Companies in diabetes treatment, weight management and weight-loss drugs could see see huge growth.
Most are expecting increased volatility in equity markets on Friday as index managers rebalance their portfolios.
Stocks are higher as the prospects of US military action in Syria may have decreased as the diplomatic process moves forward.
Stocks are higher following mixed domestic economic data and better-than-expected quarterly results from another of the nation's biggest banks.
Stocks are lower as traders position themselves for the end of the quarter, which comes to a close Friday.
This sector has been back in vogue, but investors could miss out on further upside without careful stock selection.
SodaStream is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Monster Beverage is initiated with an 'outperform.'
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The offering could become the second-biggest this year if underwriters exercise an option to buy more shares.
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