Baystate Business: Biotech Breakthroughs (Radio)

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Why Shares of Stoke Therapeutics Plummeted in September

After top performance in August, the biotech was hit hard. What happened Shares of Stoke Therapeutics (NASDAQ:STOK) crashed 42.6% in September, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. That was a dramatic turnaround for the young biotech, which just had its IPO in June.  August’s story was dramatically different. Despite a lackluster quarterly earnings report mid-month,…

Here’s Why Stealth BioTherapeutics Rocketed Higher Today

The clinical-stage biotech made a new friend. What happened Shares of Stealth BioTherapeutics (NASDAQ:MITO) are up 9.8% at 1:11 p.m. EDT, having been up as much as 35%, following the announcement that the biotech gave Alexion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ALXN) an option to license elamipretide, Stealth’s late-stage drug candidate for mitochondrial diseases. So what Stealth BioTherapeutics will…

Here’s Why Seattle Genetics Stock Jumped Higher Today

Solid data for two pipeline candidates increases investors’ confidence in the cancer biotech. What happened Shares of Seattle Genetics (NASDAQ:SGEN) are up 12% at 12:05 p.m. EDT after the biotech presented a pair of positive clinical trial results at the 2019 European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress. So what In a phase 2 clinical…

2 Stocks That Flew High on Tuesday

One biotech zoomed 26% higher, while a prominent rideshare company saw a more-than-6% boost. The stock market sagged on Tuesday, so in the spirit of looking at the bright side of things, I’ve found a pair of stocks that rose notably despite the general sluggishness. Both were up substantially on the day, with one even…

2 Stocks That Could Double Your Money in 2020

These two biotech stocks are poised for big gains next year. Buying growth stocks in an election year is generally ill-advised. During the 2016 presidential election cycle, growth stocks, on balance, dramatically underperformed the broader markets, whereas value stocks as a whole produced market-beating returns on capital. Going one step further, some growth-oriented subsectors such as…

Why Biohacking Is the Latest Major Startup Trend

Breaking down, and demystifying, what’s going on with the new science of self-improvement. Image credit: Yuuji | Getty Images Yoav Vilner Guest Writer Startup mentor, CEO and tech blogger October 8, 2019 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. You’ve probably heard of biohacking before. The term tends to be associated…

Capitol Report: Republican Rep. Chris Collins resigns ahead of expected guilty plea in insider-trading case

By Money & Politics reporter New York Republican Rep. Chris Collins is resigning from Congress ahead of his expected guilty plea in an insider-trading case. Collins had previously pleaded not guilty, but was scheduled to change his plea in federal court on Tuesday. The four-term congressman has been accused of insider trading with family members…