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No Summer Doldrums In Biotech Today … PBYI…Update-1

Update 7/23 Biogen Idec (BIIB) Soars 11% on Earnings EPS at $3.49 vs est $2.83; Sales of MS drugs were $2.42B vs $1.72B last year. Our large cap portfolio is now up 15% YTD with less risk than mid and small caps. One analyst thinks PBYI will be acquired but watch out with a market […]

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FED Comments Focus On “Bubble” Stocks In Social Media and Biotech…. Update-1

Update 8PM EDT NASDAQ Holds Losses to 0.54%-Futures Stable Biotech Damage Across the Sector-Rayno Life Science Portfolio Notes Large Caps off about 2% (FBT), but Gilead (GILD) down only 0.95% and Roche (RHHBY) up 0.28%. Rayno Biopharma stocks all red down 3-4% with XBI down 3.86%, IBB down 2.2%. Damage not as severe in Diagnostics […]

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Market Perks Up on FED Testimony-Rates To Stay Low… Update 1 6/19

Update June 19.. 3:10 p EDT Ten Yr 2.62%, U.S.equities flat,biotech mixed, jobless claims down. Japanese and European equities up. Iraq on front page. GOLD Up $41 Breaks Through Resistance at $1300 Gold futures rose on technicals, Middle East turmoil, a weak dollar and a dovish FED. Silver is also strong.In this week’s Barron’s three […]

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Biotech Recap On a Down Day

NASDAQ Off 0.8%  On Disappointing Economic Data and Spiking Crude  Islamic militants took major cities in Iraq  causing a spike in oil to $106. The energy sector rallied 0.7% with many smaller players soaring over 4%. The energy sector is very strong up 10% YTD. Retails sales rose less than expected with a 0.3% increase […]

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Sierra SnowBlog.. St. Paddys Day Forecast..Storm by Month End

It has been a warm and dry snow season in the Sierras but the Mammoth season was saved  by two decent storms in February with 68.5 inches bringing the season total to 158 in of snow.Last year another dry season dropped 308 in with a big December.The next mark is 2011-12 with only 263 in and […]

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Sierra SnowBlog: Good Storm Potential Next Week 2/26

Major Change in Weather Coming To West Coast By End of February Unisys Model Shows Breakdown of High Pressure Ridge by 2/27. Howard Sheckter sees MJO shift next weekend.A very technical discussion that means PPT! NOAA Shows an impressive low pressure front emerging next  week, with east Coast “polar express” moving out.Climate models from NOAA […]

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