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M&A Theme Continues To Boost Biotech Stocks

M&A Boosts Biotech Stocks For Third Day Gilead Sciences (GILD) and bluebird bio (BLUE) Both Soar Today  Biotech Sector Back to 2017 Highs The prospect of more M&A boosts biotech stocks for a third day this week. The large cap based IBB was up 1.87% today and  6.48% over five days to $323.76 approaching its […]

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BIOtech Breakout: Healthcare Stocks Lead the Way…Update-1

6/27/17 Red Screen Day: Sell-Off in Biotechs Possibly Due to Senate Delay in Healthcare Vote IBB down 1.54% at $314.80. Momentum stocks are weak; NASDAQ down 1.2%. Take profits on XBI trade at $78 range after 34% move YTD. Allow time for arm twisting by Republicans after JY 4. ======== Biotech Breakout Continues with Larger […]

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Rayno Life Science Portfolio 2017

Update-1 6/27/17 With the XBI up 34% YTD at $79.34, take a little off for future trades. ===== Rayno Life Science Portfolio 2017 YTD 6/15 Top winners YTD: BLUE up 78.9%,FMI up 121.5%,RHHBY up 13%, ABBV up 12.7%. Top Losers YTD: GILD down 9.5%, BMY down 7%. XBI up 20.9%, our top pick for aggressive […]

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Biotechs Mired in a Trading Range: Breakout Delayed…Update-3

Update-3…ASCO Movers Today 5/18:  IBB up 1.28% to $292.27, XBI up 2% to $70. Nice follow through in biotech after a nasty day on 5/17 attributed to ASCO and a move away from the “Trump Trade” (industrials and materials).  Mid-caps and small caps were very strong. Large Caps: MRK up 1.35%,REGN up 2.38%. Mid Caps: […]

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Rayno Biopharma Portfolio Update: BLUE FMI IBB…Update-1

Update-1… 2/22/17 Dow closed at a record 20,775.6 with energy the big loser, healthcare down 0.19% and NASDAQ flattish. Biotech stocks sold off with the IBB down 0.85% after hitting $296 near a 52 week high last Thursday. XBI was hit harder down 1.77% to $67.79. Large caps were mainly in the red except ALXN,BIIB […]

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Market Reversal in Biotech But Healthcare Stocks Are Still Muddled

Market Reversal in Biotech Offers Bullish Set-Up After one of the worst down days in months yesterday biotech stocks broadly reversed today giving a short term “nibble” signal. The macro environment got support from economic data as well with upward Q3 GDP revisions to 3.2% and higher consumer confidence data. The economy now has the […]

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Trump Biotech Rally: After Comey Sell-Off and Since Election

  Trump Biotech Rally-Have a Balanced Portfolio Everybody who invests in biotech knows there has been a Trump biotech rally since his election as you can see from the chart and data below. Many opinions and analysis were given for the rally.Some pundits say it is because the end of the grueling election has removed […]

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Rayno 2016 Life Science Portfolio Update…BLUE,IBB…Update-2

Update-1… See Caution 9/29 Update-2…See Rayno Biobeat for updates after Trump Rally. For overweighting biotechs in a portfolio consider XBI instead of IBB to get mid and small cap exposure. ——– Rayno Portfolio Outperforms the Market Biotech stocks are near their intermediate highs but still down in 2016 : IBB at $295 down 12.78% and […]

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Biotech Stocks Pause at Resistance: IBB…Update-2…Caution

Update-2… 9/29 Caution on Biotech-Major Sell-Off with IBB off 3.12% The market had a bad day today hit by Wells Fargo (WFC) Congressional hearings and paranoia about Deutsche Bank AG (DB). Unrelated to this news was a major sell-off in biotech stocks with pricing concerns back in the news. Voters in CA can vote on Proposition […]

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Biotechs Eke Out Gains On Product Pipeline News…Update-2

Update-2…Market rallies Monday after 2% sell-off on Friday IBB held support at $280, up 1.9% today to 284 as of mid-morning . Mid-caps and large caps strong. —— Update-1… FED Rate Increase Fear Sparks Sell-Off NASDAQ down 1.14%, 10 Year Bond 1.67%, IBB down 1.4%, XBI down 1.64%… 11:30 am EDT. European bonds are also in a […]

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