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Healthcare Has Drastic Day

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

It was a busy day for the healthcare industry as the biggest risers and fallers came from the same sector. Shares in Therovance (THRX) plummeted on news of the death of some test subjects in


Highlights in Health Care 2011

Brittney Barrett | Equities.com |

Healthcare is traditionally considered a defensive sector and in 2011 it lived up to its name. Investors flocked toward it, driving it higher by 13.2 percent for the year as new regarding


Healthcare Stocks are Biggest Gainers, Biggest Losers

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

Healthcare continued to be one of the most volatile areas on the market as the biggest gaining stocks and biggest losing stocks both came from the sector.Healthcare is Up!Hand-carried ultrasound


Pfizer Plans to Fight for Lipitor

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

Pfizer (PFE) has been hot lately, up 22 percent since December of last year and only 5 percent off its 52-week high reached at the end of May. However, one could say that its about to have its


Equities.com Interviews Dr. Rolf Hoffmann, Chief Medical Officer, RepliCel Life Sciences Inc.

Spotlight Companies | Equities.com |

Effective treatment for hair loss has advanced considerably over the past several decades, but for all that the multi-billion dollar industry has become, there still lacks a truly viable and


Molycor's Golden Opportunity

Spotlight Companies | Equities.com |

Vancouver, BC-based junior resource company Molycor Gold Corp. (MOR.TSXV), (MLYFF), (M1V.F) is a diversified metal-mining company seeking precious, specialty, and base metals from properties in


Making Bets on Pharmacies

Brittney Barrett | Equities.com |

The recent earnings for drugstores seem to indicate solid growth compared to the falling numbers in other sectors and the recent movement among top companies from CVS (CVS) to Rite Aid (RAD). For


Biotech Stocks Sharply Rise, Fall

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

Several biotechnology stocks moved sharply upwards today with good news ranging from strong earnings reports to beneficial court rulings helping to drive buying activity despite a down day for


3 Trending Biotechs

Brittney Barrett | Equities.com |

Stocks trading in biotech have been hard hit during the economic volatility. Compounding a tenuous market with inherently risky stocks does not appeal to all investors but biotech bulls may want


Merck Offers Strong Yields

Brittney Barrett | Equities.com |

The on-going volatility in the market, the result of continued concerns over global economic slowing has driven many investors out of biotech. With a built-in risk factor, even the best biotechs



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