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Rayno Life Science Performance: Up 21%+ YTD…FBT, GILD, ILMN

Biotechs Continue To Lead The Market NASDAQ registered its third day of gains up 2.38% for the period and life science stocks followed. The NAZ is now up 3.34% YTD. Biotech stocks are way ahead of the market  YTD with our top ETF pick (FBT) up 31% YTD and 3.66% over five days.The IBB is […]

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Trading A Bottom in Small Cap Life Science Stocks …Update 10/22 PM

10/22 Update …Jittery Market…red crush at close NASDAQ at 4382  IWM at $108.90 The small caps made some nice moves over 5 days with the IWM up 5% but the winning streak ended after 4 days. A slide in crude to $80.33 as supplies swell and a 1.67% decline in energy stocks curbed buyer sentiment. […]

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BABA Hangover: Stock Sell-Off Continues… Update-1… 10/3 Robust Job Growth

10/3  Jobs Report Clears Path for Q4 Rally   3:30P EDT A more optimistic view of the economy was triggered by a steady gain in jobs with 248k added in August and unemployment dropping below 6% to 5.9%. But average hourly wages fell in September keeping wage growth rate around inflation at 2%. Little inflation […]

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Rayno Life Science: Trading Notes End of August

As we move into a heavier trading period watch your portfolio for changes as volume picks up. Here are some of our long term portfolio winners where you can take profits: Exact Sciences (EXAS) short squeeze took it to $22. Illumina (ILMN) triple to at $180. Here are a few laggard stocks with bullish momentum: […]

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Rayno DX and Tools Mid Year Review and AACC Update: ABAX, ILMN, HOLX, TMO.. Update-2

Update -2 Aug. 1 Draft Guidance on LDTs Coming from FDA in 60 Days: Tests Must Be Validated More regulation coming means greater development costs and potential time delays for clinical tests in development and currently marketed as LDTs . Presumably LDT tests will be allowed to remain on the market. Potential intermediate term impact […]

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