Rayno BioBeat 2018 #2: Biotech Deal Sparks Rally…Update-1

Update-1 …2/17/18 Good Week for Biotech: FBT up 6.29%, IBB up 4.44%, XBI up 6.26% Biotech stocks continued their strong recovery from the big sell-off in the prior week but about 3% under 2018 highs. Biotech ETFs tracked the QQQ up 5.68% for the week but biotech stocks are leaders YTD beating the S&P 500. […]

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Large Cap Biopharma Performance Update 2018-Part 1

Large Cap Biopharmaceuticals Performance Part 1- After Correction Technicals: we are holding the December 2017 bottom but 2018 gains on some indices have been wiped out with peak values on Jan. 26. The FBT was the top performing ETF in 2018 YTD. Many of our picks have outperformed the market. Here are some metrics on […]

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How Bad Was The Biotech Selloff Last Week?…Updates-2/6

Updates-2… 2/6/18 Biotechs Down With Overall Market Over 5 Days  Closing Prices as of 2/6/18 XBI up 3% at $91.05 down 5.34% over 5 days IBB up 2% at $109.36 down 7.35% over 5 days QQQ up 2.65% at $162.31 down 5.04% over 5 days By now you have read about all the possible reasons […]

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What’s Next After Profit Taking Hits Biotech and Drug Stocks?

Profit Taking Hits Biotech Stocks Disruption Coming to Healthcare? Another Round of Sector Rotation? The biotech sector hit a wall after breaking through to new highs last week. The major news that sparked profit taking on Tuesday was that Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and J.P.Morgan formed a consortium to address rising healthcare costs by trying to […]

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West Coast Weather Update: LaNina Hell Comes to California…Update-1/28

Update-2 Weather.com Confirms Warm Dry Outlook for February Finally recognition of drought conditions. Look for changes in five days or State needs to announce conservation measures. Update-1  Monday 1/29 Skied Mammoth today and snow conditions were OK. Plenty of cover and fast snow. They did a great job of grooming and everybody was having a good […]

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Abbvie Earnings Drive Biotech Stocks Higher With Large Caps Dominant…Update- 1/30

Update-1 10:40am EST, NASDAQ off 0.75%, S&P 500 off 0.82% Caution in biotech and healthcare stocks with disruptive announcement from J.P.Morgan, Amazon and Berkshire Hathaway with XLV down 2%. The three companies announced Tuesday that they would form an independent healthcare company to serve their employees in the U.S. Few details were provided but look for […]

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Biotech is Hot Sparked By Biotech M&A Deals for Juno and Bioverativ…Update-1

Update-1 Jan 23, 2018… Biotech Breakout Rally Continues The biotech rally cruised on to the second day with the smaller cap, equal weighted XBI moving up 2% to $95.82 a 12 month high. The large cap weighted IBB followed up 1.12% to $116.81 also a 12 month high. The media especially CNBC trucked right along […]

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2018 Rayno Biobeat #1: Market Reversal Amidst Profit Taking…Update-1

Update-1… January 17 Dow Rallies 300 Points Market returns to the momentum mode with tax reform theme, M&A and upbeat earnings. Apple (AAPL)was a driver as a potential job creator up 1.6% on repatriation of foreign cash and contributing $350B to economy.  Technology stocks led the way up 1.45% with non-cyclical consumer goods up 1.3%; […]

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Large Cap Biopharmaceuticals: Performance and Metric Update Part I

Large Cap Biopharmaceuticals 2018 Performance after J.P.Morgan Healthcare Conference  Here is an update of Large Cap Biopharmaceuticals Performance over the past 12 months. These numbers will be updated after all 2017 financials have been reported. Note that the IBB is a good pick for Large Cap Biopharma up ~20% YoY. Only ABBV (a Rayno pick) beat […]

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2018 J.P.Morgan Healthcare Conference #5: Companies to Watch

J.Morgan Healthcare Conference: Companies to Watch We are still reviewing 2018 J.P.Morgan Healthcare presentations for inclusion in our portfolio but here are two longer term opportunities to track for milestones and growth: Accelerate Diagnostics and Denali Therapeutics. Accelerate Diagnostics (AXDX). Accelerate is an emerging in vitro diagnostic company providing solutions for serious infections . The […]

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