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

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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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Are Merck Earnings Enough?

Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE: MRK) reported its second-quarter financial results Tuesday before the markets opened. The pharmaceutical giant had $0.86 in earnings per share (EPS) on $9.8 billion in ...
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What to Expect from Merck Earnings

Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE: MRK) reports on Tuesday morning comes into earnings with shares up only 2.7% or so year to date, and up only about 1.7% from a ...
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Short Sellers Run For Cover From Major Pharma

The short interest data have been released for the July 15 settlement date. Pharmaceutical companies are usually involved in a lengthy process in getting their drug candidates to market through ...
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BioPharma Earnings Bracing for Merck, Pfizer, Amgen, Gilead

Pharmaceutical and Biotech investors are about to get a real show for earnings this week. Big Pharma will bring earnings from Dow Jones Industrial Average companies Merck & Co. Inc. ...
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Short Sellers Run for Cover in Big Pharma

The short interest data have been released for the June 30 settlement date. Pharmaceutical companies are usually involved in a lengthy process in getting their drug candidates to market through ...
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3 UBS Must-Own Large-Cap Pharmaceutical Stocks

Anytime you see warning clouds hovering over the stock market like we may be seeing now, there are two really good options. Sell stocks and raise cash to take advantage ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Dow on Friday

June 26, 2015: Markets opened higher on Friday but tech stocks almost immediately dragged down the Nasdaq Composite and eventually weighed on the S&P 500 index as well. A weak ...
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Short Sellers Become More Focused on Big Pharma

The short interest data has been released for the June 15 settlement date. Pharmaceutical companies are usually involved in a lengthy process in getting their drug candidates to market through ...
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The 4 Stocks That Bolstered the DJIA on Monday

June 22, 2015: Markets opened higher on Monday as investors appeared optimistic that Greece and the European Central Bank would strike a deal. That hasn’t happened yet today. Gold dropped ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the Dow on Friday

June 12, 2015: Markets opened lower on Friday as a solution to the Greek-European Union seems to draw further away from negotiators. Energy and healthcare stocks both opened weak and ...
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Short Sellers Back Off Big Pharma

The short interest data has been released for the May 29 settlement date. Pharmaceutical companies are usually involved in a lengthy process in getting their drug candidates to market through ...
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Autoimmune Drugs to Drive Big Pharma Higher in Coming Years

Credit Suisse sees some solid upside in big pharma in the coming years. After the health care sector has made a strong run, this firm believes that it can continue, ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the Dow Tuesday

June 2, 2015: Markets opened lower on Tuesday as a settlement of the Greek financial problem continues to evade negotiators. The euro rose today, sending the dollar lower and the ...
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