They halt it to let everyone get up to speed on the news, lest unaware people sell at the most inapproriate time to more informed vultures. Just read the news release. It looks good. Lists logigal step program.
Newswire has Thalidomide approved for use in the US. Just want to say bye to the 2 big losers of this board FDA & Snoopy (I hope you covered your short position some time ago). Time to take my $11,000 profit and move on.