|Leerink Swann Global Healthcare Conference|
|Thursday, February 13, 11:35 a.m. Eastern Time, New York|
|Cowen and Company 34th Annual Health Care Conference|
|Tuesday, March 4, 10:40 a.m. Eastern Time, Boston|
Every January at 'JPM,' investors take the pulse of the biotech industry for the coming year.
The Nasdaq reached a record high at Tuesday's close, but rising consumer confidence and positive housing-market data weren't enough to push the Dow Jones to 20,000.
The Dow's climb to 20,000 stalled Tuesday, but stocks remained somewhat higher. Consumer confidence is increasing, and housing prices are showing positive signs.