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Ionis Pharmaceuticals Drops on Dismissed Study

Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: IONS) shares dropped severely after a less-than positive update on its IONIS-TTR Rx program. The company is currently evaluating IONIS-TTRRx in an ongoing Phase 3 study, ...
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US Foods the Second Highest IPO of the Year

US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE: USFD) entered the market with this year’s second largest initial public offering (IPO). The company priced its 44.44 million shares at $23 per share, with an ...
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What to Expect From Palo Alto Earnings

Palo Alto Networks Inc. (NYSE: PANW) is scheduled to report its fiscal third-quarter financial results after the markets close on Thursday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are $0.42 in earnings ...
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What to Look for in GameStop’s Earnings

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) is set to report its fiscal first-quarter financial results after the markets close on Thursday. The Thomson Reuters consensus estimates are $0.61 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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7 ETFs and Closed-End Funds Yielding Over 10%

Most traditional investors love dividends. After all, over half of all total returns through time have been traced back to dividends. Some investors will go to any length possible to ...
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How Medivation Shareholders May Lose Big by Poison Pill in Hostile Takeover Fight With Sanofi

Sanofi S.A. (NYSE: SNY) wants Medivation Inc. (NASDAQ: MDVN) and it is going to extreme lengths to get it. Usually the term “hostile takeover” is an exaggeration, but in this case ...
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April Pending Home Sales Reach 10-Year High

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) Wednesday morning released its data on pending sales of existing homes for April. The pending home sales index rose 5.1 points to 116.3, from ...
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Natural Gas Price Slips After Storage Rises More Than Expected

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 71 billion cubic feet for the week ending May 20. Analysts were expecting a ...
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Dollar Tree Posts Solid Earnings and Guidance

Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) reported its fiscal first-quarter results before the markets opened on Thursday. The company said it had $0.89 in earnings per share (EPS) on $5.09 billion ...
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OvaScience Prices Secondary Offering

OvaScience Inc. (NASDAQ: OVAS) shares dropped early on Thursday following the pricing of its secondary offering. The company announced that it has priced its secondary offering of 7.15 million shares ...
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Abercrombie & Fitch Earnings Tumble on Lower Traffic

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) reported first-quarter fiscal 2016 results before markets opened Thursday. The specialty retailer posted a diluted loss per share of $0.59 on net sales of ...
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Energy MLPs Up 50% From Lows: 4 That Remain Top Analyst Picks

One almost shudders when thinking about how the energy master limited partnerships (MLPs) traded earlier this year. When 2016 started, the Alerian MLP index fell a stunning 30% in five short ...
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Car Sales Move Toward Record, but GM Lags

Sales of new light vehicles (cars and pickups) are on track to set another record in 2016, even though the month of May is not expected to show a year-over-year ...
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Jefferies Says Buy These 3 Compelling Value Stocks Now

It is one thing to buy a value stock, or a company with a very low multiple that is trading below historical multiple levels. It’s quite another thing to buy ...
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Capital Infusions Are More Evidence of a Biotech Turnaround

The collapse of biotech giant Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (NYSE: VRX) has accelerated and possibly prolonged the biotech decline, infecting the entire sector. While negative news from the company and ...
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