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

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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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Despite Currencies, Merck Delivers on Earnings

Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE: MRK) has managed to beat its first-quarter earnings expectations, and handily at that. The drug giant and Dow Jones Industrial Average component reported earnings of $0.85 per ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the DJIA on Monday

April 27, 2015: Markets opened higher on Monday but there was little positive news to sustain the opening gains. Biotech stocks traded lower to drag the Nasdaq Composite lower. Heavyweight ...
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What to Expect From Merck and Pfizer Earnings

Pharmaceutical giants Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE: MRK) and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) are both releasing their first quarter financial results Tuesday before the markets open. Each of these companies ...
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7 DJIA Earnings Previews for This Week: Apple, Merck, Pfizer, Exxon, Visa, Chevron

Corporate earnings season now in full throttle, and 24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the Dow Jones Industrial Average components reporting their financial results in ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the DJIA Thursday

April 16, 2015: Markets opened lower on Thursday before climbing above the break-even line in the mid-afternoon. Crude oil futures rose to another year-to-date high today and three hot IPOs ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the DJIA on Tuesday

April 14, 2015: Markets opened higher on again on Tuesday but all three major indexes slipped below the breakeven line soon thereafter. The S&P 500 and the DJIA pulled back ...
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Over Half of DJIA Stocks Outyield 30-Year Treasury Bond

2015 is becoming a very interesting year. The bull market is now six years old, we are over three years without a true correction and the Federal Reserve is expected ...
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4 Big Pharmaceutical Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2015

While most people consider big pharmaceutical stocks very defensive, the fact of the matter is that they offer investors terrific growth and income possibilities, which can lead to outstanding total ...
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