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And so, another working week will soon draw to a close. Not a moment too soon, yes? This is, you may recall, our treasured signal to daydream about weekend plans. Our agenda includes a Rent Party doubling as another installment in our “Let’s-See-Them-Before-They-Die” concert series. Otherwise, we expect to continue the never-ending raking and catch up on some reading. And what about you? You could start your holiday shopping. Make time to see someone special. Or simply ruminate about the state of the world, such as it is. Well, whatever you do, have a grand time, but be safe. Enjoy, and see you soon …

Express Scripts shares fell as much as 9 percent at one point on Thursday after Citron Research tweeted that the pharmacy benefit manager is the “culprit” behind pharmaceutical price gouging, CNBC tells us. The short seller, which is run by Andrew Left, tweeted that Express Scripts is the “Philidor of the pharma industry,” referring to Philidor Rx Services and its alleged misconduct with Valeant Pharmaceuticals.

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