Archive | Biopharmaceuticals

Rayno Life Science Portfolio: Alexion (ALXN), Response Genetics (RGDX)

buy provigil online uk Two Companies With Major Biotech Themes: Orphan Drugs (ALXN) and Targeted Cancer Therapy (RGDX) IBB ($122) Weak Down 1% – 52 Week High of $124 One of our Top Performers in the biopharmaceutical sector Alexion (ALXN $89) took a hit this week and down over 3% today on volume of 2.7M shares, on an article […]

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No Market Reaction To Supreme Court Patent Rejection For Dx Tests

http://doverremodeling.com/remodeling-a-1947-fairview-park-classic-part-4-in-a-series/attachment/004/contact-dover Diagnostics Stocks Are Relatively Calm After Patent News: But Patents Still Matter The Supreme Court Ruling threw out two process patents on diagnostic tests because they were based on the laws of nature and that they were merely telling doctors of a new scientific discovery.In the WSJ article some expressed big concerns: “Michael R. Samardzija, […]

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NASDAQ Rolls On To 10 Year High At 3016 Up 1%

here Biotech Sector (IBB $119.73)  Up 12 % YTD, Lagging NASDAQ (QQQ) Up 17.85% Here is a summary of our recommendations over  the past month: No change in our basic Rayno Life Science Portfolios.Biopharmaceuticals have outperformed Tools and Diagnostics. Continued strength with following stocks at or near new highs are : Amgen (AMGN $68.43), Biogen (BIIB […]

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Biotech Stocks Ignited on JNJ Prostate Drug Study

Biotech Sector Recovers from Monday’s Weakness-Bull Intact Biotech stocks are strong today tracking a NASDAQ rally and favorable news on JNJ’s prostate drug Zytiga which met its goal in a new study. Dendreon stock took a big hit down 10% because the JNJ therapy is simpler and cheaper, while Medivation (MDVN $74) stock soared 14% […]

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Sell-Off Picks Up With Some Biotechs Hit Hard

Smaller Cap Biotechs  In Major Correction All the major indices are down in the 1.75% range and now the NASDAQ at 2902 is 100 pts. away from the elusive 3000 level. Analysts have been warning about a correction for weeks but with many indices up 10-15% YTD profit taking was inevitable. Driving prices lower were […]

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Caution Rules: Easy Money Has Been Made With Biotech Up 15% YTD

Pause Mode Since February 15 The biotech indices and ETF’s we track are off about 1% or more today as the market is in a profit taking mode. The Rayno Life Science Portfoio is also off about 1%. Speculative appetite is down with some MO stocks and former high-fliers taking a greater hit today: Amarin […]

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Biotech Bull Market Intact But Due For A Pause

Not A Good Time To Overweight Biotech Positions We are still in a holding pattern and recommend that caution be exercised regarding new positions. Although biotech stocks have made a nice run over the past five days driven by  News from Vivus (VVUS) and Threshold (THLD) the IBB ($119.78) is still off its one year […]

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Another Daily Reversal : Take More Off in Biotech

Have you read the book “Think Fast,Think Slow” by Daniel Kahneman? Well my System 1 (fast, intuitive and emotional) brain sees a lot of red on the screen telling me to take profits. If you want System 2 (slower, more deliberative, more logical) data to support this I can only offer the following without extensive […]

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Gilead (GILD $46.50) off 15% on Hep-C Clinical Data -Viral Relapse Seen

$11B bet on Pharmasset acquisition for Hepatitus -C drug hits a snag Gilead announced that a majority (6/8) of the hepatitis C genotype-1 patients experienced a viral relapse when treated with GS-7977 Plus Ribavirin. Additional data will be forthcoming by the end of Q1 and Q2. Some analysts saw the stock drop as buying opportunity-11 […]

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No Panic Just Take A Little Off:Caution- Update Rally 2/16

Market Reversal and a  Light Sell-Off Technicals and a market reversal particularly a $20+ drop in AAPL gives us reason to take profits or hedge after a great start to 2012. The S&P is up  7% YTD,  NAZ up 12% YTD, and the IBB biotech ETF up 16% YTD near its all time high. Some […]

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