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Biotechs Surge in August Best in Years: New Highs Hit for 2018…Updates

follow 9/4/18 Biotech Weakness -Profit Taking or Caution for September Swoon? 1 PM EDT FBT down 1.38%, IBB down 1.55%, XBI down 0.73% Biotech stocks were extremely weak as of mid-day trading. Large caps were unusually weak given that they should be less volatile: CELG down 3.55%, BIIB down 3.06%, ALXN down 2.66%, GILD down 2.55%, […]

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Biotechs Hold and Ignore Rocky Week of Global Politics- Big Earnings Upcoming…Updates CELG, BIIB, AZN, XBI

enter site 7/26 We will review all large cap earnings by Saturday 7/28. IBB flat to down over 5 days at $117.87; XBI down 3.2% over 5 days. Technicals do not look good. AstraZeneca (AZN) up 1.9%  to $38.15 on $1B new product growth. Stock is at 2018 highs. Biogen (BIIB) stock drops 10% to $344.75 as […]

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Rayno Life Science Portfolio Flash Update: Roche and FMI Merger; Update with XBI breakout

enter site Rayno Life Science Portfolio FMI: Personalized Medicine for Oncology We are on vacation this week but need to update you on Roche (RHHBY) complete buyout of Foundation Medicine (FMI) one of our top picks in personalized medicine for oncology. FMI is up 28% to $136.50 in the pre-market. We added FMI to our top picks on […]

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ASCO 2018 Biotech Rally Part 2 : Traders Take Profits on Nice Gains…Updates

ASCO 2018 Rally Part 2: Traders Take Profits on Nice Gains Biotech Indices and ETFs Show Gains YTD: FBIOX up 8% YTD,  IBB up 3.13%, XBI up 9.34% The ASCO 2018 biotech rally was almost according to the script-nice gains leading up to the meeting followed by momentum easing from profit taking and digestion of news. […]

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ASCO 2018 Biotech Rally : Teetering at the Top But a Leading Sector

ASCO 2018 Biotech Rally: Biotechs, Techs, and Semis Lead Market Higher Mid-Caps show huge gains but with high volatility. FBT at 142.91, IBB lagging at $110.52, XBI leading at $97.77 IWC Micro-Cap ETF breaking out up 11% YTD. Healthcare (XLV) comes to life lately up over 2% YTD. As we predicted in early May Mid-Cap […]

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2018 J.P.Morgan Healthcare Conference #5: Companies to Watch

J.Morgan Healthcare Conference: Companies to Watch We are still reviewing 2018 J.P.Morgan Healthcare presentations for inclusion in our portfolio but here are two longer term opportunities to track for milestones and growth: Accelerate Diagnostics and Denali Therapeutics. Accelerate Diagnostics (AXDX). Accelerate is an emerging in vitro diagnostic company providing solutions for serious infections . The […]

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2018 J.P.Morgan Healthcare Conference #3: ABBV and BMY…Update

Sluggish Early Trading in Biotech Tracks NASDAQ Down 0.14%% Promising Year for M&A and Tax Cuts Improving Bottom Line There is a little follow-on to Tuesday’s rally bringing prices for major ETFs above where they were last week. The biotech screen reverted to flat/green where it was on Monday.There were a few big winners that […]

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Rayno Biopharmaceutical Portfolio Update with Biotech Holding: CELG,RHHBY,XBI…Update 11/29 Rotation Day

11/29/17 Market Reversal in Early Trading 11:35a -FAANG sell-off Stocks show a rotation out of technology and into financials and cyclical consumer goods. XLK is down 2.2%, XLV up 0.66%, IBB up 0.42% with large caps holding. 11/28/17 Biotechs Treading Water But Many Good Opportunities Exist Biotechs show a lack of momentum but are holding […]

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Rayno Biopharmaceutical Portfolio Update: Buy and Hold is the Key…Update-2

Update 11/8/17 …Per comments on Monday. Celgene (CELG) technicals are holding at $102-103 so we will add CELG to the Rayno Portfolio at a price of ~$102.5. The stock was battered on earnings news so we see good value and potential for long term growth. Forward PE is 11.74, Price/Sales is 6.33. Risk is balance […]

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Rayno Diagnostics and Tools Revisited: Sector Outperformance That Tracks Biotech

Life Science Tools and Services Stocks Have Outperformed Biopharmaceuticals With Less Volatility Large Caps Are Winners in 2017 We have not covered the Life Science Tools and Diagnostics sector since early 2016 when life science stocks abruptly sold off. We have focused on biotech ETFs and Biopharmaceuticals because the upside looked more promising due to […]

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