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Rayno Biopharmaceutical Stocks: PCYC Buzz Drive Biotechs Higher… Update-1

2/27 Friday After a big February biotechs turned red today with major ETFs off about 1%. In light of recent M&A talk about Pharmacyclics, Inc. (PCYC) at Market Cap of $16.6B we will look at other top Mid-Cap biopharmaceutical stocks for comparison to our motif below: ALNY, BMRN, INCY, MDVN, PBYI etc. Rayno Mid-Caps Outperform […]

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Biotech Bull Market: Trends to Watch in 2015 #1

What will it take to drive the biotech sector to new highs? As we approach new highs for the biotech sector in 2015 here are some market trends to watch as the technicals get a little choppy. The next major indicator will be 2015 Q1 earnings. Stay tuned. Momentum of high fliers is broken and […]

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Rayno Biopharmaceutical Portfolio Performance: Sector is up 80% from 7/1/13 to 2/11/15

Biotech Stocks Up YTD Despite Choppy Tape NASDAQ 4857.61 approaching March 10, 2000 high of 5048.62 IBB at 320.42 up 5.63% YTD and 351% over 10 Years We have updated our post from 7/1/13 on the Rayno Biopharmaceutical Portfolio with re-balancing.  We are approaching all time highs touched in late January 2015. The life science portfolios […]

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Biotech Bull Market: Top ETFs Outperform Mutual Funds Over 2 Years

Can Healthcare/Biotechnology Funds Outperform ETFs in 2015? In January of 2013 we compared three of the most liquid life science ETFs to some of the top mutual funds in the sector. Review our 2013 summary but the conclusion at that time was that ETFs provided better returns than mutual funds over a five year period […]

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Biotech Stocks Hit By Profit Taking: Risk Off- GILD News…Update

2/4/15 After the Bell ECB Impasse with Greece Hits Market Near Close…….. NASDAQ 4221 Down 0.19% Oil Plunges 9% to $48.74 on Inventory Rise Biotech Stocks Try To Recover But Get Hit By ECB News At Close ETFs down about 1.6% , XBI Down 1.9%, XLV down 1.24% Gilead (GILD) closes at $98.43 above lows […]

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