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Analysts' Watchlist 2013 (01/31/2013)

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The Life Sciences Report Watchlist 2013 (01/31/2013)

Which biotech companies will take off in 2013? To zero in on possible winners, The Life Sciences Report teamed up with Sagient Research to crunch the numbers for companies with potential catalysts on the calendar. The results were sent to experts who, based on their experience in the space, could determine which companies have the best chances for upward stock price movement. The result is the groundbreaking Life Sciences Report Watchlist 2013. In this exclusive article, you can follow the thought process that went into generating the short list, and learn more about the potential winners and what they are poised to accomplish in the next 12 months.

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The Life Sciences Report Watchlist 2013: The FDA and Stock Volatility (01/31/2013)

Various steps in the U.S. Food and Drug Adminstration's (FDA) oversight of drug development and approval provide investment opportunity. This brief overview, supplemental to the groundbreaking Life Sciences Report Watchlist 2013, provides insight into FDA events that typically cause movement in a drug company's stock.

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Is This Drug the Key to an Alzheimer's Cure. . .and Profits? (01/30/2013)

"This bit of breakthrough research could supercharge the race for the cure. There's even a way for you to invest."

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Safest Way to Play Biotech (01/25/2013)

For every company that hits the jackpot with a new marketable drug that makes it through the FDA gauntlets, there are a dozen stocks that run up on such hopes and then crash and burn when the trials fail.

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Stephen Brozak: Changing the Way Money Is Made and Diseases Are Cured (01/24/2013)

Stephen Brozak doesn't mess around. He focuses on technologies poised to change the way medicine has been practiced for thousands of years. As president of WBB Securities, Brozak is talking to his clientele about revolutionary stem cell therapies that deal with disease in totally new ways. He's also bullish on new antibiotics—important innovations in a world facing a shortage of effective drugs and a potential crisis of catastrophic proportion. In this interview with The Life Sciences Report, Brozak talks up must-hear ideas that growth investors need to consider.

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Stocks to Buy Now: Profit from Blockbuster New Drugs in 2013 (01/21/2013)

"Pharmaceutical firms logged 39 new drug approvals last year, and there are signs the trend could continue through 2013, according to Reuters."

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The Pulse: Breaking News from the Life Sciences Sector (01/18/2013)

biotek1To invest wisely in the life sciences, broad-spectrum knowledge is key. Such knowledge encompasses not only the analysis of industry experts featured in Streetwise Reports interviews, but also up-to-date news on cutting-edge research and development, the latest mergers and acquisitions and the drug development process, both within companies and in the regulatory arena. Our Twitter feed links you to the information you need to profit, both intellectually and financially.

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Anything for a Buck: Jim Letourneau Looks to Canadian Biotech for Opportunity (01/17/2013)

To avoid some of the "dysfunctional excess" of the energy and mining sectors, Jim Letourneau, self-described contrarian and founder and editor of the Big Picture Speculator, turns to investing in biotech. His focus is on Canadian companies, which he believes perform on a par with companies in the United States. In this interview with The Life Sciences Report, Letourneau describes what he looks for in a biotech investment and names some of his favorite companies.

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FDA Begins Blazing Narrow Trail for Approval Shortcut (01/15/2013)

"As part of a goal to double the number of new drug approvals over the next decade, the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology recommended the shortcut to get much-needed therapies to well-defined populations for which there's a favorable risk-benefit balance."

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The Pulse: Breaking News from the Life Sciences Sector (01/14/2013)

biotek1To invest wisely in the life sciences, broad-spectrum knowledge is key. Such knowledge encompasses not only the analysis of industry experts featured in Streetwise Reports interviews, but also up-to-date news on cutting-edge research and development, the latest mergers and acquisitions and the drug development process, both within companies and in the regulatory arena. Our Twitter feed links you to the information you need to profit, both intellectually and financially.

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Which Six Companies Are in Michael King's Oncology Wheelhouse? (01/10/2013)

JMP Securities Managing Director and Senior Biotechnology Analyst Michael King Jr. never recoils from the most sophisticated science. He's always been partial to oncology indications and to new technologies that disrupt old paradigms and usher in the new. King has the kind of stock-picking track record that merits attention, and in this interview with The Life Sciences Report, he brings six important ideas to the table for investors to consider.

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Five Amazing Biotech Picks with Futuristic Technology (01/10/2013)

Michael King is looking for the monoclonal antibodies of tomorrow. When I first spoke to him 15 or more years ago, King was talking up Immunex, which would later be taken out by Amgen Inc. (AMGN:NASDAQ) for $16 billion ($16B) for its antitumor necrosis factor (anti-TNF) fusion protein Enbrel (etanercept) to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Today Amgen's (via Immunex) Enbrel and the anti-TNF monoclonal antibodies that would follow—Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ:NYSE) Remicade (infliximab) and Abbott Laboratories' (ABT:NYSE) Humira (adalimumab)—are blockbusters that could approach $20 billion in sales in 2012.

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A Low-Risk Potential Double in Biotech (01/09/2013)

"We could see at least 100% returns on this stock within 12–18 months. As we'll show you, based on our research, this forecast could prove extremely conservative."

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Watchlist 2013: Experts Pick Potential Biotech Winners (01/09/2013)

More than 75 people packed a conference room at the Biotech Showcase in San Francisco to hear which biotech companies made The Life Sciences Report/Sagient Research Watchlist for 2013. Six experts offered observations on the state of the life sciences sector and each named companies that could prove profitable in the coming year—companies that are not only backed by strong science but are, in the words of Analyst George Zavoico, "poised to be lucky."

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The Pulse: Breaking News from the Life Sciences Sector (01/07/2013)

biotek1To invest wisely in the life sciences, broad-spectrum knowledge is key. Such knowledge encompasses not only the analysis of industry experts featured in Streetwise Reports interviews, but also up-to-date news on cutting-edge research and development, the latest mergers and acquisitions and the drug development process, both within companies and in the regulatory arena. Our Twitter feed links you to the information you need to profit, both intellectually and financially.

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Josh Levine Names Three Biotech Game-Changers (01/03/2013)

Micro-cap biotechs must have creative, adaptive management first and foremost, says editor Josh Levine of Josh Levine's MicroCap Investor. A second key characteristic is a technology platform that can ultimately generate a suite of products. In this interview with The Life Sciences Report, Levine shares both his investment philosophy and his best three biotech ideas, all of which he expects will return huge multiples to investors.

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This Alzheimer's "Pacemaker" Could Be the Bridge to a Cure (01/02/2013)

"As high-tech investors, we need to keep an eye on this research and be ready to pounce when a medical device maker gets it to market."

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