Human Genome Jumps 12% In Midday Trading

Human Genome Jumps 12% In Midday Trading
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Shares of Human Genome Sciences jumped 12% midday Wednesday.

Earlier this week, the biotech group said it expects to post gross 2011 sales of $59.2 million for its new lupus drug Benlysta.

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