Bucking the Trend

This may mess up your "merger madness" bracket (kind of like Villanova is doing for the basketball brackets): Eli Lilly is not interested in a merger with Bristol-Myers Squibb, reports the Financial Times. CEO John Lechleiter told the FT that he'd rather "work to boost his company's internal development of experimental medicines alongside selective smaller-scale deals."

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