pharma-june19.jpg The following are some of today's top gainers in the pharma/biotech sector.

wallstreet-011215_20jun18.jpg After an initial move to the upside, stocks turned in a somewhat lackluster performance over the course of the trading session on Wednesday. Despite the choppy trading, the tech-heavy Nasdaq reached a new record closing high.

senator-manchin-200618.jpg President Donald Trump remains widely popular in West Virginia, but the results of a new Monmouth University Poll still show Democratic Senator Joe Manchin, D-W.V., leading his race for re-election in the state. The poll showed Manchin with a 48 percent to 39 percent lead over Republican state Attorney...

comebackge-june20.jpg Down the line, GE has transformed from a too-big-to-fail conglomerate to a too-big-for-success albatross. The company has admitted to being too-much focused on EPS and operating profit, and not paying enough attention to cash. However, GE is certainly learning lessons from its past and refocusing its strategies to stage a comeback to its Camelot days, the key catalysts being...

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase have appointed Dr. Atul Gawande as Chief Executive Officer of their newly-formed company to address U.S. employee healthcare. The new company will be headquartered in Boston and will operate as an independent entity that is free from profit-making incentives...

trump-sign-062018.jpg Facing widespread criticism over a policy that has led to children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald Trump indicated Wednesday he plans to sign an executive order to address the issue. The executive order Trump plans to sign would reportedly not end his...

AMC, the largest theater chain in the U.S., has announced that it will offer a movie subscription service like MoviePass, which will allow customers to watch up to three movies a week for $19.95 a month. Stubs A-List, AMC's reply to MoviePass, will be launched on June 26. AMC members can see up to...

wallstreet1-103112_20jun18.jpg Stocks continue to turn in a mixed performance in mid-day trading on Wednesday after moving in opposite directions earlier in the session. While the Dow remains in negative territory, the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 are holding on to gains.

martinscorsese-june20.jpg Cinema Foundation for Rome (Fondazione Cinema per Roma) will confer veteran U.S. film maker Martin Scorsese with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Rome Film Fest. The award was announced jointly by director Antonio Monda and Laura Delli Colli, the head of the Fondazione Cinema per Roma. "I am extremely honored to bestow the Lifetime Achievement Award to a Cinema Master," Antonio Monda said i

bitcoinpress-june20.jpg A nonprofit organization founded to promote free speech and freedom of the press has announced that it is accepting cryptocurrencies as donations to use for its activities and campaigns. The Freedom of the Press Foundation (FPF) said on its website that press freedom supporters and cryptocurrency enthusiasts can now make donations to the organization using Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Litecoi

trump-june20.jpg Amid an uproar over a policy that has led to children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald Trump has expressed support for two separate immigration bills expected to be voted on by the House this week.

unhrc-june20.jpg The United States has withdrawn from the UN Human Rights Council, the human rights arm of the United Nations. The decision, which the Trump administration has threatened for months, was announced by Nikki Haley, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations. Speaking from the State Department Tuesday, Haley called the human rights body a "cesspool of political bias." Criticizing its "sha

gewallgreen-june20.jpg Industrial conglomerate General Electric Co., one of the original components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, has been replaced by Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. in the blue-chip index. The change comes into effect prior to the open of trading on Tuesday, June 26. The 122-year-old Dow Jones Industrial Average, or simply the Dow, is a stock market index with 30 component companies.

wallstreet2-103112_20jun18.jpg After initially moving to the upside, stocks have turned mixed over the course of morning trading on Wednesday. The Dow has pulled back into negative territory, while the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 remain positive.

homesales-030411_20jun18.jpg Existing home sales in the U.S. unexpectedly decreased in the month of May, according to a report released by the National Association of Realtors on Wednesday. NAR said existing home sales fell by 0.4 percent to an annual rate of 5.43 million in May.

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