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Biopharmaceutical Stocks Take 2% Hit- Underperform Market in July

Biotech Stocks Take a 2+% Hit-Risk Off Again Bull Market Intact But Expect Choppy Summer Tape As of our previous portfolio review we are 15-20% cash and overweight large caps. The sell-off on July 31 hit all biotech stocks.However all major ETFs are up YTD with our recommended large cap weighted FBT up 17% YTD. […]

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Green Day with Rayno Biopharmaceutical Stocks Up >2%

Some Huge Moves Today Brings Hope For Summer Rally ETFs Up: FBT $83 up 2.58%, IBB $254.78 up 1.14%, XBI $148.9 up 3.28%. Rayno Large Cap Portfolio: up 14,4% YTD with Biogen Idec(BIIB) and Gilead (GILD) leaders; near July highs. Virtually everything is up but big winners are: Ariad (ARIA $6.17) up 9.98%, Pharmacyclics (PCYC $124.75) […]

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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Update -2 Aug. 1 Draft Guidance on LDTs Coming from FDA in 60 Days: Tests Must Be Validated More regulation coming means greater development costs and potential time delays for clinical tests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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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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Tepid Rally Favors Large Caps: ABBV, GILD, RHHBY

Healthcare Stocks trail other sectors up 0.34%,  Energy  up 0.8%,  Financials up 0.73% and Technology up 0.77% But biotech ETFs are in the Green Biotechnology stocks were mixed today with the following winners among our large cap picks: Gilead Sciences (GILD) up 1.26%, Roche Holding (RHHBY) up 1.08% and Regeneron up 0.58%. Our large cap […]

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