Biotech (IBB) 2015 Triple Top Is Here ! NASDAQ Hits New High…Update

Update-1 Mixed Market but CAR-T stocks soar Biotechs could not break through the top today and were down about 0.5%. The XBI and XLV did a little better almost flat. Red and green were just about mixed among many stocks. Biomarin (BMRN) a “rare disease” mid-cap stock was down 1.66% but got a mention on […]

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Regulatory News for Rare Disease Products-Hot Stocks: BLUE,ICPT,SRPT …Updates

Update-2 uniQure up on deal with BMY (CURE) Cardiovascular Deal with Bristol Myers (BMY) The closing of the uniQure deal with Bristol Myers triggered a $50M payment. Three collaboration targets in cardiovascular and future areas. The stock is up 81% YTD but off its high of $35.50. Update-1 See Chart below of Emerging Orphan drug […]

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Rayno Life Science Stocks Move Higher: CLVS, RHHBY-ASCO Preview

Rayno Biopharmaceutical Stocks– ASCO Plays or Not Large Caps Rule Clovis Oncology (CLVS) up 16.7%, 79% YTD to $100 level! Several data CLVS Presentations for ASCO including two oral and six posters for non-small cell lung cancer and ovarian cancer. Also with a valuation of only $3.4B and three platform products in the pipeline including companion […]

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Hot Biotech Sector: Mid-Caps Have Both M&A and Pipeline Premiums

Valuations Step-Up With More Deals  Prior to the acquisition of Pharmacyclics (PCYC) by Abbvie (ABBV) for $20B, the top price paid for an emerging biotech company was in the $10B range. Two additional companies among the mid-caps  were acquired in prior years: Cubist by Merck in December 2014 and Onyx by Amgen in 2013. M&A […]

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Biotechs Tag Along With Broad Market Rally: FBT Up 3%

Jobs Report Drive Stocks Higher-DOW Up 1.5% Stocks moved higher on the “goldilocks” job report which showed a gain of 223k added in April. The jobs number was too high to raise concerns about an increase in rates but not too bullish because overall productivity is down. Jobless claims are down also tracking an improved […]

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