Month: June 2021

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Novavax (NVAX) – The drugmaker said its Covid-19 vaccine proved 90% effective overall in a late-stage trial, and 93% effective against the most predominant variants of the virus. It also provided 100% protection against moderate and severe disease. Novavax shares surged 10.4% in premarket trading. Lordstown
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As I have noted in past columns, I have been charting stocks for more than three decades, and my personal belief is that analysis of chart patterns is an essential part of sizing up the tradeoff between reward and risk for investors at any point in the market cycle.  This does not mean that so-called
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Dividend stocks appeal to passive-income seekers. Broader markets have also seen record highs in recent days. Yet, investors still have opportunities for buying robust dividend names for less than where they were trading several weeks ago. Of course, even businesses with significant catalysts come under stress every now and then. However, leading companies with good
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Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: RH (RH) – RH surged 8.4% in premarket trading after it reported quarterly profit of $4.89 per share, above the $4.10 a share consensus estimate. The home furnishings retailer formerly-known as Restoration Hardware also reported better-than-expected revenue and raised its full-year outlook. Signet
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InvestorPlace columnist Brenden Rearick recently discussed Castor Maritime’s (NASDAQ:CTRM) first profitable quarter since 2019. Interestingly, despite the positive results, CTRM stock fell on the news.  Source: Pavel Kapysh / Shutterstock.com Rearick points out that the company is ready to take advantage of the “strong demand for dry bulk transportation services” with 18 dry bulk carriers
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A series of GEN1 satellites ready to head to a launch site. Kepler Communications Kepler Communications, a start-up that is building a satellite internet network for service outside of the Earth, raised $60 million in a new round to help the Toronto-based company grow, including an expansion in the U.S. “We’re not selling to businesses
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Entrance of the Restoration Hardware store in the Meatpacking District of New York.  Source: RH RH – Shares of RH surged about 15% after the retailer’s first-quarter financial results beat Wall Street expectations. The home furnisher, known formerly as Restoration Hardware, reported adjusted earnings of $4.89 per share on revenue of $861 million. Analysts were
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Biogen (NASDAQ:BIIB) stock ripped higher this week on approval of its Alzheimer’s drug, Aduhelm. Source: PictureDesignSwiss / Shutterstock.com Analysts seemed taken with Biogen’s proposed pricing, $56,000 per year. It’s based on the cost of Alzheimer’s in lost life and nursing care. A scientific panel refused to endorse the drug last year. The panel voted 8-1
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