Archive | March, 2017

Vertex (VRTX) Soars on Clinical Data and Boosts Biotech Stocks…Updates

Update…3/31/17 Performance %: March and YTD FBT  -0.83, +15.87 FBIOX  -2.43, +15.79  * Fidelity ahead of IBB in 2017 IBB   -3.05,+10.5 QQQ +1.04, +11.73 XBI   -2.82, +17.15 XLV   -1.9, +7.86 Notable Rayno Portfolio Picks %: March and YTD ABBV  +2.9,  +4.08 AMGN  -8.95, +12.22 BLUE  +7,  +47.33 FMI +13.85  +82.2 HOLX  +3.18, […]

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Biotech Stocks Sink with Broad Sell-Off on Political Realities…Updates

3/22 Update after close..Relief Rally Awaiting Tomorrow’s Vote Large Caps-mostly green with IBB up 0.54%. Mid Caps-some strength RDUS up 3.48% SGEN up 1.74 %, ,TSRO up 4.08%. Small caps XBI up 0.98%. NASDAQ up 0.48%. ========== Biotech Stocks Sink on Trump Comments Uncertainty Mounts for GOP Healthcare Plan-Fewer Patients Higher Costs? Worse Day of the Year […]

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Cholesterol Stocks Clobbered: Good Clinical Results But High Expectations

Upbeat Drug Study Data from an Amgen Cholesterol Trial but Stocks are Clobbered Because of Higher Expectations LDL cholesterol is a Toxic Risk Factor Results from a long-term study on the efficacy of a new generation of LDL cholesterol reducing drugs fell short of expectations and clobbered four stocks: Amgen (AMGN) , Esperion (ESPR), The […]

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Biotech Rally Clipped by Trump Tweet; ACA Makeover Creates Uncertainty…Update-1

Update-1… 10:45 am PST Biotech Rally Resumes tweets on drug pricing are apparently forgotten XBI up 2.63%, IBB up 1.6% Green screen day Smaller cap, clinical stage stocks dominate winners. =========== Trump Tweet Clips Biotech Rally-Drug Pricing Rhetoric Clouds Prospects Again “Trumpcare” Introduction Creates Uncertainty for Healthcare Stocks Just as investors were becoming more enthusiastic […]

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