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Biotechs Raising New Capital in Droves

Biotechnology has been one of the best performing sectors in the bull market. With the industry so hot, it seems like many of the smaller players are trying to bolster ...
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Analysts Massively Increasing Dyax Price Targets

The next hot biotech stock could very well be Dyax Corp. (NASDAQ: DYAX). With biotech such a hot sector of late, investors are likely to pay close attention to this ...
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Why Dyax Will Dominate Biotech News on Wednesday

Dyax Corp. (NASDAQ: DYAX) is almost certain to dominate the biotech news flow on Wednesday. The company announced positive data on Tuesday evening from the Phase 1b clinical study of the ...
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Ebola Finances Coming Back in the News

Within the past week, there has been a resurgence in Ebola-related companies in the news. This doesn’t bring the scare that it did back in the fall, but two of these ...
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RBC Has 4 Biotech Stocks to Buy After Massive Pullback

The XBI, which is the S&P 500 biotech index, has been hit hard this week and is down almost 14% since last Friday. While still up big over the past ...
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Major Biotech Is So-So for Short Sellers

The short interest data are out for the March 13 settlement date. Biotech companies are considered a riskier group of stocks, with big upside and big downside. FDA rulings can ...
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Why Deutsche Bank Says to Buy Gilead and Vertex Pullbacks

There are two events in the biotech world that can quickly bring down the price of a stock. One is to have a failed or, sometimes worse, a misunderstood clinical ...
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Can MEI Pharma Survive?

Biotech and pharmaceutical companies live and die by the sword of innovation, or specifically, by clinical trials that test new drug candidates. A successful trial can mean a boom in ...
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The Top 5 Biotech Stocks of 2015 — Average Gains So Far Over 200%

The multiyear run in major biotech stocks has not let up in 2015. Most of the large and mid-cap stocks in the industry are higher, but the smaller and lesser ...
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Alzheimer’s Drug Could Be Instant Blockbuster for Biogen Idec

Over 5 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease, and it is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Alzheimer’s, along ...
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How Large Is Prothena’s Market Opportunity?

Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative disorder that affects 50,000 to 60,000 new cases every year. There may even be 7 million to 10 million people living with this disease worldwide. ...
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How the Tekmira Secondary Offering Could Help the Company

The Ebola scare is back but maybe not in the sense of the actual disease. Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ: TKMR), one of the top names in the Ebola drug arena, is ...
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How the Weaker Euro Is Impacting Biotech Earnings

It is no secret that a strong dollar and a weak euro, and foreign currency environment, are acting to hurt U.S. corporate earnings. Many investors might think that biotech earnings ...
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3 Leading Biotech Stocks Releasing Potential Catalyst Data This Week

One thing that can always drive a biotech stock higher is positive clinical data, and this week some big-time biotech companies could have some very import clinical data releases. A ...
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5 Highly Unusual Stock Moves of the Past Week

The bull market may have seen an interruption this past week, but stocks are still very close to all-time highs and this bull market is now six years old. It ...
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