Cerus Corporation (CERS) is a $271 million market cap company focused on blood transfusion products. The company has viable products and anticipates it’s increasing sales of platelet products is removing some previous sales ramp uncertainty. By expanding its supply agreement with the French National Blood Service, EFS, and the American Red Cross (plus increased funding from BARDA), Cerus is....More>>>
Shares of BioCryst (NASDAQ:BCRX) have been volatile. Shares have traded as low as $5.72 to over $6.70 in the last seven sessions.
The option premium for both calls and puts is running higher than normal. The reason, investors are expecting Phase 2 trial results for BCX7353, a drug focused on the elimination of angioedema attacks in patients with hereditary angioedema to be released anytime....More>>>
Stocks fell today in tandem with U.S. Treasury bonds, raising concerns that the market might not be able to withstand higher interest rates.
The S&P 500 fell 0.3% to 2,133.04 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 29.65 points, or 0.2%, to 18,169.68. The Nasdaq Composite fell 0.7% to 5,215.97. 10-year Treausry notes fell as their yields rose....More>>>
AT&T‘s DirecTV Now streaming TV service will be available to customers from November 30, marking the carrier’s most important launch since its 2015 acquisition of satellite TV behemoth DirecTV. The service, which is targeted at cord cutters and other households without pay TV services (a market estimated to be as large as 20 million), could be poised for a strong launch given its....More>>>
A Chinese financial services giant is back in front in the race to buy U.S. money transfer service MoneyGram.
The Chinese firm, Ant Financial, just upped its offer to $1.2 billion for MoneyGram (MGI), one of the most popular avenues for sending money from the U.S. to Mexico and other countries.
The original deal struck in January was for $880 million, but U.S. company Euronet....More>>>
Did you miss “Mad Money” on CNBC? If so, here are some of Jim Cramer’s top takeaways.
When it comes to personal electronics, market darling Fitbit (FIT) has clearly lost its mojo, while navigation giant Garmin (GRMN) has made a miraculous turnaround.
Cramer said even he fell for the hype when Fitbit first debuted in June 2015. The company was supposed to be more....More>>>
We continue to believe that financial stocks are quite undervalued as well. During the quarter we made a new investment in Ally Financial (NYSE:ALLY). Ally was founded nearly a century ago as General Motors Acceptance Corporation. Its purpose then was to provide financing to GM dealers and retail customers. Today, Ally is no longer owned by GM. It serves a wide variety of dealers (including Ford,....More>>>
AMD (NYSE:AMD) does not need a merger or buyout as some have written. Those days are long gone. If it were going to happen, it would have been two years prior when AMD was really feeling the pain and the balance sheet was a wreck. Since then they have drastically reduced debt while expanding product offerings. In this article we are going to cover a brief history, growth prospects, why a buyout....More>>>
If you have a cell phone and use Gmail, Yahoo Mail, iCloud, Dropbox, Evernote, Facebook, Twitter and the websites of banks and countless other web services, you are at risk of being hacked, having your money stolen, having sensitive information exposed and being blackmailed.
With just your phone number and a little bit of what’s called “social engineering” in which....More>>>
"I personally sold all my gold and gold stocks yesterday," I told a crowd of 500 gold bugs at the Sprott Natural Resource Symposium in Vancouver at the end of July. The crowd was shocked… But my timing was nearly perfect. Gold is down 12% since the beginning of August. And gold stocks – as measured by the VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners Fund (GDXJ) –....More>>>