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Corvidia Therapeutics Closes $60 Million Series B Round Led by Venrock

Edward Kim | Equities.com |

Using precision genomics to develop cardiovascular and cardio-renal therapies.


Home Depot Data Breach Makes Another Bullish Case for Cybersecurity

Guild Investment Management | Equities.com |

Earlier this month, Home Depot (HD) revealed a massive data breach, in which the credit cards of some 56 million customers may have been compromised. Company insiders have since alleged lax


4 Small & Mid-Cap Israeli Tech Stocks With Upside Potential

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

Israel’s tech industry is one of the most promising aspects of the country’s economy. Israeli tech companies work on products that matter, and in an environment that is very supportive of


Hulu Hires Guggenheim Partners to Advise Sale Despite Potential Bid

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

Several unnamed sources have reported that video streaming service Hulu has once again enlisted the services of Guggenheim Partners Executive Chairman Alan Schwartz to assist the company in its


Equities Sector Coverage: Washington Optimism Pushes Up Wall Street

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

New Home Sales for October slipped 0.3% to an annual rate of 368,000 units, way below expectations. The average selling price was $237,700 up 5.7% year over year. The inventory of new homes rose


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Overcome Weaker Earnings with Data Boost

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Housing Starts surged 15.0% in September to an annual rate of 872,000 with permits up to 894,000. Single Family starts rose 11.0% to 603,000 to the highest pace since August 2008. The Dow Jones


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Pare Gains In Late Fade

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Jobless Claims fell more than expected, down 30,000 to 339,000, but one large State did not file. Import Prices rose 1.1% in September. Trade Deficit widened to $44.22B in August versus $42.47


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Get Hammered on Economic News

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Labor Department reported that nonfarm payrolls rose by a slim 69,000 in May, the fewest since May 2011 and significantly below expectations. In addition the April payroll figure was revised


Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Turning Bearish?

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined to a day’s low at 12,845.58 below its 50-day simple moving average at 13,012. The NASDAQ’s declined to a day’s low at 2946.04 below its 50-day


Cybersecurity Investing Amid Growing Tech, IT Security Risks

Minyanville | Equities.com |

Earlier this month, Americans were alarmed to learn that hackers had stolen nearly 1.5 million credit card numbers from Global Payments (GPN), an Atlanta, Georgia-based payment processor and


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