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Rayno DX and Tools Mid Year Review and AACC Update: ABAX, ILMN, HOLX, TMO.. Update-1

Update 7/29 Rally Is Cut Short By New Sanctions On Russian Industry-Sell-Off at 2:15 EDT Consumer Confidence at 90.9 vs Forecasts 85.0-Before Market Opens Diagnostics/Tools stocks trying to rally off recent bottom: Cepheid (CPHD $39.50), NanoString Technologies (NSTG $12.46), Quidel (QDEL $23.79), Pacific Biosciences (PACB $4.83), and Response Genetics (RGDX $0.78). Luminex (LMNX) soars 8% on […]

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Rayno Diagnostics and Tools Stocks: GHDX, ILMN, QGEN, RGDX.

Rayno Life Science Stocks Focused on Genetic Tests and Biomarkers We have been writing about molecular diagnostics and tools stocks for over 5 years. Here is the summary of our Portfolio. Yesterday we provided an update from BIO 2014  on personalized medicine and genetic tests. Many genetic tests are not FDA approved usually called LDTs […]

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Rayno Dx and Tools 2014 YTD After Correction: ILMN, HOLX, RHHBY

April Sell-Off Hit Diagnostic Small and Mid Caps The bursting of the biotech bubble affected many small cap growth stocks. 2013 was a great year for our portfolio so some weakness was expected after the huge Q1 2014 moves. Most of our picks peaked in Jan/Feb time frame when many of our favorites were hit […]

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Rayno Life Science: Tools and Diagnostics Q1 2014 Performance

Caution As Life Science Stocks Are Consolidating Life science stocks had a wild roller coaster ride in 2014 with many stocks peaking around March 1. Momentum and cult stocks in our portfolio still had a good quarter with the following top winners: Illumina (ILMN) up 25.2%, Vermillion (VRML) up 25%, Exact Sciences (EXAS) up 21% […]

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Life Science Stocks Boosted By Genomic Technologies and New Diagnostic Products

Rayno Diagnostics and Tools Focus Stocks: 2013 Performance YTD A diversified life science portfolio must include clinical diagnostics and tools stocks because the synergies between therapy and diagnostics have never been stronger. Breakthroughs in molecular diagnostics for personalized medicine, genetic testing and infectious diseases are driving new product cycles for timely, more cost effective therapies. […]

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AACC 2013 Update #1 Company Briefs: NSPH, NSTG, VIVO

Interesting Companies and Updates from American Association of Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Trade Show Update #1 We spent two busy days attending this diagnostics and tools meeting and  there was a good buzz with broad global attendance of about 17,000. There was a mix of customers, large and small companies,wide coverage of life science technologies with […]

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