May 23, 2017: Markets opened higher again Tuesday but have not moved much higher as the session went on. The blue chips performed best with particular strength in financials. Tech stocks and consumer discretionaries are on track for a down finish. WTI crude oil for July delivery settled at $51.47 a barrel, up 0.7%. June gold dipped 0.5% for the day to settle at $1,255.60. Equities were headed for....More>>>
When Warren Buffett, a guru I emulate on Validea, purchased his first shares of GEICO back in 1951, there were no funny commercials or talking lizard mascots to entice him. It was Buffett’s limitless curiosity about the company’s then-chairman Benjamin Grahamone of Buffett’s professors at Columbia University as well as his mentor and “hero”–that led Buffett to....More>>>
While investors are focused on the circus around US elections, something very noteworthy has been happening in the bond markets – yields are starting to rise.
Starting with the Eurozone, yields in France, Germany, and Italy are on the rise.
Hot Heal Care Stocks To Watch Right Now: Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc.(ARNA)
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Novartis AG (NVS) said Monday that it has received approval from the European Commission for a blood cancer treatment known as Rixathon, a biosimilar version of Roche AG’s (RHHBY) blockbuster Rituxan that generated around $7.5 billion in sales last year.
Sandoz, the biosimilar division of Swiss drugmaker Novartis, said the approval allows for the use of Rixathon in Europe and....More>>>
AFP/Getty Images S&P 500 earnings are closely correlated with Korean exports thanks to the countrys bellwether status.
About seven years ago, Philip Petursson, chief investment strategist at Manulife Investments,....More>>>
Most people are aware that gold doesn’t tarnish, corrode or rust. That applies to pure gold because it does not easily combine with oxygen. The pure metal is also too soft to be used in jewelry, so it is mixed with other metals. Unfortunately, writing articles that recommend gold mining companies, even as a speculative play, can tarnish the author’s reputation and be corrosive....More>>>
After the company reported positive results from a mid-stage study evaluating its novel approach to tackling blood cancer, shares in Kite Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:KITE) surged 34.6% higher in February, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence.
Kite Pharma’s lead product candidate is axicabtagene ciloleucel, a chimeric antigen receptor T-cell....More>>>
In theory, the Internet of Things should allow patients and providers to take unprecedented control of health care. In practice, it is shaping up to be a security nightmare.
Earlier this month, Johnson & Johnson notified 114,000 patients of a security hole in its Animas One Touch Ping connected insulin pump. Although the company claims attacks are unlikely, the flaw could....More>>>
The major market benchmarks never broke into positive territory on Monday, and by the closing bell the Dow Jones Industrial Average(DJINDICES:^DJI) and the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX:^GSPC) indexes had each shed less than 0.5%.
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