Mark Gongloff is an editor with Bloomberg Gadfly. He previously was a managing editor of, ran the Huffington Post's business and technology coverage, and was a columnist, reporter and editor for the Wall Street Journal.

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Narrowing Curve
Steven Mnuchin says Donald Trump's tax plan will spur 3% economic growth. The bond market isn't buying it.
Source: Bloomberg
Taking the Journey
After 20 months of back-and-forth, the Abbott Labs-Alere deal is finally happening. Now the only question is: Was it all worth it?
Source: Bloomberg
Glide Path
AbbVie investors may not yet fully realize just how durable Humira's sales are, now that a big potential competitor has backed down.
Source: Bloomberg
Playing Catch-Up
Picking stocks is hard. It's even harder when you try to chase growth.
Sources: Fama/French, author's calculations

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