3 Top Biotech Stocks to Buy in August

In the high-risk world of biotech investing, there are no guarantees of success. Still, sometimes investors can find places where the odds look reasonable enough to consider buying shares. Chuck Saletta, Sean Williams, and Brian Feroldi Investing in biotechnology companies is something of a feast-or-famine proposition. Companies in the industry are heavily dependent on research…

Harry Boxer’s four stock breakouts to watch

Here are four stocks to watch, three of which are moving on strong earnings reports. Anika Therapeutics Inc. ANIK, -1.50% popped $11.78, or 29%, to $52.60 on Thursday on 1.3 million shares traded, or about eight times its average volume. The small biotech company beat analysts’ estimates in its second-quarter results released after market close…

World’s First ‘BioSolar Leaf’ to Tackle Air Pollution in White City

[UK] Imperial College London is to collaborate with startup Arborea to develop pioneering ‘BioSolar Leaf’ technology to improve air quality in White City. The technology, which is the first of its kind in the world, purifies the air through the photosynthesis of microscopic plants, removing greenhouse gases from the environment whilst generating breathable oxygen. Arborea…

Sterling Biotech case: ED questions Ahmed Patel’s son-in-law

Sterling Biotech case: ED questions Ahmed Patel’s son-in-lawhttps://indianexpress.com/article/india/sterling-biotech-case-ed-questions-ahmed-patels-son-in-law-5865308/ Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel. (File) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday questioned Irfan Siddiqui, son-in-law of Congress leader Ahmed Patel, in connection with the Rs 8,000-crore Sterling Biotech loan fraud case. The agency has recorded the statement of Siddiqui under provisions of Prevention of Money Laundering…

Monsanto seeks time to respond to CCI probe on it abusing dominant position in India

The investigation arm of the antitrust watchdog had said Mahyco Monsanto Biotech was charging unfair licence fees and entering pricing agreements to overcharge farmers for the seeds. Jul 29, 2019, 09.12 AM ISTAgenciesIn 2015, the agriculture ministry and rival Nuziveedu group complained to the CCI against the Monsanto Group.American multinational Monsanto’s Indian joint venture has…

Billionaire Backs U.K. Startup Trying To Extend Human Lifespans

Atlassian’s Mike Cannon-Brookes invested in the startup via his investment company, Grok Ventures. Getty ImagesMike Cannon-Brookes, the billionaire cofounder of Australian software giant Atlassian, has invested $10 million in Juvenescence, a U.K. firm that’s trying to increase human longevity. The average human life span is around 72 years, and billionaires […]

Are Amgen and Gilead Sciences Better Buys After Second-Quarter Earnings?

These blue-chip biotechs delivered mixed reports Tuesday. The period from May through late July tends to be unexciting for biotech stocks, in part because for various logistical reasons, first-quarter earnings are usually ho-hum across the industry. Second-quarter earnings, though, are often much stronger, which provides a spark for share prices.  With that in mind, let’s…