The month also features a big gathering of biotech CEOs in New York and a cancer research meeting in Florida.
Stocks are mixed despite a consumer confidence reading that plunged to its lowest level in more than a year.
A pharmaceutical takeover rumor is in the air.
Boeing is downgraded to 'underweight,' and Vivus is downgraded to 'sell.'
The pharmaceutical company filed with the FDA to sell its experimental treatment albiglutide.
The market is growing and the opportunities are there, but so are the risks.
With the help of an imaging agent, the pharma is pursuing what it hopes will be a blockbuster drug.
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