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Top Dow Earnings for the Week Ahead

Earnings season for the second quarter of the calendar year is underway, and 24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major Dow Jones Industrial Average ...
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Short Sellers Run for Cover From Major Pharma

The short interest data have been released for the June 30 settlement date. Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process in getting their drug candidates to market through ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the DJIA Wednesday

July 6, 2016: Markets opened lower again Wednesday, following international markets that traded lower overnight. The British pound posted a new 31-year low against the dollar before climbing back a ...
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How Major Pharma Is Faring After the Brexit

The broad markets are recovering in the wake of the Brexit and it really appears to be one big head fake. We are also realizing that the Brexit was a ...
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The 4 Stocks That Boosted the Dow Wednesday

June 29, 2016: Markets opened higher again Wednesday and every sector is again posting a gain as the closing bell approaches. A drawdown in U.S. crude oil inventories coupled with ...
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Short Sellers Increase Bets Against Major Pharmaceutical Stocks

The short interest data have been released for the June 15 settlement date. Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process in getting their drug candidates to market through ...
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The 4 Stocks That Tanked the Dow on Friday

June 17, 2016: Markets opened lower again Friday after a somewhat disappointing report on U.S. housing starts. St. Louis Fed president James Bullard suggested that interest rate hikes may be ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Dow on Thursday

June 16, 2016: Markets opened lower Thursday but equities showed some spunk by trading on an upward trend for nearly the whole day. Asian and European markets traded lower and ...
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Merck Moves to Acquire Afferent Pharma

Merck & Co. (NYSE: MRK) might be slipping in Friday’s session, but the company is definitely making waves in its industry with its most recent acquisition agreement. Merck and Afferent Pharmaceuticals ...
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Major Pharma Has Short Sellers on the Run

The short interest data have been released for the May 31 settlement date. Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process in getting their drug candidates to market through ...
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How Credit Suisse Views Major Pharma After ASCO

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting is absolutely making waves in the pharmaceutical industry. As a result, analysts are giving their two cents on companies making presentations ...
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Merrill Lynch Picks ASCO Winners

The health care sector is descending on Chicago as the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting nears. This meeting draws many companies and analysts alike, looking for the ...
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The 4 Stocks That Boosted the DJIA on Wednesday

May 25, 2016: Markets opened higher again Wednesday on news that eurozone ministers have agreed to release the next tranche of bailout money to Greece. The dollar weakened and crude ...
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Short Sellers Take Mixed Stance on Major Pharma

The short interest data have been released for the May 13 settlement date. Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process in getting their drug candidates to market through ...
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Major Pharma Short Interest Continues to Recede

The short interest data have been released for the April 29 settlement date. Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process in getting their drug candidates to market through ...
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