Thursday's top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Activision Blizzard, Akamai Technologies, Avis Budget, BlackRock, Consolidated Edison, DocuSign, Livongo Helath, Nu Skin Enterprises, Rio Tinto...
Applied DNA Sciences shares made an incredible gain on Thursday after the company announced it had received an update from the FDA concerning its COVID-19 assay kit.
Applied DNA Sciences shares shot up on Monday after the company announced an update to its COVID-19 vaccine program.
Applied DNA Sciences is the newest company to see a big boost riding the coronavirus wave. In a sense, the company is getting into the vaccine business.
Reuters:   Banks paid out billions of dollars in bonuses last year while losing money. Reuters:   The US closed  its car “clunkers” program just as it began as funds ran out....
So far we have three DJIA components with earnings out.  DuPont (NYSE: DD), Merck & Co. (NYSE: MRK), United Technologies (NYSE: UTX) have all posted earnings.  So far there are no train wrecks...
If the rumor mill has any truth to it, then Allergan Inc. (NYSE: GSK) may by the next biotech takeover target.  There is roughly $150 billion in new equity investor capital that can be put to work...
Merck (MRK) is merging with Schering-Plough (SGP) in a deal that the companies say is worth $41.1  billion. In reality, Merck is making an acquisition. Its shares will be the currency to compete the...
There may be some speculation that drug giant Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) is looking at expansion through acquisitions.  The FT reported that the world’s largest pharmaceutical company is willing to...
The evidence that sales at many companies are struggling and that employment will suffer are almost everywhere. Recently, a division of GMAC said it would let 5,000 people go. According to MSNBC,...
Merck (MRK) and Schering-Plough (SGP) make two of the most widely sold drugs in the world. One is cholesterol drug Zetia. Another is a related drug called Vytorin. The sales of the treatments topped...
If analysts were cowboys they’d say, "It’s getting pretty darn thin out there on the research front."  Here are the few analyst calls we are looking at today ahead of what...
Aetna (AET) raised to Overweight at JPMorgan.Bankrate (RATE) raised to Outperform at Bear Stearns.Celgene (CELG) raised to Buy at Banc of America.Deere (DE) raised to Buy at Banc of America.Fannie...
On Wednesday evening, the third installment of Cramer’s "Top Transformational CEO’s" on Mad Money on CNBC is Dave Cote of Honeywell (HON).  When he came in things were...
Cramer has a series of 5 great CEOS for this week that have turned businesses around.  On tonight’s Mad Money on CNBC, Cramer gave much of a turnaround is Fred Hassan of Schering-Plough...