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  • All New Biotech Specs: Part 2 Tuesday, 12 Oct 2010 | 6:37 PM ET

    On Tuesday, Cramer highlighted the action—and potential M&A activity—in the fight to cure hepatitis C.

  • Sanofi Moves Closer to Hostile Bid for Genzyme Wednesday, 25 Aug 2010 | 3:30 PM ET
    Sanofi Aventis

    In the last two days Sanofi has hired a proxy solicitor and its bankers have become more aggressive in seeking out the opinions of Genzyme shareholders about what price they would accept in a hostile offer.

  • So far this year, the performance of the biotechnology index has been strong. So is there room for more growth in the sector? Mark Schoenebaum, managing director and senior research analyst at Deutsche Bank Securities shared his stock picks.

  • Market Trend has Turned Negative: Stock Picker Wednesday, 27 Jan 2010 | 11:53 AM ET

    We are market trend followers and we’re 100 percent in cash at the moment because the trend has turned negative, said Graham Bibby, CEO and CIO of Richmond Asset Management. He shared his investment strategy.

  • Brendan Fraser and Harrison Ford in Extraordinary Measures

    Bristol-Myers Squibb headquarters have moved from New York City to Portland, Oregon and Genzyme’s from Cambridge, Massachusetts to Seattle. Not for real, but in the movie “Extraordinary Measures” that opens today. I got to see it last night at the New York premiere.

  • Another Biotech CEO Bites The Dust Tuesday, 5 Jan 2010 | 3:18 PM ET
    James C. Mullen

    Talk about a blow to the ego. The shares may have since succumbed to the downdraft in the overall stock market, but when trading opened this morning Biogen Idec shot up around two percent. Investors were reacting to the news that the company's longtime CEO, Jim Mullen, is calling it quits.

  • The Poop On Genzyme Thursday, 17 Dec 2009 | 10:32 AM ET

    I went to the beleaguered Genzyme manufacturing plant in Allston, MA yesterday to get briefed on what exactly happened/is happening there for background ahead of my interview today with the CEO.

  • 5 Best Biotech Plays Now: Analysts Monday, 28 Sep 2009 | 6:55 PM ET

    Biotech companies continued their rally today, with the biotech index up more than 35 percent in the last three months. Eric Schmidt, biotech analyst at Cowen, and Joel Sendek, managing director and biotech analyst at Lazard Capital Markets, explained the force behind the comeback and the best stock plays for investors right now.

  • Markets Will Drop 7-17% in October: Strategist Friday, 25 Sep 2009 | 3:21 PM ET

    Stocks continued to struggle on Friday. Could this be the beginning of a real market correction? Mike Rubino, president of Rubino Financial, and Paul Schatz, president of Heritage Capital, discussed how investors should position their portfolios for the end of the third quarter.

  • Halftime Report: Scorching Sectors Cooling Off? Friday, 12 Jun 2009 | 1:19 PM ET

    With money rotating out of tech and energy are these two scorching sectors starting to cool down?

  • Quiz Cramer: Has Buffet Lost His Touch? Wednesday, 8 Apr 2009 | 8:57 PM ET

    The audience tests Cramer’s 30 years of Wall Street experience with questions about Berkshire Hathaway’s legendary leader, 401(k)s versus Roth IRAs, alternative energy and more.

  • Celgene: Broken Stock or Company? Thursday, 2 Apr 2009 | 8:54 PM ET

    The market has taken down plenty of firms over the past 18 months. But did they all deserve it?

  • History's Lessons Thursday, 2 Apr 2009 | 2:18 PM ET

    Those who forget the past are doomed NOT to repeat it.

  • Promise for Prostate Cancer Treatment? Friday, 13 Mar 2009 | 9:37 PM ET

    Cougar Biotech has a drug in its pipeline that could offer big help to patients with this disease.

  • Bears Boohoo Market’s Rally Friday, 13 Mar 2009 | 9:29 PM ET

    Why wouldn’t they? They’ve made a lot of money during this downturn. But that might be changing now.

  • A Little Risk to Rebuild Your Portfolio Friday, 27 Feb 2009 | 7:43 PM ET

    Speculation offers the chance for big returns, which is just the thing investors need right now.

  • Clear! Boston Scientific Brought Back to Life Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 9:05 PM ET

    This company has heart, Cramer says. Find out how BSX fought its way off the operating table.

  • Cramer ‘Blown Away’ by St. Jude Medical Wednesday, 11 Feb 2009 | 8:45 PM ET

    It’s easy to like a company that, even in this environment, is focused on taking share.

  • Is Allergan’s Appeal Only Skin Deep? Wednesday, 4 Feb 2009 | 9:02 PM ET

    CEO David Pyott tells investors to think of more than just Botox when his company is mentioned.

  • Journalists on Jihad Tuesday, 2 Sep 2008 | 7:26 PM ET

    The Democrats aren’t the only enemy of Big Pharma. The Fourth Estate has its own crusade against the group.