Street Talk Column - BioPharm International

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Street Talk Column

Venture Funding Returns to Life Sciences

November 1, 2007

The biopharmaceutical sector can look forward to a financially flush venture funding environment in 2008

Street Talk: Summer No Picnic for Investors

September 1, 2007

Closer examination shows there's a strong bond between the biotech market and the unraveling credit markets.

Street Talk: Small-Cap Biopharmaceutical Stocks

August 1, 2007

When you start out, keep your small-cap exposure to no more than 10% of your holdings, and gradually increase.

Street Talk: Cautious Optimism: the Watchwords for Volatile Sector

July 1, 2007

We're seeing an uptick in biotech investing from the venture capital community, a good sign that biotech can rise even higher than the broader markets.

Street Talk: CEO Paychecks: How They Are Determined

February 1, 2007

In the September 2006 issue I wrote about the ticklish issue of CEO pay and how shareholder groups, especially the powerful pension and other institutional groups, are growing sick and tired of CEO overpayment and underperformance.

Street Talk: Biopharm Exchange-Traded Funds: Their Time has Come

January 1, 2007

On a recent plane ride from Phoenix to Philly, I was leafing through a copy of the San Francisco Business Journal. I was taken aback by a story on the emerging trend of biopharm exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and how much of an impact they're having on Wall Street and on investors.

Street Talk: Stem Cells: Tough Sell on Wall Street?

December 1, 2006

There are 72 maladies for which human patients have received some benefit from adult stem cell interventions.

StreetTalk: Banking on a Pharma Giant

November 1, 2006

In the big pharma world, drugstore aisle space is every bit as important as Times Square is to New York real estate developers. And few pharma giants fill that space as well as GlaxoSmithKline.

Streettalk:Why Poker Players Make Great Investors

October 1, 2006

Fear leads to bad decisions on a Wall Street trading floor, or at a high-stakes Vegas poker table.

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