Nano-Cap OpGen Skyrockets On COVID-19 Connection

OpGen Inc (NASDAQ: OPGN) shares were ripping higher Monday in reaction to an announcement regarding a COVID-19 test kit from German molecular diagnostics company Curetis, which OpGen has agreed to merge with.Curetis said it has begun offering a CE-IVD-certified real-time PCR test kit for SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID-19, OpGen said.The test kit, developed and…

Major Snowstorm Continues To Spin Over The Sierra Nevada

The first major snowstorm to hit the Sierra Nevada in about three months cranked up over the weekend. Some areas like Squaw Ski Resort and Tahoe City got slammed with two feet or more of accumulation, while others spots like Alpine Summit and Squaw Valley recorded wind gusts of more than 100 mph.SONAR Critical Events…

Billionaire Carl Icahn Picks up These 2 Stocks on the Dip

Rounding out an exceptionally volatile week of trading, the market delivered another dramatic swing, this time finishing in the green. After March 12 saw both the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones indexes post their largest single-day percentage losses since the October 1987 crash, stocks rallied the next day, with the S&P 500 jumping over…

Carl Icahn Says Some Stocks Are Being 'Given Away'

The stock market has sold off to the point where some stocks are essentially being "given away," notable activist investor Carl Icahn said on CNBC's "Halftime Report" Friday afternoon.What Happened Even though the stock market is in an ongoing "state of collapse," investors can have their pick of a few "very cheap" shares, Icahn said.…

Italy’s Nightmare Offers a Chilling Preview of What’s Coming

(Bloomberg) — In Rome, the first signs of change came from overhead. Shortly before cocktail hour on Monday, the thrum-thrum-thrum of a helicopter could be heard above the winding lanes of the 2,000-year-old historic center. The police were keeping an eye on the Trastevere neighborhood, where smoke billowed from the windows of a jail as…