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Brexit Will Be Bad For Pharma

June 25, 2016

In medicine they talk about triage in making quick decisions to save lives. Central bankers and politicians across Europe will be performing financial triage this weekend on the UK and EU.

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Superbug Hearing: Will Congress Pick Up Ali’s Fight Against Sepsis?

June 14, 2016

During his life, Muhammad Ali did many great things for a great many people. But he may still have another contribution to make to the public, or in this case, for the public’s health.

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A Simple Solution To Fixing The Prescription Drug Cost Crisis

June 6, 2016

The U.S. healthcare system isn’t sustainable in its current form with increasing prices, and the disparate approaches to care across states, hospitals, doctors, insurance companies, and income.

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As Sarepta And Valeant Exit Hearings, Biotech Steps Into M&A

May 2, 2016

The last week was a nonstop whirlwind for biotech, so I’ve decided to treat this entry a little differently by commenting on key events and sharing what I’ve been seeing.

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What Weak Earnings At Goldman Sachs And J.P. Morgan Mean For Biotech

April 22, 2016

This week Goldman Sachs announced that its profits fell 60% in a single quarter and blamed a volatile market that’s hit it across business lines.

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Theranos Debacle May Scare Investors Away From Diagnostic Technology

April 13, 2016

Now that Theranos faces the prospect of a crippling ban on its operations by federal officials, let’s get past its implosion and talk about the real implications for the rest of the diagnostic sector.

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Why Valeant Should Be Broken Up

March 17, 2016

It’s not often that we see the collapse of a large pharmaceutical company in real time.

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WBB Securities Sponsors BioCentury’s 2016 Future Leaders Conference

March 1, 2016

WBB Securities is a sponsor of this year’s Future Leader’s conference.

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JPM 2016: Fear And Loathing In Healthcare From San Francisco

January 19, 2016

The gloom at the J.P. Morgan 34th annual healthcare conference in San Francisco last week is still thick in the air – and will likely to hover there for a while, as macro issues and falling investor confidence continue to cause problems for the U.S. pharmaceutical and biotech sector.

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WBB Securities Acts as Co-manager for $100 Million in Public Offering for Cempra Pharmaceuticals

January 12, 2016

WBB Securities acted as co-manager to a transaction for Cempra Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing novel antibiotics.

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