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Tekmira Pharma's (Nasdaq: TKMR) Stock Surges 20% as Its Ebola Drug Moves Closer to Use

Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp. (Nasdaq: TKMR) stock surged some 20% to $17.23 Friday after an update on its Ebola treatment.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration modified its clinical "Hold" status on its experimental Ebola treatment to "Partial Hold," enabling it for potential use in humans infected with the virus.

Now TKMR is a step closer to the final step…

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Windstream Holdings (Nasdaq: WIN) Just Rewrote the Telecom Industry Playbook

Last week, Windstream Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: WIN) unveiled a "game-changing" strategy that turned the entire telecom sector upside down.

The rural telephone company announced a breakup plan that will transform the company from a sleepy dividend payer into a deal-making broadband firm. WIN shares jumped 12.4% in a single session.

Here’s why WIN’s strategy is so important to WIN stock moving forward – and to the telecom industry in general…

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ZNGA, DUK, CBS Top Thursday's Hot Stocks to Watch

Hot stocks to watch today: While second-quarter earnings season is quickly winding down, a number of key sector players are still on tap to post results.

Scheduled to report earnings today (Thursday) are a media giant, a couple of energy titans, a monster beverage company, and more.

Get the full list of our 10 hot stocks to watch - including ZNGA, DUK, and CBS - right here...

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Groupon Inc. (Nasdaq: GRPN) Stock Still No Bargain After Shares Sink 16%

Investors might think they've found a bargain today (Wednesday) in Groupon Inc. (Nasdaq: GRPN) stock, but it's best to think twice before making a move.

Following are key highlights of Groupon’s earnings…

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TWX, FOXA, MDLZ Top the Hot Stocks to Watch on Wednesday

Hot stocks to watch today: Among companies in the S&P 500 Index that have reported earnings results, about two-thirds have beat analysts' sales targets, the highest percentage since mid-2011, according to Barclays.

Investors hope the streak continues as earnings continue to roll in. Reports today (Wednesday) include results from media giants TWX and FOXA, snack food leader MDLZ, and more.

Get all 10 hot stocks to watch here.

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GRPN, DIS Top Today's Hot Stocks to Watch List

Hot stocks to watch today: Second-quarter earnings, up 10% with three-quarters of S&P 500 companies reporting to date, have handily beat consensus forecasts of 7%, according to FactSet. Revenue, up 5% on average, is also coming in ahead of projections.

With little on this week’s economic calendar, earnings will again dominate markets. Following are 10 earnings reports to watch today (Tuesday), including GRPN, DIS, IEP, and more…

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Tekmira Pharma (Nasdaq: TKMR) Stock Falls in Race for Ebola Treatment Approval

Tekmira Pharmaceutical (Nasdaq: TKMR) is on a roller coaster ride as investors bet on its chances to be the first drug to successfully develop an approved Ebola virus treatment.

Here’s why Tekmira could be the winner – and the other contender leading the race.

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Family Dollar Stock (NYSE: FDO) Up 26% – Will Dollar General Make Competing Bid?

Family Dollar stock (NYSE: FDO) was up more than 20% on news it’s being bought by Dollar Tree (Nasdaq: DLTR).

Here’s why investors are so happy about the deal…

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Today's All-Time High for Baidu (Nasdaq: BIDU) Stock May Just Be the Start

Baidu Inc. (Nasdaq: BIDU) stock reached an all-time high today (Friday) of $222.36 after the company reported earnings that topped analysts' estimates yesterday afternoon. In the most recent quarter, Baidu reported earnings per share (EPS) of $1.73, which outpaced consensus estimates of $1.40.

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Puma Biotech (NYSE: PBYI) Stock Skyrockets 300% on Breast Cancer Breakthrough

This is not a misprint: Puma Biotechnology Inc. (NYSE: PBYI) stock surged nearly 300%, or $176.63, to an all-time high of $234.99 intraday Wednesday.

Founded in 2010 and based in Los Angeles, Puma doesn't have a single drug yet on the market.

But’s that’s likely to change now... see why this is among the hot biotech stocks to watch now.