Mylan MYL 1.12 % NV raced Thursday to counter a firestorm of criticism over its pricing of lifesaving EpiPens, saying it would help more patients cover their out-of-pocket costs.
LONDON—Strong growth in household spending helped boost the British economy in the run up to the U.K.'s referendum on continued European Union membership, while business investment fell slightly year-over-year.
Big surprise: It turns out starting a company, investing in new technologies, and bringing services to new markets can be quite a money drain.
The thesis around one of the easiest trades in the business got badly bruised on Thursday. Dollar stores such as Dollar Tree (DLTR) and Dollar General (DG) were hammered in response to their tepid fiscal second-quarter earnings and outlooks.
Carl Icahn's exploration of a sale of his Herbalife Ltd. HLF -5.18 % stake to a group of investors including William Ackman is rich with irony, but the nutritional-products company's shareholders aren't amused.