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Sanders tweet cost drug company to lose $400M in a day

Bernie Sanders told his followers the company is price-gauging. Sanders told his 2.6 million followers that Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. had raised the price of its leukemia drug “to almost $199,000 a year.” “Drug corporations’ greed is unbelievable,” the Vermont senator tweeted. Shortly after the tweet, Ariad’s stock lost 15 percent of its value — or [...]
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