TOKYO, Oct 30- Japan's Fujifilm Holdings Corp said it was difficult to estimate the profitability of its influenza drug Avigan, which has been earmarked to fight Ebola, given the uncertainty over the spread of virus, a company executive said on Thursday. France and Guinea plan to conduct clinical trials of Avigan 200 mg tablets, made by Fujifilm group company...» Read More
DuPont reported quarterly earnings and revenue that fell short of analysts' expectations on Tuesday, and announced plans to cut 1,500 jobs.
Pharmaceuticals continue to be an attractive sector for earnings and dividend growth, and CNBC's Seema Mody reports on how companies like Pfizer are faring.
If you're looking for beta, biotech might be your answer, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.
Thanks to several rounds of cost cutting and new product launches, cash balances across the pharma sector are increasing — because one analyst said we should see more cash being returned to shareholders via dividend.
Savient Pharmaceuticals has been taken to the woodshed, but recently it’s turned bullish.
The NYSE Arca Biotech index spacer hit an all-time high Monday, as investors continue to seek out the group for its above average growth prospects.
AstraZeneca has appointed Pascal Soriot, former chief executive of Genentech, as its new chief executive following the departure of David Brennan earlier this year.
Bristol-Myers Squibb suspended a mid-stage study of its experimental hepatitis C drug BMS-094 due to a serious safety issue — a major blow to the company’s research pipeline that is also likely to rejigger the way Wall Street views other companies’ efforts to develop an all-oral therapy against the viral liver disease.
Investors need to see this as a speculative stock and take some profits as they come in, he said.
In the wake of Friday’s disappointing jobs report, “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer thinks investors need to prepare for the possibility of a recession.
With the weight loss market heating up, stocks like Arena Pharmaceuticals may be spelling out a big rally for the drug retail space.
“Mad Money” host Jim Cramer has the answer.
Last week, Celgene announced it was pulling its Revlimid application in Europe, and Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why he thinks investors should buy into the stock now.
A look at the impact of the Supreme Court's ruling on biotech stocks, with James Greenwood, BIO CEO.
The biotech sector is up more than 1 percent today, and discussing what investors can expect after tomorrow's health care reform ruling, with ISI's biotech and pharmaceuticals major analyst Mark Schoenebaum. "If tomorrow the whole bill is struck down, technically, earnings and revenue estimates for all of biotech and all of pharma companies are going to go up," says Schoenebaum.
Shares of Arena Pharmaceuticals spiked on news the FDA approved its anti-obesity drug, with the Fast Money traders; and discussing how tomorrow's ruling on the health care reform could impact the biotech sector, with Mark Schoenebaum, ISI.
The "Mad Money" host spoke with the CEO of Seattle Genetics about the safety of the biotech space.
Daniel Junius, CEO of Immunogen, discusses drugs the company is developing.
Investors who jumped into U.S. Treasurys and the dollar during the latest flare-up of the EU crisis appear to have expanded into gold and other metals, according to a new report.
A few sectors have managed to gain ground during the past three weeks, and retail investors who took advantage of the right ETFs have something to show for it.