Nektar Therapeutics Just Lost More Than $6 Billion in Value Because of One Drug

Jun 4th, 2018
Tough day. The dumping of bio-pharma player Nektar Therapeutics’ (NKTR – Get Report) stock on Monday, which crashed nearly 42%, might have been done so too hastily according to analysts TheStreet talked with. Shares plummeted after investors and Wall Street analysts found Nektar’s mid-stage trial results for its collaborative effort with Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (BMY … more »

Want your money to last until your dying day? You’re not the only one

May 30th, 2018
Will your savings last until the day you die? For many of us, that depends on a big assumption. Financial advisers help clients plan for retirement by projecting their living expenses up to a certain point. Ideally, they pick the correct age of death. But it’s an educated guess at best. The last thing advisers … more »

How Investing is Like the Indy 500

May 25th, 2018
Photo credit: Robert Rescot The Greatest Spectacle in Racing, the Indianapolis 500, returns to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) this weekend for its 102nd running. I’m a big fan of the race, the history of the race and the track itself. Just as I’m a student of the history of the track, I’m also a … more »

Here’s the Good News About the Stock Market Being Down

Apr 3rd, 2018
The stock market was down about 2% yesterday and, believe it or not there was a headline – “The Stock Market is Having its Worst Second Quarter Since the Great Depression”. The quarter literally started yesterday. This is the type of negative and doom and gloom type stuff you’re going to see. It’s no wonder … more »

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