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The Virus Testing Stocks Pullback Opportunity (CODX, FLGT, ALST, LH)

The world exploded with a cheer of joy on Monday of this week as Pfizer put out extremely encouraging news about its top coronavirus vaccine candidate, noting that it registered a 90% efficacy rate with no complications in its phase 3 study involving over 43K patients. Stocks took flight, bonds dropped, and small-caps and cyclicals […]

Walmart (NYSE:WMT) Introduces Walmart Insurance Services Offering Medicare Insurance Plans To Seniors And Disabled People

Walmart (NYSE:WMT) has made a move to add Medicare health insurance plans to its list of in-store offerings ahead of the start of the federal program’s Annual Enrolment Period. Walmart launches Walmart Insurance Services for the provision of low-cost insurance plans This is not the first time the retailer has forayed into healthcare as it […]

Amazon’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) Prime Day Event To Kick-start Holiday Season Shopping

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) expects to hold its Prime Day on October 13-14, which was postponed from July due to the pandemic. Since 2015, the company has been holding the event in July, where shoppers ramp up sales, but this year it will be different because of the pandemic. Amazon expects a different type of Prime […]

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) And BioNtech (NASDAQ:BNTX) Partners With Rentschler To Purify mRNA-Based COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) and BioNtech (NASDAQ:BNTX) have partnered with Germany contract development band manufacturing organization, Rentschler Biopharma. The partnership is for the purification process of their mRNA-based SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, BMNT1762b2. Rentschler to purify Pfizer and BioNtech’s COVID-19 vaccine drug substance The companies are conducting late-stage clinical studies of the vaccine and expect to release data […]

Square Inc. (NYSE:SQ) Launches New Offering Allowing Flexible Payment Of Employees

Square Inc. (NYSE:SQ) is allowing small business employees to receive their wages ahead of time with the launch of an “instant Payment” and On-Demand Pay” features, thus boosting its booming banking business. Employees to receive up to $200 ahead of the payment schedule The company launched the “On-Demand Pay” feature, which allows those that use […]

Merck (NYSE:MRK) Makes Investment In Seattle Genetics Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) For Development Of Ladiratuzumab Vedotin

Merck (NYSE:MRK) has entered a development agreement for Seattle Genetics Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) ladiratuzimab vedotin antibody-drug conjugate (ADC). Merck joins Gilead in investing in ADC-developer with a stake in Seattle Genetics The agreement came hours after Gilead Sciences Inc. (NYSE:GILD) announced the acquisition of Immunomedics for $21 billion. The centerpiece of Gilead’s deal is Immunomedic’s anti-Trop-2 […]

Humana Chooses salesforce.com, Inc. (NYSE:CRM) To Provide Integrated, Customized Healthcare

salesforce.com, Inc. (NYSE:CRM), declared a multi-year partnership with the top health and well-being firm, Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM), to assist provide a more networked, customized healthcare experience for their clients. Humana is arraying Salesforce Health Cloud to assist energize its Enterprise Clinical Operating Model. This recent care administration tech platform will enable combined care harmony between […]

The Emerging Boom in Health Data Analytics Stocks (HCAT, MDRX, RXMD, CERN, FDS)

The current pandemic healthcare crisis deserves credit for speeding up a number of seemingly inevitable transitions – a rapid evolution – that will come to define the nature of culture and the business economy, as well as the stock market, going forward for years and years. One of these transitions is clear: the critical role […]

Stocks to Watch Ahead of the “Twindemic” (APT, LAKE, ALST, DGX)

The pandemic is old news. Scientists and health policy experts are now worried about the rising potential for the “Twindemic” – a coincident crisis involving Covid-19 and influenza primed for emergence this fall as people worry about going to the doctor to get their flu shot. Without widespread adoption of flu shots, the flu could […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Using Cheaper Battery Technology To Cut Costs

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has been using less expensive components for its “iPhone 12” series in cut costs and meet growing demand. This is according to analyst Ming-chi Kuo. The phone maker has been facing increasing demand for the new series due to the inclusion of 5G. According to Kuo, Apple has reduced area for placing […]

CBD Stocks Poised for Long-Term Payoff? (NEPT, YCBD, CBGL, MJNA)

Perhaps the most interesting growth market looking ahead over the next 5-10 years is in the CBD space. The key to this story is the “mainstreaming” dynamic. Imagine a pie that is seven inches in diameter. You get a slice of that pie. So do five other people. That means you get about 6.5 square […]

American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL) To Cut Services To Small Destinations As Requirements Under The Care Act Come To An End

American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL) plans to cut flight services to up to 30 small destinations as conditions under the CARES Act loans come to an end. According to one of the company’s executives, who did not want to be revealed because the matter is still under review. It is said that the airline could […]

Three Stocks for the Battle Ahead (LLY, RXMD, LH)

Eventually, there will be a vaccine.  But, according to the WHO leadership even yesterday, confidence is waning in a “silver bullet” pharma solution for COVID-19. We may be in “coping” mode for quite some time yet.  For investors, that means an increased focus on testing, PPE, and remote process management.  With that in mind, we […]