Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK)

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McDonald’s, Merck Lift DJIA on Tuesday

September 20, 2016: Markets opened higher Tuesday as no sector was showing big gains but healthcare stocks the clear leader. Traders and investors are likely trying to position themselves for ...
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Intel, Apple Drag on DJIA Monday

September 19, 2016: Markets opened higher Monday and while most sectors traded in the green the gains didn't add up to much. Fresh speculation about an OPEC production freeze pushed ...
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Jefferies Issues Top Pharma and Biohealth Stocks to Buy

Despite recent market headwinds and volatility, there are strong underlying fundamentals among the large cap pharmaceuticals that are continuing to drive them forward. One key analyst issued a few of its top picks ...
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Major Pharma Continues to See Significant Drop in Short Interest

The short interest data have been released for the August 31 settlement date. Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process in getting their drug candidates to market through ...
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Wal-Mart, Home Depot Weigh on DJIA Wednesday

September 7, 2016: Markets opened mixed Wednesday following largely unmemorable sessions overseas. European markets await a policy statement from the ECB due Thursday morning. The Beige Book's release did move ...
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Major Pharma Short Interest Faces Significant Drop

The short interest data have been released for the August 15 settlement date. Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process in getting their drug candidates to market through ...
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Merck, UnitedHealth Sink DJIA Wednesday

August 24, 2016: Markets opened lower Wednesday and only the Nasdaq Composite made even a brief visit to positive territory during the day's trading session. Healthcare and materials stocks led ...
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How Much Medivation Can Really Fetch in a Buyout

Medivation Inc. (NASDAQ: MDVN) has been among the top future biotech mergers for quite some time. The problem is that we still have no idea which company will buy Medivation, ...
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Credit Suisse Issues Top Pharma Picks in Bull/Bear Upside Analysis

It is sometimes hard to wonder about health care and pharmaceutical stocks during an election year. Still, with uncertainty can come opportunity. The team at Credit Suisse has issued its ...
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Major Pharma Short Interest Slides

The short interest data have been released for the July 29 settlement date. Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process in getting their drug candidates to market through ...
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Short Sellers Look Worried About High-Yield Defensive Dividend Stocks

The short interest data for the July 29 settlement date are out. Investors and traders alike need to know that the short sellers are now fighting the market at all-time highs. ...
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Amex, DuPont Drag on DJIA Tuesday

August 9, 2016: Markets opened higher again Tuesday following the lead of Asian and European exchanges. The productivity report cooled investors' enthusiasm, though, and afternoon trading saw equities slipping below ...
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Healthcare Stocks Sink DJIA on Monday

August 8, 2016: Markets opened higher Monday but turned south shortly after the opening bell and remained in the red for the rest of the day. The dollar gained strength ...
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Why Credit Suisse Sees Merck and Bristol-Myers Gap Widening Further

Last week's news from Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (NYSE: BMY) about Opdivo in first line non-small cell lung cancer missing its primary endpoint absolutely crushed its shares. It is just usual to ...
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Merck Dominates DJIA Boost Friday

August 5, 2016: Markets opened higher Friday following the report of 255,000 new U.S. jobs added in July. The financial and tech sectors led the gainers today, the former likely ...
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