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Troubling Trial Data Weighed on Agenus Inc Stock Today
What happenedShares of Agenus Inc (NASDAQ:AGEN), a biopharmaceutical company developing cancer therapies, had fallen about 14.5% as of 3:20 p.m. EST on Wednesday. Investors weren't too thrilled about its cancer vaccine's recent clinical trial failure. So what The Prophage G-200 vaccine involved using a patient's own cancer cells to direct a prolonged immune response against their brain tumors. Glioblastoma multiforme is a notoriously difficult-to-treat form of brain cancer, and earlier results […]

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Why Toll Brothers, Lantheus Holdings, and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Jumped Today
The stock market once again proved its resiliency on Wednesday, bouncing back from extensive declines early in the session to recover most of its losses. The Dow Jones Industrials actually managed to post yet another record close with a modest gain, and although other major market benchmarks suffered declines, they weren't significant. Moreover, some favorable news from certain pockets of the market helped bolster investor confidence. Toll Brothers (NYSE:TOL), Lantheus Holdings (NASDAQ:LNTH), […]

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Trump supporters' chief complaint about Obamacare: It costs too much
Some Trump supporters hoping they don't lose Obamacare The deductibles are just too darn high. That's the main issue President Trump's supporters have with their Obamacare coverage, according to a new survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation. But they are also concerned that Republicans won't solve the problem.

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3 New Must-Read Quotes From Walt Disney Co. Management
After falling to lows around $90 toward the end of 2016, Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) stock has rebounded to about $110. The recent rise may have some investors anxious for some good reasons to remain bullish on the stock at these levels. Fortunately, Disney management shared some reasons to be optimistic during its Feb. 7 earnings call.Here are three quotes from the call that investors shouldn't overlook. Shanghai Disneyland is a hit One key concern going into Disney's first-quarter update was how […]

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American Airlines and United Airlines Start Selling Basic Economy Fares
A few years ago, Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) introduced a new class of cheaper "basic economy" fares to help it compete with ultra-low cost carriers on certain routes. Last year, American Airlines (NASDAQ:AAL) and United Continental (NYSE:UAL) confirmed that they would introduce their own basic economy fares to stay competitive.Earlier this week, American and United began selling these basic economy tickets -- but only for a handful of routes. This will allow them to see how customers react […]

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Conservative provocateur targets CNN with secret recordings
James O'Keefe, pictured in 2015, says he plans to release secretly recorded material from inside CNN. Conservative provocateur James O'Keefe is setting his sights on CNN. O'Keefe said in a telephone interview with CNN on Wednesday that he has "a few hundred hours" of "secretly recorded material" from inside the network. "We're calling it CNN Leaks," he said, drawing inspiration from WikiLeaks' document dumps. He said "part one" would be published Thursday at about 10 a.m. ET. "This is all […]

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What Russia Beating Saudi Arabia at Its Own Game Means for Oil Stocks
According to a recent report by the Joint Organisations Data Initiative, Russia edged out Saudi Arabia as the world's largest oil producer in December. That was the first time the Russians had come out on top since March. Meanwhile, preliminary data compiled by Bloomberg for January showed an even wider gap between the two as Russian output appears to have come in well ahead of that of its Middle Eastern rival.While this early data suggests Saudi Arabia is following through on its promised […]

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How High Can Corbus Pharmaceuticals Stock Go?
Corbus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CRBP) managed to become one of the top-performing biotech stocks on the market in 2016. Over the last 12 months, Corbus' share price has soared 550%.It was a bumpy ride for shareholders, though. Corbus stock had some big drops along the way, most recently falling around 25% before clawing its way back. How high can Corbus stock go from here? The main story for Corbus There's one driving factor behind Corbus' success thus far: JBT-101 (also known as resunab). The […]

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Criteo Falls After Yet Another Great Quarter
Criteo SA (ADR) (NASDAQ:CRTO) announced stronger-than-expected fourth-quarter 2016 results Wednesday morning, highlighted by record new-client additions. But shares of the advertising retargeting specialist declined modestly as the market digested what appeared to be underwhelming guidance.Let's have a closer look, then, at how Criteo capped the year, as well as what investors should expect going forward. Criteo results: The raw numbers Metric Q4 2016 Actuals Q4 2015 Actuals Year-Over-Year […]

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3 Ways GoPro Inc Is Losing to the Competition
GoPro's (NASDAQ:GPRO) success in the action camera market hasn't happened in a vacuum, and has certainly been noticed by competitors. And the company's natural product line extensions are entering markets that competitors have already invested in heavily. The crowded market shows: In early 2017, GoPro has been losing out to the competition in three areas for a variety of reasons. That doesn't mean these are lost markets, just that the company might be fighting an uphill battle in the years […]

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