Category Markets

U.S. Stocks Under Pressure- Set To Open Sharply Lower; Oil Shows Weakness Again; European Equities Set To Surge By As Much As 70 Percent?

U.S. Stocks Under Pressure- Set To Open Sharply Lower; Oil Shows Weakness Again; European Equities Set To Surge By As Much As 70 Percent? http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com U.S. stock futures are tanking this morning, down more than 150pts. as I write this note. Weakness in Europe and oil once again declining, are at least two of the […]

Senate Torture Report: An Exception In CIA Oversight

Senate Torture Report: An Exception in CIA Oversight Senate torture report exposed misdeeds, but it’s rare for Congress to hold the CIA accountable By KEN DILANIAN http://abcnews.go.com/Politics /wireStory/senate-torture- report-exception-cia-oversight -29493247 The Associated Press WASHINGTON In February 2009, the Senate intelligence committee gathered in a soundproof room to learn the stomach-churning details of the brutal interrogations […]

Jobs Report Spooks Market; Dollar Rises To 11yr. High; Two ‘New’ BioPharma Stocks – AMRN, EYES

Jobs Report Spooks Market; Dollar Rises To 11yr. High; Two ‘New’ BioPharma Stocks – AMRN, EYES http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com The number of net new jobs created in the United States in the month of February surprised analysts on the street, up 295,000, while the unemployment rate fell from 5.7 percent to 5.5 percent. As Eric Morath wrote […]

ACAD +3% Thur; CLDX +1.64%; CAPN -15.7 (Sold It); MACK +6%; ARWR +5.73%

ACAD +3% Thur; CLDX +1.64%; CAPN -15.7 (Sold It); MACK +6%; ARWR +5.73% http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Another very good day in the market yesterday, with the exception of CAPN, which I sold at the open yesterday. I decided I didn’t want to wait and see if the selling was overdone, when I had these others that were […]

American Drone Operators Are Quitting in Record Numbers

American Drone Operators Are Quitting in Record Numbers Excerpt: “Everyone else thinks that the whole program or the people behind it are a joke, that we are video-game warriors, that we’re Nintendo warriors,” Brandon Bryant, a former drone camera operator who worked at Nellis Air Force Base, told Democracy Now. Certainly, there is nothing second-class […]

Army Secretary Defends Stripping Special Forces Officer Of Awards

Excerpts: “Every step in the process of investigating Major Golsteyn’s actions, and reviewing and subsequently revoking his valor awards has been thorough, objective and justified,” McHugh wrote in the Feb. 26 letter, obtained by The Washington Post.”The Army’s investigation demonstrated that Major Golsteyn’s service during or at the time of the distinguished act, achievement or […]

CLDX Closes +11%; CAPN +16.7%; ZIOP +6.8%; ARWR +4.16% On Wednesday; CLDX, ZIOP, ARWR Surging In Pre-Market Opening Trading This Morning (Thur), March 5, 2015

CLDX Closes +11%; CAPN +16.7%; ZIOP +6.8%; ARWR +4.16% On Wednesday; CLDX, ZIOP, ARWR Surging In Pre-Market Opening Trading This Morning (Thur), March 5, 2015 http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Shares of CellDex Theraputics (CLDX) surged higher yesterday, climbing “$2.93, or 11.11 percent, to close at $29.30. CLDX shares rose on more than double the average volume — 4.9M […]