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Stock Analysis

Increasing Dividends, Rising Dividend

14 Dividend Stocks Rewarding Shareholders With A Raise

Every week, I go through the list of dividend increases as part of my monitoring process. I usually focus on those companies that have raised dividends......(read more)
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Monday Movers In Biotech: Cempra Inc (CEMP) And IntelliPharmaCeutics Intl Inc (USA) (IPCI)

It’s going to be a good start to the week for a few companies in the biotech space, after a raft of positive news hit the wires on Friday. Here’s......(read more)
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Frontier Communications Corp (FTR): How To Play The Dividend Cut Fear

Fear is high that a Frontier Communications Corp (NASDAQ:FTR) dividend cut is coming. It’s price is down, it’s yield (12.4%) seems unsustainably......(read more)
biotech research company, bio-technology companies

With $12.2M In CIRM Funding, Caladrius Biosciences Inc (CLBS) Takes On Autoimmune Disease In Type I Diabetes

Autoimmune diseases account for the most prescriptions filled in the world. The most prescribed drug in the world today is levothyroxin for Hashimoto’......(read more)
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Here’s What Happened With Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals Inc (CYCC) And Nivalis Therapeutics Inc (NVLS)

This week was a good one for a few biotechs, but not so great for others. Two in particular have just put out news relating to trials for their lead investigative......(read more)
Merck MRK

Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) In $2.9 Billion Writedown After Market For Hepatitis C Drug Market Shrinks

Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) has announced that it will be writing down approximately $2.9 billion following the shrinking of the market for a hepatitis......(read more)
advanced operating procedures

Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) Lotus Transcatheter Recalled After Discovery Of Fault And Death Of One Patient

Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX)‘s Lotus transcatheter is being recalled due to a fault in the deployment of the system. The fault was attributed......(read more)
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Economic Events Blamed For HSBC Holdings PLC (ADR) (HSBC)’s Disappointing Earnings

The earning season for banks in Europe started out with some disappointing numbers. $4.2 billion in net losses are reported by banking giant HSBC Holdings......(read more)
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Trials Of Agenus Inc (AGEN) Cancer Vaccine Ends In Absolute Failure

Agenus Inc (NASDAQ:AGEN) has revealed that trials for a brain tumor vaccine have been halted after a lack of positive results. The announcement was contained......(read more)
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Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY) To Sell Senior Notes As Formidable Activist Investor Shows Interest

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE:BMY) will sell senior notes that are unsecured worth $1.5 billion. Half of that amount is due in two years at a rate of......(read more)
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Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) EPCLUSA Access To Be Provided In Ontario For Treatment Of Hepatitis C

Public access for Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) EPCLUSA will be provided in Ontario to adults who need the drug for the hepatitis C treatment. Besides......(read more)
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Biotech Movers And Shakers: Ocular Therapeutix Inc (OCUL) And Argos Therapeutics Inc (ARGS)

The biotechnology space has been a pretty volatile arena over the last few weeks, and especially when it comes to the smaller capitalization end of the......(read more)
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Why President Trump Wants To Transform The FDA – And What It Could Mean For Biotech Stocks

By Khojinur Usmonov From low costs to expedited drug approval, President Trump recently met with big pharma CEOs about overhauling the entire system.......(read more)
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Humana Inc (HUM): What’s Next After The Failed Merger?

Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) has been in the news lately with its failed merger with Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET). When a merger between two companies fails, usually......(read more)
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Expert Stock Picks: Tom Lee Is Bullish On Facebook Inc (FB) And So Are We

Recently Tom Lee, a well-known stock strategist changed his tune (1) on Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) stock, among others. He is now calling these stocks......(read more)
Pfizer PFE pharmaceutical stock

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Invest For Attractive Valuation And The 4% Dividend Yield

Investment Thesis Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) is one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical firms with sales exceeding $50 billion. The company is currently......(read more)
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Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) Loses On A $309M Appeal At US Supreme Court

An appeal by Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) has been declined by the U.S. Supreme Court. The appeal was seeking a recovery of a $309 million......(read more)
Pfizer PFE pharmaceutical stock

Manufacturing Delay Of Generic Drug From Pfizer Inc. (PFE) A Relief For Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ADR) (TEVA)

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) has been slapped with a warning letter by the Food and Drug Administration in regards to one of its fill/finish factories. This......(read more)
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5 Fairly Valued MLPs: Is The Dilution Worth The Yield And How Do You Value Them?

Introduction The 5 MLPs covered in this article offer yields ranging from 5.7% to 10.7%. Additionally, each of these MLPs appears reasonably valued given......(read more)
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Hot Stocks – Under Armour Inc (UA) Time To Buy?

Under Armour Inc (NYSE:UA) is from Baltimore and so am I. They’re hometown heroes and I like when they do well. Everybody in town has an opinion about......(read more)
bio-techs, biotechnology companies

Is The Cidara Therapeutics Inc (CDTX) Crash An Opportunity?

Cidara Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:CDTX) just announced data from a phase 2 study of one of its lead indications, and the outcome was unfavorable. On the......(read more)
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Expert Stock Pickers: Ron Baron’s Big Tesla Inc (TSLA) Stock Bet (And Why We Disagree)

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA). Perhaps you’ve heard of it. At the time of this writing, $TSLA is trading at $277.57, just short of its all-time high $280.......(read more)
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Here’s What The Latest Pain Therapeutics, Inc. (PTIE) Update Means

Pain Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTIE) put out a fourth-quarter business update, and alongside it, gave us some insight into the possible future of the......(read more)
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AbbVie Inc (ABBV) In Share Buyback Plan For The Third Year In A Row

The AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) board of directors has given the authorization required to increase $5 billion to the company’s existing share buyback program......(read more)
Merck MRK

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), And Other Pharmaceutical Firms All Targeting I-O Segment

Reports indicate that the market for immuno-oncology drugs could grow to $25 billion in the next ten years. Pharmaceutical firms such as Bristol-Myers......(read more)
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Hasbro, Inc. (HAS) Toys: Making Money And Providing Fun At The Same Time

Most people are familiar with Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) Toys. If you ever played the Monopoly board game, with a G.I. Joe action figure, or a Mr. Potato......(read more)
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Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)’s Yield Is Creeping Higher

It’s no surprise that Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) is still willing to acquire Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) (albeit at a $300 million lower price......(read more)
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ArQule, Inc. (ARQL)’s Liver Cancer Drug Fails: What’s Next?

ArQule, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARQL) took a real hit at the end of last week, as the company announced data from a late stage oncology trial. The data did not read......(read more)
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Are High Yield ETFs Becoming Too Hot To Handle?

Love is in the air this Valentines week and many income investors are smitten with the returns of their high yield investments. The steady march higher......(read more)
Biopharmaceutical, Bio-technology

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN) Suffers Another Blow In The UK

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) has had another misfortune in the UK. The country’s public health watchdog, NICE (the National Institute......(read more)
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It Has Worked: CVS Health Corp (CVS) Says Of Its Exit Of Cigarette Business

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) has published a study report in the American Journal of Public Health that shows its decision to halt the sale of tobacco products......(read more)
bio-techs, biotechnology companies

Neuralstem, Inc. (CUR) Is Up. Here’s Why And What It Means

Neuralstem, Inc. (NASDAQ:CUR) is a big runner at the end of this week, as the company puts out an update on its lead major depressive disorder (MDD) trial......(read more)
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The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Dividend Stock Analysis

The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) manufactures, distributes, and markets nonalcoholic beverages worldwide. This dividend king has paid uninterrupted dividends......(read more)
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The Experts Say You Should Buy These Stocks. So Should You?

We all like to hear the opinions of successful stock pickers and fund managers. After all, they are in the business of investing and they have access......(read more)
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Here’s What The Latest Ardelyx Inc (ARDX) Data Means For The Company Going Forward

Ardelyx Inc (NASDAQ:ARDX) just put out data from a phase III study in patients with end stage renal disease, and the company is running up on the back......(read more)
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Generic Competitors A Looming Threat For Acorda Therapeutics Inc (ACOR)

In order to ensure an extension of Ampyra’s protection to 2026, Acorda Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ACOR) must fight off competition from competitors such......(read more)
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UK National Institute For Health And Care Excellence Rejects Leukemia Drug From AbbVie Inc (ABBV)

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has refused to authorize AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV)‘s Venclyxto on NHS. Besides the price, the......(read more)
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The Market Has Got Its Interpretation Of The OHR Pharmaceutical Inc (OHRP) Announcement Wrong

OHR Pharmaceutical Inc (NASDAQ:OHRP) reported its fiscal first quarter 2017 earnings this week, and alongside the report, gave an update as to the status......(read more)
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Are You Ignoring Investment Risks You Know About?

I have always had a deep fascination with investing. I like learning about different ways to make money, strategies, and investments. It is always fascinating......(read more)
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Medtronic PLC (MDT) Launches New Tools In Coronary Portfolio

Medtronic PLC (NYSE:MDT) launched new products that aim to help in diagnosis and treatment of coronary conditions. The new products include the DxTerity......(read more)
Biopharmaceutical, Bio-technology

China MediTech And AstraZeneca PLC (ADR) (AZN) To Present Savolitinib Phase II Results At The Genitourinary Cancers Symposium 2017

Hutchison China MediTech Limited and AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN) are to present data from their phase II clinical trials of Savolitinib, at the upcoming......(read more)
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VBI Vaccines, Inc. (VBIV) Gets European Support For Pivotal Phase III Sci-B-Vac Trial

Risks in biotech investment tend to increase as a young company gets closer and closer to its first FDA approval. Trials become more expensive, expectations......(read more)
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GlaxoSmithKline PLC (ADR) (GSK) Two-Drug Cocktail Aims Decrease HIV Patient Pill Intake

Most HIV patients have no options in regard to how they must consume their medication. The general rule is that each day they must take a pill that has......(read more)
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Skin & Bones Of Regenerative Medicine Takes A Leap Forward With Frost Backing PolarityTE Inc. (COOL)

There are a few names in every sector that develop a reputation on the back of repeated investment success. Sometimes these investors are passive in just......(read more)
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Novartis AG (ADR) (NVS) Greater Use Of Technology In Transforming Medical Education

Novartis AG (ADR) (NYSE:NVS) is quickly entering into an engagement with the use of digital technology. The idea is to enhance and increase interaction......(read more)
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Positive Results For MDD Drug Sends Shares Of SAGE Therapeutics Inc (SAGE) Soaring

Shares of SAGE Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:SAGE) surged after the results of a small, mid-stage study on major depressive disorder showed positive results......(read more)
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Zosano Pharma Corp (ZSAN) Is Playing With The Big Boys In The Migraine Space

Zosano Pharma Corp (NASDAQ:ZSAN) gained more than 40% on its market capitalization during Monday’s US session, and is a further 9% up ahead of the market......(read more)
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Three Stocks To Buy For Valentines Day

It’s Valentine’s Day, and love is in the air. I joined CNBC’s Pauline Chiou to chat about stocks to commemorate the occasion. I’ll start with......(read more)
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3 Utility Stocks That Will Pay You To Invest In Them

Ever since the Great Recession, the Federal Reserve has kept interest rates artificially low. So low that investors who typically invest in bonds for......(read more)
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3 CEFs For Tax-Efficient Total Return

Income investors with large taxable accounts are consistently focused on maximizing their total return and minimizing the impact of taxes on their nest......(read more)