Alexion's (ALXN) Soliris' Label Expansion Approved in Europe

Alexion's (ALXN) Soliris' Label Expansion Approved in Europe
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc . ALXN announced that the European Commission (EC) approved a label expansion of lead drug Soliris. The European Commission expanded the indication for Soliris to include the treatment of refractory generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG) in adults who are anti-acetylcholine receptor (AChR) antibody-positive. We note that Soliris is approved for two severe and ultra-rare disorders resulting from chronic... Read More

CSX Corp. Outperforms Its Peers, but Is That Enough?

CSX Corp. Outperforms Its Peers, but Is That Enough?
Investors hoping that CSX Corp. CEO Hunter Harrison will bring about the operational improvements required to justify the optimism that’s currently baked into its stock price may want to benchmark its performance against peers Union Pacific Corp. and Norfolk Southern Corp.  The former is its closest peer in terms of valuation, and the latter is its most important direct competitor. In... Read More

Paychex Expands PEO Capabilities with HR Outsourcing Buyout

Paychex Expands PEO Capabilities with HR Outsourcing Buyout
Paychex Inc. PAYX appears to be striving to capitalize on the rising opportunities in the professional employer organization (PEO) industry. In this regard, the payroll and human resource solutions provider recently acquired Charlotte, NC-based HR Outsourcing Holdings, Inc. (HROI) for an undisclosed amount. Founded in 2001, HROI is a well know name in the PEO industry, which, along with its... Read More

3 Top Retail Stocks Under $10

3 Top Retail Stocks Under $10
It’s back-to-school season, so it’s only natural to go shopping for stocks, too. The bricks-and-mortar retail space has grown out of favor with investors, as thinning mall traffic stings activity at the cash register for many outfits. There are also some online retailers that are starting to come undone, as competition from hungry e-tailers and even hungrier traditional chains vying... Read More

TSXV Top 10 Percentage Gainers Mid-Morning

TSXV Top 10 Percentage Gainers Mid-Morning
Here are the top 10 percentage gainers on the TSXV so far. 1. Stroud Resources (SDR.V), 1.5 cents, +0.005, +50% 2. Richmond Minerals (RMD.V), 8 cents, +0.02, +33.33% 3. Bold Ventures (BOL.V), 4.5 cents, +0.01, +28.57% 4. Tasca Resources (TAC.V), 7 cents, +0.015, +27.27% 5. Sennen Potash Corp (SN.V), 10 cents, +0.02, +25% 6. Sokoman Iron Corp (SIC.V), 5 cents,... Read More