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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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  • Stock Market News Today: The U.S. Treasury's $2.38 Billion IPO Stock Market Today

    Stock market news today, April 10, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average roared on Wednesday following an announcement that the U.S. Federal Reserve unanimously decided to ditch the thresholds it had set on dealing with unemployment and raising interest rates.

    At the closing bell Wednesday, the Dow Jones rose 181 points to finish at 16,437. The Nasdaq gained 70 points to finish at 4,183, while the S&P 500 added 20 points to end the day yesterday at 1,872.

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  • Dow Jones Industrial Average Up 181 Points in Best Day This Month small cap stock winners with sid riggs

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average roared on Wednesday following an announcement that the U.S. Federal Reserve unanimously decided to ditch the thresholds it had set on dealing with unemployment and raising interest rates.

    At the closing bell, the Dow Jones rose 181 points to finish at 16,437. The Nasdaq gained 70 points to finish at 4,183, while the S&P 500 added 20 points to end the day at 1,872.

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  • Chinese Currency Concerns Top Today's Stock Market News Hot Stock Market News Today

    Stock market news today, April 8, 2014: U.S. markets slumped for a third consecutive trading session on Monday following a sharp selloff in social media, Internet, and biotech stocks.

    All three major indices slipped by more than 1%.

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 166 points yesterday to finish at 16,245. The Nasdaq dropped 47 points to finish at 4,079, while the S&P 500 lost 20 points to end the day at 1,845.

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  • The Real Reason the Stock Market Is Rigged Stock Market Performance Today

    Everyone's talking about Michael Lewis' latest book Flash Boys and HFT (high-frequency trading) and whether the markets are rigged.

    What they're not talking about is how the markets have been set up for institutionalized rigging.

    I'm not kidding.

    The markets are rigged. You're going to have to get over it and deal with it.

    The rigging is in the system and that's just the way it is...

    As to HFT, I'll get to that...
  • March Jobs Report: Still Stuck in Second Gear U.S. Labor Department jobs report

    The highly anticipated March jobs report out today supported what U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said earlier this week: The job market is not back to normal and the Fed has more to do on the unemployment front.

    This morning, the U.S. government announced that the economy barely missed expectations of 200,000 new jobs in March 2014, adding 192,000 jobs. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6.7%.

    The lukewarm announcement was cheered mainly for its revisions for... To continue reading click here...

  • Dow Jones Today Slips on Weak European Data shutterstock_117385867

    News in the Dow Jones today, April 3, 2014: Here we go again. In an effort to meet its aggressive 7.5% growth target, China will break out the Keynesian prescriptions and increase stimulus spending for the balance of 2014.

    At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.45 points to finish at 16,572.55. The Nasdaq dropped 38.72 points finish at 4,237.74, while the S&P 500 was down 2.13 points to end the day at 1,888.77.

    Here's a recap of other major events 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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  • Feed the Rich and Starve the Middle Class: There's Only So Much to Go Around People Rich guy

    Last week the Dow fell 200 points when Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen dared to suggest a timetable for raising interest rates.

    But then it recovered and ended down only 114 points on the day.

    And wait until you see who the real beneficiaries are...
  • 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.
  • 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.

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