Biotech stocks offer risks, payoffs – Sun, 11 Jan 2015 PST

You might want to invest in biotechnology, but be careful. It’s not an easy industry to master, and while some companies eventually skyrocket, many others flame out.One simple way to invest in biotech is the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (Nasdaq: IBB), which is a fund of roughly 150 stocks that has grown by an annual average of almost 15 percent […]

Investors watch stock market stumble into February – Spokesman …

For investors, February is starting off even rougher than January. U.S. stocks tumbled on Monday, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average down more than 320 points after reports of sluggish U.S. growth added to investor worries about the global economy. It was the biggest one-day decline for the blue-chip index in more than seven months. And the drop followed the […]