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Four Biotech Stocks That Popped More Than 50% in 2018

The biotech sector has failed to impress the investors in 2018 which has underperformed the broader S&P 500 market. However, we provide four biotech companies which performed well in this scenario.

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David Borun

Johnson and Johnson Shares Rocked by Asbestos Allegations

Shares fall 10% on reports company executives knew about harmful contamination

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David Borun

Is the Worst Over for Apple?

Though recent events and heavy selling have hurt lately, the best may well be yet to come.

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David Borun

Can the Fed Stop the Bleeding?

Chairman Jerome Powell is walking a tight line between reigning in inflation and promoting growth

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David Borun

Amid the Turmoil, Tesla Stands Out - and Short Sellers are Feeling the Heat

With Tesla well outperforming the markets,the short sellers' arguments are falling apart

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Tracey Ryniec

This Week's Best Earnings Chart May Surprise You

Lululemon and Ulta have been hot, but this other, little-known retailer, has the most amazing chart of them all.

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David Borun

Could iPhones Really be Made in the USA?

With the Trump administration threatening tariffs, does Apple actually have a choice?

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David Borun

A Look at the Economic Impact of the California Wildfires

Insurance, Utilities and Homebuilders are among the industries likley to be impacted by the disaster

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David Borun

US Automakers are Showing Strong Results

GM is the latest US automaker to rally on a strong quarterly report

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David Borun

GE's recovery is Derailed by a Poor Quarter and a Slashed Dividend

Top and Bottom line misses, a dividend cut and a DOJ investigation point to continued pain

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David Borun

The Bright Side - How a Painful Correction Can Be Healthy

The reaction to Amazon's latest results is an example of intelligent behavior that will benefit the markets in the long run

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David Borun

Why Tesla May Deliver a Big Earnings Beat

The electric automaker is about to report the results of one of its most important quarters ever.

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David Borun

The Markets Breathe a Sigh of Relief as the Big Banks Beat Estimates

Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley are the latest big banks to beat expectations

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David Borun

First Round of Bank Earnings is Positive, What???s on Deck?

Citigroup, JP Morgan and Wells Fargo get bank earnings season off to a strong start

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David Borun

Why the Yield Curve Signals Health, not Danger

Rising rates are not necessarily bad for the economy...or stocks

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David Borun

Looking for a Bright Spot this Week? Look at GE

Investors are cheering the recent management change, even in a tough market

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David Borun

Could a Buyout Save Papa John's?

Rumors of interest from Hedge Fund Giant Trian is lifting shares of Papa John's

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David Borun

Before the Jobs Report, CareerBuilder Data Offers a Glimpse at Employment Growth

A new study finds anemic jobs growth in middle-wage positions

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David Borun

Amazon Raises its Minimum Wage to $15/hour

Will other large retailers be forced to follow suit in a tight labor market?

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Brian Bolan

Myths and Misgivings about Low Priced Stocks

Don't let superstition keep you from making big profits. Brian Bolan will separate the truth from fiction in low-priced stock investing.

David Borun

Tesla Production and Delivery Numbers Match Expectations

After meeting production forecasts, shares are slightly lower on China concerns

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Swarup Gupta

US, Canada Replace NAFTA With New Trade Deal: 5 Auto Picks

The auto rules of origin, which the deal lays out, means those gains will ultimately accrue to U.S. automakers.

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David Borun

Musk Settles and Tesla Rallies, What's Next?

With the SEC lawsuit apparently behind him, investors focus on quarterly production numbers.

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David Borun

A Big Leadership Change Gives GE Investors Reason for Optimism

Flannery is out as Lawrence Culp takes over the effort to turn things around at the industrial giant

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David Borun

Would Tesla be Better Off with a New CEO?

As Elon Musk faces an SEC lawsuit, the company must make contingency leadership plans

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