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Financials have been a dud this year, but health care stocks are well off their March lows.
DOWN A STUNNING 23%, LONDON’S ONCE MIGHTY FTSE IS TRADING LIKE AN EMERGING-MARKET STOCK EXCHANGEBERNHARD WARNERSEPTEMBER 26, 2020FORTUNE
The idea is that new small-molecule antiviral drugs could fill these “druggable pockets” so that, once the coronavirus has first entered a patient’s body, it becomes a non-infectious dud that cannot spread.
RESEARCHERS FIND A ‘DRUGGABLE POCKET’ IN CORONAVIRUS THAT COULD LEAD TO NEW ANTIVIRALSDAVID MEYERSEPTEMBER 22, 2020FORTUNE
Goldman Sachs, for one, had warned back in July that the month of August is historically a low-volume dud.
THESE INVESTMENTS POWERED A RECORD-SETTING MONTH OF STOCK MARKET GAINSBERNHARD WARNERSEPTEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
We don’t witness the quadrillions of experiments that were absolute duds along the 4 billion year pathway to now.
HOW LIFE COULD CONTINUE TO EVOLVE - ISSUE 88: LOVE & SEXCALEB SCHARFAUGUST 12, 2020NAUTILUS
We also miss many of the lesser duds, the somewhat duds, and the turned-out-to-be-duds-in-the-end, all of which would be informative but are now lost.
HOW LIFE COULD CONTINUE TO EVOLVE - ISSUE 88: LOVE & SEXCALEB SCHARFAUGUST 12, 2020NAUTILUS
While they were laughing, along came Dud the gum hunter, bearing a chicken with him.
THE RANGER BOYS AND THE BORDER SMUGGLERSCLAUDE A. LABELLE
I wonder if our friend Dud isn't just giving us a wrong steer, or is this what he meant we should find?
THE RANGER BOYS AND THE BORDER SMUGGLERSCLAUDE A. LABELLE
I for one am anxious to try that trout brook old Dud told us of.
THE RANGER BOYS AND THE BORDER SMUGGLERSCLAUDE A. LABELLE
He then bade Mary a "Dud by" in bad English, and set off in a run in a northern direction for the purpose of joining the whites.
WILD WESTERN SCENESJOHN BEAUCHAMP JONES
These seemed to flit through the air, and always landed with a soft-sounding "phutt" very like a dud.
SERVANTS OF THE GUNSJEFFERY E. JEFFERY
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