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

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Pfizer, Coca-Cola Lead Dow Higher Friday

December 9, 2016: Markets opened higher again Friday with little support from either economic data or corporate earnings. One big positive came from the University of Michigan's consumer sentiment report ...
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Analyst’s Top Pharmaceutical Buys Offer Big Dividends and Growth Potential

Ever since the fall of last year when Hillary Clinton spoke out on high drug prices, the top stocks in the pharmaceutical sector have taken a beating. With Clinton defeated ...
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Nike, Visa Lead DJIA Down on Monday

November 28, 2016: Markets opened lower Monday after a long weekend of eating and shopping. There was no economic news of note, so this may just be a pause in ...
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Short Sellers Hike Their Bets in Most Major Pharma Stocks

The short interest data have been released for the November 15 settlement date. Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process in getting their drug candidates to market through ...
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American Express, Disney Weigh on DJIA Friday

November 18, 2016: Markets opened higher Friday but the good vibe did not last. The energy sector posted the best gain while the healthcare sector fared worst. As we head ...
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Goldman, JPMorgan Drag DJIA Lower Wednesday

November 16, 2016: Markets opened lower Wednesday but only the Nasdaq Composite has managed to boost itself into positive territory. The tech sector was the day's leading gainer, but was ...
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Short Interest Bets Increase on Major Pharma

The short interest data have been released for the October 31 settlement date. Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process in getting their drug candidates to market through ...
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Pfizer, Caterpillar Dominate DJIA on Wednesday

November 9, 2016: Markets opened lower again Wednesday following the unexpected results of Tuesday's election. Overnight DJIA futures dropped some 800 points at one point, but equities gained strength throughout ...
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Pharma Stocks Crushed Under Election Rhetoric, but Top Analysts Say Buy These 4 Now

One thing you can always count on do-nothing politicians to employ is hot populist rhetoric on subjects that they won’t do anything about, but that they know strikes a chord ...
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Why Analysts See Big Upside in Apple, GE and Merck After Earnings

Investors have had to interpret a lot of data in this aging bull market and ahead of the election. Despite the recent volatility, the one undeniable trend is that investors ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Groupon, Merck, News Corp, Disney, Vonage, Western Digital and More

Stocks were indicated higher Thursday morning, and the barrage of earnings just keeps coming. Investors have proved over and over that they will buy each pullback. High valuations and even this ...
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Short Sellers Grow More Selective on Major Pharma Stocks

The short interest data have been released for the October 14 settlement date. Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process in getting their drug candidates to market through ...
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What to Expect From Merck Earnings

Merck & Co. (NYSE: MRK) is scheduled to release its third-quarter earnings report after before the markets open on Tuesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are $0.98 in earnings per ...
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How Just 10 States Saved Almost $120 Billion in 2015 Using Generic Drugs

It is no secret that the health care system in America needs help. Treatment costs have gone through the roof over the past two decades, and there is an ongoing ...
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McDonald’s, Home Depot Sink DJIA on Monday

October 17, 2016: Markets opened slightly higher Monday, but that didn't last long. Equities traded in a fairly narrow range all day as we head into another week that is ...
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