Keith Speights

Keith Speights


Keith began writing for the Fool in 2012 and focuses primarily on healthcare investing topics. His background includes serving in management and consulting for the healthcare technology, health insurance, medical device, and pharmacy benefits management industries.

Recent articles

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Why Endo International and BioSpecifics Technologies Stocks Soared Today

Investors are fired up about Endo's planned acquisition of BioSpecifics.

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Why OraSure Technologies Stock Is Soaring Today

The FDA granted Emergency Use Authorization for the company's at-home saliva collection device for coronavirus testing.

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Better Buy: Amgen vs. Bristol Myers Squibb

Here's how these two big drugmakers stack up against each other in several key categories.

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Better Coronavirus Stock: Inovio Pharmaceuticals or VBI Vaccines?

Neither biotech is in the front of the pack in developing a COVID-19 vaccine.

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Where Will Novavax Be in 5 Years?

This small biotech might be a lot bigger by 2025.

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3 Dividend Stocks I'd Buy Right Now

Solid dividends plus strong growth prospects add up to great stocks to buy.

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3 Stocks Poised to Be Surefire Winners in the New Bull Market

Each of them benefits from unstoppable trends.

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Better Coronavirus Stock: Moderna vs. Sorrento Therapeutics

Both biotechs have promising COVID-19 programs. But one is a much better pick at this point.

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3 Pandemic Stocks That Could Make You Rich

These companies have benefited significantly from the COVID-19 pandemic already, and it looks like they have much more room to grow.

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Why Aldeyra Therapeutics Stock Soared Today

An analyst is very bullish about the biotech stock.

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Better Marijuana Stock: Curaleaf vs. Canopy Growth

Which stock wins in a matchup between two of the biggest cannabis companies in North America?


The Good News Buried in the Bad News of Intuitive Surgical's Q3 Update

The COVID-19 pandemic continued to weigh on the robotic surgical systems maker in Q3, but there were some bright spots.

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Buying These 3 Popular Robinhood Stocks Would Be a Really Smart Move Right Now

Following the crowd is a great idea with these three top stocks.

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Why Eiger BioPharmaceuticals Stock Skyrocketed Today

Investors were excited about the company's positive results from a COVID-19 clinical study

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Why Replimune Stock Is Soaring Today

The company plans to present encouraging early-stage clinical data at a major conference next month.

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2 Popular Coronavirus Stocks on Robinhood to Buy -- and 1 to Avoid

The timing is right for two popular Robinhood stocks with promising COVID-19 programs.

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This Marijuana Stock Might Just Be the Biggest Winner on Election Day

It's not on any ballot, but it stands to benefit in a big way depending on what voters decide on Nov. 3.

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Late-Stage Study of Lilly's COVID-19 Antibody Therapy Paused: Buy the Stock on the Dip?

There's more good news than bad for the big drugmaker.

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Here Are the Only 2 Coronavirus Vaccines That Could Meet the FDA's Authorization Guidelines by Year-End

It's a process of elimination.

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Why Novavax Stock Is Jumping Today

The biotech had some news about its flu vaccine candidate NanoFlu and benefited from a rival's COVID-19 vaccine trial pause.