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What a Generic Celebrex Means for Pfizer and for Actavis

While this was generally a known event coming down the pipe, Celebrex now has a generic competitor in America. The drug company Actavis PLC (NYSE: ACT) announced on Wednesday that it ...
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The 4 Stocks That Carried the Market on Friday

December 4, 2014: Markets opened higher on Friday after the federal government released a better-than-expected report on employment. Job gains rose to their highest level since 2012, and aggregate wages ...
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2014’s Underperforming Large-Cap Stocks That Could Be 2015 Winners

By almost all measures, the stock market is getting expensive. While many pundits, especially the uber bulls that talk on financial TV every day, remain very positive, the fact of ...
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Analyst’s 4 Stocks to Buy With Imminent Catalysts

While extraordinary binary events can push stock prices up fast, that is not the only kind of catalyst that many Wall Street analysts look for. There are many other potential ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the DJIA

November 25, 2014: Markets opened higher on Tuesday but the gains were small heading into the long weekend. The second reading on U.S. GDP was higher than expected, but that ...
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Companies Spending the Most on R&D

For the third consecutive year, the company spending the most on research and development (R&D) was Germany’s Volkswagen. The automaker’s 2014 R&D spending will total $13.5 billion, just ahead of ...
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Pain Therapeutics and Durect Stung by Pfizer Move

Pain Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: PTIE) shares dropped significantly in Monday’s trading on news that Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) had discontinued its agreement to develop and commercialize Pain’s Remoxy extended release ...
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The 4 DJIA Stocks That Boosted the Market

October 24, 2014: Markets opened slightly higher on Friday, and following a short trip below the break-even line, marched higher and appear headed to close up for the second consecutive ...
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Pfizer Stock Buyback Plan Just Too Large to Ignore — It Is on Viagra

A Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) press release on Thursday evening was honestly given the wrong title by the company's investor relations department. The new release titled "Pfizer Declares 26-Cent Fourth-Quarter ...
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The 4 Stocks That Held the DJIA Down

October 16, 2014: Markets opened lower on Thursday following a sharp drop in crude oil prices overnight and a better-than-expected report on new claims for jobless benefits. St. Louis Fed ...
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Short Sellers Getting Smart in Defensive High-Yield Dividend Stocks

The short interest data for the September 30 settlement date is out, and we have decided to look at what is happening in the short interest of the go-to high-dividend ...
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Merrill Lynch’s Key Stock Picks for the Fourth Quarter

With or without mid-term elections, the last quarter of 2014 and January of next year could be a bonanza for stock investors. In a new report out from Merrill Lynch, the ...
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5 Defensive Stocks Largely Avoiding the Sell-Off

Thursday has been one ugly day for the U.S. equity markets, with the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 1.3% with just over two hours until the ...
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Short Sellers Run for Cover in Defensive High-Yield Dividend Stocks

The short interest data for the September 15 settlement date are out, and we have decided to look at what is happening in the short interest of the go-to high-dividend ...
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Is Treasury Plan for Tax Inversion REALLY Trouble for Merger Stocks?

The U.S. Treasury has finally made its proposed effort to deal with the waves of corporate tax inversions that have created such a stir of late. The move is also ...
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