A series of mega-blockbuster drugs are on the horizon. How to invest in the trend

A series of mega-blockbuster drugs are on the horizon.  How to invest in the trend

Biopharma companies are having more clinical success treating Alzheimer’s disease and obesity and are taking new approaches in oncology, and that’s creating more mega-blockbuster drugs, according to Bank of America. Analyst Geoff Meacham has identified 20 drugs that have the potential to generate $10 billion or more in annual sales by 2030 within the universe … Read more

Markets face what could be the most important week of summer with the Fed, earnings and economic data

Markets face what could be the most important week of summer with the Fed, earnings and economic data

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on June 10, 2022 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images There’s a head-spinning amount of news for markets to navigate in the week ahead, the biggest of which will be the Federal Reserve’s mid-week meeting. The two largest US companies … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday, April 28

5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday, April 28

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Nasdaq futures soar as stocks look to get back on track The Nasdaq MarketSite in New York. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Nasdaq futures bounced nearly 2% on Thursday, boosted by a 14% pop in … Read more

12 dividend stocks paying at least 3.5% that are well-suited for high inflation

12 dividend stocks paying at least 3.5% that are well-suited for high inflation

Investors may have turned for a moment from Russia’s aggression in Ukraine to energy and supply shortages in the US that are producing high inflation. With purchasing power crumbling, patient investors might be well-served by seeking out stocks with attractive dividend yields of companies that are expected to grow sales and earnings quickly while also … Read more

Merck (MRK) earnings 4th quarter 2021

Merck (MRK) earnings 4th quarter 2021

Merck sold $ 952 million of its Covid-19 treatment pill molnupiravir in the fourth quarter and said Thursday it is on track to sell another $ 5 to $ 6 billion more this year. Most of its sales so far have been concentrated in the US, UK and Japan, the company said in announcing earnings … Read more

Large fluctuations in the market are more normal than investors might expect

Large fluctuations in the market are more normal than investors might expect

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, December 8, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters The stock market’s wild movements over the past week have been an emotional roller coaster for investors, and the trip has not stopped. It’s feeling bad right now, and strategists say it … Read more