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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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The 4 Stocks That Edged the DJIA Down on Thursday

May 5, 2016: Markets opened higher on Thursday primarily on strengthening crude oil prices despite a move higher by the dollar. Higher job cuts reported by Challenger combined with a ...
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Merck Earnings Beat Estimates; More Acquisitions on Tap

Drug giant Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE: MRK) reported first-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Thursday. The company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.89 and revenues of $9.31 ...
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3 Big Pharma Stocks With Credible Threats to Their Blockbusters

A pharmaceutical company could face a threat to one of its products for a number of reasons, ranging from an improved formulation, a new drug approval to simply a patent expiry and the ...
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Top 6 Earnings for the Week Ahead

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major companies reporting their quarterly results this week. We have included the consensus earnings estimates from Thomson Reuters ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the DJIA Friday

April 29, 2016: Markets opened lower Friday with healthcare and tech stocks taking the brunt of the punishment. This morning's report on PCE inflation showed inflation lower in April than ...
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Major Pharma Short Interest Remains Mixed, With 1 Massive Drop

The short interest data have been released for the April 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 World’s 15 Top Selling Drugs

Attaining a certain drug can mean the difference between life and death for millions of Americans. These essential products also help generate billions for drug manufacturers. Pharmaceutical companies generate an ...
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Apple Has $181 Billion Offshore

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) continues to be the American company with most money "parked" offshore. The amount has hit $181 billion. The fact that the sum is so high raises ...
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The 4 Stocks That Buoyed the DJIA on Thursday

April 14, 2016: Markets opened slightly higher Thursday following rather cool data on the consumer price index and fewer new claims for unemployment benefits than expected. Equities spent most of ...
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Short Sellers Become More Selective in Major Pharma

The short interest data have been released for the March 31 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 Dominated the Dow on Wednesday

April 6, 2016: Markets opened higher on Wednesday following mixed trading in Asia. The dollar weakened and the release of the minutes from the FOMC's March meeting gave equities an ...
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How Ionis Pharma Beat a Biotech Giant

Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: IONS) led biotech stocks early on Wednesday following a key patent dispute win in the U.S. court system. The company announced that a jury in the U.S. ...
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Jefferies Top Drug Stocks for the Rest of 2016

One key analyst firm is continuing to look at which companies in the health care space are going to return the most in 2016. For the most part, Jefferies maintained ...
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Major Pharma Short Interest Takes a Small Step Back

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