The sector has a serious image problem, and investors are skittish about sticking with an industry they know little about.
The market overall is a muddle -- and likely to stay that way. Second quarters are often dicey.
Sales of the hepatitis C treatment Sovaldi are soaring, and insurance companies could see a double-digit cut to profits as a result.
Stocks in this sector are up less than 4% this year after torrid growth over the previous 2 years.
How should the typical investor interpret this information? With caution.
People are nuts over just about anything these days. It's bad news for what has become a bedraggled market.
Despite the slow economy, these companies are finding many ways to boost the bottom line. Here's what to look for.
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Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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