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Nasty Day With Big Sell-Off in Healthcare and Biotech

Biotech Sell-Off Stops Bear Market Rally After a strong November and a rally from October lows biotech stocks broke down today along with the overall market. Keep in mind that it has been a bear market rally with expectations of a seasonal move up. There are plenty of possible reasons for the market weakness both […]

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Biotech Stocks Sell-Off on China, Greece and Network Outages…Update-1 Rally Mode

7/13/15 12N EDT Roller Coaster Market MACRO to sidelines A wave of optimism reverses concerns about China and Greece. China stocks have recovered because there is still growth potential. Although a Greek deal is not finalized the glass is half full again and a Grexit looks off the table. Apparently any Greek deal is a […]

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Biotech Stocks Shake Off Fears of Greek Crisis…Update-1… 7/8

Update 7/8/15  12:10p EDT Strange Day with Computer Networks NYSE exchange is down and trading halted- all orders are cancelled. However stocks are trading on other exchanges but at very low volume. United Airlines Grounding Ends after two hour disruption due to a router issue. Apparently no connection but….some other WEB sites are down as well. e.g. […]

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What Sell-Off? Biotechs Cruise: CLVS, SGEN

Stocks in Sharp Sell-Off on Potential FED Rate Increase and Strong Dollar Deflation is Still Lurking S&P Down 1.7%, NASDAQ down 1.67% Biotech stocks avoided the severe sell-off today apparently immune to the strong dollar, flat earnings growth and FED interest rate concerns. Although life science stocks were mixed the bellwether ETFs held their ground: […]

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MOmentum Shift in BIOtech Today: XBI off 3.25%.. Update -1

Update Next Day…Green Screen in Biotech…1/16…Complete reversal all up XBI at $197.95 UP 3% AGIO up 3.6%, BLUE up 4.78%, JUNO up 12.4%, KITE up 10.2%, NLNK up 2.4%, PBYI up 9.4%, ZIOP up 1.76% Red Screen Day in Biotech NASDAQ 4584 down 1.18%    Euro down to $1.16     Gold at $1262 up […]

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2015 Biotech Stock Preview: Rhythms of the “PermaBull”

2015: Another Good Year Unless “Something Happens” Life Science stocks had another big year in 2014 up 48% tracking gains for the overall healthcare sector up 35%. Over 10 years the return is 300%! The move up was not a straight line as there were  two major corrections in April 2014 after the Q1 “bio-bubble” […]

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Biotechs Avoid Harsh Sell-Off: Many Stocks in the Green

XLE off 4%, NASDAQ Off 1.57%, Biotech Mainly In The Green After Close: Financials and Materials also hit hard down over 2% Biotech stocks remain a safe harbor in a stormy market freaked out by the energy free-fall. Most major biotech ETFs are up FBT,XBI but the IBB was a little volatile eventually off 0.16%.KITE […]

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Sentiment Shift in a Wild Week: Biotech Bull Is Back-JUNO IPO Up 45%!… Update-1

Biotech Stocks Rally to New Highs After 4% Correction Buyers Are Bottom Feeding Energy Stocks NASDAQ at 4765 Just as the market appeared to be headed to another test of October lows, challenged by news on slowing global growth and a collapsing energy sector, FED Chair Janet Yellen calmed the markets saying it would be […]

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Sierra SnowBlog Dec.10: Big Storm Is Coming Update-2, Winter Climate Update

12/23 Dry Period Ahead for the West After Little “Slider” Storm This Week 96f.gif 1,024×768 pixels Mammoth Lakes Weather brought to you by Howard Sheckter We may need to wait for an El Nino to kick in because we have a dry period ahead. Luckily we got some PPT last week. Climate Prediction Center – […]

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Energy Weakness Rolls Over To Biotech Stocks Update-1… 12/12

Crude Trade Roils Markets-But Biotech Is Still A Safe Haven Second Worst Week of the Year-Late Day Trading Hit By Selling As the market becomes more volatile we should look at how the energy trade is affecting other asset classes. Certainly materials and industrials are being hit over the past month. With respect to healthcare […]

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