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Healthcare stocks are the most shorted as sector faces increasing regulatory scrutiny, report says

19 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The health care sector has emerged as the most heavily shorted in the US stock market, in part as the industry faces the potential for sharper scrutiny by the Biden administration, according to a report published Tuesday.
Of the 10 most-shorted stocks on all exchanges at the end of March, six were shares of health care companies, said S&P Global Market Intelligence. The sector made up a hefty portion of the 20 most-shorted stocks, as well, with a tally of 12.
Average short interest in healthcare stocks was 5.17%, rising by 31 basis points from mid-March and by 53...
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Healthcare stocks are the most shorted as sector faces increasing regulatory scrutiny, report says

Healthcare stocks are the most shorted as sector faces increasing regulatory scrutiny, report says

19 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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The health care sector has become the most heavily shorted in the US equity market, says S&P Global Market Intelligence.
Among the healthcare cohort, biotech shares made up the bulk of the most-shorted stocks at the end of March.
The healthcare sector has risen this year but is lagging gains on the S&P 500 index.
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The health care sector has emerged as the most heavily shorted in the US stock market, in part as the industry faces the potential for sharper scrutiny by the Biden administration, according to a report...
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The EMA found a possible link between the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine and 'unusual blood clots' and wants a warning attached

19 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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The European Medicines Agency found a possible link between the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine and 'unusual' blood clots cases with low levels of blood platelets, according to a statement issued on Tuesday. The agency said that the overall benefit-risk remains positive, but said the link should be listed as "very rare side effects of the vaccine." The EMA suggested a warning be attached to product information about the shot. This is a developing story. Please check back for more updates. Read the original article on Business Insider
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Will A Third Covid-19 Vaccine Dose Boost Moderna Stock?

19 days ago   |   By Forbes

Pfizer recently said that people who have received both doses of their Covid-19 vaccine would likely require a booster shot and potentially require an annual shot thereafter, much like seasonal flu shots. Moderna, too, has indicated that it would have a booster shot ready by this fall...
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US stocks slump as global COVID-19 cases increase

US stocks slump as global COVID-19 cases increase

19 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Stocks moved lower Tuesday, edging away further from their strongest levels on record on widening concerns about rising COVID-19 cases worldwide.
The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average were in the red for a second straight session after notching record closing highs at the end of last week.
But on the rise was Wall Street's so-called 'fear gauge, with the VIX index climbing by the most in three weeks, indicating investors expect increased volatility over the next 30 days. A recent survey by Allianz showed many Americans want to stay on the sidelines of the...
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US stocks slump as global COVID-19 cases increase

19 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average continued their slide from last week's record highs.
Stocks were lower with COVID-19 cases on the rise worldwide and the US State Department set to issue a stark travel advisory.
Wall Street's VIX "fear gauge" was advancing.
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Stocks moved lower Tuesday, edging away further from their strongest levels on record on widening concerns about rising COVID-19 cases worldwide. The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average were in the red for a second straight session after...
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