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  • Any Babies In The Bathwater? Thursday, 26 Jun 2008 | 6:21 PM ET

    Were any stocks unfairly punished in Thursday's market sell-off?

  • Market Midterm: Healthcare Wednesday, 25 Jun 2008 | 6:30 PM ET

    Here's how you can play healthcare with either a McCain or Obama presidency!

  • FDA Delivers One-Two Punch To Merck & Lilly Wednesday, 25 Jun 2008 | 11:11 AM ET
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    For the second time in three days the Food and Drug Administration has delayed making a decision on drugs that it had put on a fast track. First, the agency put off a ruling on Lilly's bloodthinner Effient and then this morning Merck announced the FDA is not ready to approve its cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil for older women.

  • Merck's Gardasil Vaccine Not Approved for Expansion Wednesday, 25 Jun 2008 | 10:00 AM ET

    U.S. regulators did not approve Merck & Co's application to expand marketing of its cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil to an older group of women within an expected review period, the drugmaker said.

  • Banking On A Bottom? Tuesday, 24 Jun 2008 | 5:50 PM ET

    The Dow closed lower on Tuesday with stocks slipping on concerns about the economy after consumer confidence fell to a 16-year low. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • Lightning Round: Sears, Hershey, Qualcomm and More Thursday, 19 Jun 2008 | 7:01 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • The Fast Money Misfires – Friday June 13th Friday, 13 Jun 2008 | 6:28 PM ET

    Sometimes a stock is hot and other time it just burns. Following are the Fast Money misfires..

  • Lightning Round OT: Fluor, Merck and More Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 7:29 PM ET

    The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.

  • Oil Spike Spoils Day On The Street Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 4:14 PM ET

    Today, the dollar index traded at its highest levels since February, certainly above its recent range, and it did not drop commodities. Maybe a sustained rally will, but this theory has got some holes short-term.

  • Market: Just A Flat Out Ugly Day Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 | 4:16 PM ET

    Despite considerable jawboning, the dollar was weak, commodities were strong, and that combination has not proven to be helpful to stocks. With oil near new highs, the Dow Transports dropped nearly 5 percent for the second time in four days (ouch!)

  • Dow Ekes Out a Gain, Led by Coke Tuesday, 10 Jun 2008 | 4:54 PM ET

    Stocks struggled to hold gains Tuesday as bank stocks rallied but comments from Bernanke hung over the market like a cloud. Oil dropped more than $3 to settle at $131.31 a barrel.

  • Pharmaceuticals Are Not Safe, Defensive Plays Tuesday, 10 Jun 2008 | 4:43 PM ET

    Everyone talking about Pfizer's spacer huge 7.1 percent dividend yield, which gets bigger every day because the stock keeps dropping. Is it safe?

  • What's Rampant Inflation Like? Look At Vietnam Tuesday, 10 Jun 2008 | 11:48 AM ET

    Vietnam effectively devalued its currency by 2 percent, according to the Asian Wall Street Journal, to bring official exchange rates closer to black market rates. Consumer prices rose 25 percent in May year over year. Vietnam has been raising rates recently to lower the inflation rate.

  • My ASCO Fiasco Tuesday, 3 Jun 2008 | 8:58 AM ET

    This year, for the first time ever, ASCO agreed to let CNBC broadcast live from inside McCormick Place. It took years of reasoning, pleading, nagging and complaining to get inside. But finally, ASCO consented. In the past, the scientific organization has tried to keep more than an arm's distance from the financial media.

  • Sex and The the City

    You can get a steady diet of all things ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) on CNBC and here at CNBC.com, so I'm gonna blog about something totally different. Well, it does have to do with cancer prevention. Specifically, staving off cervical cancer and/or the sexually transmitted disease known as HPV, which is the leading cause of cervical cancer.

  • Oil Drops 4% On Week Friday, 30 May 2008 | 6:16 PM ET

    Next week could be the biggest week for oil and other commodities in years, says Guy Adami. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • Merck Wins Appeals in Three Vioxx Cases Thursday, 29 May 2008 | 10:57 AM ET

    Appeals courts in New Jersey and Texas on Thursday scrapped verdicts against drug maker Merck stemming from some of the earliest trials involving its once popular painkiller Vioxx.

  • Test of Amgen D-mab Drug Confirms Earlier Results Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | 6:31 AM ET

    An experimental osteoporosis drug that is considered to be crucial to the future of biotechnology giant Amgen strengthened bones more than today's most widely-used treatment, research showed.

  • John McCain

    I'm thinkin' those two drug giants are champin' at the bit for the docs to get McCain off generic Zocor and onto Lipitor or Crestor. On recent conference calls, some PFE officials have said they think a lot of patients who've had a similar experience to McCain's will eventually come back around to Lipitor.

  • Oil, Inflation Worries Clamp Down on Stocks Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | 4:31 PM ET

    Stocks finished near session lows as oil prices soared and a measure of wholesale inflation surged, sparking worries that the Federal Reserve will start focusing on rising prices rather than slowing growth.