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Why Is Eli Lilly Climbing?

By Dave Williamson - Updated Apr 7, 2017 at 12:25PM

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In this video, health-care analyst David Williamson discusses Eli Lilly and its surprising accomplishment of hitting a new 52-week high despite poor trial results for Alzheimer's drug solanezumab. What is propelling shares forward? Watch and find out along with David's take on the recent developments.

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Eli Lilly and Company Stock Quote
Eli Lilly and Company
LLY
$310.31 (-1.16%) $-3.63
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