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Gilead Sciences Plunges for Second Day In A Row: What Wall Street's Saying

The biotech stock's shares fell again Tuesday following the news of Express Scripts' exclusive deal with AbbVie. Here's what analysts said about Gilead.

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Oil Stocks Tumble After OPEC Decision: What Wall Street's Saying

Oil stocks tumbled on Friday following the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries' decision to not cut oil production to address oversupply. Here's what analysts said.