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Biotech’s Busted — Here’s What To Do Now…

Hear that hissing noise?That’s the air coming out of the stock market.Here’s what’s happening and what to do about it…U.S. stocks are plummeting supposedly because Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes against Yemen, which has retaliated by lobbing missiles into Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia, you know, where all the oil is.In the Middle East the Saudi market took a 5% hit yesterday. […]

One analyst is convinced the biotech stock plunge is 'misguided'

View photo.(Wikimedia Commons)Some investors have been worried about a bubble in biotech stocks, and Wednesday’s sell off seemed to prove those fears.Biotech stocks fell more than 3%, their biggest one-day drop this year.But the industry is still one of the best-performing in the market: it’s up 35% over the past 12 months and 9.3% year-to-date, compared to year-to-date gains of 3% for the […]

Stock market nosedives by 904 points during intra-day trading

PM sends request to halt Saulat Mirza’s execution for further 30 daysA notice was sent by PM Nawaz to presid­ent to halt hangin­g of Mirza which had been earlie­r finali­sed for April 1Web DeskLeaked conversation: ‘Good, govt deserves it,’ Imran allegedly told Alvi after PTV attackPTI leader says unveri­fied audio is manipu­lated, offici­al statem­ent over ‘phony’ contro­versy yet to be […]

U.S. stocks slightly down, as dollar continues downward trend

Investing.com – Investing.com — Stocks on U.S. equities markets fell slightly amid a weakening dollar, as late losses on Monday afternoon erased previous gains in morning trading.The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 11.61 points or 0.06% to 18,116.04, while the NASDAQ Composite index retreated from near record highs at the end of trading last week. The S&P 500 also fell […]

URGENT: Take Profits on These 3 Trades

I’m baaaack…Yep – back in the saddle after roughing it in the desert for a week. I fended off mountain lion attacks…lost a few bucks betting on March Madness during a detour to Vegas…and meditated on the markets while staring up at the stars.Stocks stabilized in my absence after wandering lower during that pesky early-March pullback. The major averages aren’t […]

Stock Market News for March 03, 2015 – March 3, 2015 – Zacks.com

Nasdaq closed above the 5000 mark for the first time since Mar 2000 boosted by a new deal in technology sector. The Dow and the S&P 500 also touched record highs as the US economy is seen to be gradually picking pace. Markets ended in the green, despite reports of slowdown in manufacturing activity and consumer spending. Meanwhile, interest cuts […]

Health Care Sector Update for 03/02/2015: ATHX,OHRP,PCRX

MRK -0.30%ABT +0.13%AMGN +0.40%Health care stocks were mostly higher, with the NYSE Health Care Sector Index climbing 0.3% and shares of health care companies in the S&P 500 advancing 0.6% as a group.In company news, Athersys (ATHX) advanced Monday after the biotech company lined up Japanese drugmaker Chugai to help it develop its stem-cell therapy for stoke.Under terms of the […]

Health Care & Biotech Leading The Way In 2015 Thus Far

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Small Cap Health Care & Biotech Leading The Way In 2015 Thus FarHealth Care/Biotech Names Still DominatingThe average stock in the Russell 3,000 (which makes up roughly 98% of US-listed stocks) is now up 1.68% in 2015. Below we have calculated the average year-to-date performance of stocks by sector. As shown, Health Care (XLV) (IBB) stocks are up by far […]

Stock Market News for February 18, 2015 – Zacks Investment …

Benchmarks started the holiday-shortened week on a positive note banking on encouraging news from Greece. Indications that the Greek government intends to seek an extension of the country’s loan agreement program improved sentiment. While the S&P 500 closed at an all-time record high, the Dow closed at the highest level so far this year. Markets were closed on Monday for […]