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Why it’s time for a futures market in health care

January 16, 2020

Via: Fortune

Financial futures were created in the 1970s at a time of very high interest rates and inflation. Those economic ills were cured by the mid-1980s. Oil futures were created in the early 1980s at a time of shortages and volatile […]


Industries, Others

Why Bank of America expects the hot European pharmaceuticals sector to stumble — and it’s not a fear of U.S. drug prices

January 7, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Bank of America expects European stocks broadly to rise this year, but its key underweight call is the pharmaceutical sector, and the recommendation has nothing to do with talk of reining in U.S. drug prices. Bank of America’s call on […]


Industries, Others

Disney shares start 2020 in the green as Wall Street sees big Disney+ subscriber numbers

January 2, 2020

Via: CNBC

Disney shares were on the rise to kick off 2020 after some Wall Street analysts estimated significant growth from its new streaming service and recommended clients keep buying the stock. Rosenblatt Securities analyst Bernie McTernan expects Disney+ to attract 25 […]


Industries, Others

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals shares slide 57% after lung cancer trial misses goals

December 27, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Shares of biopharmaceutical company Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc. slid more than 57% Thursday to mark their worst performance in 17 years, after the company said a mid-stage trial of a treatment for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) missed its main goal. […]


Industries, Others

Samsung Galaxy Fold huge sales figures prove foldable phones are the new big thing

December 13, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Since the Samsung Galaxy Fold release was so plagued by mishaps, including durability problems and a release date pushed back eight months in total, it wasn’t clear how many people would be interested in the folding phone, but it seems […]


Finance Tech, Industries, Others, Trading

The Trade War Cost U.S. Farmers Their China Market. A Deal Might Not Bring It Back

November 15, 2019

Via: Fortune

U.S. farmers have paid a steep price during Washington’s months-long trade war with Beijing, losing almost two-thirds of their exports to China. Now, however, there is hope as trade talks—with U.S. agriculture squarely in the center—seem to be closing in […]


Industries, Others

US travel industry to Chinese tourists: What trade war?

October 28, 2019

Via: ABC News

Washington, D.C., has dangled hotel discounts tied to the Chinese Lunar New Year. Arizona has promoted its outdoor attractions to draw visitors during another popular Chinese holiday. San Francisco has expanded its social media presence on Chinese apps to market […]


Industries, Others

Twitter Shares Plunge After Revenue Hit by Low Demand

October 24, 2019

Via: The New York Times

Twitter posted worse-than-expected third quarter revenue and profit on Thursday, which the company attributed to advertising problems including product bugs and unusually low demand over the summer, sending its shares down about 15 percent. Shares of the micro-blogging platform dropped […]


Industries, Others

Biogen’s stock blasts off after surprise reversal on Alzheimer’s drug, earnings beat

October 23, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Shares of Biogen Inc. blasted off Tuesday to their best gain in 20 years, after the biotechnology company surprised investors by saying its Alzheimer’s treatment was ready to start the regulatory approval process, and following third-quarter earnings that rose well-above […]


Industries, Others, Security

Growing threat to medical devices will help drive cybersecurity market to $143 billion

October 9, 2019

Via: TechRadar

A new report estimates that the global cybersecurity market will be worth $143 billion in the year 2021, and that this major growth will be driven in part by the need for better security for vital connected medical devices. Analytics […]