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Buy Mid and Small Cap Biotech Stocks For A 4th Quarter Rally..Update 8/20

Update 8/20/14     IWM at $115, NASDAQ at 4528 Rayno Focus Stocks Achillion (ACHN) at 52 week high up 204% YTD and 48 % over 30 days. Gilead (GILD) new all time high at $101.36. Rayno Large Cap Biopharmaceuticals Portfolio (ALXN, AMGN, BIIB, FBT, GILD, REGN,RHHBY)  up 24.3% YTD. A coincident rally in IWM […]

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Rayno DX and Tools Mid Year Review and AACC Update: ABAX, ILMN, HOLX, TMO.. Update-2

Update -2 Aug. 1 Draft Guidance on LDTs Coming from FDA in 60 Days: Tests Must Be Validated More regulation coming means greater development costs and potential time delays for clinical tests in development and currently marketed as LDTs . Presumably LDT tests will be allowed to remain on the market. Potential intermediate term impact […]

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Tepid Rally Favors Large Caps: ABBV, GILD, RHHBY

Healthcare Stocks trail other sectors up 0.34%,  Energy  up 0.8%,  Financials up 0.73% and Technology up 0.77% But biotech ETFs are in the Green Biotechnology stocks were mixed today with the following winners among our large cap picks: Gilead Sciences (GILD) up 1.26%, Roche Holding (RHHBY) up 1.08% and Regeneron up 0.58%. Our large cap […]

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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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Biotech Stocks Get A Turbo Boost From Idenix Deal

Rally Retraces Correction Up To Mid-Point YTD Up until this week we have focused on large cap biopharmaceuticals because of revenue momentum, fair valuations and earnings. A risk -off sentiment due to lack of ASCO buzz and the Q1 speculative bubble downdraft has curbed gains. This week with  news of the Merck $3.9B deal for […]

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Clinical Tools and Diagnostic Companies:Financial Metrics 2014 Q1Results

Clinical Diagnostic Stocks Were Hit By Bio-Bubble or Revenue Miss Potential upside in EXAS, NSTG and NEOG all are Rayno Dx and Tools picks. With “momentum trading” days over for now, revenue growth is the focus. Companies with disappointing Q1 revenues: Abaxis (ABAX), Alere (ALR), Response Genetics (RGDX) and Quidel (QDEL). Q2 recovery will be key. […]

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