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Alex Carchidi

Alex Carchidi


Alex began writing for the Fool in early 2020 and follows companies in the healthcare sector. Formerly a researcher in the biotech industry, he leverages his science background in his work as a writer and entrepreneur. His interests include exploring his hometown of Boston, traveling in Latin America, and value investing.

Recent articles

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Could Cybin Be a Millionaire-Maker Stock?

The "new" mental health therapies this Canadian biotech is developing have an unusual advantage -- there's plenty of existing research showing that they work.

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3 Top Pot Stocks to Watch in June

They're firing on all cylinders, and are picking up steam as we enter the summer months.

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Could Mind Medicine Be a Millionaire-Maker Stock?

Yes, but with the chance of great reward comes substantial risk.

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How to Invest in Meme Stocks Like Sundial Growers and AMC This Summer

Be selective, and have an exit strategy.

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Want to Keep Your Money? Avoid Cannabis Stocks With These 3 Traits

Inefficiency and poor positioning often go hand in hand.

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3 Biotech ETFs That Could Double Your Money by 2025 With Zero Effort

In a sector where picking individual stocks is a high-risk, high-reward strategy, the diversification of exchange-traded funds can be highly appealing.

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Add This Undervalued Cannabis Stock to Your Watchlist Right Now

It probably won't be a bargain forever.

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Will Sundial Growers' Banking Play Make Investors Rich?

If the pivot is successful, absolutely.

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How to Buy Biotech Stocks This Summer

It pays to know what could cause them to move and when.

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Why Shares of Novavax Crashed 37.7% in May

Delays frustrated investors.

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Why Shares of Vaxart Plummeted 38.6% in May

This isn't the first time its coronavirus vaccine pill has disappointed investors.

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This Biotech Stock Is Up 884% In 2021, But It Could Go Even Higher

With updates from clinical trials expected as soon as this month, anything is possible.

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Why Shares of MindMed Dropped 13% in May

Froth from its uplisting is having an impact.

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This New Product Is Central to mRNA Vaccines -- But Should You Buy the Stock?

The income could be a slow burn.

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Will Illumina Be a Trillion-Dollar Stock by 2035?

It'll cover a lot of ground in the next 14 years.

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3 Reasons to Buy Teladoc, and 1 Reason To Sell

Things are different for the business in 2021 as lock-downs disappear and people venture out.

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Could OrganiGram Double Again by 2022?

It's more likely than it sounds.

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Is STAAR Surgical a Warren Buffett Stock?

He'd appreciate its margins and its moat.

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This Biotech Penny Stock Is Better Than Dogecoin

You might want to avoid buying it, though.

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Afraid of the Dogecoin Bubble? Avoid These 2 Investing Mistakes

It helps to be realistic about valuation and timing.