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IPO

A First, Chiropractic IPO Filing: The Joint

The Joint Corp. filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given for the offering, but the ...
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Canaccord Genuity Doubles Price Target for Medivation

Medivation Inc. (NASDAQ: MDVN) received an upgrade from Canaccord Genuity on the heels of it continually increasing its 52-week high over the past month. This upgrade comes on analyst John ...
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Flexion Therapeutics Stumbles on Clinical Hold

In the after-hours on Wednesday, Flexion Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: FLXN) made a hard fall on the news of a clinical hold. Usually clinical holds result in some serious fall out ...
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5 Top Hospital Stocks to Buy Getting a Boost From the Affordable Care Act

If any recent subject has generated controversy, it has been the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare as it is also known. The reality is that while it may have ...
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Alarming Health Care Spending Forecasts as Percentage of GDP

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has projected that the current number of uninsured people is expected to decrease. The actuary report signaled that there will also be ...
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Walmart Offers Health Care for $40

Some Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) locations have offered health care services since 2005 in about 100 stores. On Friday, the company opened its first Walmart-owned clinics in two Georgia ...
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biotech

Civitas Therpeutics Files for IPO

Civitas Therapeutics Inc. filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in the filing, but the total is up ...
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Rising Short Interest in Biotech Stocks

The short interest data is out for the August 15 settlement date. Short sellers might be inclined to bet against biotech companies because of their volatile behavior on the charts, ...
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6 Biotech Stocks to Buy Now With Up to 100% Upside Potential

With the biotech space having its usual volatile ups and downs this year, the analysts at Stifel have stepped back into the coverage world and have reinitiated research analysis on ...
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MannKind Secures Future of Afrezza in Major Sanofi Deal

MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ: MNKD) was supposed to be in the news for its earnings report. Instead, we got news of its strategy on how to get its Afrezza inhalable insulin ...
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5 Affordable Care Act Stock Winners to Buy Now

While many consumers are still struggling mightily with the details of the Affordable Care Act, many of the health services companies involved in the massive plan are finally starting to ...
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Sears.com Sold Erectile Treatment With Viagra Ingredients

A purported herbal sexual health supplement called O.M.G. has been found by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to contain generic sildenafil, the active ingredient in Pfizer Inc.'s (NYSE: ...
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What a Marijuana ETF Would Look Like (Updated)

The changes taking place around marijuana for medical use and for recreational use are the biggest in almost everyone's lifetime. There are quite literally billions of dollars up for grabs ...
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Deutsche Bank Raises Price Targets on Top Biotech and Health Care Stocks

With the second-quarter earnings coming fast and furious, and with another big week in front of investors, many of the top Wall Street firms that we cover are getting the ...
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4 Key Positive Biotech Stock Catalysts Coming Very Soon

Investors and speculators often flock to the world biotech for emerging drugs of the future. It is no secret at all that the biotech sector is full of all sorts ...
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