Bear Market Biotech Rally Is Tradeable…Update-1

Update after close 12/16…IBB up 2.25%, XBI up 4.45% Rayno Life Science Big Movers Rayno Biopharma ABBV up 2.2%,ALKS up 8.12%, BIIB up 3.52%, ARRY up 20.63 %, CRIS up 6.27%, FCSC up 5%, GERN up 4.42%,RXDX up 2.92% and SGEN up 4.93%. Rayno Dx and Tools ABAX up 2.57%, CPHD up 4.87%,GHDX up 2.87% […]

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Stormy Week Boosts Holiday Skiing in the West…Update-1

Update 12/15/15 Polar Vortex Joins El Nino for 2015 Record Warmth Whaaat no Snow in Buffalo yet? Wet period in the West this weekend. Stormy Conditions Bring Rain and Snow to the West A series of heavy storms have brought rain and snow to the Northwest and Northern California. These are pre-El Nino storms from the […]

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Healthcare Stocks Will be Under Fire in 2016; Biotech Rally Needs Help…Update-2

Tradeable Intermediate Bottom Today  12:36P… 12/15 GILD 102.8,IBB 331 Update at Close Update…Sunday 12/13/15…Grim Outlook…Risk Off The market sunk further Friday afternoon after 3p for a NASDAQ close at 4933 off 2.33% (up 4.17% YTD) for the day.Biotech ETFS were hit even harder with the IBB down 2.89% (up 5.45% YTD) and the XBI down […]

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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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Rayno Molecular Diagnostics and Tools Update: CPHD, HOLX, PACB

Dominant Trend is Precision Medicine and Molecular Medicine Lackluster revenue growth has tempered stock gains since Q3 earnings reports however the sector has always had good investment potential due to M&A and new products. Stocks are up from October lows. Our last update was in November and re-iterated the “Precision Medicine” trend which integrates targeted therapies […]

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Rayno Small Caps Outperform: New Long Idea- Imprimis Pharmaceuticals (IMMY)

Look for Growth in Emerging Small Cap Drug  Stocks Many stocks were in the red Monday with healthcare a lagging sector down 1%. Many investors await economic data later this week and the mid-December meeting for the FED.  Biotech stocks are also weak today with the (IBB) down almost 2% with large caps underperforming. But […]

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Seasonal Biotech Rally on Track with Green Screen; RNA based therapeutics update (DMD)

Slow But Steady Biotech Rally RNA Therapeutics-Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) Despite some overhanging concerns about drug pricing and major setbacks from clinical trials like Clovis Oncology (CLVS) and BioMarin Pharmaceutical (BMRN) the sector looks like it wants to go up another 8-10% before it hits resistance from the most recent big sell-off in mid-September. Today […]

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Biotech Rally Gains Momentum…Update-1

Update-1 Rayno Recap for week of 11/20/15 IBB up 3.04%, XBI  up 1.92%,  XLV up 2.82% Notable Small Cap Winners Curis (CRIS) up 4.13%, Fibrocell Sciences (FCSC) up 3.42%, Geron (GERN) up 4.82%, Ignyta (RXDX) up 37.39%, and Ocera Therapeutics (OCRX) up 5.31%. Notable Rayno Dx and Tools Winners Cepheid (CPHD) up 6.45%, Illumina (ILMN) […]

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Biotech Rally Underway Trying to Overcome Gloomy Macro Data…Update-1

Update 11/16 PM Biotech Rally Underperforms Energy up 2.99% and Telecom up 1.81% The S&P and Dow rallied past Paris attack and terrorism concerns after an early morning stall. Biotechs underperformed weighed down by the Clovis Oncology (CLVS) NDA delay. The IBB was up 0.39% in a choppy session. Among the losers were mid-caps awaiting […]

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Rayno Life Science Recap Week Ending 11/6: Small Cap Biopharmaceuticals Outperform

Small Caps Hot, Large Caps Not Curis (CRIS) and Fibrocell Science (FCSC) Lead the Way Up Biotech stocks could not extend last month’s rally in choppy trading that left major indices up but off mid-week highs. The healthcare sector sold off on continued pricing concerns with bad news Valeant (VRX) still in the forefront and […]

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Rayno Tools and Molecular Diagnostics: Looking For Value

Looking for Value in a Slow Growth Market Life Science stocks took a big hit over the past summer and many have not fully recovered.The important metric to watch is sales growth because many of the smaller cap companies are still lagging in earnings growth so the PE tells you very little. The major technology […]

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Sierra SnowBlog: First Snow of Season-Snowing Now…Update-2

11/9/15 A new storm from the North is bringing a fresh 6 in to Mammoth Mountain with more to come today. Looking out two weeks no major storms are on the horizon. 11/3 Update.. Sierra Snow: 12-30 inches at Mammoth Mountain; will open Thurs Nov 5! Climate Update: Pacific Ocean Warming. LA drought politics. —— […]

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Bio Investor Forum #3: Finding Value in Biotech Innovation

Biotech Innovation Seeks Value Healthcare Costs Mount The Bio Investor Forum has become a go-to meeting for biotech investors and company executives. Although the presenting companies are early stage or smaller cap public companies the attendees are broadly represented in the industry. And the panel sessions on topics such as Venture Capital, Government Policies and […]

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Large Cap Biotech Stocks Get Traction From Revenue Growth…Update-1

10/29/15 Update Large Cap Biotechs Update Amgen (AMGN) Revenues Grow 14%, beats street. 2016 Revenues guided to ~$22B, flattish revenue growth with higher EPS $10.35-$10.75. 2015 PEG=1.80, P/S=5.94, Div. 1.94% Rayno Biopharmaceutical Portfolio Large Caps up 2.6% YTD, IBB up 8% YTD REGN up 37%, GILD up 16%, AMGN up o.6% ABBV ALXN BIIB RHHBY […]

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Bio Investor Forum #2: Three Small Cap Biotech Stocks CRIS,GERN,OCRX…Update-1

Update-1… 11/9  Small Caps Outperform CRIS $2.62, GERN $3.92, OCRX $3.41 Bio Investor Forum-A Runway for Emerging Biotech Companies These are risky times for small cap biotech investments as you know the group took a big hit in July/August and are extremely volatile. Some of our smaller cap picks are still doing well YTD and […]

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