healthcare

Short Interest Pulls Back in Major Biotechs

The short interest data are out for the most recent settlement date, March 15. Generally speaking, companies within the biotech industry are considered to be a riskier group of stocks, ...
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Major Pharma Short Sellers Couldn’t Make Up Their Minds Before Failed Trump Health Care Vote

Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process of getting their drug candidates to market through clinical trials. There is a fair amount of risk involved, should a study ...
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Marijuana News Roundup: Feds Sentenced 3,500 to Prison Last Year for Pot-Related Offenses

In a report issued earlier this month, the U.S. Sentencing Commission, an independent agency of the judicial branch of the federal government established in 1984 as a response to the ...
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How Health Care Stocks Responded to the Shelved Health Care Bill

Despite touting himself as an incredible dealmaker and negotiater, Trump faced the biggest defeat of his presidency thus far when legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act was pulled from ...
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Marijuana Price Up Nearly 1% to $1,669 a Pound

For the week ended Friday, March 24, 2017, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis increased by 0.8% from $1,655 in the prior week to $1,669. According to ...
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2 Health Care Stocks Crushed on Thursday

The health care sector was in trouble over the past year, under fire from congressional hearings and politicians on the campaign trail. But 2017 could be different, with a new ...
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How a Key European Decision Is Making All the Difference at HTG

HTG Molecular Diagnostics Inc. (NASDAQ: HTGM) saw its shares make a massive move to the upside after the company announced that it has obtained CE Marking in the European Union ...
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Regenxbio Sinks After Announcing Secondary Offering

Regenxbio Inc. (NASDAQ: RGNX) saw its shares drop handily after the firm announced the pricing of its secondary offering. The company plans to offer 3.7 million shares of common stock ...
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Why Pulmatrix Investors Are Breathing a Sigh of Relief

Pulmatrix Inc. (NASDAQ: PULM) saw its shares take a massive jump on Tuesday after the company announced that it received a crucial patent approval in Europe. Essentially the EU patent ...
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Monday’s Top Biopharma Movers

A few biopharma stocks made massive runs on Monday morning. The broad markets are holding near their all-time highs, and part of the run up to this level is attributed ...
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Marijuana News Roundup: Attorney General Sessions’ Mixed Message on Pot

When prepared remarks by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions were posted online ahead of a speech by the AG in Richmond, Virginia, the speech contained a statement that Sessions did ...
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Marijuana Price Jumps 5% to $1,655 a Pound

For the week ended Friday, March 17, 2017, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis increased by 5.1% from $1,574 in the prior week to $1,655. According to ...
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Legalizing Marijuana in All 50 States Could Cut 7% of Beer Sales

One of the unintended side effects (probably) of legalizing marijuana for recreational use could be a drop of 7.1% in retail sales of beer, or about $2 billion, according to ...
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Is Valeant Finished Now That Ackman Is Out of the Picture?

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (NYSE: VRX) saw its shares hit a multiyear low on Tuesday after it was announced that Bill Ackman would be selling off his stake in the ...
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Marijuana News Roundup: No State Wants to Be Left Behind in Pot Legalization

Whether or not California's recent approval of recreational marijuana is the catalyst, there are as many as 17 other states looking seriously at legalizing pot for fun. Essentially, state legislators ...
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