Business

Wal-Mart Bears Down On NetFlix And Blockbuster

Wal-Mart (WMT) has made enough mistakes recently that most of its competition may not be overly concerned when the company launches a new service.That could be a mistake. Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) ...
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Media Digest 2/6/2007 Reuters, NYTimes, WSJ, FT, Barron’s

According to Reuters, BP (BP) posted a drop in Q4 profits, but numbers were better than expected. Guidance going forward was disappointing.Reuters writes that Toyota's (TM) most recent quarter showed ...
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SLM: Sallie Mae Faces Political Risk

By William Trent, CFA of Stock Market BeatLarge-cap Watch List member Sallie Mae, which has long benefited from government benevolence, fell 9% yesterday when investors realized that political favors can ...
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Monday’s Top Biotech and Medical Stocks

From BioHealth InvestorBiotechnologyHEMOBIOTECH INC [HMBT.OB] +9.52% AFFYMAX, INC. [AFFY] +7.03% OSIRIS THERAPEUTICS [OSIR] +6.93% IDM PHARMA INC [IDMI] +6.53% 0 BIOCRYST PHARM INC [BCRX] +6.23% Diagnostic SubstancesGENELABS TECH INC [GNLB] ...
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Indonesia Stops Sharing Bird Flu Samples Pending Baxter Collaboration

by H.S. AyoubBioHealth Investor.comAccording to the Financial Times, last month the Indonesian government stopped sharing key samples of H5N1 avian flu virus with international laboratories and researchers pending a planned ...
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Cramer Has a New Tech Exception He Likes

On Cramer's MAD MONEY on CNBC, Cramer interviewed Avnet's (AVT-NYSE) CEO Roy Vallee.  Cramer said they had a blow-out quarter and he asked how a distributor does better than the ...
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Cramer STOP TRADING 2/5/2007 (CVX)

The "Big C" hit the air on CNBC at 2.40 PM eastern.Cramer is angry, Very. DeutscheBank put a "sell" rating on Chevron (CVX), which is Cramer's favorite big oil. Cramer ...
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Chrysler And Mercedes To Merger, Finally

The Detroit Free Press says that Chrysler will cut 10,000 jobs and rely on its stable-mate in DaimlerChrysler, Mercedes, to pick up most of the work on product design. The ...
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BAIT SHOP UPDATE: Triad Hospitals Acquired in Our Target Range

Triad Hospitals, Inc. (TRI-NYSE) has finally announced that it has entered into a definitive merger for an equity buyout offer at $50.25 per share in cash with affiliates of CCMP ...
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Media Digest 2/5/2007 Reuters, WSJ, NYTime, Barron’s, FT

According to Reuters, Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) increased its bid for Equity Office Properties (EOP) to $23.2 billion in an attempt to win the company from Blackstone.Reuters writes that The ...
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Friday’s Top Biotech and Medical Stocks

From BioHealth InvestorBiotechnologySEATTLE GENETICS I [SGEN] +11.38% IMMUNOGEN INC [IMGN] +8.86% IDM PHARMA INC [IDMI] +8.58% SUNESIS PHARMACEUTIC [SNSS] +8.55% SANGAMO BIOSCIENCE [SGMO] +8.52% Diagnostic SubstancesNYMOX PHARM CORP [NYMX] +44.72% ...
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Access Pharmaceuticals Gains 70% on BusinessWeek Article

by H.S. AyoubBioHealth Investor.comI first mentioned Access Pharmaceuticals (ACCP.OB) way back in October after the company's shares doubled on 16x average volume with no news. On Friday, shares of Access ...
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IBD Weekly Top Ranked Medical Stocks

From BioHealth InvestorThe following list represents the top ten medical stocks ranked according to Earnings Per Share and Relative Strength by Investor's Business Daily (2/03/06)scores out of 100 (last week's ...
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Biotech & Medical Venture Deals Roundup

by Adam RubensteinClaros Diagnostics (Woburn, MA) is developing a handheld disease monitoring device that allows anyone to perform laboratory-quality blood tests in any setting, has closed a $7.8M Series A ...
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GE To Replace NBC’s Wright After Mediocre Results

GE (GE) won't sell its NBC Universal unit, so, after more disappointing quarterly numbers, it will put a new CEO in. Bob Wright, the head of the unit for years, ...
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