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Biopharma Stocks Rally and Gene Therapy Stocks Are Still Hot (Not?)…Update-2

Update -2 March 24…Concerns about global growth, an inverted TSY yield curve and the German 10 year bond yield dropping below 10% triggered a major sell-off on Friday.The Russell 2000 dropped 3.62%. and the XBI dropped 4.62%. For the week ending 3/22: the XBI was down 4.3%, IBB down 5.3%, FBT down 3.8%. The XLV […]

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Biotech Stocks catch a Second Wind Helped by Tech Stocks…Update-4

ALERT 3/21/19…BIOGEN (BIIB) down 28% to $233 after dropping Alzheimer’s Disease late stage trial; another failed clinical stage drug in AD. (more later). IBB down 2.5%. ====== 3/20/19…a whipsaw day…Powell comes to market rescue with “economy is growing at a solid pace” and leaving rates unchanged (patience); but Trump says earlier that he will keep […]

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Sideways Market Vexes Traders: Biotech Stocks are Fading…Updates-3 Rally Time!

Update-3…3/11…Gene Therapy stocks go green screen! Big 5% winners: VYGR NTLA BLUE EDIT See complete list below (paste list into yahoo finance for tracking) Update-2…3/11…Market gets support from 60 Minutes-Powell comments and Gene Therapy; NASDAQ up 1.77%; XBI up 1.74% to $87.94  as of 1:15p Update-1… 3/10…Friday’s Comeback needs some follow through with small caps: […]

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Biotech Sell-Off: Momentum Eases on Profit Taking and Geopolitical Uncertainty…Update-2 Gene Therapy

Update-2…Biotech rally Friday and Gene Therapy stocks One clue to the stealth rally on Friday is this article in Barron’s published Saturday (? hmmm) Why Big Pharma is Diving into Gene Therapy If you cannot access this article and are not a subscriber go plunk down $5 as there is other good stuff on the […]

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Small Cap Biotechs Lead the Market in 2019 Up 20% YTD…GNMK, ONCE, XBI-Updates

Update: 1:40 EST 2/25… Gene Therapy stocks soar on Spark (ONCE) Deal: BLUE, CRSP, RARE; and XBI up 4.2%. Another big deal as GE sells healthcare business to Danher (DHR) for $21.4B; GE up 8.26%, DHR up 8.38%. ========== M&A Drives Mid and Small Cap Biotechs Stocks Higher The Small Cap weighted XBI is up […]

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J.P.Morgan Healthcare Conference: Picks and Trades… Updates GNMK

Update: GenMark (GNMK) Soars on Q4 and Full Year 2018 Results Revenues of $70.8M were 35% over 2017 Results Q4 Revenues were $19.4M an increase of 21% over prior year. ePlex Revenues for Q4 were 412.1M an increase of 110% over prior year. Loss per share was reduced from 26c per share to 21c per […]

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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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