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Company Overview and News
Consumer staples has been one of the most cast-off sectors of the 2010s, and many companies are trading at cheap multiples.
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So far this year, the stock market hasn’t been much to celebrate. The S&P 500 Index has barely edged up in price by 2.05%. And after the initial euphoria of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) wore off, the index has remained range-bound.
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The technology sector, which has showed immense strength in face of the trade and tariff threats on FANG surge, lost some ground following the news of a potential curb in Chinese investment. The Trump administration is seeking to limit many Chinese companies from investing in U.S. technology firms and block additional technology exports to that country. The Treasury Department is working on the rules to block companies with at least 25% Chinese ownership from buying companies involved in "industrially significant technology.
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As we are on the verge of stepping into the third quarter of 2018, investors may be interested to in knowing which sectors can perform well ahead. This is especially true given that investors are caught in the crossfire of trade tensions and political crisis in Europe. An economic slowdown in developed economies and emerging market selloffs are added tensions.
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The tech sector has been hot for many months now, and was the first to break out of the S&P's correction in February.
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Shares of Apple (AAPL - Free Report) declined about 1% on Jun 8 thanks to reports that the tech giant is likely to ship fewer iPhones in the second half of 2018. Apple has reportedly told its supply chain to manufacture about 20% lesser (compared with 2017’s orders) components for iPhones slated to be unveiled in the second half of this year, per Nikkei. Apple is expected to launch three new iPhones this year, expected to be shipped in September.
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The latest wave of technology surge has helped Microsoft (MSFT - Free Report) to become a triple-digit player. Shares of MSFT surged past $100 for the first time in its 43-year history, underscoring the strong growth prospect of the world's largest software maker and marking a huge victory for CEO Satya Nadella. Since Nadella took over, the company has strongly turned around to become a key player in the cloud computing business, which includes products such as Office 365, Dynamic 365 and the flagship Azure computing platform (read: Tech ETFs to Lead Again On Power-Packed Earnings).
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Traditional portfolio strategies for hedging against inflation can be effective during quickly rising or higher than expected inflation, but often provide lackluster or inconsistent returns during periods of low inflation.
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Who doesn’t want to follow investment strategies of billionaire investor Warren Buffett? Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. BRK.B has added more than 78% over the last five years (as of May 15, 2018), better than the 64.4% gain of the broader market ETFSPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY - Free Report) .
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Apple (AAPL)is poised to get its sweetness back on billionaire investor Warren Buffett’s backing and strong second-quarter fiscal 2018 results. Shares of the iPhone maker were beaten down in the recent past thanks to the news of slowing sales of iPhones.
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Technology giant Apple (AAPL - Free Report) is set to release second-quarter fiscal 2018 results on May 1 after market close. Since Apple accounts for over 19% of the total market capitalization of the entire technology sector in the S&P 500 index, it is worth taking a look at the company’s fundamentals ahead of its results. After the excellent surge at the start of the year, Apple has been the victim of a broad tech rout, losing 4.
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History and Development of the Company Kitov Pharma was incorporated under the laws of the State of Israel (under a previous name) on August 12, 1968 and its ordinary shares were originally listed for trading on the TASE in 1978. The company's ordinary shares are currently traded on the TASE under the symbol “KTOV”, and its ADSs and its public warrants are traded on NASDAQ under the symbols “KTOV” and “KTOVW”, respectively. In October 2012, the District Court in Lod, Israel approved the creditors arrangement in accordance with Section 350 of the Companies Law in order to effectuate the sale by Kitov Pharma (then known as Mainrom Line Logistics Ltd.) of all its activities, assets, rights, obligations and liabilities to a private company held by its then controlling shareholders, and all rights of Kitov Pharma’s creditors against it were extinguished. The sale was made pursuant to an arrangement between Kitov Pharma and its creditors. Following such sale and a related cash...
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Overview and Recent Developments Athersys is an international biotechnology company that is focused primarily in the field of regenerative medicine. The company's MultiStem® cell therapy, a patented and proprietary allogeneic stem cell product, is its lead platform product and is currently in later-stage clinical development. The company's current clinical development programs are focused on treating neurological conditions, cardiovascular disease, inflammatory and immune disorders, certain pulmonary conditions and other conditions where the current standard of care is limited or inadequate for many patients, particularly in the critical care segment. Current Programs By applying its proprietary MultiStem cell therapy product, the company established therapeutic product development programs treating neurological conditions, cardiovascular disease, inflammatory and immune disorders, and other conditions. The company's programs in the clinical development stage include ...
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General The company's objective is to build a profitable and growing specialty therapeutics company. To meet this objective, Cytori Therapeutics has acquired and are developing two technology platforms that hold promise for treating millions of patients and represent significant potential for increasing shareholder value. The company's current corporate activities fall substantially into advancing these platforms: Cytori Nanomedicine and Cytori Cell Therapy. The Cytori Nanomedicine platform features a versatile liposomal nanoparticle technology for drug encapsulation that has thus far provided the foundation to bring two promising drugs into mid/late stage clinical trials. Nanoparticle encapsulation is promising because it can help improve the delivery and metabolism of many drugs, thus potentially enhancing the therapeutic profile and patient benefits. The company's lead drug candidate, ATI-0918 is a generic version of pegylated liposomal encapsulated doxorubicin. Pegyl...
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