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Maxx Chatsko

Maxx Chatsko

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Maxx has been a contributor to Fool.com since 2013. He graduated from the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (2012) with a Bachelor of Science in Bioprocess Engineering and from Carnegie Mellon University (2016) with a Master of Science in Materials Science & Engineering.

Recent articles

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Here's Why Selecta Biosciences Is Tumbling Today

A licensing deal for a late-stage asset failed to impress Wall Street. One analyst went as far as downgrading the biopharma stock.


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2 Top Small-Cap Stocks to Buy Right Now

Volatile stock market or not, these two drug developers are well positioned for long-term success.


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Here's Why Alliance Resource Partners Fell as Much as 13.5% Today

The Fed thinks the economy will take more time to recover than Wall Street was expecting, which is bad news for this coal stock.


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Here's Why Invitae Fell as Much as 10.1% Today

The growth stock is an easy target in a volatile market.


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Here's Why Renewable Energy Group Dropped Over 10% Today

The small-cap stock hit an all-time high earlier this month, but gloomy economic outlooks have investors rethinking the company's valuation.

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New Gold Rises as Much as 12.9% on Series of Financing Deals

The gold miner is making moves to improve its near-term financial flexibility.


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Here's Why Albemarle Gained 24.6% in May

The world's leading lithium producer benefitted from rising confidence about the pace of a possible economic recovery.


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Here's Why AnaptysBio Rose 22.1% in May

The beaten-up biopharma provided an update that revved up interest in its pipeline.


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Here's Why CymaBay Therapeutics Rose 109% in May

The development-stage company might be able to resume the development of its lead drug candidate, which was halted in late 2019.


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Here's Why Athersys Rose 26.5% in May

The stem cell stock recovered from a lousy April as the company fed investors updates for its COVID-19 programs.

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Here's Why TG Therapeutics Jumped 58.6% in May

The development-stage company appears to be on the path to commercial operations.


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Here's Why Fate Therapeutics Rose 18.4% in May

The cell therapy developer announced the next step for an important pipeline asset.


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2 Top Growth Stocks to Buy in June

The stock market is expensive, but these two energy stocks have long-term tailwinds supporting their growth strategies.


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The Next Big Obstacle in Renewable Energy Is a Big Opportunity for Investors

The United States could add a record 33,000 megawatts of renewables to the grid in 2020, but a record build out of transmission will be needed to keep growth humming along.


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The Debate Is Over: This Cancer Stock Is Winning the GIST Race

Blueprint Medicines and Deciphera Pharmaceuticals were going toe-to-toe developing treatments for this rare cancer. Investors can now call the winner.

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Party Like It's 1880: Renewable Energy Consumption Surpasses Coal

The last time the feat was accomplished, the United States relied primarily on wood for energy. There's no turning back now.


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Here's Why Amyris Is Soaring Today

A bullish article is pushing shares higher, but investors need to remain grounded.


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Here's Why Intellia Therapeutics Gained as Much as 18.0% Today

An existing partner is doubling down on the gene editing platform.


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Is Catalent a Buy?

A combination of acquisitions and coronavirus vaccine manufacturing deals have pushed shares to an all-time high, but not all earnings are flowing to common stockholders.


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2 Stats Show the Dire State of U.S. Coal-Fired Power Plants

The first-quarter performance of America's dirtiest power source was the worst in decades, but there are opportunities in coal's demise.