With so many stocks in the health-care sector making big jumps today, Motley Fool Health-Care Analyst David Williamson has chosen five movers that he has his eye on, and you should, too. He looks at Biocryst (NAS: BCRX) , Savient (NAS: SVNT) , Intermune (NAS: ITMN) , OraSure (NAS: OSUR) and Seattle Genetics (NAS: SGEN) ,  and finds four big plunges, and only one story of optimism, amid the second day in a row of major market carnage.

While the markets have shown a lot of short-term volatility in biotech and pharmaceuticals this week, the best investing approach is to choose great companies and stick with them for the long term. In our free report, "3 Stocks That Will Help You Retire Rich," we name stocks that could help you build long-term wealth and retire well, along with some winning wealth-building strategies that every investor should be aware of. Click here now to keep reading.


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True ledership is not present. somehow the voters have failed to execute properly.

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