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Trading A Bottom in Small Cap Life Science Stocks …Update 10/16 PM

Update at Close: 10/16 PM Lots of green in biotech. All ETFs were positive.  This sector was first to bounce on Wednesday. IWM Russell 2000 holding at $107.80. Look for 5 day trend and another bounce off a weak day. Speculative group du jour-Ebola stocks: CMRX, IBIO, NLNK, SRPT, New speculative ideas were all up […]

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Technical Damage to Market is Significant: Fear Factor Rules..Update 10/14

10/14 …Update 3:10p Here come the sellers late in the day on schedule. Investors are trying to hold the fort. Oil down, treasuries up, JPMorgan misses off 0.43%. XLE off 0.57%, Gold steady at 1233, biotechs mixed but GILD down 5%, industrials and technology in the green. Germany slashes growth forecast. – Stock Screener […]

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BIO Investor Forum Oct. 7-8, 2014: #1 How Fragile is the Biotech Rally?

Five Year Bull Market in Biotech  We attended the Bio Investor Forum in San Francisco this week and it was well attended with over 600 participants and over 120 companies presenting. Attendees included VCs , investors, industry executives, bankers, and media. The Bio Investor Forum is one of the best meetings for current issues and […]

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No Follow-Through Rally From Jobs Report: Small Caps Still Weak

NASDAQ Slides After Good Opening -Down 0.47% The enthusiasm generated by Friday’s jobs report waned after the opening. The shocking 92% decline in shares of GT Advanced Technologies , Inc.(GTAT) due to a bankruptcy filing rattled traders and drove small cap stocks down again near 2014 lows. Investors expected the Company would become a major […]

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BABA Hangover: Stock Sell-Off Continues… Update-1… 10/3 Robust Job Growth

10/3  Jobs Report Clears Path for Q4 Rally   3:30P EDT A more optimistic view of the economy was triggered by a steady gain in jobs with 248k added in August and unemployment dropping below 6% to 5.9%. But average hourly wages fell in September keeping wage growth rate around inflation at 2%. Little inflation […]

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