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5 Worst Performing Dow Stocks of 2017

Even though the new year is barely three weeks old, it's not too soon to take a look at how the 30 blue chip stocks included in the Dow Jones Industrial ...
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Exxon Mobil, Merck Weigh on DJIA Thursday

January 19, 2017: Markets opened slightly higher Thursday as investors appear to be waiting to what President-elect Donald Trump has to say in his inauguration speech on Friday. Only the industrials ...
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JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs Sink DJIA on Tuesday

January 17, 2017: Markets opened lower Tuesday as financial stocks took a severe beating in the session following remarks by the president-elect that he wanted a weaker dollar. That sent ...
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Disney, Microsoft Lead DJIA Drop Thursday

January 12, 2017: Markets opened lower Thursday and politics -- or the lack of policy -- gets the blame following President-elect Donald Trump's press conference that failed to have anything ...
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Major Pharma Short Interest Declines Ahead of Trump Comments

The short interest data have been released for the December 30 settlement date. Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process in getting their drug candidates to market through ...
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Wednesday’s Top Biopharma Movers

Biotech and pharma companies were on the move Wednesday. A few of the smaller caps made tremendous gains on the day, while a couple of the major firms saw massive ...
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2017 Bull-Bear Case for Health Care: J&J, Merck, Pfizer, UnitedHealth

Major Dow Jones Industrial Average companies in the health care sector saw a relatively strong 2016, with most posting a solid gain on the year. One of these stocks was ...
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Meet the 2017 Dogs of the Dow: Massive Dividends and Expected Upside

The year 2016 went out with a bang for stock investors after large November and December post-election rallying. Closing at 19,762.60 on December 30, the Dow Jones Industrial Average may ...
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Beyond DJIA 20,000: What Could Drive the Dow to 22,000 in 2017

With 2016 winding down, some investors are looking backward to see what worked and what did not. With a 14% rally in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) this year, ...
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5 Companies That Will Kill the Dow’s Move to 20,000

Most of the 30 components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average have risen by double-digit percentages this year. Five are up over 30%. These double-digit stocks have helped push the ...
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Short Interest Rises in Major Pharma

The short interest data have been released for the December 15 settlement date. Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process in getting their drug candidates to market through ...
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5 Stocks That Will Keep the Dow Under 20,000

Most of the 30 components of the Dow have risen by double-digit percentages this year. Four are up over 30%. These double-digit stocks have helped put the Dow up over ...
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Merck, Pfizer Weigh on DJIA Wednesday

December 21, 2016: Markets opened mixed Wednesday and the consensus opinion seems to be that traders are pausing to think about whether they really want the DJIA to top 20,000. ...
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Portola Pharma Wins on Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Loan Agreement

Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: PTLA) shares saw a handy gain on Monday after it was reported that the company had received a key loan. Specifically, the company announced that it ...
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J&J, Wal-Mart Lift Dow Higher Monday

December 12, 2016: Markets opened mixed Monday as traders position themselves for the FOMC meeting announcement due on Wednesday. An early 4% spike in crude oil moderated later in the ...
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