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  • beameup_999 beameup_999 Dec 13, 2010 1:35 PM Flag

    Price action has been very impressive

    Any thoughts as to why the stock has been moving up on fairly strong volume the last week? I would think that this is an all or nothing scenario with respect to the final FDA approval for their one remaining drug review. If it is ultimately given approval then the price will move up sharply. If it fails to win approval then the price will plummet. But at this stage it would seem that there is no catalyst to move the stock price in either direction. Your thoughts?

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