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Biotech Snapshot During a Rally Day: No Summer Doldrums…Updates

enter Update-2… 8/12 Biotech and Healthcare Holds on Emerging Market Down Day IBB down 0.55%,  XBI down 0.43%, XLV down 0.43% EEM down 2.13%, QQQ down 0.76%. ==== Update-1 Rally Fades a Bit into the Close Biotech stocks were mixed trading closer to the flatline after the close on light summer volume. Macro issues such as drug […]

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Q2 Earnings Update: bluebird bio (BLUE) and Regeneron (REGN)

buy Neurontin canada Q2 Earnings Updates: BLUE,REGN Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN) soared 7% to $397 on earnings beat with adjusted EPS of $5.45. U.S.Eyelea sales grew 8% to$992M and global sales grew 13% to $1.66B.  Eczema drug Dupixent grew to $209M. Regeneron (REGN) recently hit its low for the year just this past May below $300! Back in early […]

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Biotechs Cruise onto Green Screen: July Looks Good…Updates

see url Updates: 7/19 pm… Abbvie (ABBV) takes a 4.7% hit on Citron short seller call. Basis for call would be pressure from FDA and Scott Gottlieb concerning stalling by drug companies on biosimilars. Many reports cite biosimilar risk to blockbuster Humira. Merck succumbs to Trump pricing pressure with a minor Hep-C drug. Mid-caps mainly green, large caps […]

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Biotech Bull Market: ETFs and Life Science Mutual Funds 2018 YTD

Biotech Bull Market: Up 25.39% Over 2 Years With High Volatility  XBI Outperforms Up 12% YTD; FBT is Comparable, IBB lags. Three Funds did well in H1 2018 (7-9%). Biotech stocks peaked in July 2015 and reached a bottom on 10/31/16 gradually clawing their way back to a level about midway between the highs and lows […]

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

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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Mid-Cap Biotechs Lead the Market: Pre-ASCO Scoreboard…Updates 6/4/18

6/4/18…after close Update-2…IBB down 0.65%, XBI down 0.22%.  Momentum Waning Big Winners Today : BLUE, FMI, GHDX, IMMU, MRK It would appear that biotech stocks need to be bought prior to ASCO as has been then trend in the past i.e sell before the news. However there will be some clear cut winners after the Meeting. […]

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Financial and Political Crisis in Italy Disrupts Biotech Stock Momentum…Updates with rally today 5/30

Updates 5/30 Pre-ASCO Rally: XBI regains momentum to $94 level. IBB breaks through SMA 200 level to $108+. Many mid-caps from our watch list soaring-CRSP*, FMI, FOLD, LGND, LOXO, NKTR, SGEN, SRPT etc. *Note CRSP got whacked after hours down 13 points! The FDA has put the clinical trial for sickle cell treatment on hold. […]

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Biotechs Soar After Big Trump Drug Price Speech- Mid-Caps Should Outperform…Updates

Update: 5/17…Mini-Rally Continues With Help From ASCO Abstracts XBI hits $93.78 above April highs, up 5.32% over 5 days, 10.5% YTD. IBB at April highs at $107.59, up 3.62% over 5 days, up 0.77% YTD Many Mid-Caps are hot: BLUE, CRSP, EXEL, FOLD, LGND, LOXO. See our list below. Gene editing stocks move up: CLLS, […]

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Biotechs Bounce From Support Levels Despite Mixed Earnings Reports…Update 5/3- Testing 2018 Lows

5/3 Testing February bottom and 200 MA of ~$100 on IBB and ~$85 on XBI. Red screen day. 2PM EDT Dow near flat line. Need to look for major gap up. Another potential negative on the horizon: “Bold Action on Drug Pricing” by Sect’y HHS. 5/2  Biotech Stocks Are About To Test 2018 Lows: It […]

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Biotech and Pharma Stocks Await Q1 Earnings But Gene Editing Stocks Sell-Off

Speculative Biotech Stocks Sell-Off in Profit Taking: Gene Editing Biotech stocks held current levels but small caps and speculative stocks sold off with the XBI down 1%. Most large caps were in the green with an upgrade from Goldman Sachs helping Merck (MRK) up 2.4% with a bullish story on Keytruda. Amgen (AMGN) offers good […]

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