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Recently, a real-time follower here on Seeking Alpha asked me to research and post my thoughts around a small, early stage gene therapy concern. Recently, coverage was resumed at Stifel with a $20 price target based on “great promise” showed by the company’s lead drug candidate in Parkinson’s.

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General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) stock struggled last week. Shares dipped 2.2% week over week and the company widened its lead as the worst performing equity of the 30 stocks that comprise the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

Dow Flannery Friday GE lead NYSE shares stock week worst

 

Jim Cramer loves when historical patterns pop up in the stock market, especially ones like the recent concerns about FANG stocks being overvalued and emblematic of the 2000 tech bubble.

While Cramer found the piece to be very rational, not all analysts agreed.

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ETF Trends: International – 8/2/17 [0.08]

Posted on Aug. 2, 2017, 5:14 p.m. by Bespoke Investment Goup @ [source]

Coffee and Brazil lead the charge this week among the universe of ETFs we track daily. Biotech has been trending downward as of late, and tops our list of worst performers this week.

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Central banks are born to lead. With old notes pouring into banks, and cash withdrawals rationed, lenders' surplus liquidity swelled to $82 billion from a small deficit.

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Bankers see red as insurance IPOs get bunched up [0.08]

Posted on Aug. 1, 2017, 1:48 p.m. by Markets @ [source]

With a number of lining up for public share sales in the coming months, and legal firms may have to grapple with a problem of plenty. The number of legal firms vary from one to three.

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It’s no secret that market volatility has been trending downward significantly. The fund, which has a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Bronze, also has no basic materials, real estate, telecom, energy, or utilities stocks because they typically sport high debt loads, and the fund can’t hold stocks with a debt/market-cap ratio greater than 30%.

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Residents in Pittsburgh were given “misleading” statements by health officials who “deflected” attention from lead-contaminated water, according to an audit in a report from the Guardian newspaper.

Pittsburgh discovered lead contamination in residents’ water almost a year ago, after the water utility switched chemicals it used to control metal corrosion.

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Note: This appears to be a leading indicator for industrial production.

The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), ticked up 0.1 percent in July following a flat reading in June and a 0.2 percent gain in May.

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Overvaluation is NOT Due to Passive Investing [0.06]

Posted on July 22, 2017, 4:19 p.m. by The Aleph Blog @ [source]

There’s been a lot of words thrown around lately saying that indexing has been leading to overvaluation of the US stock market. Flat yield curve and low overall yields are the cause of a lot of worries for investors.

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BioLineRx (BLRX) is a $90 million market cap clinical-stage company, focused on immunology and oncology.

BioLineRx BL-8040 lead candidate in oncology is a best-in-class CXCR4 antagonist with a robust clinical program in immuno-oncology.

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There are any number of reasons that your home-buying plans can go awry.

The folks at Realtor.com spoke to a number of real estate pros who came up with a list of eight common — and dumb — mistakes that home buyers could make.

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Six countries lead our list of best performing ETFs in this week’s ETF Trends Report, most notably Brazil, Turkey, and South Africa, who are all up more than 7%. Banks, Telecoms, and Financials are among the worst performing ETFs this week.

Bespoke Brazil countries ETF lead Notably performing Premium report Trend

 

The former presidents lead discussion at graduation ceremony for presidential leadership scholars program.

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FBI nominee Wray vows to be independent [0.00]

Posted on July 12, 2017, 3:40 p.m. by Distressed Volatility @ [source]

Christopher Wray, President Trump's pick to lead the FBI, provides an opening statement at his confirmation hearing.

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The takeover of Shriram City Union Finance by IDFC Bank may lead to a change in the structure of how the Chennaibased non-banking finance company is organised, as an effort to reduce costs could lead to some branches and staff of it not becoming part of IDFC Bank, two people familiar with the discussions said.The merged IDFC Bank may not be able to absorb the entire 26,173 employees and about 1,000 branches of Shriram City spread across 22 states, they said, speaking on the condition of anonymity. IDFC Bank employed 3,906 people as of March 31, 2017.Some branches of Shriram City could be parked in a different company that could become a 'business correspondent' for the merged entity, the people said.

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Morning News: July 5, 2017 [0.08]

Posted on July 5, 2017, 11:01 a.m. by Crossing Wall Street @ [source]

China Can Seize Opportunity to Lead Global A.I.

Hamburg Is Ready to Fill Up With Hydrogen.

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Omeros Corporation (OMER) is a biopharmaceutical company which develops and commercialize both small-molecule and protein therapeutics for the treatment of inflammation, coagulopathies and disorders of the central nervous system. Omeros has one of the most diverse pipelines and recently emerged as a strong investment target.

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RBC Capital Markets' lead internet analyst, Mark Mahaney, said Friday he doesn't see a "sustained sell-off" in the technology sector, at least for fundamental reasons.

They may need to apply to other markets too.

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One company which definitely has made a statement with respect to embracing change in retail is definitely Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT). It probably is the one company due to its scale and footprint of stores that can really put it up to the likes of Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN).

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