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Old 09-14-2005, 05:04 PM
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Default Beginner stock question

Ok, I am just now really getting into stock. No actual buying or trading yet, just lots of book reading, homework, and mixing in some MSNBC when I get the chance.

There were a number of stocks I had decided to keep track of. One of these was Celgene (CELG). My yahoo finance page will show me an overview of the last stocks I've looked at. When I looked today, it says Celgene is down 99.62% and now at 20 cents a share! They were just at 52.91 yesterday, and today I read they got approval for their new drug Revlimid. I checked with other sites, and some places say 20 cents while others still say the higher 52-53 dollar number. What is the price of the stock right now, why am I seeing 20 cents? Does this have something to do with them having to stop trading on the stock before the news is announced?
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Old 09-14-2005, 08:00 PM
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OK, the stock quote says 54.77 now. So the only question I still have is why did it say 20 cents earlier in the day?
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Old 09-15-2005, 12:29 PM
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Default RE:Beginner stock question

Omni.

Celgene Corp (NASDAQ: CELG) is currently at 54.77
The lower quote must have been a mistake.
If one is new to stocks or stock investing, would suggest reading the
"Education" section at www.clearstation.com
http://clearstation.etrade.com/education/cover.shtml
This is a great primer. Also, would use their "WatchList" to track stocks.
Has several good features.

gl,

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Old 09-15-2005, 05:45 PM
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Thanks Baz.
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Old 10-21-2005, 01:01 AM
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and mixing in some MSNBC
Might want to try CNBC instead, you might get a little more stock info than on MSNBC :beer[img]i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif[/img]
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