The Battle of the Cruise Liners
A beaten-up sector has found it hard to garner positive publicity, but should you be using this as an opportunity to buy value?
Does This Stock Warrant a $9 Billion Market Cap?
Incyte Pharmaceuticals has jumped 170% over the past year, but while it enjoys good growth in its one and only drug, Jakafi, investors are looking for more.
Treating Parkinson's Disease Psychosis
ACADIA Pharmaceuticals is the only company developing a drug to treat psychosis associated with Parkinson's disease, a symptom that affects 60% of sufferers and indirectly impacts caregivers and victims' families.
Is There More to Isis Pharmaceuticals Than Kynamro?
The year started with a bang for Isis Pharmaceuticals with the first antisense treatment approved by the FDA in nearly 15 years. But since then, things have gone quiet -- but its stock is still climbing -- are investors right to buy?
Opportunities in Lung Cancer Therapies
The market for lung cancer therapies is expected to reach $7 billion in 2019, but the successful treatment of lung cancer involves a complex relationship of genetic relationships. What companies are leading the charge to decode these relationships?
Is This Cubist's Biggest Opportunity?
The war on microbes has an important ally. Cubist Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: CBST) has a $1 billion antibiotic franchise and is getting ready to launch another. It also has partnerships with big pharmas AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) and Novartis (NYSE: NVS).
The Fight for the Hypercholesterolemia Market
Three companies are fighting it out for the homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia market, while one is aiming at the heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia. As a rare disease, the payoff can be high, so who will win the race for the largest market share?
Array BioPharma Needs a Partner to Take It to the Next Level
Array BioPharma is aiming to break in to the highly lucrative asthma market with its development treatment, ARRY-502. The only problem is it hasn't secured a partner to help develop the treatment into a commercial drug.
A Reshuffle in a $27 Billion Market
GlaxoSmithKline's Advair controls the largest portion of the asthma and COPD market, but it will soon find itself facing competition from another products, including one from its own stable. How will things shape out for this $27 billion market in the next couple of years?
Investing in Counteracting Biological and Chemical Agents
Biological and chemical agents are a lethal scourge of war, but Emergent Biosciences is developing countermeasures to a wide range of such agents.
The Neulasta Question
Amgen will lose its patent for Neulasta in 2015, opening up the $4 billion in sales revenue to a rival generic. As the second-highest-earning drug for Amgen, will the company be able to make up the inevitable losses a generic rival will bring?
Next Leaders in Technology and Health Care
Health care and technology stocks are leading the earnings parade. Read about three stocks to lead the charge.
Tackling Pain and Addiction
Alkermes offers more than schizophrenia and MS treatments: Its research into addiction and pain management could be a more important source of revenue in the years ahead.
The Treatment of Rare Diseases Offers Unique Opportunities
A company generating more than $1 billion in sales from treating diseases with a prevalence of just a few thousand Americans? Yes - it's possible, and $1 billion may just be the start of it.
How to Build Wealth From Farming
Slow economies are often a boon to the farming industry. Fertilizer manufacturers are well placed to take advantage, but they are not the only stocks to benefit.