And the beat goes onis a refrain that kept rolling through my head after attending the symposium Tuesday hosted by the Womens Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER) in Washington, D.C. The topic: retirement solutions for women.
Last year, Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD) managed a feat that very few of its peers ever have (or probably ever will): It shed a staggering $40 billion in value without a single top-selling drug going off patent.
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In fact, the biotech actually launched multiple new products last year, such as the HIV medsOdefsey and Descovy, along with the latest addition....More>>>
Dec. 15, 2016, may just go down as the final piece of the “Abenomics” puzzle. Early on that morning, Japan’s parliament passed a bill that would finally legalize casinos. This sets the stage for billions of dollars to pour into the country. More importantly, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is putting real weight behind his economic revival campaign.
Lululemon Athletica (NASDAQ:LULU) has caught my attention this afternoon as it looks like the stock is going to take off following earnings that seemed to be very strong with even better guidance. It is once again raising some eyebrows. This positive momentum could be an opportunity in a stock that has been in growth mode for years. But the question is, can the athletic wear company continue its....More>>>
Every year I like to start fresh with my New Years’ resolutions but on most items every year I end up failing early. If one resolution of Whiting Petroleum (NYSE:WLL) is to achieve substantial debt reduction, the company is not following in my footsteps but is, instead, being about as proactive as possible. In what follows, I will give my thoughts on a new push by management to make the company....More>>>
What the Federal Reserve says and what the Federal Reserve does are not always the same thing. The central bank has thus far failed to raise interest rates as quickly as it had indicated last year, and now the market is starting to really doubt its credibility.
Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) will be acquired by United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) in a $23 billion cash and stock deal. The transaction prices COL stock at $140 a share, an 18% premium to where it traded last month when the deal initially made news.