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BIOtech Breakout: Healthcare Stocks Lead the Way

Biotech Breakout Continues with Larger Caps Jumping In Biotechs Soar And Healthcare Sector Leads Despite Health Policy Uncertainty 2017 Biotech Run Has Been Impressive but What Can we Buy Now? The BIO 2017 International Convention in San Diego got a big boost with investors piling into biotechnology and healthcare stocks. Of course many of the […]

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ASCO Update #2: Stock Performance Data as of 6/8/17

ASCO Update: Many Stocks Rallied on the News Over the Past Month ASCO Rally is Holding but Fails to Break Through to New 2017 Highs The stock performance of most companies with ASCO news is summarized below.Biotechnology stocks are driven by clinical and deal news so here are some trends to consider: Anticipation of positive […]

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Biotechs Sink Again in Sector Shift to Technology Stocks: Update-1

6/1/17 Update at close…Biotechs Bounce off Bottom of 3 Month Trading Range IBB up 1.8% back above $290 after hitting 200 SMA bottom. XBI up 2.7% to $69.54 at SMA 50. XBI 2017 top is $72. XLV a safer play up over 1% to $76.91; above March highs and near 12 mo. highs up 11.58% […]

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Biotechs Unhinged by Tough Pricing Talk

Biotechs Unhinged-Roiled by Commentary and Tweet storms Biotech stocks rallied briefly early in the week but sold off abruptly over the past two days with a quote from Trump in a Time Person of the Year article as saying, “I’m going to bring down drug prices”. This tough talk is reminiscent of comments by both […]

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Biotech Stocks Recovering from Last Week’s Free Fall: XBI…Update-2

Green Tape Today Shows Resilience– 10/10/16 ESMO Cancer Congress 4%+ Up movers: AGIO ARIA BLUE CLVS LGND PBYI TSRO etc. XBI up 2.39% More Bad Clinical News for Biotech:ALNY,CLVS The XBI lost 3.2% for the week to $64.15 taking a hit from Alnylam (ALNY) downdraft down 49% for the week. The IBB also took a […]

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Biotech ETFs Lead Q3 Rally: XBI Breaks Out

Biotech ETFs Are Having A Strong Quarter and Offer Good Investment Options On July 20 we did a review of active funds vs biotech ETFs in the biotechnology/life science sector just after the BREXIT lows. At that time biotech ETFs and broadly diversified funds beat the “pure play” biotechnology funds such as Fidelity Select Biotechnology Portfolio […]

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Crude Stabilizes then Biotech Turns Green: Stay Tuned But Cautious

Biotech Stocks Off  Lows Tracking Crude and Energy sector… 11.45 a EST Can healthcare stocks uncouple from energy and macro? Individual biotech stocks look very tradable with green catching up with red. But biotech stocks defy fundamental analysis with current random hourly volatility.  IBB up 0.12% off bottom of $254 XBI up 0.20% XLE up […]

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Biotech Bull Market Rolls On in a Volatile Q2 2015: XBI Up 12.4%

Dealmaking and Fast Money Fuel Biotechs Q2 2015 Review Despite a major down trend at the end of April and the recent sell-off, the sector outperformed in Q2 of 2015. The S&P was down 1% and flat YTD. The XBI Biotech ETF continues to be the sector ETF leader up 12.41% compared to 5% for the […]

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BIO Investor Forum Oct. 7-8, 2014: #1 How Fragile is the Biotech Rally?

Five Year Bull Market in Biotech  We attended the Bio Investor Forum in San Francisco this week and it was well attended with over 600 participants and over 120 companies presenting. Attendees included VCs , investors, industry executives, bankers, and media. The Bio Investor Forum is one of the best meetings for current issues and […]

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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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