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First half of 2006 roundup: Big Pharma trumps biotech

Here we are at the midpoint of 2006 already. The first half stock market doesn't look pretty! The Dow is up a modest 4%. Two months ago, the Dow was up twice that level but took a tumble in May falling sharply in June and beginning to bounce back in July. The NASDAQ has really taken a hit in these first 6 months, having dropped 2%.

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Full article >>> $2.7 billion. Imagine what will happen with Pfizer's Lipitor with last year's sales of $13 billion (granted this is worldwide and Pfizer's patent expiration in different parts of the world varies).

More recently, during the last 3 years, Big Pharma has experimented with a different formula called "authorized generics". Under this scenario, in advance of patent expiration, Big Pharma has ......

Full article >>> , and the completion of the Boston Scientific/Abbott Lab's acquisition of Guidant (with Abbott acquiring an equity chunk of Boston Scientific in the process). Of note, in the last week was the disposal by Pfizer of its consumer products business to J&J for over $7 billion. This includes products like Listerine and other products Pfizer had obtained in the Warner-Lambert acquisition along with Pfiz......

Full article >>> .60+21%$ 94.67. Merck (MRK)$36.43$31.99+14%$ 79.58. Abbott Labs (ABT)$43.61$46.50<4%>$ 66.69. Eli Lilly (LLY)$55.27$56.77<3%>$ 62.510. Wyeth (WYE)$44.4......

Full article >>> han the NASDAQ and AMEX Biotech indices. Not a pretty first half!

Big biotech stock performance 2006
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Full article >>> period and shut for 1-2 years. The current IPO window has lingered open since the 4th quarter of 2004; however it has not been a strong market, with low initial pricings and valuations. Nevertheless, it continues to remain open! We will look at this further in weeks to come!

One issue that both Big Pharma and biotech companies face: increasing resistance to high pricing on new ......

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Source:wistechnology.com By Michael Rosen 07/03/06


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