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2014-08-27 12:29:58

CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Roche (OTC:RHHBY-Free Report), InterMune (Nasdaq:ITMN-Free Report), Achillion Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:ACHN-Free Report), Puma Biotechnology (NYSE:PBYI-Free Report) and Intercept Pharmaceuticals...

2014-08-25 08:28:11

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, August 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, August 22, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,538.55, up 0.14%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.22%, to finish the day at 17,001.22, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,988.40, down 0.20%. The losses were broad based as seven out of ten sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index ended the day flat at...

2014-08-01 08:24:57

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, August 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, July 31, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,369.77, down 2.09%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 1.88% lower at 16,563.30, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,930.67, down 2.00%. The losses were broad based as all the ten sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index ended the day at 704.37, down...

2014-07-10 08:27:24

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, July 09, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,419.03, up 0.63%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.47%, to finish the day at 16,985.61, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,972.83, up 0.46%. The gains were broad based as nine out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index ended the day at 712.05, up...

2014-07-03 12:25:00

CHICAGO, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:VRTX-Free Report), MannKind Corporation (Nasdaq:MNKD-Free Report), Auxilium Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:AUXL-Free Report), QLT Inc. (Nasdaq:QLTI-Free Report) and AbbVie...

2014-04-08 12:32:48

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US markets saw a negative sentiment on Monday, April 07, 2014, with the NASDAQ Composite closing at 4,079.75, down 1.16%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average ending the session at 16,245.87, down 1.02%, and the S&P 500 edging 1.08% lower to finish the trading session at 1,845.04. The losses were broad based as nine out of 10 sectors ended the session in...

2014-04-02 08:27:34

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARIA), Jazz Pharmaceuticals Plc (NASDAQ: JAZZ), Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ICPT), Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH), and United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve...

2014-03-28 08:24:16

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, March 26, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,173.58, down 1.43%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.60% to 16,268.99, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,852.56, down 0.70%. The losses were broad based as nine out of 10 sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index finished the day at 672.05, up 0.05%, and the...

2014-03-26 12:29:27

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, March 25, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,234.27, up 0.19%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.56% to 16,367.88, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,865.62, up 0.44%. The gains were broad based as nine out of 10 sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index finished the day at 671.69, up 0.83%, while the...

2014-03-25 12:28:13

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, March 24, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,226.39, down 1.18%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.16% to 16,276.69, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,857.44, down 0.49%. The losses were broad based as 8 out of 10 sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index finished the day at 666.18, down 1.41%, and the...


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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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