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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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Biopharmaceutical Stocks Take 2% Hit- Underperform Market in July

Biotech Stocks Take a 2+% Hit-Risk Off Again Bull Market Intact But Expect Choppy Summer Tape As of our previous portfolio review we are 15-20% cash and overweight large caps. The sell-off on July 31 hit all biotech stocks.However all major ETFs are up YTD with our recommended large cap weighted FBT up 17% YTD. […]

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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Update -2 Aug. 1 Draft Guidance on LDTs Coming from FDA in 60 Days: Tests Must Be Validated More regulation coming means greater development costs and potential time delays for clinical tests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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No Summer Doldrums In Biotech Today … PBYI…Update-1

Update 7/23 Biogen Idec (BIIB) Soars 11% on Earnings EPS at $3.49 vs est $2.83; Sales of MS drugs were $2.42B vs $1.72B last year. Our large cap portfolio is now up 15% YTD with less risk than mid and small caps. One analyst thinks PBYI will be acquired but watch out with a market […]

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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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Rayno Life Sciences: First Half Stock Performance Part 2-ILMN, SQNM

Rayno Diagnostics and Tools-Sequencing Rules Diagnostics and Tools stocks tracked biotech stocks during the huge moves in January/February and sold off until the April bottom. However stocks that are more revenue and earnings driven -Cardiovascular Systems(CSII) and Quidel (QDEL)- did not recover to former highs. Sequenom  (SQNM) is a leader in non-invasive pre-natal tests such […]

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