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The 4 Stocks That Boosted the DJIA on Wednesday

August 26, 2015: Markets opened higher again on Wednesday and climbed to intra-day highs with about 1 hour left in the day’s trading session. That’s when everything went sour on ...
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Short Sellers Have Mixed Feelings on Major Pharma

The short interest data have been released for the August 14 settlement date. Pharmaceutical companies are usually involved in a lengthy process in getting their drug candidates to market through ...
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The 5 Most Disappointing Major Stocks of Tuesday

Tuesday turned out to be a seriously ugly day for the stock market. By some counts it was even uglier than Monday's sloppy session due to how it closed on ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the DJIA Tuesday

August 25, 2015: Markets opened higher on Tuesday and the markets quickly shook of the remaining effects of Monday’s tank job. WTI crude oil gained 2.8% ahead of Wednesday’s report ...
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4 Defensive Stocks Acting as a Buffer Against the Market Sell-Off

It seems hard to imagine that investors would get excited about very much at all when the market has slid this far south of late. Still, many investors are treating ...
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The 4 Stocks That Tanked the Dow on Thursday

August 20, 2015: Markets opened lower on Thursday and things got worse from there. The bad news started in China, where equities lost 3.4% in Shanghai. Rumors that Greek Prime ...
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4 Top Pharma Stocks That Should Outperform Out To 2016

With a very nervous market, and the end of summer doldrums upon us, it may be time to look for ideas that will make sense when the market heats back ...
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The 4 Stocks That Held the DJIA Higher on Thursday

August 13, 2015: Markets opened slightly higher on Thursday following reassurances from the People’s Bank of China that it is nearly finished tinkering with the country’s currency and that the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, Baker Hughes, GoPro, Merck, Microsoft, Yahoo and Many More

Stocks bounced sharply off their lows on Wednesday, and Thursday has positive indications. The reason for this always seems to be different each time, but the trend that lives on ...
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Short Sellers Back Off Big Pharma

The short interest data have been released for the July 31 settlement date. Pharmaceutical companies are usually involved in a lengthy process in getting their drug candidates to market through ...
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4 Large Cap Pharmaceutical Stocks to Buy on Strong Health Care Trends

One of the metrics that analysts and strategists follow closely is the three-month earnings revision ratio. While analysts continue to make more downward to upward revisions, the number is improving. ...
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UBS Makes August Changes to Equity Focus List Portfolio

With the dog days of summer upon us, and the market starting to really slow down, some Wall Street firms are making the last changes for the third quarter recommendations ...
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Positive Developments Around Ebola

The Ebola scare in 2014 was resounding within the health care sector, and many biotechs found themselves developing vaccines and related drugs in an effort to be first to market. ...
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The 4 Stocks That Boosted the DJIA on Wednesday

July 29, 2015: Markets opened higher on Wednesday and two of the three major indexes spend all day trading above the break-even line; only the Nasdaq Composite took a brief ...
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Should Gilead Really Be Rated Underperform?

Most analysts seem to be behind the growth that Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) has seen, namely in its Hepatitis C vaccines (HCV) Harvoni and Solvaldi. For the most part ...
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