Archive | December, 2014

Rayno Dx and Tools 2014 Performance YTD: ABAX EXAS ILMN PACB SQNM

Many Big Winners Are Among  Rayno Diagnostics and Tools Stocks in 2014 Abaxis (ABAX) up 46%  A major “Point of Care” (POC) Dx Player in veterinary and human markets. Exact Sciences (EXAS) up 135%  An emerging Dx player with non-invasive, DNA based test for colon cancer. Illumina Inc. (ILMN) up 68%  Leading provider of DNA […]

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Biotech Sell-Off on Abbvie (ABBV) Deal With Express Scripts: GILD Down 13%..Update-2

12/24 Technicals are holding in biotech, buyers coming in, GILD up 2.8% . Update 12/23    Second day of Sell-Off …. Caution Biotech stocks sold off hard for the second day with the “best and biggest” down 3-4%. Analyst reports were circulating about the concerns for specialty drug (i.e. biotech blockbusters) pricing with ABBV, BIIB, […]

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Sentiment Shift in a Wild Week: Biotech Bull Is Back-JUNO IPO Up 45%!… Update-1

Biotech Stocks Rally to New Highs After 4% Correction Buyers Are Bottom Feeding Energy Stocks NASDAQ at 4765 Just as the market appeared to be headed to another test of October lows, challenged by news on slowing global growth and a collapsing energy sector, FED Chair Janet Yellen calmed the markets saying it would be […]

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Another Day of Volatility-Rally Turns South at 11:30a EST

Be defensive because the market knows not where it wants to go. It is so volatile that the CNBC-TV talking head was talking about the “rally”which at that time was already over! FINVIZ.com – Stock Screener Biotech is holding off its highs but the NAZ is negative:    

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Fear Factor Is Back: Bearish Mood Hits Biotechs Update -1

December 18 “Don’t Fight the Fed”-cliches still work. Biotechs roar back near YTD highs. Yellen calms volatile markets. Healthcare Stocks Not Immune To Bearish Mood Crude Hits Lowest Level in Five Years Biotech stocks joined the market sell-off  again with all ETFs hit hard.The most volatile XBI was down 4.27% today and 3.55% over 5 […]

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Rayno Life Science Stocks: YTD Review Part 1-FBT Up 49%

Part 1 Biopharmaceutical Stocks-New Highs Were Hit on December 10 Five Straight Years of Gains in Biotech-the IBB is up 292% since Dec 18, 2009 Biotech stocks are following the long term seasonal bullish trend surging in Q4 and up about 49 % YTD. The easiest way to invest in the biotech market is with […]

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Sierra SnowBlog Dec.10: Big Storm Is Coming Update-2, Winter Climate Update

12/23 Dry Period Ahead for the West After Little “Slider” Storm This Week 96f.gif 1,024×768 pixels Mammoth Lakes Weather brought to you by Howard Sheckter We may need to wait for an El Nino to kick in because we have a dry period ahead. Luckily we got some PPT last week. Climate Prediction Center – […]

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Energy Weakness Rolls Over To Biotech Stocks Update-1… 12/12

Crude Trade Roils Markets-But Biotech Is Still A Safe Haven Second Worst Week of the Year-Late Day Trading Hit By Selling As the market becomes more volatile we should look at how the energy trade is affecting other asset classes. Certainly materials and industrials are being hit over the past month. With respect to healthcare […]

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Rayno Biopharmaceutical Stocks-CBST Up 35%

Update 12/8 Biotech stocks hit new highs yesterday but could get choppy if overall market gets weak on bleak macro news. Cubist Pharmaceuticals (CBST) one of our original mid cap Biopharmaceutical picks soared 35% today to $100.75 on a $8.4B buyout by Merck (MRK).  

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Cruise Control Till Year End

Update 12/12 Or Maybe NOT!! Jobs data tomorrow and most funds will ride their positions through year end. In the meantime it is a traders market. Update next week but review all our portfolio picks.

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