Many biotech stocks took a beating as price gouging from the likes of Valeant (Nitropress), Mylan (epi-pens), and Turing (Daraprim) became a political issue during last year’s presidential campaign. Consequently, we enter 2017 with many companies priced so attractively that they have become acquisition targets. Todd Hagopian outlines his top takeover targets.
Howard Schultz, who helped turn Starbucks into an iconic global brand as well known for its activism as its coffee blends, will step down from the role of CEO in April.
Schultz will become the companys executive chairman, concentrating on ramping up Starbucks Reserve Roasteries, a new premium experience that the company is betting on to boost growth worldwide, as well as the companys well-known....More>>>
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Talk about a letdown.
Friday’s monthly jobs report was a big whiff, raising questions about the health of the economy and causing investors to re-think odds of a summer interest rate hike.
The U.S. economy created just 38,000 jobs in May, the government said Friday in its....More>>>
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Steven Mnuchin could soon be signing your money, so it’s kind of a big deal that his signature is illegible.
President-elect Trump has picked Mnuchin to replace Jack Lew as the next Treasury secretary. If the Senate approves his Cabinet pick, then Mnuchin’s signature will appear in the lower right corner of newly printed currency.
But he’s no John Hancock. Mnuchin’s....More>>>
William Patalon III
If you’ve been listening to the U.S. presidential campaign rhetoric, you know the main themes: immigration, terrorism, America’s aging infrastructure, the FBI investigation of Hillary Clinton’s email practices, the economy.
And some other topics, as well.
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