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Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC): Big Dividend, Big Risks

Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) is an income-investor favorite because it offers an outsized 11.6% dividend yield, paid monthly. However, we......(read more)
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Here’s What’s Important About The Latest AbbVie Inc (ABBV) Approval

AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) just announced that it has picked up approval for one of its lead development candidates, but the company has failed to really......(read more)
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Mild Insider Selling at PriceSmart Inc. (PSMT) and ANSYS Inc. (ANSS); Insider Buying at Three Other Companies

The information-rich or the spur-of-the-moment kind of insider trading activity has slowed meaningfully as more companies are releasing their earnings......(read more)
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Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Shares Rally As Subscriber Growth Explodes Past Estimates

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) Q4 Earnings Report Netflix reported fourth quarter earnings after the close on Wednesday that surpassed analyst expectations......(read more)
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Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ADR) (TEVA) Secures FDA Approval For Vantreal ER

Patients with severe pain that demands long-term, around-the-clock treatment now have a new medication to try. They will now be able to use Vantreal ER......(read more)
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Agenus Inc (AGEN) Incorporates NCI In Evaluation Of Prophage-Keytruda Combo

Having agreed on a collaborative deal, Agenus Inc (NASDAQ:AGEN) and National Cancer Institute (NCI) will work together in evaluating Agenus’ personalized......(read more)
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Here’s What You Need To Know About The Eli Lilly And Co (LLY) And CoLucid Pharmaceuticals Inc (CLCD) Deal

Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE:LLY) just announced that it is set to acquire junior biotech CoLucid Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:CLCD) in a deal worth up to $960......(read more)
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Several Insiders at Enterprise Financial Services Corp (EFSC) Offload Shares Before Earnings Release, Plus Other Notable Insider Trading

As the first earnings season since the U.S. election has kicked off with the release of three banking giants’ financial results, investors may anticipate......(read more)
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5 Best Internet of Things Companies to Invest in

Rapid technological improvements in robotics, Artificial Intelligence, machine learning and Internet of Things is automating things faster and faster.......(read more)
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Parent of Fred Algers Management Acquires Weatherbie Capital

Parent company of Fred Algers Management acquired Weatherbie Capital which has been in the businesses since 1995 and currently manages $800 million in......(read more)
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Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) And Palantir Technologies Inc Agree On Cancer Data Analysis Pact

Palantir Technologies Inc and Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) German parent Merck KGaA have entered into a deal that will see them work together on a......(read more)
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High-Ranked Executive at Struggling Specialty Retailer New York & Company Inc. (NWY) Buys Shares; Plus Other Insider Trading

The so-called insider trading anomaly could be viewed as one of the most profitable investment strategies in the past several decades or so. Generally......(read more)
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ACCURATE Study Confirms Superiority Of Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Dorsal Root Ganglion (DRG) Stimulation

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)‘s dorsal root ganglion (DRG) stimulation therapy has advantages over traditional spinal cord stimulation (SCS) in......(read more)
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Alcobra Ltd (ADHD): Here’s Our Take

Alcobra Ltd (NASDAQ:ADHD) lost more than 50% of its market capitalization during Tuesday’s session, and ahead of the market open on Wednesday, is down......(read more)
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Billionaire David Einhorn Thinks Apple, GM Poised to Benefit under Trump Presidency; Shorts Caterpillar

One of the funds that has just released its fourth-quarter letter to investors is billionaire David Einhorn‘s Greenlight Capital. Given that one......(read more)
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CEO of Low-Priced Syringe Maker Buys 2 Million Shares, Plus Other Noteworthy Insider Trading

Uninformed investors usually associate insider trading with illegal conduct, but not all insider trading activity is illegal. In fact, most corporate......(read more)
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Double Down On Dividends With These 2 Covered Calls

One of the most consistent, easiest to understand and easiest to implement option strategies is covered calls. Investor sell or write a call options over......(read more)
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Here Are Two Market Moving Biotech Catalysts To Watch This Week

The biotechnology sector is in full swing for the New Year, and while the JP Morgan conference is now in the rearview mirror, there are still plenty of......(read more)
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Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc (SGYP): A Top January Pick Ahead Of PDUFA

Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:SGYP) has gradually picked up strength over the last six months or so, as the company creeps towards its PDUFA date......(read more)
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Here’s What Happens Now At Nivalis Therapeutics Inc (NVLS)

Nivalis Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:NVLS) is one of the first spectacular failure stories of 2017. The company announced data from its lead cystic fibrosis......(read more)
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Two Big Reasons Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Still Needs Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)

When Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) conducts its quarterly conference call in about a week, we will perhaps learn more about its plans for acquiring......(read more)
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Recent Stock Purchase January 2017

With two weeks of 2017 already in the books I am happy to announce my first purchases for the new year. I might have taken a bit longer to make my buys......(read more)
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Donald Trump On Weed Legalization: What’s In Store For Marijuana Stocks?

While Canada is on the brink of legalizing Cannabis country-wide in 2017, the U.S is still engulfed in skepticism and legal ruffle about the substance......(read more)
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Magnachip Semiconductor Corp (MX): Engaged Capital Cuts Stake

Glenn W. Welling‘s Engaged Capital is reducing its exposure to Magnachip Semiconductor Corp (NYSE:MX). The fund has recently cut its stake in......(read more)
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Glenhill Advisors Dumps Lionbridge Technologies Inc (LIOX)

Glenn J. Krevlin‘s Glenhill Advisors has dumped most of its stake in Lionbridge Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:LIOX). According to a recently amended......(read more)
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Eminence Capital Boosts Lennar Corporation (LEN) Stake To 5.2%

Ricky Sandler‘s Eminence Capital is optimistic about the prospects of Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN). As reported in a recently amended filing......(read more)
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HD Supply Holdings Inc (HDS): JANA Partners Cuts Position By 40%

Barry Rosenstein‘s JANA Partners is reducing its exposure to HD Supply Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:HDS), having recently dumped roughly 40% of its stake......(read more)
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Hemispherx BioPharma, Inc (HEB) Spikes On Extension Of Rintatolimod European EAP To Pancreatic Cancer

Shares of Hemispherx BioPharma, Inc (NYSEMKT:HEB) gained more than 12.75% in the last three days of the week, after the company announced its rintatolimod......(read more)
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Equities Are Breaking Away from Currency Market Volatility

The stock markets and the forex markets have an interesting relationship in which movements in the equities markets could provide clues on possible movements......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Steve Cohen, Carl Icahn, Anthony Scaramucci

Cohen’s Fund Returned A Measly 1% Last Year (Bloomberg) Steve Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management returned about 1 percent in 2016, the second-worst......(read more)
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Mott Capital Says Netflix (NFLX) At Forefront of Paradigm Shift, Talks Disney, Hain, NXPI Deal, More

Michael Kramer’s Mott Capital just released its Q4 letter to investors, which discussed the fund’s trying 2016 and some of its portfolio moves......(read more)
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The Three Most Important Questions For TESARO Inc (TSRO) Shareholders Right Now

TESARO Inc (NASDAQ:TSRO) took a bit of a hit early Thursday morning, as the FDA announced it had issued a complete response letter (CRL) to the company......(read more)
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Real Asset CEF Yields 8%, Pays Monthly, Big Discount To NAV

If you are an income-focused investor, and you believe in the power and safety of real assets, then this particular closed-end fund (CEF) may be worth......(read more)
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Medtronic PLC (MDT) Dividend Stock Analysis

Medtronic PLC (NYSE:MDT) manufactures and sells device-based medical therapies worldwide. This dividend champion has paid dividends since 1977 and increased......(read more)
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Highlighting ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc. (ZIOP) As A Catalyst Play This Quarter

In Donald Trump’s latest press conference, the President-elect took a swipe at the healthcare and pharmaceutical space, suggesting that drug companies......(read more)
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Facebook Inc (FB) Stock Looks Set For A Strong 2017

Facebook stock enters 2017 on a combination of lower expectations and depressed valuations. Shares of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) are off to a great start......(read more)
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Is Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX) Stock Back From The Dead?

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX) stock jumps after the company sold Dendreon for hefty gains. Shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE......(read more)
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Walt Disney Co (DIS) Stock Could Fall To Sub $100 Levels Once More

The optimism around Disney stock is too much right now. Things don’t look as good in the long term. Here’s why. Sentiment levels for Walt Disney......(read more)
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Why NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Stock Won’t Stay Above $100 A Share

The optimism around NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) may be overdone right now. Tread cautiously with Nvidia stock in 2017 at prices above $100. NVIDIA......(read more)
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Is Ford Motor Company (F) Becoming A Trump Stock?

Adhering to Trump’s agenda could now allow investors to focus on other tailwinds for Ford stock in 2017. In the context of this article, a Trump stock......(read more)
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CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) Is Low, But Don’t Expect It To Stay That Way Forever

We haven’t seen these low levels of CBOE Volatility Index (INDEXCBOE:VIX) many times in recent years. The $VIX is currently trading at 11.26 and has......(read more)
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Biotech Movers: Illumina, Inc. (ILMN) And EnteroMedics Inc (ETRM)

The JP Morgan conference took place in the biotech sector this week, and as such, we have seen an incredible amount of volatility spread across the space......(read more)
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Pluristem Therapeutics Inc. (PSTI) To Begin CLI Phase III Trial Enrolling Only 250 Patients, With FDA Blessing

If we could point to one thing that keeps Big Pharma on top and smaller pharmaceutical companies dependent, it’s the exorbitant costs of phase III trials......(read more)
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Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Gets $17 Million From NYC For JLABS Incubator

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) is embarking on a new project. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has confirmed that J&J will receive funding worth $17 million......(read more)
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Alinity ci-series Of Diagnostic Systems From Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Obtains CE Mark

Alinity, a family of next-generation clinical chemistry and immunoassay diagnostics from Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) is now being offered in Europe......(read more)
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Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (SRPT) Gets Off To A Running Start With Eteplirsen

Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:SRPT) ­is one of the week’s biggest winners from the J.P. Morgan healthcare conference, with the company running up......(read more)
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Sensus Healthcare Inc (SRTS) Expanding Markets For Painless, Cost-Effective Skin Cancer Treatment

By Jutta Schulze Sensus Healthcare Inc (NASDAQ:SRTS) is a medical device company that develops a unique, low-dose photon radio therapy, known as superficial......(read more)
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Is Facebook Inc (FB) The Top Internet Stock Pick For 2017?

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) stock overcomes major resistance. Is the stock headed higher? The new year seems to have brought strong momentum with it for ......(read more)
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Google Home vs. Amazon Echo Dot: Which One Is Winning?

Humans around the world are increasingly delegating their day-to-day tasks onto smart home assistants and devices. According to a report, the smart home......(read more)
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This Could Hurt NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) And Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Stock

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) could dent NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA)’s and Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD)’s prospects in the......(read more)