U.S. stocks mostly held steady on Monday, but the Nasdaq Composite and technology shares fell.» Read More
Despite a slowing economy, drug stocks such as Abbott Labs and Genentech posted positive earnings reports. Is health care the best defensive play in this market?
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A drug stock with a safe dividend? That's just what you need in this tough environment.
Some stocks are more popular than others. But that doesn't mean they're always the best shares to hold. Michael Farr, president of Farr, Miller and Washington, gave his assessment of five of the most widely held companies.
I don't think Eli Lilly will be running any more "Coming Soon" ads--like the one posted here for its late-stage experimental bloodthinner Effient--for drugs that haven't been approved yet by the Food and Drug Administration.
Since there should really be no compelling reason to blog or report on Dendreon and Provenge for quite awhile, here's one last hurrah.
Which stocks have been unfairly punished over the last three trading days?
Wall Street struggled with another day of selling as panic seemed to accelerate into the final minutes of trading.
Pretty much all of biopharma is caught in the downdraft of the markets today with the notable exception of Dendreon (data) and ImClone Systems (a deal).
As all eyes remain on Capitol Hill, things remain relatively quiet on the biopharma front. So, it's a good time to go through the Pharma's Market mailbag. The overwhelming majority of emails recently have been about...yeah, you guessed it...Dendreon.
Plus, should I own Pfizer?
The Dow closed lower on Wednesday as nervous investors found it difficult to muster enthusiasm ahead of the Senate’s vote on a revamped $700 billion rescue plan.
Eli Lilly has been running direct-to-doctor ads over the past few months telling physicians that Effient, the company's new bloodthinner, is "Coming Soon". Well, it may have jumped the gun.
Today is the day the FDA is expected to make a decision on the drug. The agency could approve it outright, approve it with conditions/limitations, delay making a decision--again--and order more tests, or reject the pill.
The Dow tumbled on Monday as investors worried a $700 billion bailout for the financial sector may not resuscitate a slumping economy...
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As the press release that came with the book says, "Compact enough to carry in a lab coat pocket, the paperback helps health care practitioners, particularly those who are newcomers to clinical diagnosis, understand and evaluate a wide range of symptoms."
The stock posted its biggest percentage gain in nearly three years and its biggest dollar gain in more than two years, according to CNBC stock-stat maven Robert Hum.
The Dow and S&P 500 fell over 4.5% today, while the Nasdaq composite dropped 3.6%, as concerns over the health of the financial sector intensified following the decision of Lehman Brothers to file for Chapter 11.
At the risk of getting more emails from conspiracy-theorist readers who think I report too much negative news about Pfizer, here comes another setback for the world's biggest drug company.