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Apple, UnitedHealth Weigh on DJIA Friday

September 22, 2017: Markets opened lower Friday and never strayed far from the break-even line. The third quarter ends next Friday and maybe traders just want to lie low for ...
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United Technologies, Pfizer Lead DJIA Higher on Thursday

September 14, 2017: Markets opened lower Thursday but the blue chip DJIA turned north quickly and traded in the green (and touched a new intra-day high) for the rest of ...
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Why Pfizer Is Pushing the Dow to All-Time Highs

Although the markets were mixed on Thursday, major drug manufacturers proved to be one of the more positive segments on the day. In fact, Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE), Merck & ...
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Major Pharma Short Interest Surges

Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process of getting their drug candidates to market through clinical trials. There is a fair amount of risk involved, should a study ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Blackstone, Ciena, Merck, Tempur Sealy, Universal Display and More

Stocks were mixed on Wednesday after a mixed Tuesday. Efforts to straighten up after Hurricane Harvey have brought firms making predictions on industries and sectors, but it is important to ...
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Short Sellers Run for Cover From Major Pharma

Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process of getting their drug candidates to market through clinical trials. There is a fair amount of risk involved, should a study ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

The CEO of Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC), Brian Krzanich, quit the president's American Manufacturing Council, joining the CEOs of Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE: MRK) and Under Armour Inc. (NYSE: ...
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Short Sellers Hike Bets in Major Pharma

Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process of getting their drug candidates to market through clinical trials. There is a fair amount of risk involved, should a study ...
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Merck, DuPont Lead Dow Lower on Tuesday

August 8, 2017: Markets opened lower Tuesday and wobbled near the break-even line for most of the trading session. No significant economic data was released today, but some is on ...
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Verizon, Boeing Bolster DJIA Thursday

July 27, 2017: Markets opened higher again Thursday on a strong earnings report from Verizon on top of Wednesday's strong report from AT&T. The telecom sector was the day's leading ...
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Major Pharma Short Interest Takes a Big Step Back

Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process of getting their drug candidates to market through clinical trials. There is a fair amount of risk involved, should a study ...
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McDonald’s, Boeing, Caterpillar and Even More Dow Jones Companies Reporting This Week

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of the Dow Jones Industrial Average companies scheduled to report their quarterly results this week. A little more than one-third of the ...
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Why Credit Suisse Prefers Johnson & Johnson Over Pfizer

Major pharmaceutical companies have posted a relatively positive year so far. Currently, Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) is leading the pack with Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY) a close ...
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SunTrust Says Big Pharmaceuticals Have Multiple Catalysts for the Rest of 2017

Healthcare, which struggled mightily during the brutal election season last year and even back into 2015, has had a nice first half of 2017. Given the current nosebleed levels of ...
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IBM, JPMorgan Weigh on DJIA Monday

July 17, 2017: Markets opened mixed Monday and never strayed far from the break-even line. The best performing sectors were Utilities and consumer discretionaries while healthcare was the laggard. WTI ...
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