The Dow industrials and S&P 500 eked out slight gains to close higher and halt a two-session decline on a light-volume Monday, while the Nasdaq finished in the red as investors remained cautious amid geopolitical tensions and ongoing domestic political turmoil.
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The wise investor can profit if he can think independently of the crowd and reach the rich answer when the majority of financial opinion is leaning the other way. – The Father of Growth Investing (Philip Fisher)
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Investors have been on a constant rollercoaster in Akorn (NASDAQ:AKRX). Just to give you an idea look at the following chart since 2014. Just in the last 14 months we had a trip from the $18 area to $38 back to $18 up to $36 again and down to $18 area. This stock has significant volatility with a Beta of 1.80.
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