Sirius Adds Dan Patrick to Sports Lineup and 2 Other Hot Stocks to Watch

Sirius XM Radio Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI): Current price $3.62

On Thursday, Sirius XM Radio said that it has added The Dan Patrick Show to its weekday lineup of shows on its all-sports talk channel, Mad Dog Sports Radio, SiriusXM channel 86. Debuting on September 3 weekdays from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Eastern Time on the channel, The Dan Patrick Show will join an existing lineup that features Evan & Phillips in the Morning, Schein on Sports, and Mad Dog Unleashed with Christopher “Mad Dog” Russo.

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Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F): Current price $16.56

Spurred on by 1,400 new employees and a $555-million investment, the new Ford Fusion will launch at Flat Rock Assembly Plant Thursday, representing the first time the vehicle has been built in the United States. Excess demand has helped the domestic Fusion sales to jump by 13 percent in 2013. Ford will hire close to 6,500 workers in the United States this year to support new products, growth, and investment.

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Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE): Current price $28.33

Pfizer announced Thursday the finalization of pneumonia case accrual in the Community-Acquired Pneumonia Immunization Trial in Adults, or CAPiTA, 65 years of age and older. CAPiTA, the largest trial of its kind, was created to determine whether Prevenar 13 is effective in preventing community-acquired pneumonia caused by the 13 pneumococcal serotypes included in the vaccine.

It is an event-driven clinical study, meaning that a pre-specified number of community-acquired, vaccine-type pneumococcal pneumonia cases must occur among study participants before the results can be determined. It should take a number of months to complete case processing, which will be performed by Julius Clinical, a spin-off of the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, a division of the University Medical Center Utrecht in the Netherlands where the study is being conducted.

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