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No Confirmed Trading Bottom In Biotech Yet: Biotech ETF Review..Update-1

Update at Close 4/15….. Late Day Reversal To Green The NASDAQ Composite began a rally at 1P EDT and never stopped , moving up 62 points to close at 4034. Biotech ETFs followed step by step to end up in the green after a severe daily decline. The IBB ($217.6) ended up 1% after hitting […]

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Biotech Sell-Off Resumes: Caution Update 4/4

Update 4/4/14 Breach of Technicals-A Tad Below Early February Support Glut of Biotech IPOs Causing Indigestion? Momentum Days Are So Over NASDAQ Down 1.34% The volatile and speculative SPDR S&P Biotech XBI hit $136 in early trading down 2.28%.After a brief rally early this week to the $148 level volume picked up with sellers. The […]

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Alert: Broad Biotech Sell-Off of 4-5% ..ALXN, BMRN, GILD, INCY, VRTX, XBI… Update 3/23

Biotech Stocks Will Need To Rebuild Confidence With Momentum Gone Damage on Friday 3/21 was considerable but most indices/ETFs are above 2014 Feb 6 low: FBIOX ($206.4) Up 13.6% YTD, FEB 5 low $196.24 IBB ($246)  Up 8.35% YTD, FEB 6 low $237. PBE ($43.33) Up 16.94% YTD, FEB 5 low $40.32 XBI ($153) Up 17.6% […]

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March Biotech Sell-Off: ETF Watch… XBI vs FBIOX

XBI Outperforms FBIOX YTD Many biotech stocks sold off today despite a strong market on weak volume as industrials and tech were up about 1.4%. Watch the ETFs compared to Fidelity FBIOX because the sector is more volatile this month. Here is a chart comparing three ETFs: XBI took off in January racing ahead of […]

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Biotech Bull Market Consolidation Phase-Profit Taking Picks Up.. St. Paddy’s Green Update 3/17

March 17 Update -GREEN DAY  with Geopolitical risk on back burner As of 11.38a EDT Industrials lead up 1%, healthcare up 0.8%, IBB up 1.33% Biopharmaceuticals stocks were strong with Rayno large cap picks: Alexion (ALXN $117) up 1.45%, Amgen (AMGN $125) up 1.9%, Biogen Idec (BIIB $345) up 3.8%, Gilead (GILD $76); Rayno Life Science […]

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Biotech Stocks: Flat Near Highs Since December 23

Steady As She Goes The IBB ($226) remains steady in the $225 range in quiet trading through the holiday period. The XBI ($130.69) shows a similar trend near its 52 week high. Fidelity Select Biotech Fund (FBIOX ) is at its one year high of $182.50. As 2014 unfolds we will follow key trends in […]

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