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This Says Our Favorite Biotech Is Off to the Races

Shares of Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NYSE: INO) – a promising biotech we recommended back in February 2013 – jumped as much as 27% to a three-month high of $14.20 yesterday after the company said a new cancer drug met its main goal in a midstage clinical trial.

Inovio’s shares backtracked a bit as the day progressed but still closed 17.6% higher for the session. Inovio shares have advanced 361% since we first told you about them. The stock has generated a peak gain of 456%, making it one of the 31 recommendations we’ve made to you that have doubled or better since we launched Private Briefing in August 2011. (More on that later…)

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  • Top Stock Market News Today: Tesla Puts Up a Fight biggest stock market news today

    Top stock market news today, April 3, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 40.39 points yesterday to finish at 16,573.00. The Nasdaq increased 8.42 points, finishing at 4,276.46, while the S&P 500 climbed 5.38 points to finish at 1,890.90. The S&P 500 touched another record yesterday on positive economic data. February factory orders increased, while private-sector hiring in March increased to its fastest rate in three months.

    Stock futures were up this morning, following news that China will likely increase stimulus efforts in the coming months in order to support its 7.5% targeted growth rate.

    Here are the 5 biggest stories in the top stock market news today...
  • Dow Jones Today Gains on This Top Market-Moving News

    Dow Jones Today: At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 40.39 points to finish at 16,573.00. The Nasdaq increased 8.42 points, finishing at 4,276.46, while the S&P 500 climbed 5.38 points to finish at 1,890.90.

    Here's a recap of other major events today:

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  • Stock Market Today: ADP Jobs Report Disappoints

    Stock market today, April 2, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 74.95 points to finish at 16,532.61. The Nasdaq increased 69.05 points finishing at 4,268.04, while the S&P 500 hit a new record today before settling at 1,885.52.

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  • 5 Top Stories in the Stock Market Today

    Stock market today, April 1, 2014: The markets jumped again on Tuesday after car manufacturers reported stronger than expected sales in March. The auto industry's big month may be attributed to higher demand in March, after the weather hampered sales in January and February.

    At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 74.95 points to finish at 16,532.61. The Nasdaq increased 69.05 points finish at 4,268.04, while the S&P 500 hit a new record today before settling at 1,885.52.

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  • Dow Jones Today Surges on Janet Yellen Comments Janet_Yellen_Headshot

    Dow Jones today: At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 134.60 points to finish at 16,457.66. The Nasdaq increased 43.24 points to finish at 4,198.99, while the S&P 500 was up 14.72 points to finish at 1,872.34.

    Here's a recap of other major events today.

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  • Today's Stock Market News: Obamacare Deadline Arrives

    Today's stock market news, March 31, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 58.8 points on Friday to finish at 16,323.0. The Nasdaq increased 4.5 points to finish at 4,155.7, while the S&P 500 rose 8.5 points to close at 1,857.6.

    Monday kicks off a busy week of economic data on the global economy. Multiple central banks will hold April policy meetings while U.S. investors will find out whether or not the winter weather has hindered job growth across the nation.

    Here are the other stories moving markets today:
  • Dow Jones Today Ends Up, with TSLA, AAL, and BBRY in Focus

    Stock market today, March 28, 2014: At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 58.8 points to finish at 16,323.0. The Nasdaq increased 4.5 points to finish at 4,155.7, while the S&P 500 rose 8.5 points to close at 1,857.6.

    Investors are looking forward to next week, with a huge March jobs report slated for Friday, April 4.

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  • Stock Market Today – Banks Behave Badly, U.S. Energy Boom

    Top stock market news today, March 28, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 4.76 points to finish at 16,264.23. The Nasdaq dropped 22.35 points finish at 4,151.23, while the S&P 500 slid 3.52 to close at 1,849.04.

    Meanwhile, gold prices fell $8.70 to close at $1,294.70 - below the $1,300 threshold for the first time in six weeks.

    Friday's data will center on consumer income in February, an examination of February consumer spending, and a much anticipated look at March consumer sentiment.

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  • Stock Market Today: Dow Jones Industrial Average Falls on Fed Worries

    In the stock market today, all three major U.S. indices closed lower as concerns that the U.S. Federal Reserve might raise rates sooner than expected continued to weigh on traders' minds.

    At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 4.76 points to finish at 16,264.23. The Nasdaq dropped 22.35 points finish at 4,151.23, while the S&P 500 slid 3.52 to close at 1,849.04. Meanwhile, gold prices fell $8.70 to close at $1,294.70 - below the $1,300 threshold for the first time in six weeks.

    Here's a recap of other major events today.
  • The Biggest Stock Market News Today, March 27, 2014

    Biggest Stock market news today, March 27, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 98.89 points to finish at 16,268.99 on Wednesday. The Nasdaq fell 60.69 points close at 4,173.58, while the S&P 500 slipped 13.06 points to settle at 1,852.56.

    On Thursday, investors will be looking to GDP revisions and for any good news in the housing market. A gain in pending home sales would be surprising, and would increase the summer outlook for home sales.

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  • Dow Jones Industrial Average Drops Nearly 100 Points Today, and Other Top News

    At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 98.89 points to finish at 16,268.99. The Nasdaq fell 60.69 points finish at 4,173.58, while the S&P 500 was down 13.06 points to settle at 1,852.56.

    Here's a recap of other major events today.

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  • Today's Pre-Market Trading Report

    Pre-market trading report, March 26, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 91.19 points to finish at 16,367.88 on Tuesday. The Nasdaq increased 7.88 points to finish at 4,234.27, while the S&P 500 hit an intraday all-time high before falling to close at 1,865.62. Global stocks are up on positive U.S. economic data and an improved outlook on Ukraine.

    Today's durable goods report is the most important data input of the week. A second solid gain would increase the outlook for the manufacturing sector. Meanwhile, Asian shares struck a two-week high this morning as investors saw good news on improved economic data and expectations that China will ramp up stimulus spending to keep its economy running above 7.5% growth.

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  • Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Erases Monday's Losses – Here's Your Recap

    At today's closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 91.19 points to finish at 16,367.88. The Nasdaq increased 7.88 points to finish at 4,234.27, while the S&P 500 hit an intraday all-time high before falling to close at 1,865.62.

    Here's a recap of other major events today:

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  • Stock Market Today: News and Earnings Calendar

    Stock market today, March 25, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 0.16% on Monday to finish the day at 16,276.89. The Nasdaq slumped 1.18% to 4,226.38, while the S&P 500 shed 0.49% to 1,857.46.

    Here are today's five biggest stories and how they're impacting the markets:

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  • The Huge Economic Indicator Everyone Misses If you like bull markets, you better hope Janet Yellen is one of the most talkative Fed Chairs in history. It's not that she's going to say anything brilliant or insightful, just that she says something... anything... on a regular basis. You see, there's a direct relationship between how much she says and what's happening in the markets. What she says is almost completely irrelevant. I know people spend hours agonizing over the slightest nuances in each statement, but really none of those things matters. Unless you are a policy wonk, Fed statements are pretty consistently useless pontifications made every 6 to 8 weeks by the head of a supposedly independent financial body that is, in fact, a highly politicized entity. The Fed exercises little if any control over variables and targets that it changes at will and deems relevant at its sole discretion. Harsh? You bet. But not without merit... Full Story Read More...