Once again, biotech investors are reminded that a slow day on the markets doesn't guarantee we'll be drama free in the health-care sector. We had several big moves and a few notable headlines grabbing investor attention. Let's dive into two of those stories and highlight key investor takeaways.
This morning, shares traded for under cash on hand, although for an unprofitable biotech, cash is certainly a moving target. Before investors jump in with real money, though, remember that just because Targacept has institutional support, that doesn't mean its drug will be successful; Alzheimer's is a particularly tough disease to crack. Just ask Elan
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