SPOTLIGHT: Merck profits jump by 62 percent

Merck & Co. saw its profits soar by 62 percent to $1.53 billion, on a 12 percent jump in revenue and lower admin and overhead costs; Singulair was the big seller for the quarter at $1 billion. Release

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