US markets are set for a higher open on ECB rate cut, upbeat earnings reports.
Investors await the Federal Reserve policy decision and more key quarterly results.
Based on yield and value, these stocks rank as the market's current best.
The streets were eerily empty Friday as residents obeyed requests to stay home. The city's economy is strong enough to withstand the shutdown, however.
The CDC says many poor and uninsured people fail to take medication, leading to ER visits. One-fifth of all patients ask for cheaper drugs.
An aging population and health care reform will boost long-term demand in this sector.
While chains like CVS and Rite-Aid depend on pharmacy profits, the warehouse retailer uses prescriptions to draw traffic.
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