Tracy Staton

Tracy Staton
Tracy Staton
Editor-in-Chief

Tracy Staton is the editor of FiercePharma and FiercePharmaMarketing. She has been a freelance writer for 8 years. Before that, she served as editor of the Dallas Business Journal, editor of Texas Business magazine, and a senior editor at American Way, the inflight magazine of American Airlines. She is based in Vermont and can be reached at [email protected], or find her on LinkedIn.

Stories by Tracy Staton

Pfizer, AZ outpace Big Pharma in emerging markets

A few years ago, emerging markets were souped-up engines heating up pharma growth. Now, with economic slowdowns in key markets such as China, they’ve moved into a lower gear—but in the third quarter, drugmakers saw signs of an upward shift, at least in the short term.

UPDATED: Pharma shares celebrate Trump win, but trade problems loom

Biopharma shares soared with Donald Trump's presidential victory as the threat of sweeping action against drug prices lifted. But Trump won't be idle on pricing, analysts say, and his ferocious opposition to trade deals could be a long-term headache for the decidedly global pharma business.
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DOJ charges likely to hit only a few generics makers: Analysts

Generics makers lost $8.5 billion in value Thursday on news that the feds are prepping price-fixing charges against industry players. The good news: Though the danger is real--and quite significant--analysts figure it will be confined to only a few of the 12 companies that have received federal subpoenas.