Biotechs Cruise onto Green Screen: July Looks Good…Updates

follow Updates: 7/19 pm… Abbvie (ABBV) takes a 4.7% hit on Citron short seller call. Basis for call would be pressure from FDA and Scott Gottlieb concerning stalling by drug companies on biosimilars. Many reports cite biosimilar risk to blockbuster Humira. Merck succumbs to Trump pricing pressure with a minor Hep-C drug. Mid-caps mainly green, large caps […]

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Biotech Rally Buffeted By Trump Tweet But Gains Hold…Update-2

http://internationalindoor.com/iisa-player-and-program-alum-signs-with-real-salt-lake-of-mls/ Update-2 …Futures Sink As Trade War Rhetoric Heats Up: China Responds to Trump Additional $200B in tariffs on Chinese goods that may get hit with tariffs-See Bloomberg updates. China will take countermeasures-strongly opposed US action. Nikkei hit hardest down 2.1%. China commerce ministry official says US tariff plan hurts WTO system. ============= Update-1… Biotech Stocks […]

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Biotech Momentum Is Boosted by Biogen’s Alzheimer Disease Drug Results

http://crug-glas.co.uk/the-area/nature-explorers/ Biotech Momentum Boosted by Biogen’s Experimental Drug Biogen Has an Interesting  Pipeline of Medicines for Serious Neurological Diseases Broad Biotech Rally-Green Screen Day- Even Large Caps Biotech momentum picked up on Friday after a brief sell-off in late June. Rally is just short of hitting new 2018 highs in the sector. Biotech stocks  rallied with […]

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Biotech Bull Market: ETFs and Life Science Mutual Funds 2018 YTD

Biotech Bull Market: Up 25.39% Over 2 Years With High Volatility  XBI Outperforms Up 12% YTD; FBT is Comparable, IBB lags. Three Funds did well in H1 2018 (7-9%). Biotech stocks peaked in July 2015 and reached a bottom on 10/31/16 gradually clawing their way back to a level about midway between the highs and lows […]

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Rayno BioBeat #4 2018: ASCO Biotech Momentum Continues with M&A Theme…Updates 6/29

Momentous  Biotech for June Update 6/28…A nice broad rally on Friday included the large cap biotechs with the IBB up 1.73% to $109.82. Even Celgene (CELG) found buyers up 3.6% flirting with the $80 level. The big winner was Vertex (VRTX) up 15.16% to the $170 level on news that a rival Company Galapagos (GLPG) […]

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Rayno Life Science Portfolio Flash Update: Roche and FMI Merger; Update with XBI breakout

Rayno Life Science Portfolio FMI: Personalized Medicine for Oncology We are on vacation this week but need to update you on Roche (RHHBY) complete buyout of Foundation Medicine (FMI) one of our top picks in personalized medicine for oncology. FMI is up 28% to $136.50 in the pre-market. We added FMI to our top picks on […]

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Mid-Cap Biotech Watch List: Updated 6/12/18 After Huge ASCO Rally

  Updated 6/18 pre-market Biotech Update for Week Ending 6/15 A relatively quiet less volatile week with the bullish trend intact at “triple-top” with XBI at $97 level. However, NASDAQ weakness today could blunt run in biotechs. We probably had one of the best ASCO stock rallies on record in 2018 focusing on small and […]

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Biotech Mid-Cap Momentum Leaders and Laggards…Update…gene editing

Update-1 Gene Editing stocks are hit hard by a STAT Report that edited cells may cause cancer. Here is a later summary from STAT. As of 2:45 PDT trading; CRSP down 12% at $60,  EDIT down 7.8% at $36.14. NTLA down 9.9% at $24.5. The report was published in Nature Medicine. After the close biotech […]

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ASCO 2018 Biotech Rally Part 2 : Traders Take Profits on Nice Gains…Updates

ASCO 2018 Rally Part 2: Traders Take Profits on Nice Gains Biotech Indices and ETFs Show Gains YTD: FBIOX up 8% YTD,  IBB up 3.13%, XBI up 9.34% The ASCO 2018 biotech rally was almost according to the script-nice gains leading up to the meeting followed by momentum easing from profit taking and digestion of news. […]

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ASCO 2018 Biotech Rally : Teetering at the Top But a Leading Sector

ASCO 2018 Biotech Rally: Biotechs, Techs, and Semis Lead Market Higher Mid-Caps show huge gains but with high volatility. FBT at 142.91, IBB lagging at $110.52, XBI leading at $97.77 IWC Micro-Cap ETF breaking out up 11% YTD. Healthcare (XLV) comes to life lately up over 2% YTD. As we predicted in early May Mid-Cap […]

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