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    Proteon Therapeutics Stock

    Proteon Therapeutics stock crashed 70.71% to $2.90 in pre-market trading today after the company said a phase 3 trial of its chronic kidney disease treatment failed to meet the primary endpoint.

    The trial results mark a major setback for the biotech company.

    Here are the details...

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The Cures Act Is One Massive Handout for Big Pharma

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The 21st Century Act seems to benefit patients by expediting the drug approval process, but it fails to address one key issue.

A key issue that allows big pharma companies to take advantage of Americans and profit at your expense..

The Best Biotech ETF to Buy Now Before 2017

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The biotech sector is up nearly 16% over the last three months, handily beating the overall market's returns.

And the biotech sector will continue to stand out this year.

And we've got the best biotech ETF to buy before 2017...

The Way to Profit from the Biotech Story No One Is Talking About


The biotech sector has rebounded from its sharp sell-off, up 16% since June 27.

And as the comeback continues, this is the best investment to partake in the gains...

One of the Best Biotech Stocks to Buy Now in This Booming $25 Billion Industry

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When looking for the best biotech stocks to buy today, we've been targeting a brand-new subsector of the industry that is about to become a $25 billion market.

The company we're recommending today is global drug giant that has inked a partnership with a tech titan.

Keep reading for more...

These Shifting Currents Could Move Dollars Your Way


The shifting currents in bioelectronics - a $25 billion market growing 10% per year - could move dollars your way.

Consider this sector leader. Up 12% since March, it's outperforming the S&P 500...

One of the Best Biotech Stocks to Buy Could Return 52% in One Year

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The biotech sector is up more than 20% recently, making now a great time to invest.

That's why Money Morning Director of Tech & Venture Capital Michael A. Robinson just recommended one of the best biotech stocks to buy.

Here's more on this investment, which could return more than 50% in the next year...

Three Tips for Investing in Biotech Stocks

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The following three tips let you get the biggest profits ever when investing in biotech stocks - if you do proper research and exercise discipline.

Use these to increase your chances of getting huge biotech gains in 2016.

Continue on to biotech stock tips here...

How to Protect Your Biotech Profits from This Legal Limbo

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Gilead Sciences Inc.'s Sovaldi was a real breakthrough in the fight against the chronic liver disease hepatitis C (HCV). The condition may show no symptoms for years after initial infection but can slowly become debilitating.

Hepatitis C affects as many as 200 million people worldwide, and before Sovaldi, the approved drug regimen could treat only about 50% of cases and could cause serious side effects. Treatment was generally long - 24 to 48 weeks - and arduous.

Sovaldi, on the other hand, could cure more than 90% of cases in a matter of weeks at a cost, in the United States, of around $94,000. The pricing caused controversy, but the drug proved transformative for HCV patients, their families, and doctors.

Sovaldi also proved a huge windfall for investors when it received FDA approval in 2013 and entered the pharmaceutical marketplace the following year.

So far, Gilead shareholders have seen a 2:1 split, several dividend payouts, and gains of more than 155% since 2013. Sales of Sovaldi and Gilead's other HCV drug, Harvoni, topped $12.5 billion in 2015 alone.

There's just one big, expensive problem...

Why Biotech Stocks Will Outperform in 2016 – and Our Top Pick

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Biotech stocks have stalled in 2016 along with the broader markets, with the iShares Nasdaq Biotech ETF (Nasdaq: IBB) down 24.43% year to date.

Still, Money Morning Biotech Investing Specialist Ernie Tremblay says the sector will outperform in 2016. And he's pinpointed one foundational play that's already climbed 14% in the last five days.

But first, here's why biotech stocks are presenting a huge opportunity right now...

Grab Gilead Sciences Stock Before Its Next 66.5% Climb (Nasdaq: GILD)

Sometimes Washington triggers a stock move that can hand us outsized gains. That's exactly what happened with Gilead Sciences Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD).

In March 2014, U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA) lashed out at the cost of Gilead's newly approved Hepatitis C (HCV) drug, Sovaldi. Sovaldi runs $84,000, or $1,000 a pill.

But Waxman missed the obvious. Sovaldi (and its newer version Harvoni) cures 90% of HCV patients. That means patients can avoid the need for a liver transplant - an operation that runs $250,000 if an organ donor is found. And that price doesn't include antirejection drugs and antibiotics people must take for the rest of their lives.

Still, Gilead sold off on fears that its high cost would make Medicare look to another HCV drug maker with a less expensive solution. GILD stock lost 13% of its value in a matter of days.

Wall Street was dead wrong...

Medicare actually spent $4.6 billion on Hepatitis C treatments in the first six months of this year. That's almost as much as the agency spent in all of 2014. Gilead accounted for 66% of all covered prescriptions.

And since April 2014, Gilead has gained 66.5% - more than four times that of the S&P 500.

Simply put, Gilead dominates the HCV sector. And as I'll show you today, opportunities for the firm are growing faster...

How Biotech ETFs Have Performed During the Valeant Stock Crash (NYSE: VRX)

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Biotech ETFs have been the focus of many investors this week after Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl. Inc. (NYSE: VRX) shares dropped more than 46% last week.

One biotech ETF with Valeant as a holding slumped 8.4% in the past three months, as VRX stock continues to fall.

Since August, shares of the drug giant - dubbed by short seller Citron Research as "pharma's Enron" - have plunged 56%. Year to date, VRX stock is down 22.4%...

10 Numbers That Stunned Investors This Week

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Here are this week's need-to-know facts about the stock market, economy, Wall Street, and life-changing global events...

It's the numbers that count in this crazy world. They can tell stories that words sometimes can't.

Here's a look at some of the fascinating, infuriating, amusing, depressing, and altogether important numbers that the world has put up on the board recently - and why you need to know them...

Biotech Stocks Have Now Reached Bear Market Territory

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The S&P 500 has dropped 3.8% since the end of July, but that's nothing compared to the losses we've seen from biotech stocks.

In fact, this week's latest pullback has many biotech stocks in bear market territory.

Here's just how far they've fallen...

Top Biotech Penny Stocks of 2015 with Gains as High as 79%

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The markets have underperformed so far this year, and that's why we've been targeting stocks with higher profit potentials.

Today, we bring you the top biotech penny stocks of 2015. Each stock has outperformed the market. And one pick has already posted a gain of more than 79%.

Pharmaceutical Companies Hike Prescription Prices 76% Since 2010

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Pharmaceutical companies have been raising the price of prescription drugs at an alarming rate since 2010.

According to a new report from The Wall Street Journal, the 30 highest-selling drugs in the United States saw their prices increase roughly 76% from 2010 through 2014.

And as they've raised prices, their profits have soared...