Thursday: 1 Big Winner in Health Care

On Thursday's edition of Market Checkup, The Motley Fool's health-care focused show for investors, Fool health-care analyst David Williamson sheds some light on what's driving the biggest movers in the health-care space today.

Shares of Ariad Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ARIA  ) popped 8% today on word from British newspapers that Eli Lilly (NYSE: LLY  ) , and possibly GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK  ) , were interested in buying the biotech. To David however, the story just doesn't add up. In this segment, he looks at why the deal wouldn't make sense for Eli Lilly or Glaxo, and why he isn't putting a lot of credence behind these reports.

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David Williamson

The Motley Fool's Healthcare Analyst, I specialize in Pharma, Biotech, and how the ACA (Obamacare) is changing the business of healthcare in America. Follow me on Twitter for breaking stock news, policy thoughts, and misc musings...

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