear more stable today after yesterday's meltdown that left investors reeling. Tony Perkins, who has written about the overvaluation of share prices, offers an explanation for the maniacal behavior that's moving the market, and gives us his outlook of what the jittery markets may mean for nervous investors.
- Reporter's Notebook: FDA and Rezulin - New evidence suggests that pharmaceutical giant Warner-Lambert, maker of Rezulin, knew about the drug's life threatening liver toxicity but pushed the FDA for fast approval anyway. David Willman, of the Los Angeles Times, has continued to follow the story in the two-plus years that the discredited diabetes drug has been on the market.
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After the Iran Nuclear Deal: Does Trump have a Plan B President Trump made good on a campaign promise. The U.S. is out of the “horrible” “one-sided” Iran nuclear deal. Can it stop Iran from restoring its nuclear program? Make diplomatic peace with allies in Europe? Convince North Korea the U.S. can be trusted?
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