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Tuesday’s Top Biopharma Movers

Some biotech and pharma companies were on the move Tuesday. A few of the smaller caps made tremendous gains on the day, as the fourth-quarter earnings season is kicking off. ...
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UnitedHealth Takes Aim at New 52-Week High After Solid Earnings

UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE: UNH) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 results before markets opened Tuesday morning. The health insurance and benefits management firm reported adjusted diluted quarterly earnings per share ...
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Merck Is Best Performing DJIA Stock So Far in 2017

The Dow Jones Industrial Average came within a hair of reaching the 20,000 mark on January 6 but has since dropped back to close Friday at 19,885.73. Since the November ...
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Thursday’s Biggest Biopharma Winners

The health care sector was in trouble over the past year, coming under fire from congressional hearings and politicians on the campaign trail. At first 2017 seemed like it could ...
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Why 3 Analysts Upgraded Merck Simultaneously

It may seem hard to believe that a Big Pharma drug stock might be a favorite for the year ahead when the attacks against drug pricing and competition do not ...
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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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Biotech Short Sellers Run for Cover

The short interest data are out for the most recent settlement date, December 30. Generally speaking, companies within the biotech industry are considered to have a riskier group of stocks, ...
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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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Tuesday’s Top Biopharma Movers

Considering the new Trump administration, there is an increasingly positive sentiment in the healthcare sector. In the past year, the health care sector was under fire from congressional hearings and ...
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Why Valeant Is Making a Run

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (NYSE: VRX) made waves early on Tuesday after the company offered a plethora of announcements. First the company gave an update on its late-stage psoriasis trial. ...
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Jefferies Has 5 Top Biotech Stocks to Buy for 2017

Needless to say, the past two years have been rough on biotech. So rough in fact, that a basket of the largest capitalization stocks now trades with a price-to-earnings growth ...
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Monday’s Merger That No One Saw Coming

Mergers and acquisitions are a way for companies to come together and complement each other’s business models. Most M&A makes sense. Whether companies need to consolidate within an industry or ...
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Monday’s 4 Biggest Biopharma Movers

The second week of the New Year is now underway, and a few biotech companies made sizable runs to kick off the week. The health care sector was in trouble ...
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Can Theranos Make It Through 2017?

Troubled drug test start-up Theranos announced it had "re-engineered" its operations, another way to say it cut 40% of its workers and would have 221 left. The company's last capital ...
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Friday’s 6 Biopharma Movers That Can’t Be Ignored

There is a very positive sentiment in the health care sector considering the new Trump administration that will be taking over in just two weeks. The health care sector was ...
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