Five More Biotech Stocks for 2015 – Stocks to Watch –

By Ben LevisohnRBC’s Michael Yee and team explain why Celgene (CELG), Biogen Idec (BIIB), Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX), BioMarin Pharmaceutical (BMRN) and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN) are their top biotech stocks for 2015:
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Top-five longs: Celgene, Biogen Idec, BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals: 1) Celgene we predict “settlement” with Actavis (ACT) could happen after spring when expert discovery ends and before Court begins mid-15; plus investors should start giving […]

Biotech Stocks Technical Report — Achillion Pharma, Arrowhead Research, Sunesis Pharma, Array BioPharma, and Seattle …

LONDON, December 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHN), Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SNSS), Array BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRY), and Seattle Genetics Inc. (NASDAQ: SGEN). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: The US markets on Friday, December 19, 2014, ended on […]

Forget the Oil Crash – Crush the Market With Biotech Stocks – Daily …

The financial media is playing the “when will oil bottom?” game to help fill the 24-hour news cycle—but that’s not going to make you money.So, today I have a trade that will…Sure, crude just took a breather to plug the leaks. It even jumped a couple of bucks. But when all was said and done yesterday, oil landed right back […]

Is Sangamo The Next Biotech Stock To Break Out … – Benzinga

Many biotech stocks have been breaking out over the past two months.Newlink Genetics Corp and Incyte Corporation both skyrocketed in October.After that, stocks of Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. both had nice, quick pops last month.Then there was Kite Pharma Inc’s huge jump earlier this month.So, Who’s Next?The Company: Sangamo Biosciences, Inc.Ticker Symbol: (NASDAQ: SGMO)Sector: HealthcareIndustry: BiotechnologySangamo focuses […]

Big Biotech Poised for Big 2015?

By Ben LevisohnLeerink’s Howard Liang and team think 2015 will be another good year for biotech stocks like Gilead Sciences (GILD), Celgene (CELG), Amgen (AMGN ) and Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN). They explain why:
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Biotech fundamentals appear strong, and could attract and broaden investor interest in the sector. Ongoing and upcoming product launches could be among the fastest […]

Twitter's Favorite Biotech and Pharma Stocks

Mark Schoenebaum, the biotech and pharmaceutical analyst at Evercore ISI, asked ;the Twittersphere for their favorite drug stocks going into next year.
What’s your favorite stock for 2015 in biotech or Pharma?
– Mark Schoenebaum (@MarkSchoenebaum) December 12, 2014What was the top pick? A 21-way tie for first place. All 21 companies got a single vote.I kid you not. As I’m writing […]

Stock Market News for December 16, 2014 – Zacks Investment …

Markets finished a choppy session in the negative territory on Monday as yet another slide in oil prices dented investor sentiment. Moreover, mixed economic data on the domestic front weighed on the benchmarks. The Dow had gained more than 100 points in the initial session, but lost all the gains by the closing bell.For a look at the issues currently […]

3 Biotech ETFs Rally On Merger News

View photo.The biotech stocks are hitting fresh new highs to start the week after the announcement of yet another multi-billion dollar deal. Pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE: MRK) has agreed to purchase advanced antibiotic pharmaceutical company Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: CBST) for $9.5 billion.The deal breaks down to Merck paying about $102 a share, a 37-percent premium from […]

Wall St. flat after Japan, China data; biotechs climb

U.S. stocks were little changed on Monday, as investors weighed the strength of the U.S. economy against global growth concerns following soft data out of China and Japan, while biotechs rose on merger activity.Major indexes opened slightly lower after data showed China’s exports grew at a slower-than-expected pace and imports dropped 6.7 percent in November, while Japan’s economy shrank more […]

10 stocks everyone will brag they own

If there’s one thing you can expect at holiday parties, it’s all the bragging about the stocks people owned. Funny, they’re all the stocks that went up.There are 10 stocks in the Standard & Poor’s 500, including biotech Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX), Southwest Airlines (LUV) and Electronic Arts (EA) that you can be certain to hear people talk about owning. We […]