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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Dow on Friday

June 26, 2015: Markets opened higher on Friday but tech stocks almost immediately dragged down the Nasdaq Composite and eventually weighed on the S&P 500 index as well. A weak ...
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Short Sellers Become More Focused on Big Pharma

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

June 22, 2015: Markets opened higher on Monday as investors appeared optimistic that Greece and the European Central Bank would strike a deal. That hasn’t happened yet today. Gold dropped ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the Dow on Friday

June 12, 2015: Markets opened lower on Friday as a solution to the Greek-European Union seems to draw further away from negotiators. Energy and healthcare stocks both opened weak and ...
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Short Sellers Back Off Big Pharma

The short interest data has been released for the May 29 settlement date. Pharmaceutical companies are usually involved in a lengthy process in getting their drug candidates to market through ...
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Autoimmune Drugs to Drive Big Pharma Higher in Coming Years

Credit Suisse sees some solid upside in big pharma in the coming years. After the health care sector has made a strong run, this firm believes that it can continue, ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the Dow Tuesday

June 2, 2015: Markets opened lower on Tuesday as a settlement of the Greek financial problem continues to evade negotiators. The euro rose today, sending the dollar lower and the ...
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Short Sellers More Selective on Big Pharma Stocks

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

May 22 2015: Markets opened mixed on Friday on a day that was tough on blue chips. The energy sector slipped on a stronger dollar and lower crude oil prices, ...
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Short Sellers Keep Strong Bets Against Big Pharma

The short interest data has been released for the April 30 settlement date. Pharmaceutical companies are usually involved in a lengthy process in getting their drug candidates to market through ...
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Mega-Caps Posted the Biggest Earnings Surprises: 4 to Buy Now

Even though many pundits on Wall Street predicted lousy first-quarter earnings, only one thing can be said with over 90% of the S&P 500 reports in for the quarter: “Not ...
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4 Pharmaceutical Companies Leading the Breast Cancer Fight

If one cancer strikes a chord with women all over the world, it is breast cancer. While treatments have improved dramatically, it still ranks as the most common cancer among ...
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Top Credit Suisse Major Pharma Stock Picks to Buy

Considering the health care sector has been on fire for the first quarter of 2015, analysts are putting more value in biotechs and big pharmaceuticals. Credit Suisse is no different. ...
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The 4 Stocks That Buoyed the Dow on Monday

May 4, 2015: Markets opened higher on Monday after a relatively quiet night overseas. Both U.K. and Japanese equities markets were closed Monday for holidays. Other Asian and European markets ...
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The 4 Stocks That Boosted the Dow on Tuesday

April 28, 2015: Markets opened slightly higher on Tuesday but were able to cross back into positive territory on early strength from the tech and healthcare sectors. Equities appear headed ...
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