Today's Markets

Viking Therapeutics (VKTX) Stock: Leading The Biotech Sector Today

Viking Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: VKTX) is the leader among biotechnology stocks today after the company released positive top-line data from a Phase 2 clinical study. The study was designed to assess VK2809, the company’s candidate for the treatment of NAFLD. NAFLD is a severe condition with serio ...

Brazil’s election: What’s at stake?

Global investors are paying special attention to the forthcoming general election in Brazil, not only because the country is the world’s eighth-largest economy, ahead of Italy and Canada, but also because in these turbulent times for Emerging Markets (EMs), an unexpected or market-unfriendly outc ...

Cronos (CRON) Stock: Leading The Cannabis Sector By Volume Today

Cronos Group Inc (NASDAQ: CRON) is having an overwhelmingly strong day in the market, leading the cannabis sector by volume. The gains are coming after a recent article published by Investor Place and syndicated on Yahoo! Finance created a buzz around the company’s newly-minted partnership with Gi ...

ChemoCentryx (CCXI) Stock: Climbs As Vifor Increases Stake

cChemoCentryx Inc (NASDAQ: CCXI) is having an overwhelmingly strong start to the trading session this morning, and for good reason. The company announced that Vifor Pharma Group has increased its stake in the comapny, exciting investors who are sending the stock on a run for the top. Today, we’ll ...

Nexeo Solutions (NXEO) Stock: Up On Acquisition News

Nexeo Solutions Inc (NASDAQ: NXEO) is having an overwhelmingly strong start to the trading session this morning and for good reason. In news released yesterday after-hours, the company said that it would be acquired. Of course, the news excited investors, sending the stock on a run for the top. Toda ...

New Age Beverages (NBEV) Stock: Continues Upward As Rumors Thicken

New Age Beverages Corp (NASDAQ: NBEV) is having yet another strong start to the trading session this morning after decent gains were clocked in yesterday’s session. The movement seems to be associated with rumors that Coca-Cola (KO) is interested in taking the company over. Today, those rumors are ...

AmpliPhi Biosciences (APHB) Stock: Why It’s Falling After A Positive Regulatory Update

AmpliPhi Biosciences Corp (NYSEAMERICAN: APHB) seemed like it was going to have a great day in the market today. By 9:00 or so, the stock was up more than 17% on positive feedback from the FDA. Now, In just a few minutes after hitting the 17%+ mark, the stock started to fall. So, what’s the deal? ...

Madrigal Pharmaceuticals (MDGL) Stock: Falling Hard On Viking Therapeutics’ News

Madrigal Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: MDGL) is having an overwhelmingly rough start to the trading session this morning, and for good reason. The company’s experimental treatment was looked at as the first in line in NAFLD treatment. However, Viking Therapeutics (NASDAQ: VKTX) announced positive P ...

Nutanix (NTNX) Stock: Gaining As Google Says It Won’t Compete

Nutanix Inc (NASDAQ: NTNX) had a rough day in the market yesterday as a story broke that Google could soon be creating its own cloud business that may compete with its partners. However, as the story broke, Google quickly walked back the news saying that they will not compete with their partners. Th ...

Tilray (TLRY) Stock: Gaining Big On Supply To US Study

Tilray Inc (NASDAQ: TLRY) is having an incredibly strong start to the trading session this morning, and for good reason. The company announced that it has been granted approval to import cannabis-related products into the United States for a clinical trial. Of course, the news excited investors, sen ...