Why These Stocks Are Soaring Higher

While the broader market is selling off today, three health care stocks are soaring higher. From courtroom conclusions to blogosphere rumors, health care bureau chief Brenton Flynn and analyst David Williamson discuss exactly why shares of ZIOPHARM Oncology (Nasdaq: ZIOP  ) , BioCryst Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: BCRX  ) , and Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC  ) moved higher today.

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Brenton Flynn and David Williamson have no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of St. Jude Medical. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Gilead Sciences and Volcano . Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.


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