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  • Pharma Stocks Get a 'Swine Flu Rally' (Video) Monday, 27 Apr 2009 | 12:53 PM ET

    Swine Flu: global pandemic or paranoia? President Obama said the health emergency declaration was merely a prudent measure. But many pharmaceutical stocks were sharply higher Monday in reaction to flu outbreaks — and the gains seemed to ripple through the sector.

  • Busch: Fear Of The Flu Is The Biggest Driver Monday, 27 Apr 2009 | 9:51 AM ET

    As author of World Event Trading, I did an entire section on infectious diseases from the 1918 Spanish Flu to Bird Flu. The recent outbreak of Swine Flu is generating headlines and concerns globally......Critical point: fear of the disease is the biggest driver of behavior and societal changes due to the outbreak.

  • It's A Half-Glass Day Monday, 20 Apr 2009 | 12:23 PM ET

    Financials continue to lead the weakness today on the heels of Bank of America’s earnings report. In late-morning trading, B of A and Citigroup are now down 15 percent each, while many other regional banks are 11 to 15 percent lower.

  • Web Extra: Pharma M&A Action Thursday, 16 Apr 2009 | 6:37 PM ET

    In this Web Extra, Pete Najarian talks Pharma takeovers. What's on his radar?

  • It's Diabetes Drug Days Wednesday, 1 Apr 2009 | 11:28 AM ET
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    An estimated 20 million or so Americans have the disease, which many experts call an epidemic. It costs this country tens of billions of dollars a year to deal with it. And several biopharma and monitoring device companies are racing to grab a bigger piece of this fast-growing, sugar-free pie.

  • Pharma's Big Drug Test Tuesday, 31 Mar 2009 | 6:07 PM ET

    Breakthrough diabetes treatments may be on the horizon. What companies stand to win?

  • Options Percolate On Takeover Chatter Monday, 30 Mar 2009 | 7:39 AM ET

    A number of takeover rumors have been making the rounds, an encouraging sign that capitalistic optimism is returning to the markets.

  • Options Action w/ Jon Najarian Friday, 27 Mar 2009 | 6:22 PM ET

    OptionMonster Jon Najarian reveals where he's spotted some unusually bullish action.

  • Web Extra: Options Action w/ Pete Najarian Thursday, 26 Mar 2009 | 6:37 PM ET

    The Pit Boss is seeing explosive options action in a drug stock. Find out which one!

  • UPDATE: Options Action w/ Pete & Jon Najarian Tuesday, 24 Mar 2009 | 6:11 PM ET

    Both Pete and Jon Najarian are seeing some unusual options action. What do they make of it?

  • Stop Trading!: Protecting Sears From Shorts Tuesday, 24 Mar 2009 | 3:59 PM ET

    Plus, Cramer discusses credit-card and drug stocks, as well as the housing bottom.

  • Options Action w/ Jon Najarian Tuesday, 24 Mar 2009 | 3:45 PM ET

    The OptionMonster is seeing unusual action in two stocks. What does he make of it?

  • My Tweets And Your Emails Friday, 20 Mar 2009 | 4:44 PM ET

    My first week on Twitter has gone pretty well. Despite some Twitter trouble (or should that be twubble?) with website capacity, I've picked up more than 75 followers already.

  • GlaxoSmithKline's New Ally For Alli Friday, 20 Mar 2009 | 11:28 AM ET

    Normally, the folks at GlaxoSmithKline keep us tightly in the loop when there's news. So, I'm a bit surprised that it took a "tweet" on Twitter this morning to learn that four days ago the company put out a press release that has "Pharma's Market" written all over it.

  • Merck's Jumpin' Januvia Friday, 6 Mar 2009 | 11:10 AM ET

    Japan and Januvia. No, it's not a country—not even a fictional one—even though it sounds like "Genovia" in "The Princess Diaries." It's a diabetes drug from Merck.

  • Job Cuts Keep Coming—Is Your Firm On the List? Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 10:18 AM ET

    The number of job cuts continued to soar in February 2009, reflecting the worsening US recession.

  • Job Cuts Keep Coming—Is Your Firm On the List? Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 8:12 AM ET

    More companies announced layoffs this week as the employment picture continued to dim. JPMorgan Chase and Chesapeake Energy were among the latest names on Thursday to announce job cuts.

  • Your Questions About Exxon & GlaxoSmithKline Thursday, 26 Feb 2009 | 9:00 PM ET

    Vinesh writes, “What is the reason why the Exxon stock is not doing well lately. Crude oil is going up where as Exxon share price is not keeping pace with the increase in crude?"

  • Job Cuts Keep Coming—Is Your Firm On the List? Thursday, 19 Feb 2009 | 10:44 AM ET

    Another round of layoffs was announced on Thursday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment. Delta Air Lines and Performance Food Group were among the latest names on Wednesday to announce job cuts.

  • Instead of asking what Warren Buffett has been buying, we should have been wondering what he's been selling.  Berkshire Hathaway's stock portfolio snapshot for the end of the fourth quarter reveals its holdings in Johnson and Johnson have been slashed by more than half.