Today as you drive home from work, take a moment to to look at the sky and look at the blue moon – this is the last time you ‘ll see up to July 2015.

Genzyme, which was developed by Sanofi-Aventis courted recently , said on Friday it will eliminate 1,000 jobs, about 10 percent of the workforce over the next 15 months to reduce costs, according to the Boston Globe. With shareholder activist investors such as Carl Icahn and Ralph Whitworth, the has biotechnology has come under increasing pressure to increase shareholder value, the sale of the share buy-back and the layoffs are part of the management steps taken over.. Unlike Genzyme Genetics, said the rare disease drugmaker to sell his idea to two other units – Diagnostic Products and Pharmaceutical Intermediates – fall by the wayside, as part of a five-part plan shareholder value shareholder value, the proceeds from these used to used to finance the second half of the company to be completed $ 2000000000 share repurchase program in May 2014. Continue reading

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