Archive | December, 2015

Rayno Small Cap Biopharmaceutical Portfolio 2015 in Rally Mode- XBI up 2.5%

Rayno Small Cap Biopharmaceuticals -Strong Rally, Good Momentum with Overall Market We recommended three new small caps at the October Bioinvestor Forum: Curis (CRIS) Geron (GERN) and Ocera Therapeutics. This BIO sponsored forum offers the best window on emerging small companies in the fall, a good time to get a head start on biotech small […]

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2015 Life Science Sector Review As Biopharma Rally Fades

Biopharma Rally On Hold This is not a good week for trading. Portfolio managers are re-jiggering positions so you may not see the trends correctly. Today there was much more red than green.Many biotech stocks started rallying off the bottom in October then again around December 11. There are many cross currents in the market […]

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Sierra SnowBlog: High and Dry for Next Seven Days But El Nino is Still On!…Update-1

Update-1… Climate Change and El Nino   12/28/15 Even though the full impact of El Nino has not hit the West Coast of the US as of yet there is plenty of unusual weather: Drought in Australia, floods in the UK and tornadoes in TX. Harsh weather hits Texas,Ok, MS and NM. As oil drops to […]

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Bear Market Biotech Rally Is Tradeable…Update-1

Update after close 12/16…IBB up 2.25%, XBI up 4.45% Rayno Life Science Big Movers Rayno Biopharma ABBV up 2.2%,ALKS up 8.12%, BIIB up 3.52%, ARRY up 20.63 %, CRIS up 6.27%, FCSC up 5%, GERN up 4.42%,RXDX up 2.92% and SGEN up 4.93%. Rayno Dx and Tools ABAX up 2.57%, CPHD up 4.87%,GHDX up 2.87% […]

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Stormy Week Boosts Holiday Skiing in the West…Update-1

Update 12/15/15 Polar Vortex Joins El Nino for 2015 Record Warmth Whaaat no Snow in Buffalo yet? Wet period in the West this weekend. Stormy Conditions Bring Rain and Snow to the West A series of heavy storms have brought rain and snow to the Northwest and Northern California. These are pre-El Nino storms from the […]

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Healthcare Stocks Will be Under Fire in 2016; Biotech Rally Needs Help…Update-2

Tradeable Intermediate Bottom Today  12:36P… 12/15 GILD 102.8,IBB 331 Update at Close Update…Sunday 12/13/15…Grim Outlook…Risk Off The market sunk further Friday afternoon after 3p for a NASDAQ close at 4933 off 2.33% (up 4.17% YTD) for the day.Biotech ETFS were hit even harder with the IBB down 2.89% (up 5.45% YTD) and the XBI down […]

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Nasty Day With Big Sell-Off in Healthcare and Biotech

Biotech Sell-Off Stops Bear Market Rally After a strong November and a rally from October lows biotech stocks broke down today along with the overall market. Keep in mind that it has been a bear market rally with expectations of a seasonal move up. There are plenty of possible reasons for the market weakness both […]

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Rayno Molecular Diagnostics and Tools Update: CPHD, HOLX, PACB

Dominant Trend is Precision Medicine and Molecular Medicine Lackluster revenue growth has tempered stock gains since Q3 earnings reports however the sector has always had good investment potential due to M&A and new products. Stocks are up from October lows. Our last update was in November and re-iterated the “Precision Medicine” trend which integrates targeted therapies […]

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Rayno Small Caps Outperform: New Long Idea- Imprimis Pharmaceuticals (IMMY)

Look for Growth in Emerging Small Cap Drug  Stocks Many stocks were in the red Monday with healthcare a lagging sector down 1%. Many investors await economic data later this week and the mid-December meeting for the FED.  Biotech stocks are also weak today with the (IBB) down almost 2% with large caps underperforming. But […]

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