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Why Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Stock Is a 2017 Winner (ALNY)

Mon Jan 09 04:03:59 EST 2017 | InvestorPlace
The pharmaceutical sector is well known as one of the most volatile and lucrative stock market sectors. It can also be the most emotionally rewarding, as you invest in companies that are creating innovative, life-saving treatments for various illnesses. But with high returns come high risk, and the pharmaceutical sector’s reputation as one of the riskiest is well deserved. In fact, pharma’s inherent volatility can make it downright dangerous for investors. Share prices can quickly gain 100% on t..

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Disclosure: I hold no positions in Disney, Nike, Pfizer, Visa or Travelers.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average almost reached 20,000 for the first time ever. Only 0.37 of a poi..