Behind the Cutting Edge Technology: The History of Amgen

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California based biotech company, Amgen (AMGN) - Get Report , reported earnings Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019.

The results were strong for both the fourth quarter and 2018 as a whole, but fell in after-hours trading anyway after issuing what Wall Street saw as a disappointing 2019 outlook. 

Amgen was established in 1980 in Thousand Oaks, California. The company is the brainchild of venture capitalist William K. (Bill) Bowes. Watch the video above to see how a staff of three turned this small idea into one of the world's leading biotechnology companies. The company's mission is posted on YouTube here.

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