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A Massive Trend Of Pharmaceutical Mergers

August 13th, 2015

biotechKyle Anderson: Another possible deal between two of the world’s top pharmaceutical companies was announced this week when Shire Plc. (NASDAQ:SHPG) made an unsolicited offer of $30.6 billion for Baxalta Inc. (NYSE:BXLT). Read more…

NYSE:XPH

Anthem Inc, UnitedHealth Group Inc., iShares Dow Jones US Health Care(ETF): Healthcare Stocks To Watch

May 20th, 2015

buyers and sellersKeith Fitz-Gerald: Few investors realize it, but we are on the precipice of an Obamacare ”nightmare” event. Read more…

NYSE:IHF

Is Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) Stock Ready To Resume Uptrend?

March 20th, 2015

stock price surgeRick Pendergraft:  Merck & Co. (NYSE:MRK) appeared on my daily bullish scan Friday night. This was likely due to the bullish crossover of the daily slow stochastic readings. Read more…

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GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR), Merck & Co., Inc., Pfizer Inc., Sanofi SA (ADR): Are Big Pharma Stocks In Trouble?

March 16th, 2015

pills healthcareJay Taylor: I recently shared with you a story about a billionaire hedge fund manager who has declared war against the pharmaceutical industry and the patents it uses to protect big corporate profits. Read more…

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Earnings Growth Expected In Healthcare Sector

January 9th, 2015

healthcare1George Leong:  It’s that time again; another quarter has come to an end. The fourth-quarter earnings season numbers will officially start flooding in for the S&P 500 on Monday, with Alcoa Inc. (NYSE/AA) the first to report. Read more…

NASDAQ:PSCH, NYSE:XHE

Celgene Corporation, Amgen, Inc., Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.: Best Stocks To Play At This Time?

December 2nd, 2014

biotechMitchell Clark: One of the hottest areas of the stock market over the last few years has been one of its most speculative. Biotechnology stocks, as evidenced by the NASDAQ Biotechnology Index, have been on a tear for the last three years. Read more…

NASDAQ:BIB, NASDAQ:IBB

ETFs To Watch On Solid Pharma Earnings

October 31st, 2014

healthcare3The healthcare space has emerged relatively unscathed from the biotech meltdown seen early in the year and is clearly outperforming the broad market. This is primarily thanks to strong performances by both biotech and pharma companies Read more…

NYSE:IHE, NYSE:PJP, NYSE:PPH

Health Care Stocks To Consider With Low Risk

September 3rd, 2014

healthcare3Mitchell Clark: One of the problems with pure-play biotechnology stocks is that they are 100% risk-capital securities in which the probability of success is entirely beyond your control. Read more…

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This ETF Is Over Reacting To The Sell Off

August 15th, 2014

ETFsDavid Fabian:  Sell offs in the market generally create fear and over reaction as investors digest the news and re-position their assets to weather the storm. Despite the good intentions of buying low and selling high, the tendency for traders is to protect Read more…

NYSE:IVV, NYSE:VOO, NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLV

ETFs To Watch On Strong Earnings From Pharma Companies

July 30th, 2014

healthcare1The pharma space has been seeing smooth trading thanks to encouraging industry trends such as development of new drugs, the rising wave of mergers and acquisitions, increased need for medical services, expansion into emerging markets Read more…

NYSE:IHE, NYSE:PJP, NYSE:PPH

This Year’s Hottest Health Care ETFs

July 25th, 2014

healthcare3David Fabian: As a sector, health care has a lot to offer in terms of fundamental and technical data that supports ongoing innovation and profitability. The aging baby boomer population combined with an increased focus on adorable health insurance is continuing Read more…

NYSE:FBT, NYSE:IHF, NYSE:PPH, NYSE:XLV

Healthcare ETFs In Focus On Johnson & Johnson Earnings

July 17th, 2014

healthcare1Sweta Killa: The healthcare space has finally emerged from the biotech sell-off and is largely befitting from the rising wave of pharma mergers and acquisitions as well as the current favorable industry trends in both the pharma and biotech corner. Read more…

NYSE:IYH, NYSE:PPH, NYSE:XLV

5 Healthcare Micro-Cap Stocks To Watch

July 8th, 2014

healthcare1Jim Bach: A specific group of micro-cap stocks secured a big victory last month, as the Russell Microcap Index boosted its holdings in the sector during its yearly reconstitution. Read more…

NASDAQ:BIB, NASDAQ:IBB

Best Investment For The Next Decade?

May 19th, 2014

healthcare1George Leong: In spite of the debate over whether Obamacare, also known as the Affordable Care Act, is good or bad for the nation’s healthcare sector, what I do know is that the additional policies will likely drive up the demand for healthcare services Read more…

NASDAQ:PSCH, NYSE:XLV

My Top Stock For The Coming Healthcare Boom

May 14th, 2014

healthcare1George Leong: As the country moves forward in providing medical coverage for all Americans, the healthcare sector will be one of the top growth areas for investment opportunity going forward. Read more…

NYSE:XLV




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