Vivus Inc


  • The Skinny On Vivus Wednesday, 20 Jan 2010 | 2:47 PM ET

    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the stock markets' self-policing arm, is looking into trading in Vivus shares around the time it announced its positive late-stage test results on its diet drug, Qnexa.

  • Vivus' Race Against The Clock Monday, 11 Jan 2010 | 2:30 PM ET

    Vivus is getting the JPMorgan Healthcare Conference off to a sexy start. The company announced this morning that its late-stage experimental erectile dysfunction drug apparently gets the job done in 15 minutes.

  • Dow Ekes Out a Gain; VIX Ends at 19 Thursday, 7 Jan 2010 | 4:53 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks struggled Thursday as the dollar rose and investors remained skittish ahead of Friday's jobs report. GE, Bank of America and Ford were among the day's gainers. Alcoa skidded.

  • Stocks Struggle as Dollar Gains; Sears Rallies Thursday, 7 Jan 2010 | 1:55 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks skidded Thursday as the dollar rose, putting pressure on stocks that outweighed encouraging reports on employment and retail sales.  Bank of America, Sears and Bed, Bath &  Beyond were among the early leaders, while Alcoa stumbled.

  • Stocks Lower as Dollar Rises; Builders Gain Thursday, 7 Jan 2010 | 9:34 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks opened lower on Wall Street as a rising dollar pressures commodity prices and outweighed another round of positive news in the job market.

  • Futures Lower Despite Good Jobs News Thursday, 7 Jan 2010 | 8:39 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Another round of better-than-expected employment figures did little to assuage investors as stock futures pointed to a negative open for Wall Street.

  • On Gaining More Impotence & Weightloss Drugs Wednesday, 23 Dec 2009 | 12:08 PM ET

    I can’t wait until this drug rises to the level where it gets on Joe Kernen’s radar screen because, boy, is he gonna have a good time (not just with the drug perhaps, but mostly with talking on TV about it.) A little TMI, I know, but that’s Joe.

  • Trading Biotech Breakthroughs Wednesday, 18 Nov 2009 | 5:45 PM ET

    The latest erectile dysfunction drug is showing promise of working even faster than those already on the market. Considering it's $3.5 billion market, what's the trade?

  • Vivus Viagra! Wednesday, 18 Nov 2009 | 12:07 PM ET

    VVUS this morning unveiled positive late-stage test results on the ED pill. The company touts that it takes effect in less than 30 minutes and it's out of your system within six hours or so.

  • Lightning Round OT: Potash, Vivus and More Wednesday, 4 Nov 2009 | 9:25 PM ET

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

  • Friday At The Fat Fight Friday, 30 Oct 2009 | 12:46 PM ET

    I end the week as I started it: blogging about Vivus and the three-contestant race to make a new prescription diet pill.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Vivus' Mr. Wilson Goes To Washington Monday, 26 Oct 2009 | 2:26 PM ET

    Patients on Vivus' late-stage developmental diet drug, Qnexa, lost an average 37 pounds in 13 months.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Mad Mail: The Return of US Manufacturing? Friday, 2 Oct 2009 | 9:42 PM ET

    Plus, a call on two speculative drug companies.

  • Lightning Round OT: MBIA, Vivus and More Friday, 2 Oct 2009 | 9:25 PM ET

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

  • Arena Adds Volume Friday, 18 Sep 2009 | 1:33 PM ET

    There! I resisted writing a blog headline that attempts some tired play on words with the Arena Pharmaceuticals' clinical trial acronyms BLOSSOM and BLOOM.

  • The Qnexa Question Wednesday, 9 Sep 2009 | 5:22 PM ET

    Some analysts had been telling clients recently that they thought Vivus' diet drug Qnexa could take the lead in the three-contestant race to get the next prescription diet pill on the market. But they didn't think it would take such a commanding lead.

  • Stocks Close Higher Despite Beige Book Wednesday, 9 Sep 2009 | 4:01 PM ET

    Stocks closed higher after faltering for awhile on a Federal Reserve report that the economy will remain weak due largely to unemployment.

  • Stocks Push Higher, Led By Nasdaq, Industrials Wednesday, 9 Sep 2009 | 12:01 PM ET

    Futures indicated a lower open for Wall Street on Wednesday as investors paused ahead of key U.S. data, having pushed markets to 11-month highs the previous day,