Shares of Amarin (AMRN -4.4%) spike lower after the FDA's latest Orange Book update shows no...

Shares of Amarin (AMRN -4.4%) spike lower after the FDA's latest Orange Book update shows no change in the status of its fish-oil pill Vascepa. M&A speculators had been optimistic on a decision from regulators over the exclusivity of the pill would be coming this month, because last week a draft response letter made the rounds around the FDA which made no mention of 'no decision' this month, as it has previously before.

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  • alanfeuer
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    What's with the FDA already -- this is baloney!
    16 Nov 2012, 05:27 PM Reply Like
  • Snake Road
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    Novice invester. Could someone please tell me why 90% of todays volume took place after 1:15 PM ET. Optimist that I am I'd like to think that SEC rules require that a possible acquirer of amrn had to divest themselves of shares to get below a certain trigger point between tender offer and hostile takeover. wouldn't that be nice.
    17 Nov 2012, 06:12 AM Reply Like
  • chanthirani
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    You are too optimistic. Traders were betting on the FDA incorporating Amarin's drug Vascepa into the orange book. When that did not happen, they sold off. The sell off came after the update came out.
    17 Nov 2012, 08:24 AM Reply Like
  • gamarra
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    When is the next Orange Book update is going to be?
    18 Nov 2012, 06:39 AM Reply Like
  • bravo33
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    December 14
    19 Nov 2012, 05:22 PM Reply Like
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