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Sierra SnowBlog: Wet and Wild Weekend With More Coming (?) in February Update 1

Update- 1   FEB 14 9:40a PST Back Peddling on Storm: usual High Pressure Ridge-Sheckter NOAA Shows Weakening Storm For Next Week Same for Unisys Model-Blocking High Intellicast 10 Day shows ppt diminishing ————– Pineapple Express Dumps on California Sierra skiing has been bailed out for February and with a little more help  from Hawaii […]

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Biotech Bull Market Up 6%+YTD: Key Trends to Watch Update #2

Biotech Bull Market Intact But Technicals Rule On January 27 we reiterated our model for life science stocks for 2014. We will review each component of our model and where the sector stands after about a 5% correction off highs with the sector still up 6% YTD depending on the index, fund or ETF (IBB). […]

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Sidebar To Cult Momentum Stocks: AMZN, NFLX, TSLA, TWTR

Update 2/3/14 NetLaZon=$927 vs $979 down 5.3% since 1/29/14 =NFLX+TSLA+AMZN  Momentum Still Rules With not much to say about biotech today except it appears unfazed by macro news (see BIIB $316 up 4%,  MDVN $85 up 12%,  ILMN  $150 up 3.4%).  Today I’ll delve into the media stars outside of biotech. NASDAQ Down 0.70%,  S&P […]

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FED Finesse-Steady As She Goes-Large Cap Biotechs Near Highs Update -1 PBYI

Taper Lite With Zero Interest Rates The big FED Meeting with the Bernanke farewell concluded with “taper lite”, optimism on the economy and continued low inflation. The FED decision to roll back its economic stimulus was welcomed by investors boosting the S&P by 1.7% to a record 1810 and NASDAQ up 1.2%. Low interest rate […]

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Scenes From a Speculative Market: ONVO

Bull Market Intact But Momentum Stocks Taking Hits Most of you know the game. Buy stocks with headline news, new business models, increasing RSI and charts that scream momentum. Examples proliferate: Aegerion (AEGR), Celldex (CLDX), Netflix (NFLX), Tesla (TSLA), 3D Systems (DDD), etc. The broader bull market is intact with good earnings and dividends, FED […]

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“Long Only” Funds? Shorting Stocks Is So 2008

Isn’t A “Long Only” Hedge Fund A Mutual Fund? The news from Monday’s November 11  Wall Street Journal on p C1 is that hedge funds who are shorting stocks are underperforming the market and most mutual finds. In this article, Juliet Chung points out that the new “Long Only” funds “may represent a shift by […]

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