US market are set for a lower open following weak data from China and ongoing concern Italians will have to go for another round of elections.
Pfizer has multiple health care businesses and Elan has Tysabri royalties and a would-be acquirer.
This biotech behemoth's appeal is its combined value-and-growth stock characteristics.
Yahoo is upgraded to 'buy,' and Johnson & Johnson is downgraded to 'underperform.'
A great place to look for rising dividends is among energy master limited partnerships.
The profitable biotech's two cancer drugs could make it an attractive target.
Stocks are mixed despite a consumer confidence reading that plunged to its lowest level in more than a year.
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