J.P.Morgan Healthcare Conference: Picks and Trades Update

JPMorgan Healthcare Conference Picks and Trades: AMRN,GNMK,TDOC. Many sector Indexes are up over 10% YTD: Small caps: IJR,IWM,XBI; NASDAQ-100 QQQ Trending Up: Many mid-cap biopharmas on our watch list are still way below 2018 highs but many are recovering above the mid-point : ARRY, ARNA, GWPH, ICPT, INCY ,IONS, SRPT, SGEN, NVCR. We attended the […]

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Biotech Stocks Hold After After Brief Sell-Off Last Week…Updates

Biotech Stocks Hold Despite Last Thursday’s Sell-Off All in the Technicals For Now, Large Caps Look Steady Biotech ETFs lost momentum last week but held near term support near the 20 Day moving average. Now that most  companies have reported we should not expect fundamentals to create volatility. Rather we may be stuck in a […]

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Life Science ETFs Performance 2018-2019: FBT is the Leader…Updates 2/7

Update 2/7/19 Mid-Day Trading : Risk Off Day The market is trending down with all major indices in the red and the XBI $81.96 down 2.75%. We sold our position in the XBI yesterday at $83+. Array (ARRY) continues to run up at $21.60. Hot stock MacroGenics (MGNX) cooled off down 9% to $23.29. Issues […]

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Emerging Growth Stocks: Long Ideas in Life Science for 2019…Updates-Risk On…FED on Hold and “Patient”

Update ….Jan 30 2:45p  EST …FED to be Patient and Policy Stance is Appropriate FED to “wait and see” before raising rates-stocks soar. FED-“US Economy in a good place” NASDAQ up 2%, DOW up 1.73%, S&P up 1.53% XLV up 1.27%, IBB flat, XBI up 1.72%. Large cap biopharmas trail broad rally: AMGN,BIIB in the […]

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What’s Up with the Biotech Rally?…Updates

Update-2 1/21/19…Heads Up Red Futures Growth worries return-Asian Stocks down IMF Lowers Global Growth-Poor Performance for Europe Biotech rally could stall Update-1 1/20/19…XBI at $83.38 approaching November resistance at $85 Barron’s 2019 Roundtable biopharma picks: Abbvie (ABBV), Roche Holding (ROG), Gilead Sciences (GILD). ======= Biotech Rally Continues from the J.P.Morgan Healthcare Conference Slow and steady […]

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January 2019 Very Promising Wet Winter for the West: Storm and Climate… Update-2

Update-2 FEB 10…More Rain and Snow on the Way Strong PPT all week in LA and San Francisco Mammoth Mountain buried by 5-6 ft snow with 3-5 ft more coming! Here is DPW recorded real time rainfall over the LA Metro area: City of LA ranges 15-20 in. Mammoth Mountain snowfall this season is 299 in […]

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2019 J.P.Morgan Conference Update: Healthcare Stocks Rally with Break-Outs…Updates

Update 1/14 After close: Biopharmas on the weak side from drug pricing politics. Both parties focused on pharmaceutical drug prices. IBB at $107.17 down 1.69% ; XBI at $80.12 down 2.29%. Red screen for Mid-Caps; BLUE BPMC NKTR all up a tad. Update 1/13 10:30P Sunday- With Futures Weak and Momentum Waning XBI at resistance $81.98 […]

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2019 J.P.Morgan Healthcare Notes #1 Panel: Reinventing the Disease Continuum Through Precision Health…Update

Update-1…1/21/19 Liquid Biopsy I attended a Panel Session on Cancer Liquid Biopsy and although progress is being made on molecular diagnostics there are no newsworthy breakthroughs nor actual data showing a hard timeline. Here is an article from  BIO 2016. There are over 70 genes that need to be tested and voluminous data is being generated […]

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Big Biopharma Bounce off Bottom: Mid Caps…Updates

1/7/19 …After Close: Most Mid-Caps held gains but check AH trading Selected Winners today: AGIO 8.7%, ALNY 8.75%, ARRY 8.85%, BLUE 6.67%, BPMC 14.1%, NKTR 7.83%, SGEN 5.68%, ICPT 7.28%, XBI 5.97% (closed at highs. $79.50). Many of these mid-caps are still at low end of 52 week range. Selected stocks above 52 week mid-range: […]

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Large Cap Biopharmaceutical Performance 2018…Updates BMY CELG, XBI

1/7/19 After Close: Both BMY and CELG held today up over 3%. ==== Stay tuned Next Week for Updates from the J.P.Morgan Healthcare Conference 1/5/19 Friday’s broad-based biopharmaceutical rally boosts stocks out of a “Bear Market”which brought the XBI down 25% off highs to the  $64 level on December 24, 2018 and now at $75. […]

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