Here's Why Marinus Pharmaceuticals Rose as Much as 41.1% Thursday

Here's Why Marinus Pharmaceuticals Rose as Much as 41.1% Thursday
What happened Shares of clinical-stage biopharma Marinus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: MRNS) rose over 41% today after larger peer Sage Therapeutics (NASDAQ: SAGE) reported positive top-line results for one of its drug candidates, SAGE-217, in a phase 2 trial in major depressive disorder. That’s because SAGE-217 has a similar mechanism of action to ganaxolone, the sole drug in the smaller company’s pipeline.... Read More

Why Shake Shack, Sears Holdings, and First Solar Jumped Today

Why Shake Shack, Sears Holdings, and First Solar Jumped Today
Thursday was a solid day for the stock market, with major benchmarks posting modest gains to re-establish an upward trend. Most of the attention among investors focused on bitcoin, with the cryptocurrency reaching yet another new all-time high in dollar terms. With bitcoin futures contracts poised to start trading on Sunday night, volatility has picked up dramatically, and bitcoin prices... Read More

Close Update: Wall Street Advances With S&P 500 Snapping Four-Day Losing Skid

Close Update: Wall Street Advances With S&P 500 Snapping Four-Day Losing Skid
The S&P 500 snapped a four-day losing streak and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose for the first day in three as gains in industrials and information technology stocks renewed a buying tone on the benchmark U.S. averages. Almost all 11 sectors were in the green, with consumer staples down about 0.9% amid declines in beverage companies. General Electric’s (... Read More

Why Shares of Casella Waste Systems Popped 16% in November

Why Shares of Casella Waste Systems Popped 16% in November
What happened Extending the 49% climb they experienced through the first 10 months of the year, shares of Casella Waste Systems (NASDAQ: CWST) rose 16% in November, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence . Unlike competitors such as Waste Management that have large geographic footprints, Casella Waste Systems is a regional operator, providing its services throughout the northeastern U.S. Besides... Read More

Finisar Earnings Miss; Will Expand 3D Manufacturing, Shares Up

Finisar Earnings Miss; Will Expand 3D Manufacturing, Shares Up
Finisar ( FNSR ) late Thursday reported October quarter profit that missed views and forecast current quarter earnings below expectations, but it announced plans to expand manufacturing of 3D sensors for consumer and automotive customers. Shares in Finisar, a maker of optical communications devices software, rose 4% to 18.75 in after-hours trading on the  stock market today . In Thursday’s... Read More

AutoZone (AZO) Q1 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

AutoZone (AZO) Q1 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript
Image source: The Motley Fool. AutoZone (NYSE: AZO)Q1 2018 Earnings Conference CallDec, 5, 2017 10:00 a.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good morning and welcome to the Autozone conference call. Your lines have been placed on listen-only until the question-and-answer session after the conference. Please be advised that today’s call is being recorded.... Read More