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Guaranty Funds Post Penn Treaty Unit Policyholder Details

Twenty-five guaranty associations that are responsible for paying claims for a failed Penn Treaty American Corp. unit say 55% of the unit’s long-term care insurance policyholders chose compound inflation protection, and just 1.9% chose....More>>>

Top 10 Heal Care Stocks To Buy For 2018

Maybe the election is over and maybe we all have to get back to work. What is not over is that the current Powerball jackpot has reached a massive $320 million. Maybe this is a lower amount at $202 million for the cash value lump-sum payment, but either way it is empire making money that can create multi-generational wealth.

With the drawing set for Saturday, November 19, the reality is that....More>>>

Hot Heal Care Stocks For 2018

When employees change jobs they often leave their pension accounts behind at their old employer. Reasons include inertia and lack of knowledge about the options available to them. In too many cases these pension accounts become orphans and later zombies.

On your way out the door it’s all too easy to leave the pension decision for later. And too often later never comes. Left behind,....More>>>

How to live it up in retirement, without burning through savings

My husband and I are planning to retire this year and want to enjoy retirement. We do not want to skimp on simple pleasures and die with lots of money in the bank. But we also don’t want to run through our savings too soon. So how do we calculate withdrawals from our nest egg to spend as much as possible of our assets before we shuffle off this mortal coil? –E.S.


To Some In Russia, Oil Chief More Feared Than Putin

&l;p&g;&l;img class=&q;dam-image getty size-large wp-image-632660362&q; src=&q;×0.jpg?fit=scale&q; data-height=&q;692&q; data-width=&q;960&q;&g; Vladimir Putin accompanied by Igor Sechin, the CEO of oil giant Rosneft. Sechin controls many levers of power in Russia, and certainly has the ear of the judicial system.&a;nbsp; (Photo....More>>>

Your Daily Pharma Scoop: Lipocine’s Gloomy Future, Puma Labeling Change, Concert’s Mixed Day

Today we will discuss the Ad Com’s vote against Lipocine’s (LPCN) TLANDO. The news sparked a huge sell-off in LPCN on Wednesday.

Few days before the Ad Com, we had written a note on LPCN, highlighting that it is a binary event. TLANDO had been rejected by the FDA in 2016, which pushed LPCN down to below $5 where it had been languishing since. Last year, the company completed a....More>>>

Top 10 Medical Stocks To Invest In Right Now

Biotricity (OTCBB: BTCY) is a comer in the rapidly growing medical device market and is a small cap to take notice of. Driving this lucrative market are; IoT-driven device connectivity, governmental pressure to cut healthcare costs, escalating hospital costs, a need to reduce hospital readmission rates, an aging population, and a high rate of people with chronic disease. The largest factor driving....More>>>

Top Cheap Stocks For 2018

I bought into Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) in March of this year at a price of $30.85. I looked at INTC as a short-term valuation reversion play. It was simply too cheap at the time relative to the market at the time. Having my holding appreciate >20%, and with no near-term catalysts within sight to drive the stock higher, I recently sold the position.

The basic reasons are as follows:


Best Biotech Stocks To Watch Right Now

March has been a month associated with bad news. Remember Julius Caesar and the ides of March? At least Julius had the opportunity to enjoy a couple of good weeks before disaster struck.

Bad news came early in the month for Juno Therapeutics (NASDAQ:JUNO) and PTC Therapeutics (NASDAQ:PTCT). Both companies announced major pipeline setbacks. What’s next for these beleaguered biotechs?


Hot Tech Stocks To Invest In 2018

Idera Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: IDRA) is focused on cancer and rare diseases, and it could be a what traders refer to as a three-bagger or four-bagger, if two analysts who made key calls in recent days end up being correct here. As it has a market cap of just about $370 million, investors need to consider that they likely are taking far greater risk in Idera than with established biotech and....More>>>

Best Dividend Stocks For 2018

Investment company Smith Shellnut Wilson Llc buys Vanguard S&P 500, TechnipFMC PLC, PPG Industries, Reynolds American, sells Harman International Industries, FMC Technologies, Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight, United Parcel Service, Northrop Grumman during the 3-months ended 2017-03-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Smith Shellnut Wilson Llc . As of 2017-03-31,....More>>>

Top Energy Stocks For 2018

Toward the end of trading Monday, the Dow traded down 0.01 percent to 21,674.02 while the NASDAQ declined 0.25 percent to 6,201.16. The S&P also fell, dropping 0.02 percent to 2,425.16.

Leading and Lagging Sectors

Monday afternoon, the non-cyclical consumer goods & services shares climbed by 0.75 percent.

In trading on Monday, energy shares fell by 0.59 percent. Meanwhile,....More>>>

2018: The Year of Living Dangerously

Im calling 2018 The Year of Living Dangerously.

That description might seem odd to lot of observers. Major U.S. stock indexes keep hitting new all-time highs. 2017 went down as the first calendar year in which the Dow Jones industrial average was up for all 12 months.

Even in strong bull market years there are usually one or two down months as stocks take a breather on the way higher.....More>>>

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Qualcomm, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) shareholders got more bad news this week: BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) won an $814.9 million arbitration award regarding a licensing agreement. QCOM stock fell 3.5% to $53.39 on the news, and are now down 19.5% for the year so far.

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Granted, the BBRY judgment is really a one-off. It has nothing to do about the validity of QCOM’s....More>>>

Best Growth Stocks To Invest In Right Now

You can love it, you can hate it. But you can definitely not ignore Celgene (NASDAQ:CELG). This biotech stock has continued to be in news for quite a long time and mostly for the right reasons.

Before we deep-dive in the company’ product portfolio, it would however be prudent to discuss the pricing issue that has been scaring away investors from biotechnology stocks. After being declared....More>>>