Vacation ’till August 26 Unless Unusual Vol

Not Much To Report-Vacation Doldrums Momentum Has Eased a Tad Investors Expecting Growth from Large Caps and M&A from Mid-Caps. We are on vacation until August 25 unless big news and volatility breaks. Here is where we are as of August 15: IBB at $309.31 off July peak YTD of $327, up 16.55% YTD. XBI […]

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Biotech Snapshot on a Rally Day…Update-2

8/10 Red Screen in the Morning We cautioned on XBI at $78 on 7/31 and today it broke through support at $75 to $74.70. ======= 8/9 Update After Close: A Bit of Caution after Trump’s “Fire and Fury” Talk Investors are holding off as global risks rise but biotech and healthcare holds July bottom (XBI $75-76) […]

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Large Cap Biopharma Earnings Boost Stocks: Update 8/1/17

Rayno Large Cap Biopharma Earnings Summary 8/1/17 Biotech Stocks Hit Highs in Mid-July up 18%, 30% on XBI (Click on “urls” below for Company Press Release) All the large cap biopharmaceutical earnings have come in except Regeneron (REGN) which will report on August 3.  Stocks were broadly higher in July after financial reports, however we suggested […]

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Rayno BioBeat #4: Biotechs Weaken on Profit Taking…Update-2

Update-2 7/31 After Close: Biotechs Remain Weak But No Sell Signal As we track the XBI over the past 5 days we are about 3.2% off highs from $82 down to $78.17. Although the XBI has been our top ETF pick since January 2017 we recently put new buys on hold and suggested last week […]

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ACA: Uncertainty Remains After Healthcare Bill Failure But Stocks Get a Second Wind…Update-1

Update-1… JY 19…Biotech and Healthcare Stocks Continue to Rally IBB breaks through top to $322.92 up 21.68% YTD; XBI up 1.34% today 35.4% YTD; XLV up 17.6% YTD. Rayno Life Science top winners YTD: ABBV up 18.19%, AMGN up 22.6%, BLUE up 55% YTD, FMI up 114.7%, RHHBY up 12.86%. All beating the S&P. BMY […]

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Hot Fun in the Summertime: NYC Hits 92 degrees;Healthcare Plan Draft Out

Update after close 7/13: Health Care draft bill appears to have stabilized biotech despite opposition. ETFs end in green but XLV is flat. More analysis is coming tomorrow. ========= It’s Vacation Time We are out on vaca until Monday the 17th. Here are some updates as of 11:15a Thursday: Biotechs are weak today falling below […]

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2017 Life Science Review #1: Big Biotech Gains for First Half

Big Biotech Gains for Stocks in First Half Rayno Life Science Picks Top Winners YTD: Foundation Medicine (FMI) up 124.6%, bluebird bio (BLUE) up 70.26%, XBI up 20.9%. Large cap winners since inception: Abbvie (ABBV) and Roche ADR (RHHBY). 6/27 Take some profits on XBI at $78. XBI is our top ETF pick. XLV SPDR […]

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Sector Rotation or Another Tech Wreck?

Tech Wreck Part 2? Or Just Profit Taking. Sector Rotation Away from Large Cap Growth (QQQ) to Value (XLF) Volatility Returns Tech and biotech stocks were hit from sector rotation with the NASDAQ down 2.18 % to and the QQQ down 2% to $136.75 as of mid-day trading. This is the second hit in June […]

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BIO International Convention 2017 Update #3: Genomics and Future of Personalized Medicine

Genomics and the Future of Personalized Medicine and Diagnostics Description of Track The opening plenary of the Personalized Medicine & Diagnostics Track will feature J. Craig Venter, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the J. Craig Venter Institute, a not-for-profit, research organization with approximately 250 scientists and staff dedicated to human, microbial, plant, synthetic […]

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BIO International Convention 2017 Updates #2-BIG Data Drives Precision Medicine

 Big Data Provides Pathway to Precision Medicine Description of Track Speaker Atul Butte, MD,Ph.D. Director, UCSF Institute for Computational Health Sciences The remarkable ascent of Big Data for example from biomedical imaging, next generation sequencing and adjacent technologies that deliver a multiplicity of heterogeneous data has been a tremendous boon for basic biomedical research and […]

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