Trade of the Day: A Hedge Against Narcolepsy

Trade of the Day: How to Hedge Yourself Against Narcolepsy
There's something here that will cure what ails you. Photographer: Niccolo Guasti/Getty Images

In recent years, drugmakers have raised prices on dozens of brand-name medicines at a pace that outstrips inflation, Bloomberg News reportstoday. The accompanying graphic shows that the cost of one drug in particular -- Xyrem, a narcolepsy treatment from Jazz Pharmaceuticals -- has climbed more than 840 percent since 2007.

So the Trade of the Day is to buy Xyrem and stockpile it in your medicine cabinet -- just in case.


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