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Biotech Rally Underway After Hitting 52 Week Low Today…Update-After Close

Can the Reversal Hold? IBB Rockets up 2.75% to 285.49 after hitting 52 week low today at 268.52. XBI up 4.22% to $55.09. Notable movers: Large caps: ABBV, ALXN, AMGN, REGN; BIIB down 0.19%, GILD lagging up only 0.72%. Mid-caps all green: ALKS,CLVS,SGEN,VRTX. All Rayno Small caps recover: CRIS,GERN,GLYC etc. ————- Green Screen Across the […]

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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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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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Bio Investor Forum 2015 #1 Notes-Policy and Venture Capital

General Issues from Bio Investor Forum See BIOtechNow for detailed articles on BIF#15 Biotech executives and investors came with a record 900 attendees to this annual event which presents key issues in the industry and offers a networking forum with 175 presenting companies to meet with potential investors and partners. Energy and enthusiasm abounded despite […]

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Choppy Action Today in Biotech Stocks But Buyers Are Out There…Update-1

October 21  Update 9:45a EDT NASDAQ up 0.4% IBB up 1.57% 1:45p EDT Biotech Thrashing Continues-High Fliers Hit Hardest Healthcare stocks remain under attack with the XLV down 1.5% and the IBB down 1.6%.Healthcare is the sector loser down 2% while the Industrials are up slightly. Large cap Biogen (BIIB) is still up 2.5% after […]

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Biotech ETFs in A Bull Market: Positioning for a Q4 Rally… Part 2..Update

Update-1… 3P September 17 after FED Says No Rate Hike-Biotechs Rally NASDAQ up 0.8% after initial surge Apparently biotech stocks are sensitive to interest rate hikes as many analysts have suggested. Biotech companies need a continual inflow of capital and would be sensitive to higher interest rates. An analyst came on CNBC this AM suggesting […]

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FED Rallies Market But Biotech Stocks Are Lagging…Update-1

Update-1 Stealth End of Month Rally Stops Biotech Slide IBB up 3.4% In July and up 1% on Last Day Stocks roared out of the box on Friday but could not hold and ended flat. NASDAQ Up 2.3% for July. Most biotech stocks were green and momentum players came back in to support their favorites: BLUE, JUNO, KITE, […]

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Biotech Stocks Shake Off Fears of Greek Crisis…Update-1… 7/8

Update 7/8/15  12:10p EDT Strange Day with Computer Networks NYSE exchange is down and trading halted- all orders are cancelled. However stocks are trading on other exchanges but at very low volume. United Airlines Grounding Ends after two hour disruption due to a router issue. Apparently no connection but….some other WEB sites are down as well. e.g. […]

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ASCO 2015 Biotech Movers Day Two: FCSC, JUNO, RXDX

Update-1 BLUE Drops 1.96% and 1.77% After Hours 6/3 In the bubbly CAR-T world bluebird bio (BLUE) and Celgene announced a deal for   for development of product candidates for B-cell maturation antigen (BMCA) utilizing bluebird bios’s gene therapy technology to modify a patient’s own T-Cells to target cancer cells. A $25M up-front payment was made but […]

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MOmentum Shift in BIOtech Today: XBI off 3.25%.. Update -1

Update Next Day…Green Screen in Biotech…1/16…Complete reversal all up XBI at $197.95 UP 3% AGIO up 3.6%, BLUE up 4.78%, JUNO up 12.4%, KITE up 10.2%, NLNK up 2.4%, PBYI up 9.4%, ZIOP up 1.76% Red Screen Day in Biotech NASDAQ 4584 down 1.18%    Euro down to $1.16     Gold at $1262 up […]

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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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Dendreon(DNDN) Receives FDA Approval for Therapeutic Cancer Vaccine

New Treatment Category for Cancer-Autologous Cellular Immunotherapy The FDA cleared the first therapeutic vaccine for cancer with Dendreon’s Provenge (R)(Sipuleucel-T), an individualized treatment approach for advanced prostate cancer (CRPC). CRPC is asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic, metastatic,castrate-resistant (hormone refractory) prostate cancer.Provenge takes the patient’s own immune cells and infuses them back thereby priming the immune system […]

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