Regeneron accused of ‘fraudulent’ drug-pricing reporting for eye drug Eylea

The Department of Justice on Wednesday accused drug maker Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. of fraudulent practices related the pricing of its blockbuster vision-impairment drug Eylea, boosting its sales in the process. The agency alleged that Regeneron REGN, -0.81% inflated Medicare reimbursement rates on Eylea for years by “knowingly submitting” false sales price reports to the Centers […]

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‘Please don’t judge me’: I’m 54, and married with 5 kids. I have $20,000 in debt and $20,000 in mutual funds. I just inherited $10,000. How do I invest it?

April is National Financial Literacy Month. To mark the occasion, MarketWatch will publish a series of “Financial Fitness” articles to help readers improve their fiscal health, and offer advice on how to save, invest and spend their money wisely. Read more here. Dear Quentin, Please don’t judge me on what is in the past. There was […]

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My sister is in her 80s, and she recently remarried, but her less-wealthy husband insists on filing a joint tax return. Should she be concerned? 

Dear Tax Guy, My sister recently remarried. She and her husband are both widowed, in their 80s and they each have three grown middle-aged children. She has a special-needs trust for a disabled adult child who lives in a step-up care facility. I believe that my sister’s assets exceed those of her husband. They live […]

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My mother, 80, owes $400,000 due to a failed family business and my late father’s unpaid taxes. What could be seized?

Got a question about taxes or investing? You can write me at beth.pinsker@marketwatch.com.   Dear MarketWatch,  I’d appreciate some help understanding which of my mother’s assets are protected and which are not. My father passed away a few years ago and, while we understood some of what had been going on, we have more information now […]

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Grayscale files plans for ‘mini’ bitcoin fund, two months after GBTC’s conversion to ETF

Grayscale Investments is planning a second exchange-traded fund tracking spot bitcoin prices, just two months after the firm’s flagship Grayscale Bitcoin Trust converted to an ETF, according to a regulatory filing.  The Grayscale Bitcoin Mini Trust will trade under the ticker “BTC,” according to a filing Tuesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm […]

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Oracle finally becomes a cloud company, helped by ‘enormous’ AI demand

Oracle Corp. has reached an important milestone in its decade-long shift to becoming a cloud-computing company — revenue from the cloud surpassed its traditional software licensing revenue for the first time. Oracle Chief Executive Safra Catz touted that fact on the company’s conference call with analysts Monday while discussing its better-than-expected fiscal third-quarter earnings. Oracle […]

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