Stock Market News for May 15, 2015 – Zacks Investment Research

Benchmarks gained over 1% yesterday on weaker dollar and drop in bond yields. Thursday’s gains were broad based with the S&P 500 closing at an all-time record high and 9 out of 10 sectors of the index ending in positive territory. Economic data was mixed, giving no clear indication to investors on the timing of first rate hike.For a look […]

US stock indexes move higher in afternoon trading –

Major stock indexes were heading for a higher close late Thursday afternoon, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 index on track for another all-time high. The market got a lift from new data indicating applications for unemployment aid fell last week. Technology and consumer staples stocks were among the biggest gainers.KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 185 points, […]

Small-Cap Biotech Stocks to Watch (AGTC,THLD,CRIS,OPHT)

I found some very interesting information when conducting research on small-cap biotech stocks. Most disturbing: Well-respected analysts recommended an abundance of small-cap biotech stocks that have since been annihilated. My job is to give readers ideas where they can start research to not only potentially make money, but to stay away from dangerous names. It’s not going to do any […]

Stock Market News for May 08, 2015 – May 8, 2015 –

Benchmarks snapped a two-day losing streak on Thursday following easing in bond yields and gains in technology stocks. Meanwhile, a less-than-expected rise in initial claims numbers on Thursday has set the tone for crucial total non-farm payroll data scheduled for release today. Investors are looking forward to the nonfarm payroll report to gauge the timing of the rate hike.For a […]

Stock Market News for May 07, 2015 – May 7, 2015 –

Markets ended in the red for the second consecutive day following Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s comments that stock valuations are “quite high”. Yellen warned investors of potential dangers they may face due to high equity valuations. Meanwhile, weak private sector hiring numbers added to the bearish sentiment. The soft numbers came in ahead of the much awaited non-farm payrolls report […]

Wall Street opens lower as Apple, Celgene weigh

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell April 27, 2015.Reuters/Lucas Jackson n”>(Reuters) – Wall Street was lower in midday trading on Thursday as Apple (AAPL.O) weighed on major indexes and investors digested a mixed batch of economic data.All the 10 major S&P sectors were down, with the technology index retreating .SPLRCT […]

Breaking News: DYAI – Dyadic International Major Milestone

Dyadic International Receives Two Additional Research Milestone Payments From BASFDyadic International, Inc. (“Dyadic”) (OTCQX: DYAI), a global biotechnology company with patented and proprietary technologies used to develop and produce enzymes and other proteins for the bioenergy, bio-based chemicals, biopharmaceuticals, and industrial enzymes industries, today announced the receipt of $800,000 for achieving two additional research and development milestones in its funded […]

This horrific one-day chart sums up why biotech … – Business Insider

Google FinanceShares of Aerie Pharmaceuticals erased more than two-thirds of their value in a few minutes late on Thursday.The stock closed nearly 2% higher at $35.39 per share, giving the company a market value of $850 million. Then shortly after the end of trading, the company announced that Rhopressa, an experimental eye drop, failed a late-stage test.In after-hours trading, shares crashed by more […]

Stock Market News for April 23, 2015 – Zacks Investment Research

Benchmarks ended higher on Wednesday following the prospect of Visa’s potential access to China, McDonald’s turnaround plans and upbeat housing data. Broad based gains among technology shares also had a positive impact on the markets. Meanwhile, investors continued to assess a mixed bag of corporate earnings results.For a look at the issues currently facing the markets, make sure to read […]

Stock Market News for April 21, 2015 – Zacks Investment Research

Benchmarks ended higher on Monday following China’s stimulus measures and upbeat earnings results. China’s central bank’s announcement that it would trim its reserve requirement ratio to boost lending and combat slow economic growth was welcomed by investors. Meanwhile, positive first quarter earnings results from Morgan Stanley, Halliburton and Hasbro also added to the bullish sentiment.For a look at the issues […]