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

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The 4 Stocks That Boosted the DJIA on Wednesday

March 18, 2015: Markets opened lower on Wednesday and bided its time below the break-even line until just after 2 p.m. and the FOMC’s announcement that it would no longer ...
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4 Top Pharmaceutical Stocks to Buy for Market Safety

Tuesday's big downward move reminded everybody that while things look encouraging for the stock market long term, momentum stocks tend to get absolutely eviscerated when a big volatility jump helps ...
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After Apple Added to DJIA, at Least 3 More Dow Stocks Could Get Booted

The team members at the S&P Dow Jones Indices group made a bold decision by removing AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) from the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and replacing it ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed Down The DJIA on Monday

February 9, 2015: Markets opened lower on Monday following remarks by Greece’s new president that rattled traders. There was no U.S. economic data out today. Shortly before the closing ...
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Large Cap Pharmaceutical Stocks to Buy Despite Negative Pricing Headlines

If there is one thing that the pharmaceutical industry tries to shy away from it is the controversy over the costs of some of the drugs on the market today. ...
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Loss of Hep C Drug Status Weighs on Merck Earnings

Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE: MRK) reported its fourth-quarter financial results Wednesday before the markets opened. The pharmaceutical giant had $0.87 in earnings per share (EPS) and $10.5 billion in ...
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The Top 10 Corporate Earnings for the Week Ahead

Corporate earnings season is just reaching its peak, and 24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the larger companies reporting in the coming week. We have taken ...
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Merck Is Top DJIA Stock in 2015

Among the 30 stocks that comprise the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE: MRK) was among the top performers in 2014, up about 14%, nearly double ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for Pfizer in 2015

Last year was another great one for a bull market that is nearly six years old. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) rose 7.5% and the S&P 500 Index rose ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for Merck in 2015

The bull market is almost six years old, and the market gains in 2014 took the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 7.5% and the S&P 500 Index up 11.4%. While ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for Johnson & Johnson in 2015

The bull market is almost six years old now, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose by 7.5% and the S&P 500 Index rose 11.4% in 2014. While those index ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the DJIA on Wednesday

January 7, 2015: Markets opened higher on Wednesday after ADP and TrimTab reports on unemployment came in a shade above expectations. The U.S. trade balance improved in November primarily on ...
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5 Top Dividend Yielding Stocks on UBS’s First 2015 Equity Focus List

With 2015 off to a rough start, many equity investors may still be trying to decide how to shape and design their portfolio after a strong, almost six-year rally. One ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Akamai, Carnival, Chevron, Pollo Loco, Ford, F5, Lululemon, Starbucks and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Monday as most investors and market participants were returning to work from the holidays. The one trend that could be counted on in 2014 was ...
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5 Top Pharmaceutical Stock Picks for 2015

After an outstanding 2014, the health care sector could be primed for yet another solid performance in 2015. While many analysts on Wall Street are very positive on the group, ...
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