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Mixed Readings For Biotech Short Interest

The short interest data are out for the November 14 settlement date. Biotech companies are considered a riskier group of stocks, with big upside and big downside. FDA rulings can ...
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RBC Has Three Top Biotech Picks for Year End and 2015

If any sector has had an up and down 2014, it would be the biotech. A massive sell-off in the spring and in the fall has given some biotech investors ...
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Amgen Surprise, Discontinues Stomach Cancer Drug Study

Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) announced the termination of all Amgen-sponsored clinical studies of rilotumumab in advanced gastric cancer. This includes phase 3 RILOMET-1 and RILOMET-2 studies. The decision to discontinue ...
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Big News for Ebola Stocks

Monday may have started out as a fairly quiet news day for most stock sectors on a shortened week, but don't tell that to the Ebola drug stocks. NewLink Genetics Corp. (NASDAQ: ...
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4 More Biotech Stocks to Buy, With Up to 200% Upside

As the Stifel health care conference continues to roll along, the analysts are getting more and more data on the top companies they cover, and many have exciting clinical and ...
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4 Biotech Catalyst Stocks to Buy With 60% to 100% Upside Potential

In the world of biotech investing, there are some sure-fire ways for stocks to move. Pipeline announcements, clinical data and regulatory approval all can move the needle as catalysts for ...
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Is Orexigen Really Worth Over 50% More?

Merrill Lynch has released an analyst report that sees more than 50% upside for Orexigen Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: OREX). The top analyst on the call was Steve Byrne, and the general ...
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Is This the Sunesis Resurrection?

In early October, Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SNSS) announced that its Phase 3 clinical trial of vosaroxin and cytarabine failed to meet the primary endpoint of the study, which ultimately ...
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Juno Therapeutics Files for IPO

Juno Therapeutics Inc. has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in the filing, but it is valued ...
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What Licensing Imetelstat Will Mean for Geron

Geron Corp. (NASDAQ: GERN) has announced that it entered into an exclusive worldwide license and collaboration agreement with Janssen Biotech to develop and commercialize imetelstat. What investors need to keep ...
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4 Top Pharmaceutical Companies Helping Combat Hepatitis C Near Epidemic

One sad trend that has exploded in the new millennium has been the increase in hepatitis C cases in the Unites States and around the world. One startling fact is ...
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Ebola Stock Short Interest Surprise

Fears of Ebola seem to have petered out at the end of October and into November. Some of the related stocks had been heavily shorted as they were considered by ...
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Gilead Sees Large Insider Stock Sale Into Debt Offering

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) has become the largest biotech now. The company has run into controversy of late over the pricing of its hepatitis C drug, but it has ...
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Biotech Short Interest Becomes Stock Specific (Updated)

The short interest data are out for the October 31 settlement date. Biotech companies are considered a riskier group of stocks, with big upside and big downside. FDA rulings can ...
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The Shame and Lessons of a Dendreon Bankruptcy

Dendreon Corp. (NASDAQ: DNDN) has committed the ultimate sin by filing for bankruptcy protection. This should not be a total surprise as it was in August that we warned that ...
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