Financial news on December 17, 2006

Business and Financial news
Eli Lilly Said to Play Down Risk of Top Pill

Documents show the company knew of serious side effects of Zyprexa, its best-selling schizophrenia medication. Read more..

By ALEX BERENSON - The New York Times

Late in Life, Finding a Bonanza in Life Insurance

Trading in life insurance policies held by wealthy seniors has quietly become a big business for investors. Read more..

By CHARLES DUHIGG - The New York Times

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