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Top 5 Bank Stocks For 2018

They may be the farthest from retirement, but a higher percentage of Millennials are contributing to their 401(k) retirement savings plans than Gen Xers or Baby Boomers, a new report by Bank of America Merrill Lynch says.

About 82% of Millennials are contributing to their 401(k) plans, compared to 77% of Gen X and 75% of Baby Boomers, says BofA’s Plan Wellness Scorecard.

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Spark Therapeutics: Earnings Update For This Core Biotech Holding

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>>>

Top 10 Stocks To Buy For 2018

KBW’s Meyer Shields and team took a look at Warren Buffett’s portfolio at Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) and contend that Buffett’s underperforming the S&P 500:

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We estimate Berkshire’s QTD equity portfolio performance at +2.4%, about 190 bps below the S&P 500s +4.3% performance. We reiterate our Market Perform rating, since we think Berkshire’s....More>>>

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As far as bad news goes, it’s the best bad news one could ever hope for. In September, the number of IT jobs in the United States “only” grew 0.17% from August’s total, reaching almost 5.2 million. That’s the word from TechServe Alliance anyway… an association of IT and engineering staffing companies. While not a huge number, it’s another step forward at....More>>>

Hot Low Price Stocks To Watch For 2017

Ford (NYSE:F) is known for its attractive valuation, it currently trades at around 7 times its 2017 projected earnings and has an attractive dividend yield of 5.36 percent. It also has a very low price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) compared to most other companies on the S&P 500. The stock trades at around $11 during the time I am writing this. However, after digging a little deeper, I have found....More>>>

Top Biotech Stocks To Watch For 2017

Yesterday, our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested small cap clinical-stage biotech RXi Pharmaceuticals Corp (NASDAQ: RXII) as a long/bullish trade for our short-term portfolio:

RXi Pharmaceuticals was hit pretty hard in September and October, but we like the way the stock’s been piecing together the foundation for a technical breakout. That is, we’ve made a higher low,....More>>>

Vitality Biopharma Adds a Regulatory Heavyweight as an Advisor

The management of regulatory affairs essentially contributes to the overall success of new drug development – both at early pre-marketing stages and at all times post-marketing. This means that a biotech or pharma company’s regulatory affairs personnel will be heavily involved in all stages of new drug development both prior to and after an FDA approval. 

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Top 10 Safest Stocks To Own For 2017

Kelli Williams, a market researcher by day, was looking for a little side hustle. The 38-year-old from Oak Park, Ill., cruised Craigslist and found what seemed like a great moonlighting gig. “It seemed like it would be perfect. You could work as many or as few hours as you wanted and it was all done from your computer, remotely,” she said.

A guy named “Bill” had a....More>>>

Top Gold Stocks To Own For 2017

Goldman Sachs analystWaqar Syed and team see “green shoots [appearing] in the distance” for oil-field-services sector…just not offshore drillers. They explain why they cut Atwood Oceanics (ATW) and Noble (NE) to sell, where they join Transocean (RIG):

Photo: George Osodi/Bloomberg

Avoid offshore drillers as high-priced backlog rolls over (Sell Transocean/Atwood....More>>>