Even business and government IT departments, long the backbone of BlackBerry's success, appear ready to give up on the struggling smartphone maker.
With close to $20 billion in cash on the balance sheet, Merck is one key acquisition away from turning its fortunes around.
Investors look to earnings and to a slew of economic reports due out this week.
Big changes in a short amount of time may signal an impending slide in these widely held names.
It's no surprise that some of these firms don't pay dividends, but one once-hated company is poised to restart its payouts.
This sector has been back in vogue, but investors could miss out on further upside without careful stock selection.
With so many lives at stake, this billion-dollar industry has plenty of room to grow as companies compete to eliminate some of the most deadly strains.
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