Spark Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ONCE) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Investors acquired 551 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 884% compared to the average volume of 56 put options.
A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Spark Therapeutics from a “hold”....More>>>
Investment company Carl Icahn buys Welbilt Inc, sells Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp, Nuance Communications Inc, Allergan PLC during the 3-months ended 2017-03-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Icahn Capital Management LP. As of 2017-03-31, Icahn Capital Management LP owns 16 stocks with a total value of $19.9 billion. These are the details of the buys and sells.
Shares of Spark Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ONCE) have seen a nice bounce recently, having risen by 30% since late February. It looks like my “buy the dip” piece in late November was followed by a much larger “dip” than I was expecting (Note: This was an unexpected event and great example of how biotech is a minefield).
Figure 1: ONCE daily advanced chart (Source:....More>>>
After positive mid-stage trial data suggested earlier this year that it might be able to reshape the treatment of kidney failure in lupus patients, Aurinia Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AUPH)has announced plans for a late-stage study that could eventually allow it to win regulatory OKs in the U.S., Europe, and Japan.
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Aurinia Pharmaceuticals is working on voclosporin,....More>>>
The euro gained against the dollar on Tuesday, with analysts attributing the rally to centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron performing well in Frances first televised presidential debate.
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Jackson, MI, based Investment company Dillon & Associates Inc buys JPMorgan Chase, Danaher, Analog Devices, Honeywell International, Merck, Wells Fargo, AT&T, Paycom Software, The Kraft Heinz Co, sells Linear Technology, The Hain Celestial Group, Versum Materials, Bioverativ during the 3-months ended 2017-03-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Dillon &....More>>>
Is Facebook Inc stock a good buy near its all-time high price?
Shares of Menlo Park, California-basedFacebook Inc.(NASDAQ:FB)are on a roll in 2017, gaining more than 21% YTD after a lackluster 2016. FB stock is trading near its all-time high of $139.68. FB stock has been driven by multiple factors. At large, the strong bullish rally has been on account of strong revenue growth....More>>>
Expectations for at least a near-term stock-market correction once Donald Trump takes the presidential oath of office on Jan. 20 are running high. But one well-known Wall Street analyst argues that investors should shut out the speculation.
In a Friday note, Brian Belski, chief investment strategist at BMO Capital Markets, observed that, based on client conversations, a number of investors....More>>>
NFL players will be sporting some very unique cleats this week. And they won’t be fined.
That’s because it’s part of the league’s “My Cause, My Cleats” campaign, players will don cleats with artistic graphic designs that highlight causes they support.
The players will be raising awareness about issues like domestic violence, rare diseases, animal....More>>>
The U.S. economy is expected to strengthen next year, in part because of the government stimulus proposed at by President-elect Donald Trump, but job growth is likely to slow as the recovery approaches its eighth anniversary, according to a recent survey of economists.
The economy is projected to grow at a 2.3% annual rate in 2017, up from an estimated 1.6% this year, according to the average....More>>>