The breakthrough therapy designation is generally bestowed upon some of the most innovative and potentially groundbreaking drugs in the pharmaceutical space. Trevena (NASDAQ:TRVN) is not much different with a potentially differentiated Phase III candidate called Oliceridine, which could be a wonderful therapy for the treatment of acute pain. Although the treatment is scientifically compelling, I....More>>>
When you buy a stock, how do you decide how many shares you'll buy? Most people don't have a clue how to do this. But it's something you have to get right – it's crucial to your investing performance. So seriously, what's your process for determining how much of a stock you'll buy? Do you say something like this? Well, the stock....More>>>
Yesterday, President Obama signed into law the 21st Century Cures Act, a piece of legislation that had rare overwhelming bi-partisan support. The White House issued this statement about the legislation as it passed through Congress on November 30th:
This critically important legislation will get states the resources they need to fight the heroin and prescription opioid epidemic. It invests....More>>>
Ever since Warren Buffett has brought in Tedd Combs and Todd Weschler, investors were looking for signs of change, if any, in Berkshire’s approach to investing. And after a few years’ wait, the signs of change are appearing.In last few months, Berkshire has made acouple of investments which took the market by surprise. The first one was theinvestment in the technology giantApple (NSDQ:AAPL)....More>>>
JPMorgan analyst C. Stephen Tusa and team take a look at valuations among industrial stocks, including General Electric (GE), Honeywell International (HON), Ingersoll-Rand (IR), United Technologies (UTX), andDanaher (DHR), and find that the sector is “too expensive.” They explain:
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Stocks edged higher today but uncertainty about the direction of the next big move continued to be the name of the game.
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The S&P 500 rose 0.2% to 2,186.90 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 17.88 points, or 0.1%, to 18,547.30. The Nasdaq Composite gained 0.3% to 5,260.08. 5.6 billion shares traded hands today, below even....More>>>
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Jamie Dimon has a good chance to be Treasury Secretary, but the chief executive of JPMorgan Chase & Co. reportedly has told President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team he doesn’t want the job.
That decision could cost Dimon. In closing the door to joining the Trump Administration, Dimon is probably giving up a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to divest his sizeable stock....More>>>
Few things get investors’ attention quicker than a good, old-fashioned financial mania.
Whether it’s Dutch tulip bulbs in century or Internet stocks in 1999, a chart like the one for lithium below gets speculators’ hearts pumping.
After spending years in the dumps, the price of lithium began to skyrocket over the past year or so. In China, lithium carbonate spot....More>>>
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